Building for a Bright Future

How On-Campus Experiences Unlock Students’ Potential

Ro-Anne Royer Engle Ro-Anne Royer Engle, who played a crucial role in organizing Ball State’s response to COVID-19, is grateful for online options that helped the University continue operating during the pandemic’s most challenging months. The experience also laid bare an unshakable truth for Royer Engle , vice president of Student Affairs: “If there is one thing […]

Student Jordyn Blythe Discovers Many Ways to Affect Change

Jordyn Blythe For Jordyn Blythe, embracing future challenges also means learning from the past. One such lesson hit home for the Honors College student last Summer, when Blythe learned from her father the story of her first-born brother’s death decades ago as an infant. “The doctor was very dismissive and told my parents to wait until Monday […]

Student Trustee Rebeca Mena Met Challenges With Innovation

Rebeca Mena ’21 Rebeca Mena, ’21, has zero doubts about Ball State’s ability to boldly meet whatever challenges lie ahead. That confidence is the product of her experience as a student representative on the Board of Trustees during a time when the University faced challenges in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic that interrupted normal life across the country. “You […]

As Miss Ball State, She Delivered Messages of Hope

Miss Ball State Anastasia Sharp-Keller found a sense of purpose in sharing her experiences to encourage mental health awareness. Don’t be misled by her smile that outshines her sparkly crown. Miss Ball State Anastasia Sharp-Keller, ’21, takes her role seriously. As Miss Ball State, Sharp-Keller—a first-generation Psychological Science major who graduated in May—adopted a new initiative this […]

Changes for the Better

As a new Multicultural Center is being built on campus, a student reflects on what the old center has meant to her growth as a Ball State student.

Leveling Up

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