Day: October 8, 2010

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Tech retains personalization for growing enrollment

“Cookeville, Tenn. is the epitome of a college town,” Robert Hodum, enrollment management executive director, said. The Admissions Office focuses on recruiting prospective students who are interested in Tech for its academic reputation, comfort and affordability. “It’s all about college fit,” Alexis Pope, admissions assistant director, said. “Does a student […]

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Professor offers insight on freshman 15

Commonly known as the Freshman 15, weight gain is common across college campuses nationwide.Gaining extra weight is a battle college students fight every meal. “Two out of every three adults are overweight,” said Jean Barfield, exercise science, physical education, and wellness associate professor . Lifestyle habits can help maintain a […]

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Interest sparks for Tech Times

Tech Times is the only user-fueled communication vehicle on campus, making it a valuable resource for students. Tech Times, an electronic newsletter, is e-mailed out as a way to share information about events and announcements that relate to the student body. All enrolled students receive the newsletter. “Before, there was […]

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Balloon art benefits children’s museum

Scientists and artists joined together Wednesday to create multi-balloon sculptures and provide hands-on science demonstrations at Tech’s Millard Oakley Stem Center.Balloons Around the World celebration is an international event in its 11th year. Locally hosted at Tech’s STEM Center, this event took place Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Admission […]

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Study abroad: a good tool for independence

The admission of international students at Tech never stops. Tech always focuses on international education and cross-cultural experience, which accounts for a great number of international students within the University, according to Charles Wilkerson, Office of International Students Affairs director.”We have about 500 applicants,” Wilkerson said. “We get more for […]

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Commercial unleashed

The commercial that the marketing department has been working on as part of the new marketing campaign is complete, airing on cable channels and available on YouTube.The storyboards, planning and creation of the commercial was an in-house project by the design department creative team who partnered with James Mabery, a […]