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Career Services Offers Resume Tips

Career Services is preparing Tech students for the one thing that could make or break them in their career prospects. When the time comes to apply for jobs, every student will have to submit a resume, and they may not know how to properly prepare one.  “Everybody thinks the way […]

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Tech Students Gain Valuable Experience Abroad

Students from Tech had the chance to experience healthcare abroad this summer when eight nursing students and one business student traveled overseas to spend 30 days in Finland. These students spent time in a classroom setting, in hands-on simulation experiences and touring the streets of Russia and Finland. Jenny Maffett, […]

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B.o.B tells of his biggest challenge, greatest influences as a musician

For the first time, Chiddy Bang was the opening act for B.o.B at Tuesday night’s second concert in the SOLO Concert Series at the Hooper Eblen Center. B.o.B, a mainstream hip-hop songwriter, performer and producer, headlined the concert. B.o.B has performed on multiple college campuses in Tennessee, including East Tennessee […]

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New dining options stir up mixed reactions

Two new dining options on campus this fall come with a side of students’ mixed emotions. Food Services now offers Au Bon Pain and Yan Can Cook as dining alternatives for students. Au Bon Pain, located in the front lobby of the Angelo and Jennette Volpe Library, is comparable to […]

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Tennessee Parks and Greenway Foundation offers Cummins Falls guided hikes

The Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation is striving to save Cummins Falls in Jackson County. This is the largest privately owned waterfall in the state, and is located 20 minutes outside the Cookeville city limits. The Foundation offers guided hikes the first Saturday of every month to give people a […]

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Tech requires new vaccine for students

A new vaccine requirement has been put in effect for Tech students by the Tennessee Board of Regents. Effective July 1, 2011, all new full-time Tech students— both freshman and transfer students— are required to receive the Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine prior to beginning classes. Students were given a seven-day […]

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Tech students least likely to default on loans

As the national student debt rises steadily higher, Tech graduates are managing to avoid the burden of massive student loans. CNBC recently reported that America’s student loan debt is growing at a rate of $2,853.88 per second. At this pace, it will surpass $1 trillion in 2012. According to an […]

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Semester starts with construction underway

Several construction projects are going on throughout campus, some small enough that they do not affect students and activities and some so large that they displace students, classrooms, meeting areas and offices.   Henderson Hall, Derryberry Hall, South Patio, Tech Village, and a number of other areas are being renovated. […]

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Philanthropies week shortened

Those in the Greek community are adjusting their calendars from allowing weeklong philanthropic events to now give only two days for each organization. The first greek organizations to plan under this new rule are Kappa Sigma with their South Seas events on Sept. 21 and 22 and Sigma Alpha Epsilon […]

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Tech Activities Board Partnership Encourages Pregame Festivities

A new co-sponsorship between the Tech Activities Board and TTU Athletics has changed the way students can experience Golden Eagle football this fall. Newly implemented TAB tailgates are encouraging students to be a part of a movement making Stadium Drive the place to be before home football games. Each home […]