Day: February 23, 2016


Tech adds three graduate programs for non-tradtional students

The School of Professional Studies at Tennessee Tech University has added three new graduate programs for non-traditional students. These programs are online and designed to cater to the needs of working adults. Interdisciplinary Studies’ program director, Joe Roberts, along with Melissa Geist, Ph.D., and Thad Perry, Ph.D., founded these programs. […]


University Orchestra begins season with first Spring concert

Thursday, Feb. 18, the department of music and art’s University Orchestra performed. The performance was held in the Bryan Fine Arts building located on Tech’s campus at 7:30 p.m. Dan Allcott, professor of music, was the orchestra’s conductor. This performance was the orchestra’s first performance of the spring semester. The […]


Spam messages bombard Tech email accounts posing as IT Help

This past week, Tech students’ email accounts received emails from spam accounts posing as Tech’s IT Help Desk. Emails from a person posing to be “Frances O. Thomas” from the IT Help Desk are sent to students telling them that their account needs to have a security update within 24 […]


Women’s golf eager to begin Spring season

The Tech’s women’s golf team is predicted to finish fourth in the OVC this spring season. Golf coach Polk Brown explained that all the OVC coaches vote on where they think the teams are going to finish, and they are not allowed to vote for themselves. Tech’s predicted ranking follows […]


Tennis wins home debut against UTC

The Tennessee Tech tennis team opened up at home with a win against Chattanooga Thursday, Feb. 28. They won in convincing fashion 6-1 bringing them to a 2-2 record. “It’s nice to get the first home win,” said Kenny Doyle coach of the Golden Eagles. “We always have a competitive […]


Track team breaks school and personal best records

With women’s track season underway, many personal and school records have already been broken which will give the team further motivation for upcoming championships. Junior athlete Sarah Brandt said, “When you look at that record book, it’s like your mouth starts watering. We all think ‘I want this one.’ So […]


Tech to host local high school basketball tournaments

The Hooper Eblen Center is hosting the 2016 district 8AA and region 4AA tournaments. This is the first year since 2010 that Tennessee Tech has held postseason high school basketball tournaments. District 8AA consists of the following high schools: Upperman, Smith County, DeKalb County, Cannon County, Macon County, Livingston Academy, […]


‘Hamilton’ breaks records, defies expectations

YOU’LL BE BACK – ‘Hamilton’ made $30 million in ticket sales before opening on Broadway. “How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor, grow up to be a hero and a […]