Academy students transform a classroom into a prehistoric cave for May Term. Photo provided.

Explore the “Cave of Time” at the Indiana Academy On May 23

By: Julie Tuttle Davis— Muncie, Ind. – Students at the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities are currently involved in May Term, a unique two-week program that happens at the conclusion of every spring semester. May Term is a graduation requirement for Academy students and provides them with opportunities…

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Entrepreneur and Philanthropist to Speak at Ball State Commencement

By: Marc Ransford— Muncie, IN – Entrepreneur and philanthropist Robert G. Hunt, a 1969 graduate of Ball State, will give the University’s main address May 5, 2018 at Spring Commencement. Hunt, who also will be awarded an honorary doctorate will speak during the ceremonies. Commencement begins at 10 a.m. on…

Community Foundation Scholars: Anna Beach, Grace Belangee, Indira Brown, Skylar Cassity, Arianna Dollinger, Lily Fillwalk (top row); Faith Flick, Lucas Henson, Alexander Herbst, Bryn Marlow, Brock McCoy, Emma-Mae Newman (middle row); Javier Onate, Cade Orchard, Hannah Quirk, Michelle Scanameo, Astra Sisson, Korbin Zvokel (bottom row)

2018 Community Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, IN—The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has announced the 2018 recipients of the Community Foundation Scholarship. The Community Foundation Scholarship is awarded to students who were selected by their individual schools as Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship nominees. The Community Foundation…

PhyXTGears participating in the state finals. Photo provided.

PhyXTGears Headed To World Championship

By: PhyXTGears Media Team— Muncie, IN—Team 1720, the PhyXTGears, a part of  Muncie Delaware Robotics, is one of 15 teams from Indiana to earn a spot at the FIRST World Championship Competition in Detroit, Michigan. They earned their spot as one of the top ten ranked teams in Indiana after…

Burris teacher Bethany Clegg expanded a kindergarten classroom unit on dinosaurs into her physical education class. One activity had students completing an obstacle course with dino eggs. Photo provided.

Teachers Awarded Funding for Creative and Innovative Classroom Projects

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, Ind. – Local teachers will receive $841 in Robert P. Bell Education Grants from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. during the final grant cycle of the academic year. Across the county, 1,000s of students benefit from Bell Education Grants…