Alumni

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.
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.
December 4, 2014
Story notes that Kate Oberreich and fellow art students got together to draw during her days at Ball State, but they didn't call it a "Monster Drawing Rally." "It was, 'Come hang out in my dorm room,' " said Oberreich, a 2005 BSU graduate who is part of the rally roster.
December 4, 2014
Story notes that Jeff Holiday, a graduate teaching assistant at Ball State, is raising money to make a short fictional film that explores how to lessen or erase the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide — in hopes that it will "spark a conversation" and help prevent other tragedies.
December 2, 2014
Story notes that Ball State students led three public meetings in late October to hear residents' and stakeholders' visions for the future.
Note: This story originated with the Times of Northwest Indiana and Associated Press distributed it to media outlets across the nation, including the San Francisco Gate.
November 22, 2014
Story reviews "The Circus in Winter."
November 4, 2014
Source: CNBC
The story cites Apple's head of retail Angela Ahrendts, a marketing major and Ball State University alumna.
October 4, 2014
Source: Star Press
Feature story on Ball State graduate Blaine Bishop.
October 2, 2014
Story notes that in 2011 she received an honorary doctorate from Ball State where she also is on faculty as a teacher and advisor to the Department of Theatre and Dance.
August 20, 2014
Led by Elkhart native and Ball State University alum Jason Whicker, Mothmen competed during a quarterfinal round broadcast live from New York's Radio City Music Hall.
August 4, 2014
Ball State graduate is featured.
July 29, 2014
Source: TechPoint
On Tuesday, Angela Ahrendts was appointed senior vice president at Apple Inc. (market cap: $453 billion), reporting directly to CEO Tim Cook.
July 28, 2014
Source: Uproxx
Story features Ball State alum.
July 24, 2014
Dave Lindquist column about BSU alumnus Jason Whicker's Mothmen Dance Troupe still in the running for $1 million on America's Got Talent television show.
June 23, 2014
Source: Entreprenuer
Story focuses on Ball State graduate.
June 20, 2014
Yahoo Small Business Advisor: Papa John's Founder: 'I Am the American Dream'
Ball State graduate is featured.
May 21, 2014
Yahoo Finance: A huge overhaul may be coming to Apple's retail stores
Ball State alum Angela Ahrendts is featured.
May 19, 2014
9 to 5 Mac: Angela Ahrendts' plan for the future of Apple Retail: China emphasis, mobile payments, revamped experience
Source: 9 to 5 Mac
Story focuses on Ball State graduate.
Note: This story was reposted by several bloggers and related web sites.
May 7, 2014
Huffington Post: Women in Business: Q&A with Kate Endress, co-founder of DITTO
Story focuses on career of Ball State graduate.
May 2, 2014
Apple Insider: New Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts gets official welcome on executive leadership webpage
Feature on Ball State graduate.
Note: Various Mac and Apple web sites shared this story.
April 30, 2014
Lake County News Sun: Stevenson grad chases 'The Voice' and World Cup glory
Ball State student is featured.
April 24, 2014
Mobile 361: Angela Ahrendts joining Apple next week
Source: Mobile 361
Update on Ball State graduate.
April 22, 2014
Indianapolis Star: Architect Daniel Overbey finds niche in sustainable design
Ball State graduate is featured.
April 15, 2014
Current in Carmel: Carmel Author: Cycling an emerging sport
Study features Ball State graduate.
April 14, 2014
Business 2 Community: The social CEO how 15 top CEOs started using Twitter
Story features Ball State graduate Angela Ahrendts, SVP of retail and online stores for Apple.
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