Possum’s widow shares stories with songwriting students

Typical college courses end in a flurry of projects, guest speakers, presentations and final papers as students and professors gather all they need to wind up a semester.

PR students champion First Amendment with campaign

Dr. Hanna Park’s Public Relations 4740 class implemented a campaign fall semester to promote student knowledge, interest and engagement in the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment.

Beverly Keel. Photo compliments of Nashville Business Journal.

Beverly Keel named new college dean

Beverly Keel, chair of our top-ranked Department of Recording Industry, will take the reins of the university’s College of Media and Entertainment as its new dean, University Provost Mark Byrnes announced to campus on Oct. ...

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Faculty and former students again nab Grammy noms

College of Media and Entertainment graduates and former students are back in the headlines again with recognition for their music-industry work in multiple genres on the highest level: nominations for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards.

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Baldwin exhibit celebrates Cowart’s work capturing human resiliency

Photographer, artist, entrepreneur and MTSU alumnus Jeremy Cowart returns to campus on Nov. 25 to discuss his photos capturing human resiliency in the wake of catastrophes that are part of a new exhibit at the university’s celebrated Baldwin Photographic Gallery.

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Students work 53rd CMA Awards’ red carpet, telecast

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Thirteen students from MTSU’s Department of Media Arts honed their skills further recently by working as pre-show or telecast crew members for the 53rd annual Country Music Awards, one of the genre’s biggest events.

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Successful Klett exhibit closes in Baldwin Gallery

The Baldwin Photographic Gallery just wrapped up the exhibition Mark Klett: Ideas About Time, featuring nearly 50 works from several photographic projects created by Klett individually or collaboratively over the last 35 years. 

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Students dive into multimedia at Lens Collective

Dr. Christine Eschenfelder with the School of Journalism and Strategic Media took students Christyn Allen and Brandon Casteel to Lens Collective 2019 at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississipp, in October.

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Nashville Film Fest features College representatives

The College of Media and Entertainment was well represented at the 2019 Nashville Film Festival, scheduled for Oct. 3 through 12.

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Journalism adds new sports media options for students

The mission of the new sports media minor and concentration in the School of Journalism and Strategic Media is to offer students targeted educational and hands-on opportunities to be successful in the sports industry.

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The Slants’ Tam recalls fight for band’s trademark

Students and staff gathered in the Student Union Parliamentary Room on Sept. 24 to hear the story behind Simon Tam’s Asian-American rock band, The Slants.

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Engagefest rocks the Quad

For the fifth year in a row, the Department of Recording Industry put on its celebrated MT Engagefest in coordination with the universitywide event MT Engage Week.

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Wired For Surprise: Garth Brooks joins Keb’ Mo’ in Americana WMOT kickoff

WMOT’s 2019 AmericanaFest programming kicked off in the midst of a couple of notable anniversaries.

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Constitution Day: A day for American reflection

Signed over 200 years ago, the U.S. Constitution was the focal point for Middle Tennessee State University students and faculty on Constitution Day on Sept. 17. The event was a campuswide read aloud of the Constitution in multiple locations on campus. 

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“The Bonnaroo campus” again available to students

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee, served as a hands-on, outdoor classroom for College of Media and Entertainment students in 2019 for the sixth year in a row.

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