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major typically lowercase. See for complete listing. Ex: She is a marketing major.

master’s degree Note apostrophe S

McKinley Avenue Main north-south street running through campus.

MBA No periods; master of business administration on first reference.

Mid-American Conference On second reference and in headlines, MAC is acceptable. Ball State joined in 1973. Home office is in Cleveland.

midterm One word, no hyphen.

Midwest Intercollegiate Volleyball Association On second reference and in headlines, MIVA is acceptable. Ball State men’s volleyball team is a member of the Midwest 10 Volleyball Conference, a division of MIVA.

Miller College of Business The only named college within Ball State University. Named after businessman Wallace T. Miller Jr. Miller College and business college acceptable on second reference. Don’t use MCOB.

Museum of Art, David Owsley Opened in 1935, the museum occupies the Fine Arts Building. In 2011, the museum was named for longtime benefactor David Owsley, the son of Alvin and Lucy Ball Owsley and the grandson of Frank C. Ball, one of the five original Ball brothers. Owsley Museum is acceptable on second reference.

music technology program Formerly music engineering technology.

University Marketing and Communications
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Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

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