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Tech In Early Stages Of Planning For Tucker Stadium’s Future

Tennessee Tech Officials are planning for the future of Tucker Stadium. A Tennessee Tech football alumni group heard of plans during the weekend to rebuild the stadium. News and Communications Director Joe Fisher said in a statement given Monday, that timeline and cost specifics are not ready at this time. “We are in the very early stages of discussions and ... Read More »

Stock Market Has Strong Comeback, But Could See Some Volatility In Future

A Tennessee Tech professor says that the stock market up 14 percent since the start of last year is indicative of a comeback in money flow after COVID. Dean of Tennessee Tech’s College of Business Thomas Payne said that this is due to consumerism driving the economy. “Folks are spending again that’s coming back,” Payne said. “Also it is a ... Read More »

TTU Wins Governor’s Award Environmental Stewardship For Building Green

Tennessee Tech has been named one of this year’s Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award winner for building green. University Sustainability Manager Delayne Miller said the new lab science building contributed to the award. Miller said the facility was certified by the U.S. Green Building Council for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. “This building is our first LEED certified building that ... Read More »

Tech Announces Broadcasting Veteran As News And Communication Director

Tennessee Tech has announced Joe Fisher as its News and Communications Director. Fisher brings more than four decades of experience, working most recently as director of broadcasting for Vanderbilt Athletics. Fisher said his mission is to take the stories from Tech to another level of recognition. “I’m just looking forward to trying to finding a way to enhance and reach ... Read More »

Tennessee Tech Selects Its First Female Student Trustee

Tennessee Tech’s first-ever female student trustee said she wants to promote accessibility and diversity on campus. Hannah Willis is a doctoral student in exception learning, and has previously served as a Senator for Tech’s Student Government Association. Willis said the opportunity means a lot to her as she wants to give a voice to all Tech students. “Being the first ... Read More »

Tech Students Push To Show Cookeville Is Tennessee’s College Town

Tennessee Tech is making a social media push to label Cookeville as Tennessee’s college town. Communications and Marketing Office Intern Morgan Lee said that she and a group of students were hired to create a video series highlighting their favorite things to do. Lee said over two days the group narrowed down what diverse activities they want to show off. ... Read More »

WCTE PBS Announces New Director Of Developing And Marketing

WCTE has announced the hiring of its new Director of Developing and Marketing, Susan Luna-Hazelwood. In her new position, Luna-Hazelwood will oversee all fundraising operations for WCTE, such as philanthropy, corporate giving, individual giving and fundraising events. A Tennessee Tech grad and Cookeville native, Luna-Hazelwood is coming from Nashville where she spent five years as Senior Director of Individual Giving ... Read More »

Dekalb School System Partners With Tech To Find Local Teachers

The Dekalb County School System is partnering with Tennessee Tech to train teachers for the classroom. Director of Schools Patrick Cripps said Tech reached out and the system was more than interested in participating in the Grow Your Own program. Cripps said this program is a huge benefit being in a rural area. “There’s a, I would hate to say ... Read More »

TTU Summer Program Sending 40 Kids Home With New Bikes

Tennessee Tech’s Elinor Ross Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School is sending 40 kids in need home with a new bike. Executive Director Janet Isbell said the school is a six week summer literacy and enrichment program for K-4 aged kids on free and reduced lunch. Isbell said community support made this idea a reality. “I just got to thinking, what ... Read More »

Baxter and TTU Celebrating 105th Birthday After Last Year’s Cancellation

Baxter and Tennessee Tech are getting the chance to celebrate their 105th birthday, after the event was cancelled last year. Baxter Beautification Chair Jeanie Lee said on July 1 that leaders for the school and city will speak about history and the current community. Lee said this is a time for pride and reflection on what makes Baxter a special ... Read More »