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New East Central Indiana Coalition Benefits From Ball State Support

The new coalition’s priorities include developing talent pipelines in manufacturing, trades, education, healthcare, and technology. Ball State’s recent involvement in a new collaboration of East Central Indiana (ECI) counties reflects the University’s mission to serve our neighbors and communities near and far. The collaboration earned the designation as a 21st Century Talent Region by the State of Indiana. It recognizes […]

How Ball State Helps Muncie Residents Improve Their Neighborhoods

Heather Williams moved to Chicago after graduating from Ball State in 2002. Surprisingly, she felt limited in a metro area with more than nine million people. She struggled to find work that paid the bills and was also rewarding. So, she returned to Muncie, population 70,000. Muncie was an unexpected land of opportunity. She earned […]

Charlie’s Reading Challenge Brings Love of Books to Indiana Schools

In scores of central Indiana schools, Ball State’s reading challenge translates kids’ admiration for Cardinal student-athletes into a passion for books. The program rewards students for reading and also brings the Ball State brand to students and teachers across the area.

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.