Tennessee Tech Today - 2020-2021
Tennessee Tech Today is produced by the Office of Communications and Marketing. The weekly show takes an in-depth look at the successes of our bold, fearless and confident students, faculty and staff. The show also focuses on research, athletics and events on campus. The show is available for media use as well as any student, faculty, staff or alum wanting to get the latest news on campus.
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» Episode #75 - May 21, 2021 (Celebration of Excellence Award winners: General Education Award for Outstanding Teaching - Marchus Rogers and Philip Davis; Award for Excellence in Creative Inquiry Instruction - Mari Ramler and Julie Stepp; Award for Excellence in Creative Inquiry Mentoring - Duckbong Kim and Rena Wood; Caplenor Award - Satish Mahajan; Outstanding Clerical and Support Staff Award - Geri Anna Alcorn, Kathleen Lordo, Sharon Buckner, Megan Cooper and Alisha Looper; and, Outstanding Professional Award - Ashley Akenson and Cassandra Gronendyke)
» Episode #74 - May 14, 2021 (Celebration of Excellence Award winners: Derryberry Award -Rachel Baker; Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award - Julie Baker; Excellence in Advising Award- Whitney Foust and Brandi Lovin; Scholar-Mentor Award - Indranil Bhattacharya; Scholastic Research Award - Chad Luke and Michael Olsen; Outstanding Faculty Awards in Teaching - Robby Sanders and Mary Fornehed; and, Outstanding Faculty Award for Professional Service -Sarah Smith, Nursing)
» Episode #73 - April 30, 2021 (Allen Mullis, the executive director for student success, and Simone McKelvey, the director of the Launchpad Student Success Center, talk about Launchpad; Tania Datta and Alfred Kalyanapu, associate professors in civil and environmental engineering, along with students Maci Arms and Thomas Harris, discuss water research in Gainesboro)
» Episode #72 - April 23, 2021(Eric Hall, a pre-dentistry and biochemistry major, talks about the success of the Remote Area Medical Clinic; Holly Stretz, a professor in chemical engineering, Dennis Piercy, a chemical engineering graduate student, and John Clark, a junior chemical engineering major, discuss their current research)
» Episode of 71 - March 27, 2021(Rob Owens talks about his time as the interim vice president for student affairs and making the transition into the role of chief diversity officer)
» Episode 70 - March 19, 2021 (Suzann Hensley, interim director, discusses a national award for the Marc L. Burnett Student and Recreation Center; Darron Smith, Dean of the College of Ag and Human Ecology, talks about the construction of the new poultry lab; Samantha Hutson, assistant professor in Human Ecology, gives some insight into the new master's program in community health and nutrition; and, Tech student Brandon Pierce explains his vision on entrepreneurship)
» Episode #69 - March 12, 2021 (President Phil Oldham previews the fall semester in his report to the Tech Board of Trustees; Golden Eagle football head coach Dewayne Alexander gives a preview of Sunday's game with Murray State; and, mechanical engineering assistant professor Ahmad Vasel, graduate student Hollee Sadler and senior Andy Davis discuss the Fluid Mechanics Research Lab)
» Episode #68 - February 12, 2021(Charria Campbell, director of Tech's Intercultural Affairs, and student Zaire Mattox discuss black cultural issues; and, volleyball head coach Jeannette Waldo previews the Golden Eagles' first home matches of the season)