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Another Great Start

“Begin with the end in mind.” Stephen Covey The first couple of weeks of this 2014-15 academic year indicate an exciting and productive year ahead. The energy level on campus is contagious with student activities in every corner, at all

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Reflections on the End of Another Year

On Saturday, I’m pleased that Gov. Bill Haslam and State Commissioner of Education Kevin Huffman will honor and encourage our more than 1,200 graduates. But the day really is about the personal journeys of each individual who walks across the

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Avoid looking for a job. Create one.

Some TTU graduates in the near future won’t have to spend as much time polishing their resumes; they’ll be busy creating the jobs that inspire them. The Volpe Library third floor is on the verge of becoming home to an

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Tech Shatters the Iron Triangle

The sad irony is the value of a college degree in our competitive global economy is greater than ever while access to that degree seems far too limited for most people. This modern dilemma has been coined the “Iron Triangle”

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Making a Difference …

This time of year universities report a lot of numbers related to our successes. For instance, the official enrollment at Tennessee Tech this fall is slightly less than 11,500. This is a strong indication of the value placed in this

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