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From Farms to Food Banks, Students Explore Muncie Region’s Needs, Diversity, and Heritage

Editor’s note: This story’s author,  Kate Elliott, is a lecturer of journalism at Ball State and a freelance writer and strategist. She also works with community organizations, including ecoREHAB, Farmished, and Open Door Health Services. [dropcap]S[/dropcap]torytelling is a frustrating business. It’s arrogant to think your words will cut through life’s clutter to impact others, let alone embolden […]

Communication Students Help Raise Money for Diversity Mural

A communication studies class helped raise money for a big mural celebrating diversity in Muncie. Students used their skills while working with We’re Trying Collective, a group co-founded by two Ball State alumni. The colorful abstract is both art and celebration.

Alum Braydee Euliss Helps Invite Muncie Into the Arts

As the new executive director of Muncie Arts & Culture Council, Braydee Euliss, ’11, said she strives to enhance the role of the arts “as a community builder, as an economic driver, as a kind of glue that helps hold smaller communities like ours together.”

Faculty Break From the Norm at Entrepreneurial Learning Academy

Lecturing and memorization take a back seat at the inaugural eight-week academy, as 10 faculty members hone classroom creativity.

Teacher Improves From a C to an A

Once-dogmatic, the communication studies professor now collaborates with her students and has won the respect of colleagues.