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Recovering From The Fieldhouse Storm Damage

By: Ana Pichardo— Muncie, IN—We are hopeful that the entire community will be able to recover quickly from the severe storms that damaged the Muncie area last night. Many MCS families have been impacted by those storms. Regarding the concern many have for the damage sustained by the MCS Fieldhouse,…


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Ball State University Unveils New Brand Strategy

By: Marc Ransford— “We Fly” captures spirit of intellectual curiosity and bold ambitions Muncie, IN– There’s a new message at Ball State University: “We Fly.”  It is part of a new brand strategy launched today at a campus celebration attended by hundreds of students, faculty, and staff. The “We Fly”…



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Heritage Hall Christian School Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

By: Sandra Sigo, Administrative Assistant, Heritage Hall— Muncie, IN—Heritage Hall Christian School, now in its fifty-first year, has announced the first quarter honor roll for grades 1- 12. Elementary students received their certificates and awards during a chapel service on October 23.  Students in grades 7-12 will be recognized at…




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Ivy Tech Community College Announces Jeff Scott as Chancellor of Muncie Campus

By: Kelsey Batten and Jennifer Gasiorek— Indianapolis, IN – Ivy Tech Community College has named Jeff Scott to serve as chancellor of the Muncie campus, which includes leadership of the New Castle site, as a part of the College’s new organizational structure announced earlier this year. The new structure will better align…


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Ivy Tech Community College, Kaplan University Partner On Reverse Transfer Initiative

By: Kelsey Batten— Agreement Helps Adult Learners Earn Important Degree Credential Toward Achieving Educational and Career Goals— Indianapolis, IN – Ivy Tech Community College and Kaplan University have partnered to create a statewide reverse transfer agreement for students who have transferred to Kaplan University prior to completing their associate degree at…


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Muncie Resident Trevor Dillard Graduates From Erskine Green Training Institute

By: Jeanne Smith— Indianapolis, IN—Erskine Green Training Institute (EGTI), a program of The Arc of Indiana Foundation, is pleased to announce that Trevor Dillard of Muncie recently graduated from its Heart of the House (hotel housekeeping) program. Ceremonies were held on Friday, Oct. 6. The Arc of Indiana Foundation exists…


Kathryn Kennison, U.S. Vice President Pence (then-governor), and the Rt. Hon. David Trimble. Photo provided and taken November 14, 2014.

Town and Gown Conversations: Another Hidden Muncie Gem

By: Diane Watters, Assistant Director, E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center Ball State University— Muncie, IN—Town and Gown is an anachronistic phrase that you just don’t hear anymore, unless you run into a seasoned city planner. But this absence from our vocabulary doesn’t diminish the importance of its place in our community….




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Teachers Awarded $3,166 for Creative and Innovative Classroom Projects

By: Kallie Sulanke— Muncie, IN—Seventeen local teachers will receive $3,166 in Robert P. Bell Education Grants from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc.  Across the county, thousands of students benefit from Bell Education Grants each year. Awards of up to $450 are available through the Bell Grants program. Funded projects…