Mooving Up: Dietetics Alumna Jenni Browning Is Indiana Dairy’s Biggest Fan

The temperature was 95 degrees outside the dairy cow costume and who knows how hot on the inside. That blazing August day portraying Buttercup, the Indiana dairy mascot, in a Wells County parade stands out among Jenni Browning’s memories. At the time, she was a master’s student in Ball State’s dietetics program . There is a picture of me […]

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 […]

These Disc Jockeys Rule: Alumni Play Frisbee at an Ultimate Level

At Ball State, Cameron Brock and Keenan Plew honed their Ultimate Disc skills (think football with a Frisbee). With the Indy AlleyCats of the American Ultimate Disc League, each is a stats leader. How’d they get there, what is the game, and what do they love about it?

Ball State Joins Efforts to Promote a New Generation of Indiana Innovators

Developing a therapeutic glove to help people suffering from arthritis catapulted three high school students into first place in the Innovate WithIN 2020 State Finals pitching competition this past Spring. Innovate WithIN gives Indiana students the chance to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to experienced professionals for awards and scholarships. Miller College of Business (MCOB) co-sponsors the event in partnership with […]

Lifting Spirits: Alumni Couple Lift Kids’ Spirits One Flight at a Time

Long before the rest of us understood social distancing, Levi Schreiber was a professional at it. He had to be. In July 2017, doctors diagnosed Levi — then 9 years old — with a fast-moving form of leukemia after discovering a growth in his chest the size of a cantaloupe. His prognosis was promising. 90% […]

Another Eco Step Furthers Ball State’s Sustainability Efforts

Ball State’s strong sustainability work is a big reason it’s one of only two universities that will get campus-specific solar energy designs from a new national contest. A winning team of students in various disciplines has designed and modeled ways to bring more renewable energy to Ball State as part of the first U.S. Department […]

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. […]