MTSU faculty and staff appeared on WGNS Radio recently to share information about a new D-Day exhibit at the library, online education opportunities and a milestone for the university’s counseling education program.
The details were shared during the June 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 were as follows:
• Sarah Calise, an archivist at the Albert Gore Research Center at MTSU, discussed the D-Day exhibit on display at Walker Library.
The exhibit highlights Tennessee’s contributions to the Allied forces’ victory in World War II. “A Great and Noble Undertaking: Remembering Tennesseans in World War II” will remain on display in the first-floor reference area during regular library hours through the end of the summer.
A joint project of the library and the university’s Albert Gore Research Center, the exhibit commemorates the June 6, 1944, Allied invasion of the beaches at Normandy, better known as “D-Day,” a pivotal event in the liberation of German-occupied France and, eventually, western Europe. Read more here.
• Representatives from MTSU’s University College — Cindy Adams, manager of MTSU Online; Dr. Peggy Carpenter, assistant dean of adult programs; and Danielle Fowler, coordinator of corporate outreach — discussed MTSU’s online education opportunities for working adults and nontraditional students.
University College manages the online programs for MTSU as well as the Adult Degree Completion Program and other services. The university currently offers 14 online degrees (five undergraduate and nine graduate) with various concentrations.
MTSU also offers four undergraduate and two graduate hybrid programs. Students enrolled in hybrid programs must take several on-ground courses to complete their degrees. Lear more here.
• Dr. Robin Lee, director of the MTSU Center for Counseling and Psychological Services and program coordinator for the Professional Counseling Program, discussed the recently observed 50th anniversary of the program.
MTSU’s Professional Counseling Program operates within the Womack Department of Educational Leadership, which is a part of the College of Education. The MTSU Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, located in the Miller Education Center on Bell Street, offers supervised training experiences to professional counseling graduate students who want to become mental health and/or school professionals.
Their sessions with members of the campus and local community, who come to them for help, are recorded for training purposes. As is the case with any mental health professional, confidentiality is assured.
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.