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New photo exhibit tied to regional conference at MTSU

In conjunction with the Society for Photographic Education 2014 regional conference, the Baldwin Photographic Gallery is featuring the works of Huger Foote and Michael Peven until Oct. 17.

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Where journalism meets the road

For the second year in a row, a group of journalism students took to the road in Associate Professor Leon Alligood’s summer feature writing class.

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MTSU students cover world-celebrated Bonnaroo

MTSU students John Coulston and Kimi Thompson enjoyed the 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., from a unique vantage point.

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Spring Fed Records adds to CPM repertoire

The Center for Popular Music has acquired another priceless set of recordings that preserve the musical offerings of the U.S. South.

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Three cheers for three top faculty and staff members

Three College of Mass Communication employees have been recognized for outstanding service to MTSU and the community.

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Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame inducts six

Representing excellence in newspaper, television and radio news, six veteran journalists were inducted into the second class of the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame before a capacity crowd in August at Murfreesboro’s Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center.

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Pat Embry is new director of Seigenthaler Chair

Longtime Midstate journalist Pat Embry has been selected as the new director of MTSU’s John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies.

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Keel in first class of Women in Music City Awards

MTSU professor Beverly Keel, chair of the Department of Recording Industry, has been named among the winners of The Nashville Business Journal’s inaugural Women in Music City Awards.

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Hoeppner takes over Center for Innovation in Media

When Stephen Foust announced his retirement as director of the Center for Innovation in Media, he left big shoes to fill. Stepping into them is journalist Val Hoeppner.

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SIGGRAPH enjoys an MTSU energy infusion

MTSU’s College of Mass Communication is a hub for digital animation, teaching students how to bring their ideas to life in motion pictures, video games, motion graphics and more.

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Digital sign to transform Wall of Fame, thanks to students

The College of Mass Communication Wall of Fame is getting a digital makeover.

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Caccetta and Match Records drop EP “Cheers”

Match Records artist Luke Caccetta recently celebrated the launch of his debut album Cheers with a series of promotional performances across Middle Tennessee. Match Records is MTSU’s student-run artist development and recording studio.

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Recording Industry students “Shure” are winners

Four seniors in the Department of Recording Industry were presented in May with $11,000 worth of microphone and studio equipment as the grand-prize winners of Shure Inc.’s  “Fantastic Scholastic Recording Competition.”

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EMC alum opens new headquarters, gives back

When you ask Nic Dugger how much the Department of Electronic Media’s TV truck meant to him while a student at MTSU, he responds with a letter he wrote to the world the night he thought he would never see “Old Blue” again.

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Industry insiders get a “First Look” at EMC student talent

MTSU’s Department of Electronic Media Communication held its second annual “First Look” media festival at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville on May 8. 

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An April 25 concert with an Appalachian flair

Anne MacFie, a folksinger/songwriter/storyteller from eastern Kentucky, will visit Mass Comm on April 25 to present a lunchtime concert at the Center for Popular Music.

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Wall of Fame adds three alumni; Lee honored

The College of Mass Communication honored both students and alumni at the annual Wall of Fame and Student Awards ceremony on March 28.

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Mass Comm and Bonnaroo forge rockin’ partnership

A new partnership is in the works between the College of Mass Communication and Bonnaroo.

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Alum Phil Williams wins third Peabody

Mass Comm journalism graduate Phil Williams has won his third George Foster Peabody Award.

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Mass Comm students rock the Tennessee AP awards

Students and faculty from the School of Journalism and Department of Electronic Media Communication are celebrating after attending the recent Tennessee Associated Press College Awards banquet in Nashville.

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Luke Laird shares some GRAMMY-winning tips

Recording Industry alumnus, GRAMMY winner and hit songwriter Luke Laird shared his tips for music success when he spoke April 2 in the Mass Communication Building.

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O’Brien found her voice on issues of diversity

Award-winning broadcaster Soledad O’Brien delivered the keynote address in March for MTSU’s National Women’s History Month celebration at the Student Union Ballroom.

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PR vs. Journalism: Rematch drew a crowd on April 8

Meg Downey, recently retired managing editor of The Tennessean, and Andrew Maraniss, partner in McNeely, Pigott and Fox, shared the podium for the second annual “PR vs. Journalism: Five Things I Hate about …” debate on Tuesday, April 8.

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