Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Here are some of the staff’s favorites for December.

Sunrise over Benny


A rising sun heralds a new day with new opportunities to fulfill the enduring values represented by Beneficence. (Photo by Don Rogers)

Elliott in the Early Hours

Elliott Hall

With its Ivy League architecture, the iconic Elliott Hall, built in 1937, is a reminder of the University’s proud past. (Photo by Don Rogers)

Ball Gym Aglow

Ball Gym

Like a scene from a fairytale, the castle-like Ball Gym looms large against an eerie evening sky. (Photo by Samantha Strahan)

Deck the Halls at E.B. Ball

Christmas tree ball ornament

The Christmas tree at the University’s E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center is reflected by a silver ball ornament during a community luminary walk and open-house event. (Photo by Don Rogers)

Caps Off to Our Grads

graduation cap at Fall Commencement 2019

Graduation caps have become an opportunity for newly minted alumni to show off their creativity. The University conferred more than 1,500 degrees this December at Fall Commencement. (Photo by Don Rogers)

A Turn of the Tassel

graduates at Fall Commencement 2019

Undergraduates at Fall Commencement turn their tassels from the right side of the cap to the left side, a ritual that marks the completion of their degree. (Photo by Don Rogers)