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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.

A Message to Students: ‘We Can Protect This Semester. It Starts With the Cardinals Care Pledge’

Preventative measures against COVID-19 work. Senior nursing major Gabe Cochard knows this from a real-life experience this summer at a children’s camp. In the following article, he shares how preventative measures kept the camp safe and can work here—starting with everyone taking the Cardinals Cares Pledge. By Gabe Cochard Have you seen the 60-foot tall […]

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.

Nursing Alumna Goes to Heart of COVID-19 Crisis to Help Patients in New York City

Samantha Phillips could not sit idly by as the COVID-19 pandemic spread. The nursing alumna left her Texas home to help those in need at New York City’s Coney Island Hospital.

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 […]

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.