MTSU faculty and staff representatives appeared on WGNS Radio recently to share information about the university’s National Women’s History Month activities and a new textbook program for students through the James E. Walker Library.
The details were shared during the Feb. 17 “Action Line” program with host Bart Walker. The live program was broadcast on FM 100.5, 101.9 and AM 1450 from the WGNS studio in downtown Murfreesboro. If you missed it, you can listen to a podcast of the show here.
Guests and their topics included:
• An overview of MTSU’s upcoming Women’s History Month celebration in March and a number of featured events were discussed by Maigan Wipfli, new director of the June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students and co-chair of MTSU National Women’s History Month Committee; Antoinette Van Zelm, assistant director of the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation; and Mary Evins, an associate research professor in MTSU’s University Honors College and coordinator for the campus chapter of the American Democracy Project.
A full 2020 National Women’s History Month calendar of events can be viewed at https://bit.ly/3a2OUCE.
• Dr. Jason Martin, interim dean of James E. Walker Library, discussed an upcoming spring fundraiser for the Library Textbook Program. The fundraiser is set for Saturday, March 7. The event will feature music, storytelling, readings, alumni art for sale, and a whole lot more.
The Walker Library has been purchasing textbooks for high enrollment general education classes (more than 500 students across all sections) and making them available for in library checkout and use. More details are available at https://library.mtsu.edu/springfest.
Students, faculty and staff who are interested in guesting on WGNS to promote their MTSU-related activities should contact Jimmy Hart, director of news and media relations, at 615-898-5131 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.