Month: April 2020

News On campus

Services across campus make changes due to coronavirus concerns

RESIDENTIAL LIFE Residential Life officials sent out an email March 12 informing students living in the residence halls that they must return to their permanent homes by March 15. International students, athletes with on-campus obligations and students who cannot return to their permanent homes were able to apply for permission […]

News Politics

Tech professor pushing education legislature

State legislators tabled a proposed bill requiring social health courses be taught in Tennessee middle schools until June due to the coronavirus pandemic. The bill is sponsored by Sen. Paul Bailey, R-Sparta, in the Senate, and Rep. Ryan Williams, R-Cookeville, in the House. Elizabeth Ramsey, an associate professor of family […]

News On campus

Tech President approves pass/fail grading option

Tech President Phil Oldham decided undergraduate students with extenuating circumstances may apply to designate a course pass/fail this semester, according to information released by TTU News late Friday. The “grade accommodation” opportunity comes the week Tech students resumed classes online after school officials extended spring break to two weeks because […]