Education

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…





Alexandria Koontz, Ball State University junior double major in dance and psychology, gives her South View Elementary School students two thumbs up while instructing them in the weekly dance class that she leads at the school. Koontz and nine other Ball State students each have been assigned to a specific Muncie Community School elementary school and teach about 20 students each week as part of an immersive learning project titled "DANCE! Muncie After-School" at Ball State. Photo provided.

Ball State Students Bring Dance Education to Muncie Community Schools

By: Jillian Wilschke— Muncie, IN — One week it might be salsa, the next it could be jazz, but youngsters at local elementary schools are learning about the art of dancing, thanks to the efforts of students like Ball State University’s Ella Donovan. “My favorite part about the project are moments during…


Artist rendering—Exterior Downtown North Building. Photo provided.

Ivy Tech is Redefining Muncie’s Downtown

By: Jennifer S. Gasiorek— Muncie, IN—The Ivy Tech Community College campus in Muncie revealed their building plans at a special unveiling this week.  The event was held at the Patterson building.  Construction plans include renovating the Fisher building’s basement, first and fourth floor, renovating the Cowan Road campus, and building a…


Cardinal Communications members from last year's successful CreateAthon.  Photo provided.

Ball State’s Cardinal Communications To Participate in 24-hour CreateAthon

By: Melissa Kraman—  Muncie, IN—As part of Ball State University’s “Better Together” initiative, Cardinal Communications will provide free communications support to area non-profits through a national initiative called CreateAthon from 8 a.m. April 6, to 8 a.m. April 7 in the Holden Strategic Communications Center. In a short 24-hour period,…