November 17, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story notes Delaina Boyd, interim associate vice president of community engagement for Ball State University, was presented with the 2017 WIBU Lifetime Achievement Award honoring a woman who has dedicated her life to be a leader and role mode.
November 14, 2017
Source: WTHR-13
Story notes the university is buying Northside Middle School from Muncie Community Schools for more than $1.2 million. But they’re going to lease it right back to the district for only a dollar a year. Note: In Indianapolis, WIBC-FM, Fox 59, CBS 4 and WRTV-6 also reported on the sale. Placements are due to a news release developed and distributed by UMC’s media team.
November 8, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story notes after the cancellation was announced on Monday, Ball State University contacted MCS with an offer to host the 81st Sing.
October 16, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story notes over the past month in a partnership with Ball State University and The Star Press, public forums were held where the community could tackle a wide array of topics and issues facing Muncie.
October 13, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story notes the final of three recent public forums led by Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns looked at economic development, and what the city and university could do together to promote it.
October 13, 2017
Source: Star Press
Video from the third community forum is posted.
October 13, 2017
Source: Star Press
Column analyzes the community forums.
September 27, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story reviews Wednesday night's second Better Together Community Forum at Minnetrista, an opportunity for Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns to learn more about Muncie and how to best leverage the university's arts and culture to improve the community.
September 26, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story examines the next forum.
August 8, 2014
Award from Ball State's Building Better Communities is featured.
August 7, 2014
Ball State University's Building Better Communities initiative has announced winners of awards that recognize quality of life improvement efforts.
July 16, 2014
Building Better Communities initiative has established a regional office in downtown Fort Wayne.
May 17, 2014
Ball State's Richard Heupel pens a guest column.
October 16, 2013
Starting this spring the history of Yount’s Mill, a once proud display of Midwest industrial strength through the 1800s, will be unearthed and eventually displayed for all to see. Mark Groover, Ph.D. archaeologist and Ronald V. Morris, Ph.D. historian of Ball State University announced last week that they will be partnering with Yount’s Mill Inn, the Carnegie Museum and the Ball State University Building Better Communities program to conduct an archaeological dig across three semesters (Summer 1, Summer 2 and Fall 2014) at the site of Yount’s Wooolen Mill and Boarding House, located just off of State Road 32 near the Yountsville Bridge.