Positive Stories

Students, faculty and staff who tested positive for COVID-19 or who have sought COVID-19 testing should fill out this online form to keep our Student Health Services updated on our community’s status.

The Blue Zookeeper

The Blue Zookeeper

April 28 2020

Aren’t gut feelings the craziest things? 

And I’m not talking about the kind that makes you dare to wait in the Chick-fil-A line during peak lunch hour in the KUC. I’m talking about those feelings you get where you think you know the correct decision, but you have no idea how to explain why it’s the right one...

Read More

Pass-Fail Grading… Should You Do It?

Pass-Fail Grading… Should You Do It?

April 27 2020

With our MTSU community’s lives being altered by the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, this is a time to be extra generous and kind. None of us envisioned our semester being flipped upside down like this, but we are all working together to make the best of a less than ideal situation!

Our university understands that some of its ...

Read More

Fulbright recipient, MTSU graduate encourages students to look toward future

Fulbright recipient, MTSU graduate encourages students to look toward future

April 24 2020

MTSU graduate and Fulbright recipient Parker Smythe planned to be in Bulgaria until late June. Like many students’ plans, his came to a screeching halt in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite plans being changed fo...

Read More

Mama, I made it!

Mama, I made it!

April 22 2020

The glow up is real, you guys. I am graduating from MTSU, and I have to admit that I like myself exceptionally more now than I did four years ago. College began for me as an 18-year-old who knew nothing about what I actually wanted for myself, what I was capable of, or even who I was. As a follower and never too far out of the box,...

Read More

“Stop, disengage and do the thing:” MTSU student turns dorm room to dance studio

“Stop, disengage and do the thing:” MTSU student turns dorm room to dance studio

April 13 2020

For many people, this strange time of social-distancing has thrown all daily routines to the wayside. Gone are the days of normal work commutes, over-priced coffee indulgences and—for students—daily class schedules. Now the days (which all run together) are ruled with attempts to make sense of new work-from-home schedules, repetitive...

Read More