Tag Archives: MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee

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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WMOT Roots Radio celebrates 50th anniversary with live special

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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Media students enjoy ACM Awards opportunity

College of Media and Entertainment students and faculty got some behind-the scenes instruction at rehearsals before the April 7 Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.

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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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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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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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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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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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College alum is MTSU Distinguished Alumnus

Nashville native Eddie Gossage, who is in his 21st year as the only president and general manager of Texas Motor Speedway, said he “was kind of surprised” when informed he is this year’s MTSU Distinguished Alumnus recipient.

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MTSU honors Alicia Warwick at 57th GRAMMY Awards

MTSU honored Alicia Warwick, executive director of The Recording Academy’s Nashville chapter, at a Feb. 7 event in downtown Los Angeles as part of the university’s second-annual outreach during the GRAMMY Awards.

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