$ 424,597 raised 3,770 gifts
Telecommunications has raised $ 5,445 from 62 gifts!
Telecommunications

TCOM alumni and friends have always been incredibly generous with their time and talent. You speak to classes and facilitate on-campus workshops. You regularly hire TCOM student interns and refer students to their first industry jobs. You give grads new in town a place to crash and help connect them to the professionals in your network. TCOM alumni really are the best, and we couldn’t do it without your help.

Today, we are asking for your continued generosity and support with the financial needs of our students in four areas:

  • Steve Bell Memorial Scholarship for Ethics in News Reporting #7413: You can help endow this new scholarship created by the Bell family following Steve's passing in January of this year. Steve Bell was a 30-year veteran of ABC News, the first news anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America," and TCOM's first Ed and Virginia Ball Endowed Chair. He served in that position from 1992 through 1997, then continued to teach in the TCOM news concentration through 2008. Many alums may have had Steve as their instructor in TCOM 408, Media Ethics and Social Responsibility. His dedication to ethical journalism will be honored with this new scholarship that will be awarded annually to a TCOM news student who demonstrates inside and outside the classroom the ethics espoused by Steve. It takes $25,000 to endow a scholarship; your donation will help us remember one of TCOM's most beloved professors.
  • Tools of the Trade: The TCOM Equipment Refurbishment Fund (#7401) TCOM alumni know the department always has boasted students can get their hands on equipment as a freshman. Those of you working in the business know that changes in technology mean changes in equipment. A current TCOM student who's involved in a major immersion project today likely will have the chance to work with equipment valued at around $100,000. Help today's students have the same opportunities you did by donating to this fund so we can keep our equipment and facilities state-of-the-art.
  • TCOM Student Professional Development Fund #7450 Monies from this fund will be used to support student professional development not covered by other funding sources. Projects supported will include:
    • Media site trips, image consultations, certification programs, CRM software needs, and conference travel for Sales and Promotion Students
    • Academic and industry conference fees and travel for Film and Media Studies students
    • Submission fees for industry and academic awards for all majors
  • Sports Link Legacy Scholarship Fund #7457: Ball State Sports Link, the nation’s first digital sports production program, announced its first fundraising campaign to create a Sports Link Legacy Scholarship. As the program commemorates its 10th anniversary and Ball State celebrates its Centennial year, the $25,000 target will endow the first Sports Link Legacy Scholarship. Endowed funds are permanent funds, creating a true legacy that will impact students for generations to come.  The scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving student or students.

$2,000
Early Bird Challenge
Congratulations to Associate Professor, Elizabeth Agnew, for winning $2,000 to donate to Religious Studies!
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$20,000
1,918th Gift
The 1,918th gift will unlock $20,000 for student scholarships!
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Leaderboard
Ball State Unit or Org with the Most Gifts
The Ball State unit/org with the most gifts on April 9 will receive an additional $6,000 for their department/org 2nd place = $3,000 3rd place = $1,500
Rank Prize Department Gifts
1 $6,000 Theatre & Dance 747
2 $3,000 Athletics 623
3 $1,500 Ball State's Greatest Needs 168
4 Greek Life 119
5 Student Scholarships 88
6 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 88
7 College of Communication, Information, and Media 87
8 Pride of Mid-America Marching Band 85
9 College of Fine Arts 85
