Education

Ivy Tech Community College to Offer Express Enrollment Registration Events in Muncie

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will be offering Express Enrollment events every Thursday in September at their Muncie Cowan Road location, in the Express Enrollment Center. Express Enrollment offers prospective students a “one-stop” experience in the enrollment process and does not require an appointment. Muncie Campus Express Enrollment Center September 3, 10, 17, and 24 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. 4301 South Cowan Road During the events, students will work alongside staff who will assist…

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MCHS’s MCJROTC Detachment Named as “One of the Nation’s Best”

By: Anna Pichardo— Muncie Central High School has been recognized by the US Department of the Navy as a Naval Honor School due to the high level of performance of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC program under the direction of Marine Instructor, Robert Harber and civilian instructor, Tim Cummings. This ranks the MCHS program as one of the best in the nation. MCS is excited to share this honor with the cadets and instructors who earned it. Earning the designation…


Cornerstone’s Fall 2015 Arts Program Classes Announced

By: Jessie Irwin— Explore your creative side this fall with Cornerstone’s diverse class offerings for the Fall 2015 session. Classes begin Monday, September 14 and run through Thursday, December 10 with a break the week of October 12th. Classes are offered for youth, family and adults in the areas of visual arts, dance, fitness, music, martial arts, and theatre. Class fees are affordable, one-time payments that cover the full twelve weeks of class. Financial aid is available to students who qualify….


Ivy Tech Community College East Central Region’s Fall Semester Begins August 24

By: Shawn Carmichael—         Ivy Tech Community College East Central Region’s fall semester begins Monday, August 24. Student applications and registrations are being accepted for fall classes. The application and enrollment process can be completed in one visit at any of the four full service campus locations in Muncie, Anderson, Marion, and Henry County. Muncie Campus Express Enrollment Center 4301 S. Cowan Road Muncie, IN 47302 Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. / Friday 8:00…


Ball State’s Renovated Botsford/Swinford Halls Reopen

By: Gail Werner — Step inside Ball State University’s newly renovated Botsford/Swinford Residence Halls, and you’ll immediately notice sunlit lounges, contemporary furnishings and modern aesthetics. But a closer look reveals how the $35.7-million structure has been reimagined with eco-conscious millennials in mind. “Today’s students care about the social and environmental impact they’ll have on the world, ” said Alan Hargrave, director of housing and residence life. “Those feelings extend to their attitudes about where they’re going to live.” Features such as revolving doors,…


Muncie Family Builds a Curbside “Little Free Library” in Johnson Woods Addition

By: Mike Rhodes— Early Saturday morning, August 15th, there was something “a buzz” in a Johnson Woods neighborhood near Storer Elementary School. Not that there was anything unusual about that. Craig Priebe, an accomplished carpenter, could often be heard working on a new carpentry project outside his home. By the end of the day, his newest project was finished and residents in the neighborhood eagerly stopped by to take a peek at Craig’s new handiwork. Craig had built and installed a Little Free Library…


High School Football Preview—Muncie Central, Yorktown and Delta

Mark Foerster, Sports Director for 102.9 FM & 1340 AM, WXFN Fox Sports Radio, recently interviewed  the football coaches at Muncie Central HS, Yorktown HS and Delta HS to review the upcoming football season. You can watch the video interviews for each school at the links below. Muncie Central High School Yorktown High School Delta High School Video productions by: Mark Foerster    


Community Foundation Announces Scholarships

By: Eunice Whitlock—  J Scholarship Awarded The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc., has announced that Noah Kinghorn is the recipient of the 2015 J Scholarship. Kinghorn is a 2014 graduate of Yorktown High School and is currently a sophomore majoring in accounting at Ball State University. He is the son of Tom and Nichole Kinghorn. This scholarship is awarded to a student from a county high school in Delaware County who is interested in obtaining a business degree…


Ivy Tech Community College East Central Region to hold Dual Credit Transition Event on August 13

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central Region will hold a Dual Credit Transition Event on August 13th at their Muncie Cowan Road location. Approximately 3,000 high school students are participating in the East Central Region’s Dual Credit program. Dual Credit is a program that allows high school students to remain in the high school classroom and earn credits toward both high school graduation and college, all while saving on the cost of college tuition. The Dual Credit Transition…


Listen to Steve Baule, Superintendent of MCS Talk About the New School Year

This Week in Delaware County is a radio program produced and hosted by Steve Lindell, Vice President / Station Manager for Woof Boom Radio.  It is a public affairs program, with interview topics that range from healthier living, community events, government officials, and topics that generally do not receive as much publicity as they deserve.  In short, this is the audio version of Munciejournal.com. The audio below is an excerpt from This Week in Delaware County. Below you’ll hear Steve Baule, Superintendent…