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Grammy-winning alum’s advice to students: Graduate

LOS ANGELES — Recording Industry alumnus Torrance “Street Symphony” Esmond, honored Saturday by his alma mater as part of its events before the Grammy Awards, had three pieces of advice to current students.

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NBC News features Recording Industry’s Grammy connection

On Sunday evening, Feb. 10, the College of Media and Entertainment’s Department of Recording Industry received some well-deserved recognition via the news media just hours before the Grammys aired live on network television. Kate Snow, weekend anchor for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, aired a two-minute and 13-second segment highlighting the Department of Recording […]

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C-SPAN bus pulls into Media and Entertainment lot

MTSU students and community leaders spent part of their day Jan. 16 surrounded by communication wizardry aboard the C-SPAN Bus.

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Alum heads legendary Hendrix NYC studio

When Lee Foster, a native of Smithville, Tennessee, was a senior in the Department of Recording Industry, he landed a three-month, unpaid internship at Electric Lady studios in New York.

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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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“Hope in all things” encapsulates the feel of Feinstein photo exhibit

  Beginning January 28, the Baldwin Photographic Gallery presents photographic works by Gloria Baker Feinstein.

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Change the Conversation focuses on country music’s gender inequality

About 300 people gathered at Change the Conversation’s event on Tuesday, Jan. 22, to hear nationally known journalists Ann Powers, Jewly Hight and Marissa Moss explore issues of gender inequality in country music and the media.

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Oscar-nominated co-director of RBG on campus in March

MTSU will host a conversation with Oscar-nominated Julie Cohen, co-director of RBG, the critically and commercially acclaimed film on the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, on March 18.

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WMOT Roots Radio launches ‘pop-up’ live music series

WMOT-FM Roots Radio 89.5 hosted its first Pop-Up Show at the Walnut House in Murfreesboro on Friday, Dec. 7. This show was open to WMOT members and their guests.

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Student learn hands-on flair at CMAs

Students from the College of Media and Entertainment went behind-the-scenes at the 52nd Country Music Association Awards in November 2018 to learn from the media professionals staging one of the industry’s biggest award telecasts.

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Dialogue on Fire explores social injustice

Tom Neff’s striking work is featured in the new exhibit in Baldwin Photographic Gallery.

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