Full Circle: Ball State Believed in Their Potential. Now These Alumni Are Giving Back.

People in Indiana come from all walks of life, and all deserve a chance to improve their lives through education. For decades, Ball State has been providing that chance.

Jean Marie Place: Healthy Pregnancies Lead to Healthy Babies

Healthy pregnancies lead to healthy babies. It sounds much simpler than it is in real life. Jean Marie Place researches best practices for supporting at-risk women during this critical period.

Chris Taylor: Even in Digital, It Starts with a Story

More than 100 industry awards don’t lie. Chris Taylor’s digital sports production students win Emmys at Ball State before starting careers at ESPN, Turner Sports, Fox Sports and more.

Stacey Allred: Education Is About Making a Difference

Summer learning loss can put disadvantaged students even further behind. Using her research and expertise, Stacey Allred runs a unique summer camp that merges fun with learning.

Ted Neal: Connecting Art to Community

Ted Neal’s ceramic art explores how we consume natural resources. Fittingly, he is also a national expert in building energy efficient kilns from scratch.

CAP Alumna Shares Experiences Helping Lead COVID-19 Response in Her City

For an intro urban planning class now being taught remotely, students heard directly from a a young alumna who is leading COVID-19 crisis response in Vermont.

4 Clever Ways Teaching Alumni are Keeping their Students on Track

Over the last several weeks, American K-12 classrooms have shifted from in-person instruction to online learning as the nation closed schools to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Ball State alumni leading these classrooms reacted quickly, moving from teaching in front of smiling faces to connecting with students online. These educators share their tips for shifting […]