Regardless of your journey, Every path needs thought leadership.

Welcome to EveryPath, the CICS student-led platform. With EveryPath, you can expect to get updates on the program, hear about the work of current students, and see highlights of CICS alumni across the country. Challenge yourself by engaging with others in the industry, learning more about relevant topics, and discussing ideas with potential colleagues.

Here you’ll find:

  • Thought Leadership for professionals looking to learn and grow  
  • Opportunities to connect with current CICS students and alumni
  • Inspiration for both professional and personal growth

Eddie Metzger Named CICS 2020 Student of The Year

Jul 21, 2020

In the virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020, CICS Director, Dr. Dennis Trinkle, introduced the 2019 CICS student of the Year as he spoke stating that the student of the year returns to speak the following year. Had we been in a room, we likely would have seen the faces of the entireRead More

Cronk Recognized as CICS Trailblazer of the Year

Jul 21, 2020

When deciding on this year’s graduating class awards, there was some discussion on marking the 2020 graduation with an honor that would be reminiscent of the challenges and chaos this class experienced, which were really unique to the thirty-four years of CICS. Dr. Dennis Trinkle, Director of the Center for Information and Communication Sciences, describesRead More

Four with 4.0 Recognized at CICS Graduation Ceremony

Jul 21, 2020

Earning a top ranked graduate degree in just eleven months is hard. Earning that degree in the middle of a pandemic when the cohort is such a vital part of the success of the thirty four year old program is a bigger challenge than most would want to take on. But, to do all ofRead More

CICS Names Duo as “Team Players of the Year”

Jul 21, 2020

There is sweet irony in the fact that the 2020 Team Player of the Year award, voted on by the CICS graduating class, was a tie at this year’s CICS Virtual Graduation Ceremony. It was likely no surprise to anyone when the names of Sudha Gayathri and Dion Utt were read aloud to recognize themRead More

CICS Names Lionel Somé Researcher of the Year

Jul 21, 2020

At the CICS Virtual Graduation for the Class of 2020, student awards kicked off with awarding Lionel Somé with the Researcher of the Year award. In September of 2019, Lionel wrote a LinkedIn Article “Getting started with an AWS IoT Enterprise Button” with a surprising amount of information and detail for any level of experience.Read More

CICS Has Virtual Success in Celebrating 2020 Graduates

Jul 21, 2020

It would make sense that a program at the intersection of technology, communication, business and leadership would have high standards for their first virtual graduation ceremony. The good news is that those expectations were exceeded on Saturday, July 18th as the Class of 2020 received their degrees, traditional CICS pins, heard from their Dean andRead More

Waxing Poetic About the Opportunity to Publish

Jul 10, 2020

The story of three CICS students working on a class assignment and finding themselves published in a journal is a great one. Have you heard it? We aren’t fishing for compliments, this happened. In the Center for Information and Communication Sciences, though, having our grad students published happens more often than one may expect. That’sRead More

CICS Sponsors Free Virtual IT Leadership Lab

Jul 02, 2020

The Ball State Center for Information and Communication Sciences is pleased to provide, for free, a timely and important webinar on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 at 1:30pm, lasting 90 minutes. This opportunity will benefit CIOs, senior IT professionals and emerging leaders in the IT space as they prepare for Q4. Much like the first halfRead More