TCOM Alum Who’s Helping Bring Varsity Esports to Ball State Sees ‘Almost Limitless’ Potential

This Fall, the University will compete against 11 other members of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in the newly created  Esports Collegiate Conference  (ESC). Ball State’s Alex Kartman was one of the people who helped make it happen. An associate lecturer of telecommunications , Kartman is also director of Sports Production and oversees the nationally acclaimed Sports Link program for the College of Communication, Information and Media . Known as […]

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.