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TTU Finalizing Master Plan Update For Board Approval

Tennessee Tech reviewing its final draft to update its 2014 master plan for the Board of Trustees to consider come March. Capital Projects and Planning Director Jim Cobb said the university has been working on the revisions since fall 2019. “THEC requires us to revisit or redo the master plan every 10 years, and this 2014 plan that I mentioned ... Read More »

TTU Teacher Education Sees Stabilized Enrollment, Down From 10 Years Ago

Tennessee Tech’s prospective teacher enrollment has stabilized over the last few years, but remains down from a decade ago. Office of Teacher Education Director Amy Brown said that their undergraduate numbers used to sit around a 300-student average. She said they now sit around a 200-hundred student average. She said she attributes that to potential education students looking at money. ... Read More »

Cookeville To Consider Tennessee Tech Partnership, Will Continue Conversations

A potential partnership between the city of Cookeville and Tennessee Tech University for Tucker stadium upgrades, but how would that work? City Manager James Mills said that should the council decide to financially commit, there are several options. He said that could be anything such as bond issues, general fund payments, or some kind of usage agreement. “We’ve not gotten ... Read More »

Tech President Oldham Asks Cookeville For Partnership On Stadium

Tennessee Tech President Phil Oldham asked the Cookeville City Council to consider helping with renovations to Tucker Stadium. Oldham met with council members Tuesday during a work session to talk about stadium plans and entranceway plans for along Willow Avenue. Oldham said that the two projects are made-to-order as something substantial and worth a partnership. “We always want to partner ... Read More »

TTU Cybersecurity Team Places 3rd In International Event

Tennessee Tech’s Cybersecurity Center has brought home 3rd place from an international cybersecurity competition. 16 teams competed in an offensive competition to hack a fictional company’s network. Graduate student and Team Captain Kaitlyn Carroll said the three-day event includes realistic websites, social medias and staged character interactions. “You get to interact with these fictional CEO’s and higher ups in the ... Read More »

TTU Students Return To Cookeville For Spring Semester

Tennessee Tech returns from Christmas break ready to begin its spring semester. Some schools changed openings due to the recent COVID variant surge. Chief Communication Officer Karen Lykins said Tech compared its date to others to make a decision “Most people did not change that are in our sphere of colleagues,” Lykins said. “It’s just that they had a original ... Read More »

TTU Cybersecurity Team Competing In International Weekend Event

Tennessee Tech Cybersecurity Students will be competing at an international level this weekend. A six-student team secured a wildcard spot in the Global Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition International Finals. Eric Brown is the Cybersecurity Education Research and Outreach Center Assistant Director. “It’s a testament to their own work ethic and ambition that they have to develop the additional skills that ... Read More »