Forge your path in East Central Indiana!

Biker crossing a bridge on the Cardinal Greenway

Ever wonder what lies beyond Muncie and Delaware County? We are part of a vibrant 10-county region with many unique amenities, great value for families, high quality of life, and growth and vision within our communities.

The new Forge Your Path website highlights the great things in our region to encourage people to live, work, and play here. Visit to discover new resources, amenities, and adventures that are within easy reach.

Residents also can be featured as ambassadors for their county. If you love living in Muncie, consider sharing what you love with visitors and prospective residents.

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East Central Indiana is the place where you can design the life YOU want to live. ECI is the place where you matter. You can make a difference here. Smaller communities mean a chance to be a part of something. It means there’s time and opportunity to chase your dreams. You can be who you want to be here and everyone is welcome. So get involved. Get inspired. Forge your path.

Office of Community Engagement’s 18-19 Annual Report

Office of Community Engagement Report Cover

OCE Annual Report 18-19 linked imageCurious about what the Ball State Office of Community Engagement was up to last year? HINT: they were busy! They’ve shared their 2018-2019 Annual Report on ISSU. Check it out!

Our 2018-2019 activities have largely focused in four areas:

  1. Deepening Ball State’s involvement in city, county, and regional initiatives;
  2. Strengthening the culture of community engagement across the university;
  3. Connecting to networks of community-engaged institutions across the nation; and
  4. Celebrating campus and community successes.

A PDF version is available for download at on Box.