10 Miller College of Business 83
11 College of Architecture & Planning 74
12 Communication Studies 68
13 Teachers College 67
14 Student Life 64
15 Telecommunications 62
16 Journalism 60
17 University Police Department 55
18 Architecture 47
19 Honors College 47
20 Student Affairs 47
21 School of Kinesiology 45
22 Alumni Association 45
23 School of Music 45
24 English 42
25 Army ROTC 42
26 Political Science 39
27 Social Work 36
28 Chemistry 35
29 Philosophy & Religious Studies 33
30 College of Sciences & Humanities 32
31 Counseling Psychology | Social Psych & Counseling 31
32 Miller Business Honors Program 30
33 Accounting 28
34 Urban Planning 28
35 College of Health 27
36 Counseling Center 25
37 Disability Services 25
38 School of Nursing 24
39 Cardinal Kitchen 24
40 Elementary Education 22
41 University Libraries 21
42 Criminal Justice & Criminology 21
43 Ball State Student Media 21
44 Emens Auditorium 18
45 Burris Laboratory School 18
46 David Owsley Museum of Art 17
47 Women of the Ball Family Fund 17
48 Rinard Orchid Greenhouse 17
49 Rinker Center for International Programs 16
50 Mathematical Sciences 14
51 Construction Management 14
52 Biology 14
53 Sociology 14
54 History 13
55 Black Student Association 13
56 Management 13
57 Spectrum 13
58 Charles W. Brown Planetarium/Physics & Astronomy 12
59 University Singers 12
60 Geography 12
61 Speech Pathology & Audiology 12
62 Bowen Center for Public Affairs 11
63 Psychological Science 11
64 Modern Languages & Classics 11
65 Special Education 11
66 Landscape Architecture 11
67 Sports Link 11
68 Schools Within the Context of Community 11
69 Entrepreneurship Center 10
70 Career Center 10
71 Natural Resources & Environmental Management 9
72 Computer Science 9
73 Black Alumni Constituent Society 8
74 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 8
75 Indiana Academy 8
76 Educational Leadership 8
77 MBA | Master of Business Administration 7
78 Finance & Insurance 7
79 Anthropology 7
80 Department of Marketing | CADMA 5
81 School of Art 5
82 Student Voluntary Services 5
83 Nutrition & Health Science 4
84 NESTT Learning Labs 4
85 Women's & Gender Studies 4
86 Educational Psychology & D.E.S.K. 4
87 Parents Fund 3
88 Graduate School 2
89 Economics 2
90 Logistics & Supply Chain Management Center 2
91 ISOM 2
92 Geological Sciences 1
93 Beta Phi Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
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Academic Dept Participation Leaderboard
Which academic department will have most gifts on One Ball State Day? Make a gift to your department to help keep them at the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Departments Gifts
1 Theatre & Dance 747
2 Center for Information & Communication Sciences 88
3 Communication Studies 68
4 Telecommunications 62
5 Journalism 60
6 Architecture 47
7 School of Kinesiology 45
8 School of Music 45
9 English 42
10 Army ROTC 42
11 Political Science 39
12 Social Work 36
13 Chemistry 35
14 Philosophy & Religious Studies 33
15 Counseling Psychology | Social Psych & Counseling 31
16 Accounting 28
17 Urban Planning 28
18 School of Nursing 24
19 Elementary Education 22
20 Criminal Justice & Criminology 21
21 Mathematical Sciences 14
22 Construction Management 14
23 Biology 14
24 Sociology 14
25 History 13
26 Management 13
27 Geography 12
28 Psychological Science 11
29 Modern Languages & Classics 11
30 Special Education 11
31 Landscape Architecture 11
32 Natural Resources & Environmental Management 9
33 Computer Science 9
34 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies 8
35 Educational Leadership 8
36 Finance & Insurance 7
37 Anthropology 7
38 Department of Marketing | CADMA 5
39 School of Art 5
40 Nutrition & Health Science 4
41 Educational Psychology & D.E.S.K. 4
42 Economics 2
43 Logistics & Supply Chain Management Center 2
44 ISOM 2
45 Geological Sciences 1
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Amount Raised Leaderboard
Which area will raise the most on One Ball State Day? Make a gift to your favorite area of the University to help keep them flying high at the top of the leaderboard!
