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Brian Ault, Luke Avila, Jessalyn Barr, and Indira Brown (top row), Angela Cardwell, Garrett Clausen, Breanna Evans, and Baily Morgan (middle row); Hanna Quirk, Michelle Scanameo, Annie Schuck, and Mallory Wilson (bottom row)

Community Foundation Announces Additional 2018 Scholarship Recipients 

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Congratulations to the following graduates – Brian Ault, a senior at Cowan Jr./Sr. High School, is a recipient of the 2018 Max V. and Nellie C. Creviston Scholarship. Ault plans to attend Ball State University to study pre-medicine and biology. He is the son…



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HB 1315 Passes House and Senate in Special Session Vote

By: Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns— Muncie, IN—Earlier today, the General Assembly passed HB 1315, the legislation that provides our University with the opportunity to appoint a new school board to manage the Muncie Community Schools (“MCS”). The legislation passed by substantial margins in both chambers, and I…


Grace Belangee, Zoe Brubaker, Evy Halbert (top row); Karson Koontz, Jennifer Martin, Korbin Zvokel (bottom row)

Community Foundation Announces More 2018 Scholarship Recipients

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Congratulations to the following graduates: Grace Belangee, a senior at Delta High School, is the recipient of the 2018 Delaware Community Schools Memorial Scholarship. Belangee plans to attend Butler University, where she will study health sciences and pre-optometry. She is the daughter of Brian…


Robert P. Bell Education Grants Awarded

Over $10,000 Granted to Teachers This School Year By Community Foundation

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer—  Muncie, IN—The Community Foundation is pleased to announce that $10,744 was granted to Delaware County Teachers through the Robert P. Bell Education Grants program to support creative and innovative classroom projects this school year. During teacher appreciation week, and throughout the year, the Foundation…


Indiana Academy's winning science and math teams are pictured with coach Joshua Ruark. Photo provided.

Indiana Academy Takes First Place in Academic Super Bowl State Finals

By: Julie Tuttle Davis— Muncie, IN—Two teams from the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities participated in the statewide Indiana Academic Super Bowl Championship. The Academy’s science and math teams both finished in first place. The last time the Academy took two state championships in the same year was…



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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…


Ivy Tech Muncie gold medal winners. Photo provided.

Muncie Ivy Tech IT Students Bring Home 2 Golds and a Bronze

By: Jennifer S. Gasiorek— Muncie, IN—Muncie Ivy Tech Community College students participated in the 2018 statewide Information Technology Spring Expo. The Expo included opportunities for students to network and distribute their resumes to industry leaders like Cisco, Oracle, Microsoft and Wiley during the Career Expo. During the IT Challenge, more than…


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Talking Race: How to Facilitate the Discussion

By: Molly McGuire— Muncie, IN—This semester at Ball State University, graduate students enrolled in Dr. Ruby Cain’s EDAC 698 Cultural Identities and Community Engagement course have developed and will administer Talking Race: How to Facilitate the Discussion workshop, this coming Sunday, April 22nd, on campus at Ball State University from…


A few of Ivy Tech's EDM Awards are pictured. Photo provided.

Ivy Tech Community College Wins 25 Educational Digital Marketing Awards

By: Kelsey Batten— INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College received 25 awards from the Higher Education Marketing Report’s fifth annual Education Digital Marketing Awards. These awards recognize the best in digital education marketing in 29 different categories. There were more than 1,000 entries received from colleges, universities and secondary schools across…