Month: February 2020


Event planning and management minor added course catalog

Tech officials added an event planning and management minor to the course catalog this semester.   Communication professor Dr. Colleen Mestayer noticed a surge of interest in event planning and after she successfully work-shopped the class last semester, the board of trustees approved it as an official minor.   “It […]

News On campus

BCM Coffee Cart brightens Mondays

Coffee Cart showed the love of Christ and kicked off its spring semester on Centennial Plaza Jan. 27.   Members of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry handed out free coffee and breakfast treats from 8 to10 a.m. on Monday and plan to keep the tradition going, said BCM outreach team leader […]


Advise to sanitize

Tech officials responded to a request for more hand sanitizer stations on campus and installed additional stations in the Roaden University Center.   “We have seen an uptick in requests to purchase those,” Tech’s Chief of Communications Officer Karen Lykins said.   Lykins confirmed hand sanitizer stations are in high […]


Oldham discusses flat rates for full-time students

President Phil Oldham discussed the possibility of consolidating all mandatory fees and establishing a flat rate, a non-varying charge, for full-time students at this semester’s Chat with the President.   “We are in the process now of really restructuring our tuition and fee management on campus. Hopefully, making it a […]


Board of trustees recommends bonus and raise for Oldham

Members of the board of trustees executive committee Tuesday recommended President Phil Oldham receive a 1.012% salary increase and $14,215 bonus.   If approved by the full board in March, Oldham’s salary would be about $350,000.   “I feel like the president has had a good performance … I would […]