The Year in Photos: 2019-2020

Put aside the pandemic for a few minutes and take a trip down memory lane. The seemingly distant past captured below represents the many beloved highlights of the academic year—friends embracing amid triumphs, packed football stadiums, and the elation and excitement of starting a new life at college. An empty campus, though, provided a bittersweet […]

The Month in Photos: December 2019

Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Here are some of the staff’s favorites for December. Sunrise over Benny A rising sun heralds a new day with new opportunities to fulfill the enduring values represented by Beneficence. (Photo by Don Rogers) Elliott in the Early Hours With its Ivy […]

Words of Wisdom for the Class of 2017

Ball State alumni think back and share their best advice on social media for graduating seniors of the Class of 2017 nearing Commencement.

With Ball State’s Help, a Vet Surmounts Adversity and Makes a New Start

Eric Gentry, a Navy veteran and non-traditional college student, made it his mission to overcome challenges and graduate with a degree in May 2017.

Time-Lapse Video: Grads Flock to Benny at Spring Commencement

Beneficence has been a popular destination for newly minted Ball State graduates on the morning of commencement. The 2,800-strong class of 2016 is no exception, this time-lapse video spanning one hour shows, as many graduates posed for photos by the iconic statue with family and friends.