October 24, 2023
Ball State University is welcoming award-winning author Alicia D. Williams to campus this Fall as its second guest author for the University’s Writer-in-Residence program.
October 11, 2023
For the eighth consecutive year, Ball State University has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity magazine and website in higher education.
September 20, 2023
The second annual Happy Little Fest is set for 1–4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1, at University Green, located between Bracken Library and the Architecture Building, 1120 N. McKinley Ave., on the campus of Ball State University.
September 7, 2023
Ball State University will hold a grand opening on Sept. 19 for the Brown Family Amphitheater—a new outdoor performance and gathering space on campus that the entire community can enjoy.
August 24, 2023
Several divisions at Ball State University this month are participating in and financially supporting Greater Muncie Habitat for Humanity’s Awareness Build.
August 22, 2023
“Happy Little Fest,” a celebration of the 80th birthday of iconic painter and instructor Bob Ross hosted by Ball State PBS and Bob Ross, Inc., has been named a finalist for the National Educational Telecommunications Association’s (NETA) 55th annual Public Media Awards.
August 9, 2023
Ball State University’s Office of Industry Engagement hosted a gathering of local leaders and alumni on Aug. 2 in the South Bend-Elkhart region for “An Evening with Ball State University.”
June 28, 2023
The Hoosier Shakespeare Festival is the 2023 recipient of the Ball State University Community Engagement for the Arts Grant.
June 8, 2023
Ball State University, located in Muncie, Indiana, has been awarded the prestigious 2022 Ryan, Moser, Reilly Award for Excellence in Community Engagement Institutional Leadership by the Engaged Scholarship Consortium (ESC) Awards Committee. This recognition celebrates the university's outstanding contributions to community engaged scholarship and its commitment to making a positive impact.
June 6, 2023
Join Daniel Tiger for an afternoon of fun 1-4 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Canan Commons. The free event will also include more than 20 booths offering activities for all ages, such as sunflower planting, rock painting, and puppet making.
May 9, 2023
A Spring tradition continues at the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) with Art in Bloom, a free public floral exhibition on Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, with extended museum hours from 1-5 p.m. on both days. In addition, a free public reception will celebrate springtime from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, with jazz, snacks, and a cash bar.
April 27, 2023
Ball State University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (ECAP) students—with faculty leads, design advisors, and interdisciplinary consultants—earned the grand prize in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Build Challenge.
March 31, 2023
Ball State University’s Miller College of Business (MCOB) is partnering with American University at Iraq – Baghdad (AUIB) to offer AUIB-affiliated students an opportunity to earn a Ball State Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree through online instruction.
March 24, 2023
Multi-talented actor and producer David Arquette will be the next featured speaker in the David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series at Ball State University. Mr. Arquette is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. on April 10 at Pruis Hall on the Ball State campus.
March 21, 2023
Ball State University’s R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) is hosting free public tours of an affordable, net-zero energy, eco-friendly duplex family home in Indianapolis designed by a team of Ball State’s CAP students and faculty.
March 17, 2023
Craig Ulrey, a seventh grader from Heritage Hall Christian School in Muncie, is the champion of the 2023 Ball State PBS Regional Spelling Bee.
March 16, 2023
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour fundraising event, returns for its fifth year Wednesday, April 5, with the goal of topping last year’s record-setting effort of $1 million.
March 6, 2023
Ball State University has unveiled plans for its new County Ambassador Program—a student-to-student engagement initiative that provides all 92 Indiana counties the opportunity to attract Ball State graduates upon the completion of their degrees.
February 10, 2023
Ball State University on Feb. 3 hosted more than 85 middle and high school students from Delaware County for the second annual Peer Tutoring Day. The event is held each year to celebrate, train, and encourage local students who have volunteered to be peer writing tutors in their schools.
January 12, 2023
Kelli Huth will rejoin Ball State University as associate vice president for community engagement, effective Jan. 17, Dr. Charlene Alexander, chief strategy officer, announced. Ms. Huth is succeeding Delaina Boyd, who retired from Ball State in December after 32 years of service.
January 11, 2023
Ball State University’s Multicultural Center has announced the schedule of events for Unity Week 2023, which kicks off on Jan. 16—this year’s official observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
December 19, 2022
The East Central Indiana Talent Collaborative (ECITC) welcomes Ashley Surpas as the new associate director for Regional Initiatives at Ball State University.
October 13, 2022
Ball State PBS—which brought Bob Ross’ The Joy of Painting to the world for many years—will be celebrating the 80th birthday of the beloved painter and instructor—and the station is also celebrating its 50th year on the air—with the "Happy Little Fest" on Oct. 29.
September 30, 2022
The Ball State University Board of Trustees approved the transfer of 12.36 acres of land to the Muncie Redevelopment Commission (MRC) during its regularly scheduled meeting on Friday.
September 29, 2022
Ball State University Libraries, along with a few area partners, are hosting the second community scan day—an opportunity for community members to have their family photographs and documents digitized, at no charge, in an effort to preserve local history.