The Top 100 Students Awards is a new program the Ball State Foundation is introducing to juniors and seniors this school year. The awards are based off similar programs at IUPUI and Butler. Brittney Grim, Photo Provided

Ball State Foundation announces Top 100 Student Awards

When Brittney Grim, director of student and young alumni philanthropy and 2018 Ball State alumna, was a student at Ball State, she said she wished there was a program for students who performed well in school and were involved but maybe didn’t get the recognition they felt they deserved from the university.




WEATHER

A rainy and warm end to the week

Don't put the umbrella or the shorts away just yet! Chief Weather Forecaster Maddi Johnson is tracking rain chances and more above average temperatures this week, including chances to reach 80 degrees or higher over the weekend! 



WEATHER

Rainy week ahead

Weather Forecaster Rachel Wynalda is tracking chances of rain this week and into the weekend, as well as above average temperatures. 


Before the "Gen: i" meeting begins Sept. 23, Viveka Melo shows Charity Coffman, associate program director at the Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute, something on her phone. The "Gen: i" group meets twice per month. Elissa Maudlin, DN
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Ball State's Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute launches new 'Gen: i' program

With the tap of keys on a keyboard and the click of a mouse, a group of undergraduate and graduate students each pressed “send” on an application. They were chosen from a small pool of applicants after presenting who they are to the lens of a camera and writing a 1,000-word-maximum essay to explain why they should be part of a program that’s never been done before. 



Ro-Anne Royer Engle, Ball State vice president for student affairs, presents fall 2021 enrollment numbers with Paula Luff, vice president for enrollment, planning and management at the Board of Trustees meeting in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center Oct. 1, 2021. Though freshman enrollment decreased by about 8 percent, the share of students of color and of socioeconomic diversity increased. Grace McCormick, DN
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Ball State Board of Trustees discusses decreased freshmen enrollment, Brown Family Amphitheater budget

Ball State’s Board of Trustees considered reasons for about an 8 percent decrease in freshman enrollment for the 2021-22 school year at its meeting Oct. 1. Paula Luff, vice president for enrollment, planning and management, said students weren’t able to visit campus in-person due to the COVID-19 pandemic when deciding whether to enroll for the fall.


WEATHER

Wet start to October

Weather Forecaster Eric Segbor is tracking a wet and stormy weather pattern ahead for the next week.  







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