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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 Month in Photos: January 2020

Each month, Ball State’s photographers capture hundreds of moments on and around campus. Here are some of the staff’s favorites for January 2020.

Nursing Alumna’s Mission: Better Care for People With Parkinson’s

Worldwide, people with Parkinson’s disease have Michael J. Fox advocating for them. Working closer to home and behind the scenes of the health care industry is Karen E. Springer. Karen, ’98 MSN ’02, is a nurse practitioner at Fort Wayne Neurological Center, where she has worked for 30 years. The School of Nursing graduate’s most recent project is […]

Former U.S. Marine’s Education Goals Include Improving Health Care for Vets

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]erving as a U.S. Marine for seven years in global hot spots like Somalia and Iraq gave Ball State senior Greg Lane a much bigger perspective on the things that really matter, he said. “While I served our country, my chief purpose was to help those in need, to protect those who weren’t able to […]