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Ball State University in Muncie, IN

Ball State University in Muncie, IN

Top-ranked academic programs make Ball State University one of the best in the Midwest. Ball State has grown into a world-class university with highly respected programs in education, architecture, business, communications, fine arts, sciences and humanities, and the...

Pawnee, IN…the real Muncie?

Pawnee, IN…the real Muncie?

Pawnee, Indiana is the fictional setting for the TV show, Parks and Recreation. Parks and Recreation premiered on NBC in 2009 and ran for 7 seasons with 124 episodes.  The show follows the adventures of the local parks and recreation department employees, led by...

Middletown Studies

Middletown Studies

In the 1920s, Robert and Helen Lynd led a team of sociologists in a study of a typical middle-American community. The Lynds chose Muncie as the locale for their field research, although they never specifically identified it as "Middletown" the fictional name of the...

Bob Ross Tickets and Special Hotel Rates

Bob Ross Tickets and Special Hotel Rates

The Bob Ross Experience From an unassuming public television studio in Muncie, IN, Bob Ross inspired generations of viewers with his soft-spoken voice and pallet knife. While “The Joy of Painting” is popular around the world, many people do not realize much of the...

David Letterman connection with Ball State University

David Letterman connection with Ball State University

Another famous alumni of Ball State University is late-night talk show legend, David Letterman. Letterman was born in Indianapolis and graduated from Ball State in 1969. Letterman launched his career in radio on the Ball State radio station WBST and later WAGO AM 570....

Why Garfield the Cat?

Why Garfield the Cat?

The question is often asked why Garfield is used on the Muncie Visitors Bureau logo. The answer is quite simple…Jim Davis, the creator of Garfield. Jim Davis was born and raised in neighboring Grant County. He attended Ball State University where he studied art and...

The Ball Family

The Ball Family

- In 1887, the Ball family moved its glass manufacturing business from Buffalo, NY to Muncie. Ball Brothers Glass Company became one of America’s best known manufacturers of canning jars. The Ball family purchased most of the land along the north bank of the White...

History of Muncie

History of Muncie

- Over the years Muncie has been defined by 2 things, the history of the community and Ball State University. These have helped shape the community, physically and culturally. The area has a rich heritage of Native American culture which slowly developed into what the...

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Muncie, Indiana 47305
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