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Center of Popular Music included in Tennessee Music Pathways Phase 1

MTSU’s Center for Popular Music will be among locations to be included in Phase I of the Tennessee Music Pathways, a statewide initiative that identifies, interprets, promotes and preserves well-known and lesser-known music events, locations and stories across the state.

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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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Animation students making international waves

MTSU’s animation students are racking up the international accolades.

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Recording Industry accepts $50,000 IEBA scholarship

The College of Media and Entertainment was recently selected to receive a $50,000 endowed scholarship from the International Entertainment Buyers Association’s Educational Outreach Fund.

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Baird spearheads inaugural live-event OSHA training

Middle Tennessee State University’s Department of Recording Industry hosted the inaugural OSHA 30 workshop for live event production on June 11–17.

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Hannah Park receives Ed Kimbrell teaching award

The School of Journalism honored Dr. Hannah Park with its top teaching award during the 2018 Wall of Fame Ceremony on April 20.

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NYT Pulitzer winner discusses war and its costs

The Feb. 6 Pulitzer Prize Series talk at MTSU, entitled “War and Its Costs ” kicked off in the Student Union’sParliamentary Room with a riveting video from The New York Times.

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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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Animation team produces film for autism awareness

It all began in October 2016 when Kevin McNulty, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, and Guanping Zheng, director of the Confucius Institute, were invited to Qingdao University of Science and Technology in Quingdao, China, to participate in an animation film festival to raise autism awareness.

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Songwriting nabs second ACM Lifting Lives grant

The Department of Recording Industry’s Songwriting concentration, headed by Assistant Professor Odie Blackmon, received a second $10,000 grant from the Academy of Country Music Lifting Lives Foundation.

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Chilsen forges Brazilian connections for student productions

During the summer of 2017, Media Arts Lecturer Paul Chilsen traveled with students and colleagues in Brazil.  

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“The Songwriters” rolls out nationwide in January

“The Songwriters,” a weekly TV show featuring conversations with songwriters from the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, will begin a national roll out in January 2018 on PBS.

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