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

“It Made Me Think That in CICS We…”

Mar 01, 2021

Those are the best words to hear as a professor. We hear them quite a bit from CICS students via class discussions, reflective writings, and even posts like this on our Slack channel from CICS student Nick Clark: As I was walking around the house today, cleaning, organizing, etc., I was listening to a podcastRead More

September Social Learning Lessons

Oct 02, 2020

During this 35th year of CICS we certainly were not expecting to have to change our “special sauce”, but we have and it has been incredible. We have missed many of our events, most of which bring our alumni to campus in the Fall. There is always a special buzz when our national advisory boardRead More

Neely and Shelton Earn Opportunity for Scholarships From Women & Hi Tech

Sep 02, 2020

According to the Women & Hi Tech website: “The First-Ever Virtual Leading Light Awards and Scholarship Gala (LLAs) will be held on October 1, 2020. This signature, biennial event organized and hosted by Women & Hi Tech focuses on celebrating Indiana women in STEM – women who are risk-takers, leaders, educators, mentors, and those whoRead More

Gratitude – CICS Included in Ball State Story

Aug 10, 2020

Ball State alumni and current students share one thing in common: their gratitude for our faculty and the opportunities they provide. Keyera Contsable ’17, CICS Online student Paul Faria ’21, and Demi Vaughn ’19 share their Ball State experience and the gratitude they have for the support of talented faculty and staff. Guided by Beneficence,Read More

CICS Contributes to Ball State Description of Excellence

Aug 10, 2020

Ball State’s commitment to excellence means we commit to excel in all that we do. CICS Online student Paul Faria ’21 joins undergraduates Demi Vaughn ’19, and Jeffrey Brown ’20 to reflect on how Ball State transformed their lives through not just education, but what Ball State University stands for. We inspire pride and confidenceRead More

CICS Tells the Story of Social Responsibility for Ball State University

Aug 10, 2020

Paul Faria CICS Online ’21 and CICS Online faculty member Anna Stumpf each describe their own roles, as well as the role of Ball State University, in promoting social responsibility in our community. By learning and growing together, our students, faculty, alumni, and supporters embrace a bright future where you can thrive. We’re about moreRead More

Our Commitment to Inclusion

Aug 10, 2020

When Ball State University wants to tell the story of emphasis on inclusion as part of campus culture, LaJoi Robinson CICS Online ’21, Paul Faria CICS Online ’21, and CICS Online faculty member Anna Stumpf discuss the culture of inclusiveness at Ball State and how it elevates their educational experience.

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