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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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“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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Chris Young funds reno of campus entertainment venue

A new live entertainment venue on the Middle Tennessee State University campus is named the Chris Young Café to honor the multiplatinum Nashville entertainer’s continued support of his alma mater. MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, at an event on July 9 at the Country Music Association headquarters on Music Row, thanked Young for lending his […]

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MFA grad uses Nashville’s Tracking Room for project

During spring semester 2019, Jacob Keener, a graduate student in MTSU’s Recording Arts and Technologies Master of Fine Arts program, presented his final project at The Tracking Room Studio in Nashville, Tennessee. 

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Three pros added to 2019’s college Wall of Fame

Three acclaimed alumni are now part of the Wall of Fame in MTSU’s College of Media and Entertainment: archival engineer Deborah Fairchild, New York Times best-selling author Leland Gregory, and public relations and marketing executive Dwayna Haley.

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Live special celebrates WMOT’s 50th anniversary

It went live 50 years ago today as a student-run “educational radio station,” and MTSU’s WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 is still focusing on informing its audience about great music and local, national and international news.

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