Recent News and Events

Did You Know? 

  • BBC Project Manager Suzie Jones was recognized for 25 years of service to the university during the Annual Staff and Service Employee Recognition Program. 
  • BBC’s Krista Flynn and Delaina Boyd received the “Fisher Institute Friend of Wellness and Gerontology Award” for their work in community wellness and support of the Wellness Management Program’s community engagement efforts. 
  • BBC recently opened an office in downtown Fort Wayne.  The office serves as a home base for Beth Neu, Director of Public Policy and Community Engagement. 
  • David Terrell, BBC’s director of economic development policy, is the former senior advisor for Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann.  He was recently awarded the “Kentucky Colonel” designation by the Governor of Kentucky.  This is the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky to ambassadors of good will and fellowship.    
  • The Ball State Indianapolis area launched a quarterly e-newsletter.  Sign up online

Recent Events 

  • April 8: The E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center hosted the Econ Film Festival, showing Ball State student short films produced for the Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) conference later this month in Las Vegas. 
  • April 10: Ball State hosted its second geothermal conference exploring the design, installation and operations of geothermal ground source heat pump technology. Ball State is in the process of implementing one of the largest geothermal systems of its kind to service its Muncie campus.  
  • April 23: The E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center hosted New York Times bestselling author, screenwriter, and safety engineer, John Gilsgrap, for a Town and Gown Conversations Dinner.
  • May 6-7: BBC offered its annual Community Development Course, a two-day unique educational experience for community and economic development professionals at the Ball State Indianapolis Center.  
  • August 7: The Primacy of Place Community Awards Program ceremony luncheon, was held at the Minnetrista Cultural Center. Nine finalists were recognized and the four winners were announced.

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