June 21, 2024
2024 Ball State Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipientsIn a record-setting year, six recent Ball State University graduates—Julia Canty, Jayana Fennell, Cady Garcia, Denver Hammons, Katelyn Redman, and Haley Stevens—have been selected for prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Awards.
May 4, 2024
Ball State University on Saturday celebrated its Class of 2024 with a traditional Spring Commencement ceremony held on the Old Quad. The University conferred approximately 3,000 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees for its Spring 2024 graduates in its 198th Commencement ceremony.
May 3, 2024
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday reappointed Mark Ervin to the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) Board of Trustees. Also at Friday’s meeting, the Board approved the budget, scope, and naming of the University’s new Eric Foss Championship Performance Center, and the naming of the Rhonda Newport Kaspar Stage and Timothy M. Andrews Monumental Stair within the new Performing Arts Center.
April 19, 2024
Jillian Cieslik, Isabelle Behrman, Kelsey WoodruffJillian Cieslik, a senior at Ball State University, and two recent graduates—Isabelle Behrman and Kelsey Woodruff—have been selected for the coveted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).
April 9, 2024
2023 Ball State University Spring Commencement ceremonyBall State University next month will confer approximately 3,000 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees at its 2024 Spring Commencement ceremony. Stedman Graham, a New York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and 1989 Ball State University graduate, will deliver the address to Ball State’s Class of 2024 at the main ceremony.
March 25, 2024
2023 Top 100 Students ceremony, Ball State UniversityThe Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its third annual “Top 100 Students Awards” program.
March 21, 2024
One Ball State Day, Ball State University’s award-winning 24-hour fundraising event, returns Wednesday, April 3, with the goal of topping $1 million for a third straight year.
February 12, 2024
2023 Top 100 Students ceremony, Ball State UniversityThe Ball State University Foundation today announced the recipients of the University’s third-annual “Top 100 Student Awards.”
January 30, 2024
Ball State University Village revitalization plan rendering, January 2024Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns invites campus and local community members to two presentations about the University’s plan to revitalize The Village, the business district located immediately adjacent to campus.
January 26, 2024
Village Rendering 4The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved five important contracts to advance the implementation of the University’s Village Revitalization Plan.
December 16, 2023
2023 Ball State Fall CommencementBall State University conferred more than 1,200 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees in its Fall 2023 Commencement ceremony on Saturday.
December 15, 2023
The Village Performing Arts Center aerial rendering, Ball State UniversityBall State University has received a grant of $35 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its initiative, College and Community Collaboration (CCC). The grant will support the University’s ambitious, long-term plan to revitalize The Village, the commercial district adjacent to Ball State’s campus.
December 12, 2023
2021 BeneficenceBall State University has received a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to further integrate Science of Reading-aligned principles into the University’s teacher preparation programs.
October 23, 2023
Call to Beneficence, Ball State UniversityOn Friday evening, Ball State University publicly launched “Our Call to Beneficence,” the most ambitious comprehensive fundraising campaign in the University’s history.
October 5, 2023
2022 Ball State University Homecoming, Charlie CardinalBall State University’s 97th Homecoming celebration kicks off this year on Oct. 16, as Cardinals across the globe are invited back to campus to show pride in their alma mater. The week-long celebration culminates Oct. 21 with the Cardinals’ home football contest against Central Michigan.
September 15, 2023
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday, in its first meeting of the 2023-24 academic year, reviewed a comprehensive design for the University’s new Performing Arts Center.
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.
May 5, 2023
2021 BeneficenceThe Ball State University Board of Trustees, in its final meeting of the 2022-23 academic year, on Friday reappointed Jim Lowe to the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) Board of Trustees.
March 25, 2023
Ball State University campusThe Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its second annual “Top 100 Student Awards” program. This annual award recognizes 100 outstanding junior and senior undergraduates who represent the spirit of Beneficence, Ball State’s institutional statue and icon that symbolizes the generosity of the five Ball brothers whose land donation to the State of Indiana allowed the University to flourish.
March 16, 2023
2023 One Ball State DayOne 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 13, 2023
Billy Fleming, Ethan Whitehead Guest Lecture in Sustainability Series speakerThe inaugural event of the Ethan Whitehead Guest Lecture in Sustainability series is scheduled for March 20 at Ball State University. The guest lecturer is Dr. Billy Fleming, the Wilks Family Director of the Ian L. McHarg Center in the Weitzman School of Design. Dr. Fleming is a senior fellow with Data for Progress and co-director of the “Climate + Community Project.”
February 13, 2023
Ball State University campusAfter a successful inaugural year, the Ball State University Foundation today revealed the recipients of the University’s newest “Top 100 Student Awards.” This annual award recognizes 100 outstanding junior and senior undergraduates who represent the spirit of Beneficence, Ball State’s institutional statue and icon that symbolizes the generosity of the five Ball brothers whose land donation to the State of Indiana allowed the University to flourish.
January 9, 2023
Henry Hall and Rick Hall, members of the Ball State Board of TrusteesIndiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced he has reappointed Henry Hall and Rick Hall to the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Both members were reappointed to four-year terms, which are effective through 2026.
April 6, 2022
2022 One Ball State DayBall State University is once again celebrating its best single day of fundraising ever following the results of Tuesday’s fourth annual One Ball State Day. Preliminary figures indicate the University received more than 7,000 gifts totaling more than $1 million during its annual 24-hour online fundraising event, providing much-needed support to the financial needs of students, faculty and staff, and programs.
April 2, 2022
Ball State Top 100The Ball State University Foundation has revealed the University’s Top 10 students from its inaugural “Top 100 Students Awards” program.