Education

Creviston Scholarships Awarded to Cowan High School Students

The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Bryan P. Ellis, Kelsey Harrington and Gentry Logan Stayton are recipients of the Max V. and Nellie C. Creviston Scholarships. These four-year renewable scholarships are awarded to graduates of Cowan High School who wish to attend a post-high school institution. Preference is given to students entering the field of engineering. These scholarships honor Max V. Creviston and Nellie Cathrine Creviston. Eight of the Creviston’s nine children and many…


“Music For All” Summer Symposium Held in Muncie

Celebrating its 40th Anniversary, Music for All, one of the most respected non-profit organizations in support of music education, recently hosted one of the nation’s largest summer music camps for students and teachers. The Music for All Summer Symposium, took place at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana in late June and gave students and educators the opportunity to expand on their musicality, build on their leadership skills, and make connections to last a lifetime. Presented by Yamaha Corporation of America,…


Our Economic Future Depends Upon Early Childhood Education

By: Jay Julian In the business of economic development, you hear a lot about shell buildings, TIF arrangements, and state incentives. In fact, these are some of the fundamentals of a good economic development strategy. But how often do you hear the economic development community talking about toddlers or the level of pre-school education? Not often. And that’s just one more fact that differentiates Muncie and Delaware County from the rest of the state and even the nation. Consider this:…


BSU Students Play Role in NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship

Ball State University’s Sports Link, the nation’s first fully immersive digital sports production program, will again play a role in one of the largest sporting events in the country — the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. In a continuing educational partnership with the NCAA’s digital and social media department, as many as 20 digital sports production students under the direction of Chris Taylor, director of digital sports production, and Alex Kartman, assistant director of digital sports production, will assist in the operation of…