Tag Archives: MTSU College of Media and Entertainment

Media students create university-wide mask campaign

A group of MTSU School of Journalism and Strategic Media students has seen firsthand this fall how public relations and advertising campaigns can help make a lifesaving difference to their community. Knowing that their peers, and they, were aware of — and fatigued by — COVID-19 information as they prepared to return to campus in August for fall 2020 classes, the “Safe Return Campaign team,” […]

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Chris Young celebrates opening of Chris Young Cafe

Multiplatinum entertainer and former Middle Tennessee State University student Chris Young returned to his hometown for the grand opening of a MTSU learning lab and live entertainment venue that bears his name.

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Jennifer Woodard receives 2021 John Pleas Faculty Award

Jennifer Woodard, assistant dean and associate professor in the School of Journalism and Strategic Media, received the 2021 John Pleas Faculty Award.

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Rodeo with Reba and Cody Johnson

MTSU’s Tennessee Miller Coliseum was the set for country music legend Reba McEntire and rising artist Cody Johnson’s new music video that debuted in early December for their single “Dear Rodeo,” a production supported by university students and alumni. “I knew that once they (McEntire’s team) saw the Tennessee Miller Coliseum that they would fall in love with it, and that it […]

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Students win Best Animation Short at 51st Nashville Film Festival

Animation students Tyler Aldridge, Ngoc Chi Nguyen, and Virginia Lake Petty took home the prize for best Tennessee student short at the 51st annual Nashville Film Festival. The animated short film “Cat Burglar” was created by the trio in their animation capstone classes. “The work our students do is so intense and time-consuming it takes […]

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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.

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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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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. 23.

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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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