Relationship Builder

As a mentor, Tony Smith,’68, shares his rich life experiences with the Ball State community.

Challenges Accepted

Ranked a top university for students with disabilities, Ball State prepares those students ‘to conquer any challenge life throws at them.’

Alumna Noël Harmon Unlocks Educational Opportunities for America’s Fastest-Growing Racial Group

A diversity of perspectives inform alumna Noël Harmon’s leadership of a scholarship program for Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.

How Three Alumni Helped Fort Ben Near Indy Become a Tech-Company Destination

If all goes according to plan, Aletha Dunston (above) will be out of a job soon. Her position as executive director of the Fort Harrison Reuse Authority means every win brings her closer to completing the assignment of a lifetime, transforming an Army base into a picturesque community 20 minutes from downtown Indianapolis. Dunston, who […]

Suffrage Expert Maps “A Woman’s Place” in Historic Movement

100 years after passage of the 19th Amendment, Melissa Gentry explains the crucial role Muncie women played in helping win the right to vote.

6 Alumni Who’ve Made Life Better During the Pandemic

The spirit of Beneficence has shone brightly among Ball State alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic. These six stories are just a few examples.

Family and Positive Attitude Help Alumni Couple on COVID Frontlines in Corpus Christi

One saves lives in the ICU. The other captures wanted criminals. With work and home demands increased due to COVID-19, an alumni couple finds ways to stay strong.