Nearly 800 graduate from Tennessee Tech this fall
In more than 30 years working for Tennessee State Parks and raising a family, Sam Elder never had time to finish his degree. Elder, born in 1942, was the oldest person to walk across the Tennessee Tech University stage Saturday to receive his bachelor’s degree.
Tennessee Tech releases TechWorks resume and job database
Tennessee Tech University’s Office of Career Services recently launched a new resume and job database, TechWorks. This upgraded system replaces the former Experience system.
Alumni, students and employers have their own login portals for the TechWorks database. Employers can post jobs, receive resumes from TechWorks, and register to attend one of Tennessee Tech’s five annual career fairs.
Tennessee Tech is closer to becoming an all-Steinway school
Tennessee Tech University is closer to becoming an all-Steinway school thanks to 25 new Boston pianos purchased with a gift from an anonymous donor.
"To be a Steinway school means to be equated with the 150 other Steinway schools in the country and that’s a big deal," said Jennifer Shank, interim dean of the College of Education and chairwoman of the music department.
TTU names Whitson-Hester School of Nursing dean
Huey-Ming Tzeng will join Tennessee Tech University as the dean of the Whitson-Hester School of Nursing in January.
TTU names new College of Business dean
Thomas H. Payne has accepted an offer to join Tennessee Tech University as the next dean of the College of Business.
Engineering students provide custom assistive technology to area children
For the 15th year in a row, mechanical engineering students in professor Stephen Canfield’s class have designed assistive technology for community children just in time for the holidays.
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.
TTU honored by White House for volunteer commitment
Tennessee Tech University made the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fourth time in six years, and the number of students committed to volunteer service is higher than ever.
Physics professor named educator of the year
The Tennessee Science Teachers Association has named physics professor and chairman Stephen Robinson the higher education science educator of the year.
TTU to host regional economic development conference Jan. 13
The Upper Cumberland is open for business, and regional leaders will host an economic development conference, REDI for Action, Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Tennessee Tech University.
The daylong conference will include sessions about tourism, grant writing, education, revitalization efforts and business incubation, among other topics.