MT Engage Week 2018

Resume Workshop: How to construct an effective resume

Presented by College of Basic and Applied Sciences, Department of Chemistry
Wednesday, September 19
4:30-6 p.m. 
Science Building, 1191
Experienced presenter Ms. Mimi Thomas will teach students how to construct an effective resume in preparation for the Chemistry and Pre-Health Professional Career Fair.

Raider Roundup

Presented by College of Basic and Applied Sciences, School of Agriculture
Friday, September 21
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tennessee Livestock Center
MTSU Students will work alongside faculty to deliver breakout sessions about career opportunities in agriculture and will design hands-on competitive career development events using MTSU Agriculture facilities and equipment. 

UWC Workshopse-ME: Writing for the ePortfolio Building. Reflecting, Revising

Workshop One: Finding Artifacts
Presented by University Writing Center
Monday, September 24
1-2 p.m.
Walker Library (LIB) 248
The workshop, first of a three-part series, will help you understand the process of identifying artifacts that will be useful for the ePortfolio. We will offer you a heuristic to evaluate your academic work from across multiple contexts and educational experiences and choose artifacts that will help tell the story of YOUR learning journey. Food will be served! Look for workshops two and three later in the week.

Oral HistoryOral History and MT Engage: Strategies for Integrating Interviews in Student Research and Learning

Monday, September 24
12-1 p.m.
Honors College, Room 106
This one-hour workshop for faculty and students will provide an introduction to oral history interview techniques. We will cover the process of conducting interviews, including equipment, permissions, interview techniques. The last portion of the workshop will introduce working with existing oral history archival materials, class projects and multimedia podcasts.

HonorsIndigenous Peoples Respond to US Governance: A panel discussion

Presented by University Honors College
Monday, September 24
3-4 p.m.
Honors College, Room 106
Students will have the opportunity to participate in a dialog with members of several of Middle Tennessee's Native American/American Indian/Indigenous population on topics including points of view, prejudices, national policies, and hidden histories.  The panel will be composed of members with Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and/or Yuchi heritage.
Presented by College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, CBHS Advising Center
Throughout the week of September 24-28
Location TBD
Join the BASH (Behavioral and Health Sciences Advising Scavenger Hunt) to learn about academic resources, make connections on campus, and have a lot of fun!  BASHers will complete a series of tasks for points.  At the end of the week, come spend your points on cool prizes, including gift cards to your favorite spots!
Learn more at the BASH Website!

Mini-Health and Nutrition Screen

Presented by College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Human Sciences 
Tuesday, September 25 , 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., EHS
Wednesday, September 26, 12-6 p.m., LRC
Thursday, September 27, 1-6 p.m., Campus Rec

Students will have the chance to be involved in a mini-study to determine relationships between fruit and vegetable intake and selected risk factors. Student participants will have carotenoid palms scans, blood pressure readings and other tests for health. All students participants will be entered to win prizes.

How to Wow with your LinkedIn Profile: Managing your Brand

Presented by Jones College of Business, Marketing Department
Tuesday, September 25
3-5 p.m.
BAS Computer Lab

This event will aid students in building and enhancing a strong personal and professional brand that will increase appeal to prospective employers and graduate schools. A photographer will be present to take FREE professional profile pictures. Students will receive participation t-shirts and enter to win door prizes.  Food and beverages will be provided.

arts and sciencesArts and Sciences Major Showcase: The Winning Combination

Presented by Colleges of Liberal Arts and Basic and Applied Sciences
Tuesday, September 25
4-7 p.m.
Science Building Atrium

Students will have the opportunity to learn more about majors and minors in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Basic and Applied Sciences and how these programs complement each other. Faculty and professional advisors will be on hand to speak with students about majors and what to do with a major after graduation, career exploration, internships, study abroad, student organizations, and much more.

Students on the VergeStudents on the Verge of an Oscar

Presented by the Electronic Media Center
Tuesday, September 25
4:20 p.m.
Bragg 103
Take a first look at a screening of exemplary work by MTSU film, video and animation students.


Intro to LibGOA Quick and Fun Introduction to Walker Library with LibGo!

