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MTSU offers True Blue Preview events; ‘Promise Tou...

MTSU offers True Blue Preview events; ‘Promise Tour’ for transfer students wraps up

Dozens of prospective MTSU students attend the True Blue Preview in the Student Union in November 2021. MTSU opens its doors again Saturday, Feb. 12, for the first of two campus visit days, with the second one Saturday, March 26. (MTSU file photo by Cat Curtis Murphy)

MTSU’s efforts to recruit students for 2022 and beyond continues this week with the first of two True Blue Previewevents and the wrap-up of the MTSU Promise Tour.

The university’s Office of Admissions recruiters and staff host prospective students and family members for the True Blue Preview starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, in the Student Union.

MTSU associate director of undergraduate admissions Tony Strode, left, and Dr. Deb Sells, vice president of Student Affairs and vice provost for Enrollment and Academic Services, provide information and answer questions for a prospective student and father during the True Blue Preview in early November in the Student Union. The university will host students Saturday, Feb. 12, in the first of two upcoming True Blue Preview events. (MTSU photo by Cat Curtis Murphy)

MTSU associate director of undergraduate admissions Tony Strode, left, and Dr. Deb Sells, vice president of Student Affairs and vice provost for Enrollment and Academic Services, provide information and answer questions for a prospective student and father during the True Blue Preview in early November in the Student Union. The university will host students Saturday, Feb. 12, in the first of two upcoming True Blue Preview events. (MTSU photo by Cat Curtis Murphy)

Dr. Laurie Witherow

Dr. Laurie Witherow

Visitors can enjoy the full campus experience during the True Blue Preview, as top university officials welcome future Blue Raiders to campus. Prospective students can participate in academic and department presentations, take tours, obtain information about financial aid and scholarships and choose from many special interest sessions.

For a complete schedule, go here. To find campus parking, go here. University officials recommend visitors wear masks and social distance inside buildings as a Covid safety protocol.

“We’re excited to welcome students and their families to campus to meet our faculty and advisers and hear more about the university and our academic programs,” said Laurie Witherow, associate vice provost for Admissions and Enrollment Services.

Dozens of prospective MTSU students attend the True Blue Preview in the Student Union in November 2021. MTSU opens its doors again Saturday, Feb. 12, for the first of two campus visit days, with the second one Saturday, March 26. (MTSU file photo by Cat Curtis Murphy)

Dozens of prospective MTSU students attend the True Blue Preview in the Student Union in November 2021. MTSU opens its doors again Saturday, Feb. 12, for the first of two campus visit days, with the second one Saturday, March 26. (MTSU file photo by Cat Curtis Murphy)

“Whether students are taking a first look or if they’re already admitted to MTSU and are coming to get a feel for our community, we’d love to welcome everyone to campus on Saturday,” she added.

The second True Blue Preview will be Saturday, March 26.

To RSVP to any of admissions special events, go here. Also offered are daily campus tours. For more information, email tours@mtsu.edu or call 615-898-5670.

MTSU Promise Tour recruits transfer students

Admissions’ staff conclude a three-week statewide swing to court prospective transfer students, with Feb. 8-10 stops in Nashville, Jackson and Dyersburg. Visits include:

• Tuesday, Feb. 8 — Nashville State Community College (White Bridge Road campus).

• Wednesday, Feb. 9 — Jackson State Community College.

• Thursday, Feb. 10 — Dyersburg State Community College.

MTSU staff will be at each college from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., providing information and answering questions. Prospective students can apply for free during the visits.

There is a Feb. 15 deadline for transfers to apply to receive a guaranteed scholarship if they qualify.

— Randy Weiler (Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu)

Jackie Victory, left, director of Student Organizations and Service for the MTSU Center for Student Involvement and Leadership, greets a student attending an MTSU Promise Tour event for transfer students. The tour to recruit new students at community colleges across Tennessee continues through Feb. 10. (MTSU photo by James Cessna)

Jackie Victory, left, director of Student Organizations and Service for the MTSU Center for Student Involvement and Leadership, greets a student attending an MTSU Promise Tour event for transfer students. The tour to recruit new students at community colleges across Tennessee continues through Feb. 10. (MTSU photo by James Cessna)


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