Rank Campus unit/fund Raised
1 Athletics $66,023.77
2 Theatre & Dance $19,328.27
3 Ball State's Greatest Needs $16,322.32
4 Charles W. Brown Planetarium/Physics & Astronomy $11,680.00
5 Teachers College $10,963.32
6 Student Scholarships $9,287.39
7 Miller College of Business $8,297.52
8 School of Nursing $6,845.90
9 Center for Information & Communication Sciences $6,449.34
10 Architecture $5,721.72
11 Telecommunications $5,445.16
12 Accounting $5,351.18
13 College of Architecture & Planning $5,000.16
14 Communication Studies $4,181.06
15 Journalism $4,177.82
16 Pride of Mid-America Marching Band $4,150.56
17 Mathematical Sciences $4,122.54
18 Greek Life $3,756.04
19 College of Communication, Information, and Media $3,651.18
20 Chemistry $3,180.54
21 David Owsley Museum of Art $3,121.72
22 College of Health $3,025.53
23 School of Kinesiology $3,007.08
24 College of Fine Arts $2,916.20
25 Entrepreneurship Center $2,835.00
26 Social Work $2,736.80
27 Honors College $2,565.62
28 Bowen Center for Public Affairs $2,426.72
29 College of Sciences & Humanities $2,404.26
30 Student Life $2,368.62
31 English $2,306.80
32 Army ROTC $2,140.16
33 Urban Planning $2,108.44
34 Miller Business Honors Program $2,102.54
35 Counseling Psychology | Social Psych & Counseling $2,063.08
36 Student Affairs $1,995.44
37 Emens Auditorium $1,851.91
38 Cardinal Kitchen $1,830.08
39 Elementary Education $1,758.36
40 Construction Management $1,745.00
41 University Police Department $1,699.90
42 Alumni Association $1,679.35
43 History $1,625.54
44 Women of the Ball Family Fund $1,620.90
45 School of Music $1,585.08
46 University Singers $1,558.54
47 Political Science $1,330.90
48 Counseling Center $1,056.72
49 University Libraries $999.80
50 Black Student Association $990.00
51 Rinard Orchid Greenhouse $981.56
52 Biology $958.72
53 Management $907.54
54 Black Alumni Constituent Society $857.58
55 Criminal Justice & Criminology $836.72
56 Geography $833.36
57 Sociology $830.90
58 Disability Services $809.98
59 Rinker Center for International Programs $800.90
60 Philosophy & Religious Studies $710.90
61 Psychological Science $682.54
62 Modern Languages & Classics $667.54
63 Burris Laboratory School $651.72
64 Ball State Student Media $539.45
65 Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies $533.36
66 Special Education $527.54
67 Landscape Architecture $497.65
68 Speech Pathology & Audiology $490.00
69 Sports Link $482.54
70 Indiana Academy $475.00
71 Natural Resources & Environmental Management $462.54
72 Educational Leadership $457.54
73 Spectrum $403.36
74 Schools Within the Context of Community $351.72
75 Computer Science $344.18
76 MBA | Master of Business Administration $327.54
77 Finance & Insurance $269.18
78 Career Center $258.36
79 Nutrition & Health Science $200.00
80 Graduate School $200.00
81 NESTT Learning Labs $188.36
82 Department of Marketing | CADMA $174.18
83 Anthropology $170.00
84 Women's & Gender Studies $138.36
85 Parents Fund $138.36
86 Educational Psychology & D.E.S.K. $124.18
87 School of Art $120.00
88 Economics $119.18
89 Student Voluntary Services $103.36
90 Logistics & Supply Chain Management Center $69.18
91 Geological Sciences $50.00
92 ISOM $38.36
93 Beta Phi Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority $19.18
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1,000 Gifts
1,000 gifts will unlock a gift of $1,000 from ’06 grad, Scott Wenclewicz.
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Participating Groups
Ball State's Greatest Needs Student Scholarships Athletics College of Architecture & Planning College of Communication, Information, and Media College of Fine Arts College of Health College of Sciences & Humanities Honors College Miller College of Business Teachers College Accounting Alumni Association Anthropology Architecture Army ROTC Ball State Student Media Beta Phi Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Biology Black Alumni Constituent Society Black Student Association Bowen Center for Public Affairs Burris Laboratory School Cardinal Kitchen Career Center Center for Information & Communication Sciences Charles W. Brown Planetarium/Physics & Astronomy Chemistry Communication Studies Computer Science Construction Management Counseling Center Counseling Psychology | Social Psych & Counseling Criminal Justice & Criminology David Owsley Museum of Art Department of Marketing | CADMA Disability Services Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies Economics Educational Leadership Educational Psychology & D.E.S.K. Elementary Education Emens Auditorium English Entrepreneurship Center Finance & Insurance Geography Geological Sciences Graduate School Greek Life History Indiana Academy ISOM Journalism Landscape Architecture Logistics & Supply Chain Management Center Management Mathematical Sciences MBA | Master of Business Administration Miller Business Honors Program Modern Languages & Classics Natural Resources & Environmental Management NESTT Learning Labs Nutrition & Health Science Parents Fund Philosophy & Religious Studies Political Science Pride of Mid-America Marching Band Psychological Science Rinard Orchid Greenhouse Rinker Center for International Programs School of Art School of Kinesiology School of Music School of Nursing Schools Within the Context of Community Social Work Sociology Special Education Spectrum Speech Pathology & Audiology Sports Link Student Affairs Student Life Student Voluntary Services Telecommunications Theatre & Dance University Libraries University Police Department University Singers Urban Planning Women of the Ball Family Fund Women's & Gender Studies