On Thursday, Oct. 7, Ashley Ford, author of “Somebody’s Daughter” and Ball State alumna, was joined by Ball State President Geoffrey Mearns in Sursa Performance Hall. The event, titled “A Conversation with President Mearns,” gave insight into the experiences that affected Ford’s writing.
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.
Versiti Blood Center of Indiana’s bright pink bus could be seen in Ball State’s R2 parking lot Thursday as the organization visited campus to collect donations.
Ball State’s Student Government Association (SGA) had its first meeting of the month Oct. 6, discussing two amendments which would grant one liaison from the Residence Hall Association (RHA) a vote in the student senate and establish the position of vice secretary for standing committee and caucuses.
For Jacqueline Hanoman, executive director of the Ross Community Center, well-rounded programming goes beyond after-school crafts and youth baseball. Since joining the Ross Community Center in 2015, she has put an emphasis on expanding programming for multiple age groups.
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Former Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler will go to court on Nov. 10 at the U.S. District Court in Indianapolis.
From the stomach and to the soul, Mama Bonds Soul Food Kitchen has been making a name for itself. Since its opening last November, the restaurant has operated on the principle of family.
Fields of Faith is a student-led event that has gathered 2000-3200 people from Indiana and Ohio annually, and officials said they expect to see more than 4000 people in attendance for this year’s “Unashamed” theme.
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.
One year and one day removed from the passing of former Ball State student and football player, John Scheumann, Ball State University opened the Scheumann Family Indoor Practice Facility Saturday.
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.
The Foundational Sciences Building held its ceremonial opening Oct. 1. A small crowd watched as Provost Susana Rivera-Mills, President Geoffrey Mearns, Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities Maureen McCarthy and other guests cut the ribbon in front of the building.