Alumna Artist Celebrates Football, Muncie

Kori Bethea is passionate about teaching but maintains a lifelong interest in making art. (Photo by Bobby Ellis) Kori Bethea, ’18, is a world history teacher by day, and an up-and-coming artist by night. Last Fall, the University tapped her growing abilities in digital art to capture the Cardinal football team , which on New Year’s Eve 2020 […]

Leveling Up

Students have serious fun on Ball State’s new varsity esports team.

Area Kids Get Inspired to Read with Assist from Charlie Cardinal

Launched as pilot programs in 2016, Charlie’s Reading Challenge and its companion, Charlie’s Coloring Contest, continue to be big hits with elementary and preschool students. “Kids love Charlie, and also love to read and color,” said Shawn Sullivan , associate athletic director of marketing and fan engagement. In terms of getting our brand out to the community […]

NCAA Honors Former Ball State Basketball Star for Inspiring Others

Former Ball State basketball standout Trey Moses, ’19, has been on a whirlwind, globetrotting adventure ever since his graduation last Spring.  And now that he’s had a chance to catch his breath due to the COVID-19 crisis, Moses says his love for community service and basketball, in that order, are just on a temporary hold. […]

Sibling Athletes Share an Uncommon Bond

Family tradition and friendly rivalry spur Drew Plitt (football) and sister Marie Plitt (volleyball) to cheer each other on as they play for the Cardinals.

Baseball Alum Zach Plesac Is Living His Dream in the Big Leagues

Ball State baseball has a long and proud history of sending players to the major leagues. Zach Plesac, ’17, is the latest and has shown the potential to be one of the greatest. Selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 12th round of the 2016 MLB draft, Plesac spent two years in the minor leagues […]