Anderson University is ready to welcome students from Harrison College. Harrison closed its doors last Sunday leaving many students with few options. AU says they are prepared to work with students in the transfer admissions process to ensure a seamless transition. Plus, transfer students who study on campus may be eligible for scholarships up to $14,000 annually. The Office of Admissions at Anderson University can tell you more.
For the third year in a row, Ball State University has earned the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. Each year, the HEED award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Ball State will be featured in “INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s” November 2018 issue.
A new ArtsWalk tradition will take place this year: The inaugural Artswalk Pumpkin Trail and Glow. It’s happening October 4th from 5pm to 8pm and you can follow the Pumpkin Trail throughout the streets of downtown Muncie. The pumpkin trail will end at the Commons, with a community Pumpkin Glow and contest.
The Wall That Heals, an exhibit featuring a three-quarter size replica of the original Vietnam Veterans Memorial as well as an accompanying Mobile Education Center, will be on display Sept. 27-30 at Dietrich Park in downtown Middletown. The Wall will be open to the public from 10 a.m. Sept. 27 until 4 p.m. Sept. 30. Admission is free.
The search continues for a man police say stabbed another man to death in Muncie Monday night. They think 25 year old Brady Turner knifed Christopher Burgess Jr. during a dispute on East 15th Street. Investigators say since the attack, Turner has been seen on foot in Halteman Village walking toward Twickingham Drive, but he has yet to be apprehended.
Two people are under arrest on federal charges in Muncie but details are limited on who they are and what they’re charged with. The pair were cuffed during a sweep of locations Tuesday morning and while the arrests have been confirmed, no further information has been released as yet.
A new ArtsWalk tradition will take place this year: The inaugural Artswalk Pumpkin Trail and Glow. It’s happening October 4th from 5pm to 8pm and you can follow the Pumpkin Trail throughout the streets of downtown Muncie . The pumpkin trail will end at the Commons, with a community Pumpkin Glow and contest. Cash prizes will be awarded.
Paid leave for a veteran Muncie police officer whose home was raided and searched by the FBI more than a week ago. Jess Neal is a long time drug crime investigator and has also resigned his position in the Delaware County Prosecutor’s office where he oversaw a deferral program for people charged with minor offenses. It’s unknown what the feds were looking for in his home.
The Tobacco Free Coalition of Delaware County is announcing Jordan Moss as its new Program Director. Jordan’s office is at Little Red Door Cancer Agency, the new fiscal agent for the Tobacco Free coalition grant. Moss earned two masters’ degrees in Wellness Management and Gerontology from Ball State University, and previously worked in corporate wellness with a focus on behavioral change, program implementation and health coaching.
Hurricane Florence is blamed for at least 17 deaths; 11 in North Carolina; six in South Carolina. The storm, now a tropical depression, was slowly moving out of the Carolinas, but not before dumping record rains. Indiana Task Force 1 has been incredibly busy performing rescues down in North Carolina in the wake of Tropical Storm Florence. The team rescued over 100 people Saturday night from dangerous flood waters in New Hanover County, North Carolina.