Day: September 18, 2014


Purple Pride introduced to Cookeville preschoolers

Awesome Eagle poses with children at the TTU Child Development Lab playground As part of a grassroots marketing campaign for Tech Athletics, the Athletic Marketing and Promotions team, along with Awesome Eagle and members of the Cheer and Dance teams have been visiting community daycare facilities to educate and energize […]


Internet Outages affect campus productivity, Frontier fixes connectivity

On Tuesday, the Internet at Tennessee Technological University went down around noon. Frontier Communications fixed the situation by 10 p.m.  “How can this happen? I had organic chemistry homework due and was not able to get it done because the stupid Internet did not work,” pre-pharmacy major Ashley Barnes said. […]


Street Preachers Return to South Patio

For the fourth time in three years, South Patio was home to evangelical speakers John McGlone and Josh Yeshua from Pinpoint Evangelism. The displayed open-air preaching elicited different responses from students.  “We just preach the truth and we take the gospel of Jesus Christ where it belongs: in the streets,” […]


Career Services plans for upcoming Oct. Career Fair

Career Services is heralding in its semiannual career day with workshops this week that will prepare students for possible job opportunities. Tech’s Career Services will host two events leading up to the career fair on Oct. 2. A resume workshop will be held during dead hour Tuesday in Johnson Hall […]


Flight Plan sets out to increase freshman retention

Tennessee Tech is continuing its efforts to ensure that freshmen are consistently attending their classes through the Flight Path initiative.  Flight Path was implemented in Fall 2013 and designed to combat chronic absenteeism. It is part of a larger effort by the university to improve retention. However, there is no conclusive […]


Cookeville highlighted in ‘Cookevegas’ app

Cookeville native and Tech graduate Daniel Sutton has designed Cookeville’s first app called Cookevegas, which offers many features to locals such as deals, entertainment, shopping and event listings. Cookevegas was originally planned to be a community-based website before being converted into an interactive app for Apple and Google Play users […]


Neon Trees to take stage in Hoop Tuesday

Neon Trees After postponing dates from their upcoming fall tour, Neon Trees will still be coming to the Hooper Eblen Center on Tuesday at 8 p.m. for the S.O.L.O. concert hosted by Tennessee Tech University.    The band thought it would have to cancel those dates after bassist Branden Campbell had […]


Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity issued cease, desist memorandum by University

Fraternity Pi Kappa Phi has been issued a cease and desist order on unnamed alleged risk management violation charges.  Events such as philanthropic projects, community service, intramurals, fundraisers and gatherings with and without alcohol are prohibited for an indefinite amount of time. The fraternity can still hold meetings as a […]


College of Human Ecology unveils new concentration

COOKEVILLE– Tennessee Tech University is the first college in the state of Tennessee to offer Child Life as a concentration through the College of Agriculture and Human Ecology beginning fall of 2014. As of fall 2014, the School of Human Ecology is now offering a concentration in child life. Although […]


Tennessee “Almost” Technological University

Tennessee Tech prides itself on being one of the best and most affordable colleges in the state, yet we can’t keep a solid Wi-Fi signal.  I’ve lived in New Hall North and Ellington and currently reside in Tech Village and can safely say that the Internet on campus is less […]