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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 …

MTSU officially announced and celebrated the name of the College of Media and Entertainment, formerly the college of Mass Communication, during an event with faculty and alumni at Broadcast Music Industry Terrace on Tuesday night. University President Sidney McPhee joined media and entertainment Dean, Ken Paulson, in introducing the name change and explaining the thought process …

In an effort to modernize the college, what was formerly MTSU’s College of Mass Communication is now the College of Media and Entertainment. This change, effective August 2015, was “long over due” according to Media and Entertainment dean, Ken Paulson, who believes the rebranding will better represent the college. “Mass Communications isn’t what we are anymore,” Paulson …