MTSU on WGNS: Campus communications, new education...

MTSU on WGNS: Campus communications, new education podcast, mental health services amid COVID-19

Andrew Oppmann, Trisha Murphy, Robin Lee

MTSU faculty and staff representatives appeared on WGNS Radio recently to share information about how the university has adapted its operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The details were shared during the April 20 “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, who were interviewed by telephone, and their topics included:

Andrew Oppmann, vice president of Marketing and Communications, talked about how the university has adjusted to a remote learning environment, including its communications strategies.

Andrew Oppmann

Andrew Oppmann

Trisha Murphy, assistant director, Annual Giving, Office of Development.

Trisha Murphy

Dr. Robin Lee, psychology faculty, director of the MTSU Center for Counseling and Psychological Services

Dr. Robin Lee

Trisha Murphy, MTSU College of Education development director, talked about the  new “Classroom in Your Living” podcast and how its helping the parents of K-12 students looking for ways to keep their children engaged educationally.

• Dr. Robin Lee, director of the MTSU Center for Counseling and Psychological Services, talked about the mental health services offered remotely, such as tele-counseling sessions, self-help videos as well as special apps to help with stress and anxiety during the isolation required as the pandemic continues.

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

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