Alumni Expertise Helps Link Career Skills to Coursework

Ball State University is tapping into its alumni as a resource to make connections between the classroom and the world into which students will graduate. Through the Career Center’ s Skills Infusion Program, faculty members are paired with alumni employers to weave workplace competencies into learning outcomes in their syllabi. Launched in Spring 2018, the program has […]

Alumni Find Rewards Helping Students Up the Professional Ladder

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter nine rounds of interviews, 2017  finance grad Kyle Callahan didn’t land the internship he originally interviewed for at New York City’s Credit Suisse, a global investment banking and financial services company. But he got something even better, tailored just for him, and thanks in large part to alumna SoVonna Day-Goins. Day-Goins, a 1988 marketing graduate and […]

Career Center’s Services and Personal Touch Benefit Students and Alumni

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen Arlee Post was a junior apparel design major at Ball State, a career coach from the University introduced her to Elizabeth (Etzell) Murray, an alumna who would eventually become her mentor and supervisor at L.L. Bean. It started with the Cardinal Career Network, connecting alumni employers with students. “I decided to pick Elizabeth’s brain about her […]

Keeping Indy Accessible

An Indianapolis native, Dustin Gilmer finds a meaningful career working for the city’s Office of Disability Affairs.

Alumna Makes Her Mission Cultivating Future Latino Leaders

Educational opportunities at Ball State and beyond shaped Janet Arias-Martinez into the passionate advocate she is today.

Going Above and Beyond Expectations

New alumnus Alex Bourdeau’s dedication to his on-campus research job earned him national distinction as Student Employee of the Year.

Disability Services Widens Focus Beyond Campus to Students’ Careers

A new career specialist is helping Ball State better serve students with disabilities by easing the transition from college to career.