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

Three Online CICS Graduates Recognized for 4.0 GPA

Jul 26, 2021

Earning a top ranked graduate degree online in five semesters while working full time is especially hard. Earning that degree in the middle of a pandemic when the world is a constant distraction is a bigger challenge than most would want to take on. But, to do all of this with a perfect 4.0 GPARead More

Nouhan and Womack Recognized for 4.0 GPA

Jul 26, 2021

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

Christopher Nouhan Named CICS Student of the Year

Jul 26, 2021

As the 2020-2021 Cohort took the graduation stage on July 24, 2021, the feedback had been collected from the students and faculty regarding the outstanding CICS student. In an overwhelming response from students as well as a unanimous vote from CICS faculty, Christopher Nouhan received the special designation of Student of the Year. Christopher isRead More

Students Achieve Scholarly Publication

Jun 15, 2021

CICS is proud to note that the May 2021 edition of the IEEE Future Directions includes a scholarly article written by students Christopher Nouhan, Noah Scott, and James Womack. The article, Emergent Role of Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education, was written with the encouragement and support of Dr. Steve Jones. IEEE, pronounced “Eye-triple-E,” stands forRead More

A Look at How and Why CICS Develops Generalists

Feb 26, 2021

Ball State Center of Information and Communication Sciences Professor and Founder of the Program Dr. Ray Steele believes that CICS’ uniqueness lies in its hybrid and nimble nature. “We are not about narrow specialization because it changes very often. We teach our people how to learn in a frenetic world, how to look at problemRead More

CIO/CTO Advanced Certificate Program

Jan 11, 2021

The Ball State Center for Information and Communication Sciences in partnership with the Indy CIO Network is offering an advanced certificate for CIO/CTOs. Seats are limited for this program. Dr. Dennis Trinkle co leads this program with Jeff Ton. Dennis is the Director of the Center of Information and Communication Sciences at Ball State University;Read More

Meet CICS

Oct 15, 2020

Here you will learn more about Ball State’s Center for Information and Communication Science’s masters program. The information below will cover the campus based program for those early career students interested in the in-person campus based program that can be completed in as little as 11 months. For the online program, designed for students withRead 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