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Oct 11, 2014 |
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Paul Ferguson offers trustees highlights of first three months as president By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA -  Paul Ferguson calls the incoming freshman class the "best and brightest" who will be centennial graduates on Ball State 100th anniversary. And the statistics proved that at Friday's BSU board of trustees meeting when university leaders reported higher SAT scores, grade point averages and more academic honors...
Sep 18, 2014 |
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New social host law among common sense messages By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Mayor Dennis Tyler joined Ball State President Paul Ferguson this week to offer survival tips for students living in off campus neighborhoods besides engaging them in being part of the community.  The walk through some of Muncie's student neighborhoods surrounding campus was part of the Campus Community...
Aug 15, 2014 |
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Jud Fisher talks about education initiatives at higher ed gathering By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Ivy Tech Community College beat out other state universities on performance based funding provided by the state.  While Teresa Lubbers, Indiana's higher education commissioner, said the funding performance is not a race, the indicators show that better graduation rates and helping more at...
Aug 13, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Ivy Tech Community College East Central region is seeking adjunct (part-time) instructors for the Anderson, Henry County (New Castle), Marion and Muncie locations. Adjunct instructors are vital to the success of Ivy Tech Community College. These professionals bring their experience, knowledge and skills to the students learning environment. An adjunct...
Aug 05, 2014 |
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Construction of new $25 million hotel, convention center begins in fall By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - A new $25 hotel and convention accommodation on the Ball State campus begins construction this fall. On Monday, the university moved quickly to demolish Hiatt Printing and the old CBX bookstore while getting local government to suspend its rules and abandon an alley on the site of the...
Jul 30, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT MARION, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Ivy Tech Community College has selected Alex Huskey as Marion campus president, effective August 25, 2014. Huskey most recently served as chairman for the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission in Indianapolis.   Huskey will report to the regional chancellor, Andy Bowne. The focus of the local campus president will be outreach to the local community. In...
Jun 04, 2014 |
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FREE PRESS REPORT BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA (NEWS) - Indiana University Journalism will honor six alumni, including digital news innovators, educators and reporters, at its fourth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards celebration Sept. 13. "We're delighted to honor this year's class of distinguished alumni,” said interim dean Lesa Hatley Major. “Although their careers vary widely, from newspaper...
Jun 04, 2014 |
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Study of early 20th century women’s holiday houses receives funding from Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy FREE PRESS REPORT INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (NEWS) -  Megan E. Springate, a doctoral candidate at the University of Maryland, College Park, is the recipient of the 2014 Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship,...
May 04, 2014 |
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Gora described as a force of nature By Rick Yencer MUNCIE. INDIANA  (NEWS) - Christopher Moore is like a lot of college graduates who were unsure what they wanted to do until they came to school. A  football player without a scholarship, Moore fell in love with telecommunications after meeting late night comedian David Letterman during one of his visits to Ball State University. While planning to...
May 02, 2014 |
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Outgoing president gives last report, big party after Saturday graduation By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Let's get this party started, as Rick Hall, chairman of the Ball State board of trustees, said after President Jo Ann Gora gave her last president's report on Friday. Gora's retirement party on Saturday combined with Ball State graduation, with Congressman Luke Messer giving the...
Apr 30, 2014 |
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Project reach out to institutions, education, government, charity  By Rick Yencer MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - On the eve of Ball State graduation, Building Better Communities fellows showcased their work to improve the world around them. From Ball State to Broadway, global reporting initiatives and even cold case crime solving matched Ball State students with real life settings to provide experience...

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