Communications & Marketing

Tech Times

Tech Times is the internal e-newsletter for faculty, staff and students at Tennessee Tech. In an effort to keep the content relevant to different groups, there are separate daily issues for staff and faculty and for students. Tech Times contains news, announcements and other items of campus-wide interest. 

The Office of Communications & Marketing sends Tech Times each weekday morning. If there are no announcements on a particular day, no newsletter will be distributed. Tech Times is not issued on university holidays unless special circumstances warrant.

What's Appropriate for Tech Times

Each submission is reviewed for content and either approved or deleted. Submitters should write concise copy and provide a link or telephone number for more information.

Make sure your submission includes all relevant information, is grammatically correct, timely and appropriate for the TTU audience. 

Items permitted in Tech Times include:

  • College, departmental and student organization news and events, awards, achievements, grants and other announcements.
  • Death notices about current and former staff and faculty and current students. Notices must be factual and brief. You may provide a link to more information or to an obituary of a newspaper, funeral home or other website.

Submitting an item to Tech Times

Submitting information to Tech Times is easy. Follow these steps:

  • Click on “Submit to Tech Times.”
  • Complete the fields on the submission form.

Remember: Keep the text short and easy to read. Provide links, email addresses and phone numbers for more information. Please use paragraph format. 

You may also take advantage of the university calendar to help publicize your event at

For more information, contact Buddy Pearson at (931) 372-6328.

Submit an Item to Tech Times

Subscribing & Unsubscribing

Tech Times for Students is the primary communication tool from the University to students. It contains important updates and other information from Records, Academics and Registration among other sources. It also includes other items of interest such as sporting and campus events, as well as other student-centered information submitted by faculty, staff, the community, and other students. For these reasons, students aren't allowed to unsubscribe. If you don't wish to read Tech Times, simply delete it from your inbox.

The student e-mail system, along with other service providers such as Gmail and Yahoo, allow you to create rules. If you don't wish to look at Tech times, you can create a rule to move it to a folder (including trash), but you are still responsible for the information and deadlines that will be contained in the messages.