MTSU Alumni Summer College features the future of ...

MTSU Alumni Summer College features the future of AI, data analytics

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — “Navigate the Unknown: Exploring the Future of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence” is the theme for the 15th annual Middle Tennessee State University Alumni Summer College, scheduled for June 26-28.

Registration remains open for the event. The $250 per person fee includes tours, meals and field trip transportation. To register, visit Registration deadline is 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 27.

Open to alumni and friends, Alumni Summer College is an “edutaining” opportunity to expand your knowledge of interesting subjects that combines interactive classes and tours specifically created with MTSU alumni in mind, said Beth Dye, assistant director of alumni engagement in the Office of Alumni Relations.

Dr. Keith Gamble, chair, economics and finance
Dr. Keith Gamble
Dr. John Wallin
Dr. John Wallin
Mike Forbes

Dye said Alumni Relations is partnering with Keith Gamble, MTSU Data Science Institute director; John Wallin, director of the Computational and Data Science doctoral program in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences; and Mike Forbes, director of technical systems for Media Arts in the College of Media and Entertainment. They will present classes on analytics and artificial intelligence, or AI.

The classes will include:

• Introduction and Fundamentals of Data Analytics and AI.

• The marriage of Data and Intelligence and Revolutionizing Technology.

• The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence.

• The Future of AI and much more.

Beth Dye, MTSU Alumni Relations assistant director
Beth Dye

“Everywhere you turn, the topics surrounding artificial intelligence — education, technology, sports and the economy — have been dominating our headlines,” Dye said. “I knew that it would be the perfect theme for this year’s Alumni Summer College and an opportunity to present interactive classes and tours that provide insight into the ever-evolving world of analytics and AI.”

For more information, call 615-898-2922.

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