Additional Improvements

A. Umit Taftali Center for Capital Markets
and Investing
• The A. Umit Taftali Center for Capital Markets and Investing is a technology-rich classroom and laboratory that simulates a real-world financial environment with hands-on training in the workings of financial markets, financial modeling, and valuation.

• The east end of Ball State’s campus is a focus for enhancement with a new entrance on Neely Avenue, plus medians, landscaping, and other improvements to this campus thoroughfare.

• The Ball State Welcome Center in Lucina Hall was created to provide a more inviting and engaging experience for prospective students and other campus visitors. Improvements include a modern decor with traditional accents, a redesigned welcome area, and stunning images of the campus, student life, and learning experiences displayed on high-definition digital screens and mural wall panels.

• Renovations to the L.A. Pittenger Student Center include a more welcoming front entrance with a campus information center. The Tally has been redesigned with high ceilings, plenty of natural light, and a food court featuring much-requested brands, in addition to a convenience store section. All student organization offices are now located on the first level to create an interactive student activities complex.