Jennifer Blackmer, professor of theatre and playwriting, said plans for the performing arts center were announced to faculty in the Department of Theatre and Dance a few days before the Board of Trustees meeting. She said she knew the announcement would be important because a department-wide email asked faculty to cancel or pause classes held during that time.
Ball State is offering a one-time retirement incentive package for full-time faculty members.
Access to the internet has made it easier for students to find job and internship postings, but busy school schedules can make it difficult to find time to sit down and fill out applications. While internships, job shadowing and fellowships are a few ways students try to reduce job-related stress, the Orr Fellowship gives college seniors a chance to make a two-year commitment to an Indianapolis-based company.
Ball State’s Department of Accounting has developed an accounting minor known as financial information, which is designed for non-business majors. The minor will consist of five courses and become available for students in the spring 2022 semester.
When Brittney Grim, director of student and young alumni philanthropy and 2018 Ball State alumna, was a student at Ball State, she said she wished there was a program for students who performed well in school and were involved but maybe didn’t get the recognition they felt they deserved from the university.
Ball State Board of Trustees discusses decreased freshmen enrollment, Brown Family Amphitheater budget
Ball State’s Board of Trustees considered reasons for about an 8 percent decrease in freshman enrollment for the 2021-22 school year at its meeting Oct. 1. Paula Luff, vice president for enrollment, planning and management, said students weren’t able to visit campus in-person due to the COVID-19 pandemic when deciding whether to enroll for the fall.
After 18 months of collecting dust on their dining room tables, most restaurants have opened their doors again and owners are ready to improve their businesses for the Muncie community.
Ball State’s Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology and Counseling introduces its newest undergraduate minor
Interaction has become the focus of Ball State’s newest undergraduate minor: counseling.
Ball State’s new “We Soar” campaign will encourage faculty, staff and students to expand their worldview to make the university’s campus a more inclusive place.
Muncie Mayor Dan Ridenour was dunked into a dunk tank more times than he could count in the name of charity.