September ‘Out of the Blue’ spotlights...

September ‘Out of the Blue’ spotlights career center prep, student animation firm, Blue Zoo pep section

Guests on the September 2023 edition of “MTSU Out of the Blue” include, from left and in order of appearance, Beka Crockett with MTSU’s Career Development Center director, and Miranda Mitchell, talent acquisition manager for Enterprise Rent-A-Car; Rodrigo Gomez, associate professor of media arts; and student Bretlyn Warner, and the new president of the Blue Zoo student pep section. (MTSU photo illustration by Joseph Poe)

The Blue Raider campus is in full semester swing in this September episode of “Out of the Blue,” the television magazine program of Middle Tennessee State University. 

Host Andrew Oppmann explores how the MTSU Career Development Center opens doors for undergraduates with partners like Enterprise Rent-A-Car; introduces MT IMAGINE, a student-run animation studio in the Department of Media Arts; and chats with the new president of the MTSU Blue Zoo Student Section about her plans for the year.

Join us this month to hear from:

• Beka Crocket, director of the Career Development Center, and Miranda Mitchell, talent acquisition manager for Enterprise Rent-A-Car, who discuss the center’s services to support students and relationships with companies like Enterprise to provide job opportunities.

• Rodrigo Gomez, associate professor in the Department of Media Arts, who discusses the new MT IMAGINE, a new student firm that allows students to take on animation projects for commercial clients. 

• Bretlyn Warner, a leisure and sport management major from Tullahoma, Tennessee, and the new president of the Blue Zoo student pep section, who discusses her plans to increase student engagement at athletic events this year. 

Andrew Oppmann, vice president of marketing and communications
Andrew Oppmann

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