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  1. Dev Team: Past First Glance

    If someone told you they love to do art, you might assume that they’re handy with a paintbrush or pencil. It may never occur to you that their medium isn’t a sketchpad or canvas, but actually, coding.   Here at the Digital Corps, our Development Team is responsible for turning content into websites and applications through […]

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  2. Coordinating the Corps, One Project Manager at a Time

    At any given moment in time, the Digital Corps is handling dozens of projects that range from building websites to producing videos. While we have a great team of staff to guide us through the process, it’s nearly impossible to expect them to remember every detail of every individual student’s progress. That’s where our Project […]

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  3. Lessons From Corps Seniors

    We’re inching towards the end of the semester when seniors are preparing to graduate and fly out of the college nest and go off on their own. Now that Portfolio Day has officially passed us by, it’s full speed ahead for seniors here at the Corps! Once they leave, they will step out into the […]

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  4. Degree Diversity at the Corps

    Have you ever walked by the Digital Corps office and wondered what it takes to work here? The Corps works on numerous projects, so when we get applications, we look for unique skills. Our team is made up of students from a range of disciplines, from the humanities to computer science.  A Learning Process  Some […]

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  5. The Minds behind Design: Creativity on the Design Team

    Last year, the Digital Corps held our annual Portfolio Day event online with both Zoom and Miro board elements. We divided the students between two Miro boards where they added their portfolio materials—their résumés, business cards, sample work, and websites—and a Zoom link, so students, staff, and alumni could network.   I remember jumping onto the […]

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  6. Remote vs. Office: The New Debate

    The age-old debate between remote and in-office work has taken a new turn in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses and organizations around the world have realized that they do not need to be in-person to function, while others have learned that they struggle without physical interaction.  Here at the Digital Corps, students and staff have […]

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  7. 2021 Summer in Review

    Here at the Digital Corps, we never stop working. Although our summer employee list tends to decrease a little bit, we still work hard throughout the summer months to produce high-quality content for our Ball State University partners.  Our teams worked tirelessly this summer on each project that came through our doors. From animation-heavy videos to thorough UX testing, our summer student […]

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  8. Video as a Medium: A Look Inside One of Today’s Most Complex Creative Platforms

    Whether it be scrolling through TikTok, seeing the latest Avengers movie, or watching the evening news, video is incorporated into almost every aspect of our daily lives. It’s hard to believe that video hasn’t been around for very long with the amount of prominence it holds in today’s society. In fact, the first television broadcast took place in 1928, not even a century ago.

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  9. Project Management with the Ball State Digital Corps

    Project management is far more than, well, managing projects. While keeping deadlines straight and ensuring that the team is working on task is important, the larger role that a project manager plays in an office is one of utmost importance. Without an effective project manager, teams can sometimes forget about their role on a project, […]

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  10. From Hollywood to Our Office

    Filmmaking takes creativity, cooperation, and technology — all of which contribute to the blockbuster movie culture we live in today. Each Summer brings new films with big thrills and even bigger budgets. . So, without further ado, the Digital Corps proudly presents: “From Hollywood to Our Office.” Here at the Digital Corps, we take inspiration […]

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