The winter 2015 edition of MTSU Magazine profiles MTSU’s College of Mass Communication at a time when its multifaceted and innovative media offerings are coming of age. The College of Mass Communication consists of a Department of Recording Industry noted as one of the best in the country, a Department of Electronic Media Communication whose students and state-of-the-art …

Students from Central Magnet School’s Beta Club presented record one-time donations of nonperishable food and money to the MTSU Student Food Pantry last Thursday, following a recent food drive. In one week, Central students collected 7,000-plus cans of food and raised $2,600 to help the pantry restock its shelves. MTSU staff brought a truck to …

MTSU students in the military science program gained real-world exposure to sophisticated technology during explosive devices training last Thursday. The ROTC cadets received training in improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, from six U.S. Army Forces Command/Fort Campbell counter IED instructors and site leader Wayne St. Louis inside and outside Forrest Hall and the Forrest Hall …

MTSU has been recognized nationally for its community engagement efforts by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, being selected among 240 colleges and universities across the country to receive the 2015 Community Classification. Colleges and universities that focus on community engagement were invited to apply for the classification, first offered in 2006 as part of …

As the Tennessee General Assembly continues its 109th session, local university women will be learning how to lobby their lawmakers at a special meeting on Thursday, Feb. 12 at MTSU. The meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 101 of MTSU’s Sam Ingram Building. “Tips of the Trade: Lobbying the Hill …

A Franklin, Tennessee couple who founded a network of substance-abuse treatment clinics has funded a special scholarship that allows students from a high school in the Bahamas to attend Middle Tennessee State University. Michael and Tina Cartwright, who both attended MTSU, established a $600,000 scholarship fund to cover tuition, housing and other expenses for four Coakley …