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College of Media and Entertainment


Photo Courtesy of the College of Media and Entertainment A presentation meant to encourage students to take advantage of the free New York Times subscription offered by MTSU will take place in the Bragg Media and Entertainment Building on March 29th. The presentation, sponsored by the College of Media and Entertainment, will include a student …

Story by Kristina Kincer / Contributing Writer Photo courtesy of Flickr By the end of September, all students, faculty and staff will have access to Lynda.com, a self-teaching educational website with videos offering users the ability to learn skills at their own pace. “In the spring and early summer of 2016, we put together a contract …

Photo by Val Hoeppner, Director for the Center for Innovation in Media The Center for Innovation in Media, in partnership with the MTSU College of Media and Entertainment, hosted the second annual Innovation J-Camp last week, providing high school students with hands-on multimedia training. J-Camp, a five-day immersive journalism workshop, teaches high school students valuable …

Southern Literary Festival 2016

History is in the making this year — no, we’re not talking about the presidential election. For the first time in its 79-year run, MTSU is hosting the 2016 Southern Literary Festival this weekend, March 24-26. MTSU only just registered to become a member school two years ago. “We are beginning to be recognized as …

Alex Nagey

Alexander “Alex” Nagy, longtime journalism professor and former dean of MTSU’s School of Mass Communication (now Media and Entertainment), died Sunday, Jan. 17, at Tennessee State Veterans Home in Murfreesboro. He was 90. Nagy came to MTSU in 1980 as a professor in the School of Mass Communication after five years as the founding chairman of the …

Rebecca Wells, author of the critically acclaimed series Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, always had stories to tell, even if she claimed they were not hers. Wells was the product of a union between an alcoholic Catholic mother and a Baptist father, who had to shelf his own religion for the Catholic Church. Born …