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Counseling Center Hosts Support Groups

Tech’s Counseling Center is holding a support group for coping with current events every Friday from 10-11 a.m. in RUC Room 387. “There is a lot going on in the lives of our students personally, but there is a lot going on in the world that could really impact their […]

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Chemistry Students Receive Prestigious Award

Tech chemistry students, Courtney LaPointe and Rebecca Firth, received a prestigious Student Leadership Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) in 2021-22, respectively. Along with being an award recipient, students receive invitations to attend the ACS leadership conference. Student members of the American Chemical Society from universities around the world […]

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Tech Responds to TOSHA Complaint

Tech faculty and students have recently expressed frustration over what they call unsafe working conditions and learning environments. According to one faculty member, Johnson Hall – the home of Tech’s College of Business – has fallen into disrepair; and although the structure is slated for renovation, they believe the building […]

Four members of the Backdoor Improv Troupe stand shoulder to shoulder as they reherse.
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Practice, Even the Improv Troupe Needs It

In the hopes of bringing laughter, the Backdoor Improv Troupe is rehearsing for their spring semester season in the Jere Whitson Building every Friday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The Backdoor Improv Troupe was established in November 2020 by its current president Briley Barnett, a junior communications major at Tech. […]

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Flooding in Henderson Hall Forces Faculty to Relocate

Days before the spring semester at Tech, a rainstorm hit Cookeville and caused increased flooding. Henderson Hall began to see leakages. In the basement, multiple offices and classrooms were damaged. The flood is said to have been caused by a combination of a pipe burst and the heavy rainstorm. No […]

Tech President Phil Oldham poses for a picture outside on a sunny, summer day.
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Tech President Phil Oldham Dropped from Faculty Lawsuit

President Phil Oldham has been dismissed as a defendant – in his official capacity – from a lawsuit filed by university faculty members. Andrew Smith, an English instructor, and Dr. Julia Gruber, an associate professor of German, filed suit last fall after allegedly suffering “adverse action intended to chill their […]