Education



Holly Stachler (2nd from left) receiving her award in Chicago. Photo by: Pete Just

Yorktown’s Holly Stachler Named Winner of “Next Generation Leaders” Technology Award

By: Mike Rhodes— Yorktown, IN—Holly Stachler, Director of eLearning and Curricular Innovation for Yorktown Community Schools has been named a winner in the Consortium for School Networking’s  (CoSN) Next Generation Leaders program.  The program is in its second year. Winning educators were officially announced and recognized during CoSN’s annual conference in Chicago…


The PhyXTGears robot climbing a rope on an airship tower at the end of a match. Photo provided.

Delaware County Robotics Team Earns Spot In State Championship Competition

By: The PhyXTGears Media Team— Muncie, IN— Delaware County’s own PhyXTGears robotics team 1720 finished runner-up at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology) Perry Meridian district robotics tournament  in Indianapolis, earning the team a spot in the FIRST Indiana State Championship competition in Huntington, Indiana, April 7-8 while…


Aerial image of the Ball State Campus. Photo by: Michael Wolfe

Ball State to Offer Two New Degrees for Students

By: BSU News— MUNCIE, Ind. — Students soon could have two new degrees to consider with today’s approval by the Ball State University Board of Trustees — a bachelor of architecture and a master of social work. The degrees were created in response to a defined need and student demand,…


The Entrepreneurship Center Class of 2017. Photo provided.

Ball State University Entrepreneurship Center Celebrates 33 Years

By: Krystal M. Geyer— The Ball State University Entrepreneurship Center is celebrating 33 years of rich entrepreneurial history, over 500 alumni, and the future of entrepreneurship in Indiana and beyond on April 21. The program, the first of its kind and one of the oldest collegiate entrepreneurship programs in the country,…


L to R: “Morado” by Casey Myers and "Powerless", self portrait by Casey Myers.

Muncie Central’s Casey Myers Wins Silver Key Award for Artwork

By: Holly Ford— Muncie, IN —Muncie Central junior Casey Myers earned a Silver Key in the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. According to the organization’s website, “the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has grown to be the nation’s longest-running, most prestigious…