Ball State In The News

Following is a list of recent, noteworthy mentions of Ball State in the national, regional, and Indiana media. Where possible, the appropriate links are provided. However, we cannot assure that all links will remain active for the duration of this listing. (Some sites may also require free registration or request demographic data before providing the information.)

December 17, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that during spring, summer and fall, community corrections crews, the Muncie Sanitary District, Boy Scouts, Ball State University football players, sorority/fraternity members and other volunteers keep the site clean.
Topic: Athletics
December 16, 2014
Source: AV Network
The story quotes Kyle Parker, a senior software engineer for developing technologies at Ball State.
Topic: CCIM
December 16, 2014
Story cites research by Jagdish Khubchandani, a community health education professor at Ball State.
Note: Building Services Management Magazine also posted this story.
December 16, 2014
The story quotes HPL director Scott Trappe.
December 16, 2014
Source: Star Press
The story quotes Jill Walls, a family and consumer sciences professor at Ball State.
December 15, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Ball State trustees have expressed concern that faculty have been slow to act on a policy to weed out professors who are "chronic low performers."
Topic: President
December 12, 2014
Story quotes Gary Pavlechko, director of teaching technology in the office of educational excellence.
December 11, 2014
Story notes that David Letterman, an Indianapolis native and Ball State graduate, moved to CBS after being bypassed by NBC, which gave “The Tonight Show” to Jay Leno.
Note: Associated Press distributed the story nationally to various media outlets, including the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.
Topic: Alumni
December 11, 2014
Alex Montoye, an assistant professor of clinical exercise physiology and researcher with the Human Performance Laboratory at Ball State, pens a guest column.
December 11, 2014
Source: Fox 28
The story cites a study by Jagdish Khubchandani, a community health education professor at Ball State.
December 11, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that James A. “Jimmy” Duckham has experience in both criminal and civil law.
December 10, 2014
Story cites Ball State President Paul Ferguson.
Topic: President
December 9, 2014
Source: KPC News
The story cites Ball State's Hoosier Survey.
December 9, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Paul Ferguson, the new president of Ball State, and Marc Lamont Hill, a Morehouse College professor and commentator on CNN and BET, will be among the speakers during the two-day event, set for Jan. 19-20.
Topic: President
December 8, 2014
Source: Fox 28
Ellen Lucas, associate director and psychologist with Ball State University's Counseling Center, is quoted.
December 8, 2014
The story quotes Jill Walls, who teaches classes in family relationships and parenting in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Ball State.
December 8, 2014
The story quotes Petra Zimmerman, a Ball State geography professor.
December 8, 2014
Story notes that after graduating from Ball State University in 2012, Tiara began to fully focus on her music career.
December 8, 2014
The story quotes David Sumner, a journalism professor at Ball State.
Topic: CCIM
December 8, 2014
The story quotes HPL director Scott Trappe.
December 8, 2014
Source: Wizard World
Story notes that after attending Bishop Chatard High School, he headed off to Ball State, where he graduated in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications, with a minor in theatre.
Topics: Alumni, CCIM
December 6, 2014
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted. Note: The column will be posted by news media outlets across the state this week.
Topic: Economy
December 6, 2014
Phil Bremen, telecommunications professor, is quoted. Note: This story was also posted by The Star-Press and Richmond Palladium Item.
Topic: CCIM
December 5, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Gov. Mike Pence was the headline speaker at Thursday’s Ball State Indiana Economic Outlook, and the governor and the crowd of 300-plus had lunch in the Horizon Convention Center before speakers came to the dais. Once he stood behind the lectern, Pence gestured to the far side of the room and noted he was sitting at a table with Ball State president Paul Ferguson.
Topic: President
December 4, 2014
Brad King, journalism professor, is quoted.
Topic: CCIM
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