Last chance to purchase Masters Raffle Tickets
Monday, Nov. 3, is the final day to purchase your raffle tickets for a chance to win a trip for FOUR to the 2015 Masters Golf Tournament!
The winner of the drawing will receive:
- FOUR passes for two consecutive rounds of the 2015 Masters Tournament
- VIP accommodations
- Chef-prepared meals (view sample menus)
The winner and three guests will enjoy three days/two nights in a luxury home located in Augusta, Ga., Masters badges for two days, daily pairing sheets and programs, access to a beautiful hospitality lodge across from the Augusta National main gate (which includes breakfast, lunch, heavy hors d’oeuvres in the afternoon, as well as premium-brand open bar offerings throughout the day). To top it off, chef prepared dinners will be served in the home with fine wines and cordials in the evenings.
The drawing for the winner of our first Masters Golf Tournament Raffle will be held during the 2014 Tennessee Tech Homecoming football game on Saturday, Nov. 8.
Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Tennessee Tech Men's and Women's Golf Teams and the TTU Alumni Association.
Work on Centennial Plaza moving forward
If you haven't been to campus lately, you might be surprised the next time you come back. A number of renovation and beautification projects are are currently in progress.
Formerly known as South Patio, the new Centennial Plaza is expected to be complete early in the spring semester. When complete, the space will be expanded to include more seating, a larger area for student activities and an outdoor amphitheater.
To watch the construction as it progresses, click here: http://blogs.tntech.edu/rightnow/webcams/
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and illustrator to speak at TTU
Pulitzer Prize-winning author, artist and illustrator Art Spiegelman will be at Tennessee Tech University to speak about the value and importance of comics in today’s culture.
In 1992 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his Holocaust narrative, “Maus,” which portrays Jews as mice and Nazis as cats. In addition to being named on of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2005, Spiegelman is a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France.
The lecture will be held at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Derryberry Hall Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
TTU fishing team advances to FLW National Championship
Four students from the Tennessee Tech fishing team are going to the FLW National Championship for the first time in school history.
The TTU fishing team had two pairs of students compete in the FLW Southeastern Regional Qualifier, Oct. 18 and 19, on Lake Chickamauga in Hixson, Tennessee. The top 45 college fishing teams from the Southeastern United States competed in the two-day tournament for a chance to advance to the national championship on Lake Murray in Columbia, South Carolina.
Tennessee Tech hosts Community Day for prospective students Nov. 8
Homecoming weekend is one of the most exciting times on a college campus, and Tennessee Tech University invites prospective students and families to participate in the festivities and learn more about TTU’s majors at its first Community Day.
Prospective students, both freshmen and transfers, are invited to come to campus from 8 a.m. through the end of the football game against Southeast Missouri State University.
TTU nursing program offers accelerated pilot program
Nineteen students are the start of a pilot effort at Tennessee Tech University for people with a four-year degree to earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
The Whitson-Hester School of Nursing enrolled the students at the beginning of the summer. They will graduate together in December 2015, after 18 months of study.
TTU Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2014 to include five inductees
Five former student-athletes who stamped their marks on five different Golden Eagle programs will be enshrined into the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame in November as the school honors its athletic legacy with the 40th annual induction ceremony.
The 2014 Hall of Fame Class will be honored during Homecoming weekend, Nov. 7-8. The induction will take place at the Hall of Fame Dinner Friday evening, and the group will also recognized at the Homecoming football game Saturday, Nov. 8, against Southeast Missouri.
Tickets to the Hall of Fame Dinner and the Homecoming football game are available by calling (931) 372-3940, or through the Athletics ticket office in Eblen Center. Reservations must be made for the dinner, and tickets are $25 each.