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College makes connections in lead-up to Grammys

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — College of Media and Entertainment students and faculty connected with Southern California MTSU alumni and recording industry executives Friday, Feb. 8, on the first full day of festivities before the 61st annual Grammy Awards.

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Seven alumni up for Grammys in February

Seven talented MTSU alumni are nominated for Grammys this year in the categories of rap, gospel, American roots and country.

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Nic Dugger, Media Arts grad, recognized as university distinguished alumnus

For the second year in a row, a graduate of the College of Media and Entertainment has been named an MTSU Distinguished Alumnus.

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College Wall of Fame inducts three prestigious alumni

Three accomplished alumni were inducted into the College of Media and Entertainment’s Wall of Fame on Friday, April 20, during the annual awards ceremony held in the Student Union Ballroom.

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Students get experience ‘beyond … wildest dreams’

LAS VEGAS — As the clock ticked to showtime for the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 15, Pete Fisher reflected on his journey from Middle Tennessee State University student to CEO of one of music’s biggest events.

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Alumna Carla Moore is author and HBO powerhouse

Carla Moore, College of Media and Entertainment alumna and vice president of Sales Strategy and Education for Home Box Office (HBO) in New York, recently authored a book entitled “Crash! Leading Through the Wreckage: Using Personal Power to Transform Your Leadership.”

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Alumnus Wright moves up at Universal Music Group

Recording Industry alumnus Brian Wright was recently named Universal Music Group (UMG) executive vice president of A&R. The promotion follows his tenure as the label’s senior vice president of A&R.

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Alumnus Luke Laird signs with Sony/ATV

Luke Laird, a 2001 alumnus of the Department of Recording Industry, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Creative Nation.

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Alumna nabs a slew of international writing awards

An alumna of the MTSU Media and Communication M.S. program recently received a number of awards within the media and communications industries.

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Keel chats with band Secret Sisters during Grammy week

The Secret Sisters, an Americana duo that includes MTSU alumna Laura Rogers, was honored by the College of Media and Entertainment at its annual industry event preceding the Grammy Awards, held this year in New York City.

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MTSU At Grammys 2018

MTSU students pitch in for MusiCares at the Grammys

NEW YORK — Middle Tennessee State University was out front Friday, Jan.26, as Fleetwood Mac was honored as this year’s Person of the Year by MusiCares, the centerpiece charitable event of the Grammys.

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Recording Industry alums get Grammy nominations

MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry has two more alumni Grammy nods to add to its already impressive list.

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