September ‘Out of the Blue’ checks in ...

September ‘Out of the Blue’ checks in on Africana Studies, student counseling services, ‘Positive Aging’ conference

The September 2021 edition of Middle Tennessee State University‘s “Out of the Blue” TV magazine show is ready for autumn on campus with stories on the Africana Studies Program, counseling services for students, and the inaugural “Positive Aging” conference in the community.

Join us this month to hear from:

• Dr. Adonijah Bakari, the new director for MTSU’s unique Africana Studies Program, who discusses how its interdisciplinary options give students varied learning opportunities and career paths.

• Dr. Mary Kaye Anderson, director of MTSU Counseling Services, who talks about the personal guidance her office is providing for students as they negotiate what’s now their sixth semester of college life in a pandemic.

• Dr. Deborah Lee, holder of MTSU’s NHC Chair of Excellence in Nursing, and Cynthia Chafin of the Center for Health and Human Services at MTSU, who discuss the inaugural Positive Aging Conference, set Friday, Oct. 15, and how students, faculty, community providers, caregivers and area residents can work together to help older adults have healthier, more connected and productive lives as they age.

You can watch “Out of the Blue,” with host Andrew Oppmann, anytime online on MTSU’s YouTube channel and on MTSU’s True Blue TV, airing on Murfreesboro cable Channel 9 daily at 6 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m Central  and on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, as well as on NewsChannel5+ at 3:30 p.m. Sundays.

“Out of the Blue” also is available as iTunes and Google Play podcasts and on other cable outlets in Middle Tennessee, so check local listings.

Enjoy previous editions of “Out of the Blue” here in our archives, too.