Presented by Walker Library, User Services
Wednesday, September 26
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Walker Library, Room 264A

Students who want a quick, interactive library orientation experience will participate in an online game which will take them on a tour of the building and its resources. Students will learn how the library can help with academic success. Snacks and prizes will be available.



Presented by College of Media and Entertainment
Wednesday, October 3
11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Live on the Quad

Stop by and see music performances from students in CME and RIM student organizations and other performing outlets throughout the day “live on the Quad.” 

UWC Workshops

e-ME: Writing for the ePortfolio Building. Reflecting, Revising

Workshop Two: Critical Reflection
Presented by University Writing Center
Wednesday, September 26
1-2 p.m.
Walker Library (LIB) 248
The workshop focuses on the process of critical reflection. We will introduce reflection as a systematic and rigorous meaning-making process, moving from experience to learning, that is informed by the process of scientific inquiry. We will facilitate your understanding of the questions you can ask yourself to prompt rich reflection, resulting is a deeper engagement with the ePortfolio process. Food will be served! 


Study AbroadMTSU Signature Study Abroad Program Fair

Presented by Office of Education Abroad
Thursday, September 27
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
KUC Lobby

Students will learn about MTSU's signature study abroad programs from faculty leaders and student representatives. Topics will include study abroad process, policies, and scholarship opportunities.  Ten students in attendance will be chosen to receive $500 scholarships to apply to a 2019 study abroad program.  

Chemistry and Pre-Health Professional Career Fair

Presented by College of Basic and Applied Sciences, Department of Chemistry
Thursday, September 27
1-4 p.m.
Science Building Atrium and Mezzanine

Students interested in careers in the physical and life sciences will be able to speak with institutional and industry representatives about career opportunities, deadlines, requirements for employment, internships and professional school admission. Refreshments and door prizes will be available.

Tell Me a Little About Yourself: How to impress employers and win jobs

Presented by Jones College of Business, Marketing Department
Thursday, September 27
1-3 p.m.
BAS, Room S130A

Students interested in obtaining employment—either an internship or a job after graduation—know the drill:  you have to be prepared for the interview. Being unprepared can be costly.  If you never go through the process of learning how to prepare for an interview, how can you effectively navigate the land mines with which that process is littered? This workshop will help students by teaching them the steps to prepare for an interview: steps that extend from conducting necessary company research to dressing professionally to responding to interview questions in the most effective way. Students will have the opportunity to create a short ePortfolio ready video designed to use as an introduction video that employers can view as an addition to the standard resume. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Students will enter to win great prizes!

Manson Pike

Stones River Clean Up - CANCELLED

Presented by Environmental Health & Safety, Stormwater Program
Thursday, September 27
2 p.m.
Manson Pike Trailhead, 1208 Searcy Street, Murfreesboro
Join us for a stream cleanup, and make a difference in our community! Some groups can kayak the West Fork of the Stones River and other groups will work in the river with waders and by walking along the Greenway. Must pre-register at or by calling 615-898-2660.
Presented by College of Liberal Arts, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Thursday, September 27
3-5 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom
Join us for a panel discussion as we examine the use of religious elements in RuPaul's Drag Race and the possible connections between Drag Race and religion that go beyond the use of religious imagery and language of the show. Is it possible that, for a racially and ethnically diverse queer community of viewers, Drag Race functions like a religion? Following the panel discussion, we will feature several brief performances by local queens exploring their own artistic interpretations of the relationship between religion and the drag race.

Game NightMath Game Night

Presented by University College, Department of University Studies
Thursday, September 27
5-6:30 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom

Come find out how fun and engaging math can be! Play games including Equations with BINGO, Probability with M&Ms, and more to win great prizes. Refreshments will be served. 

UWC Workshops

e-ME: Writing for the ePortfolio Building. Reflecting, Revising

Workshop Three: Revising the ePortfolio
Presented by University Writing Center
Friday, September 28
1-2 p.m.
Walker Library (LIB) 248
The workshop will focus on revision that considers the multimodal nature of ePortfolios, consideration of audience, incorporating feedback, and guided revision, so that you can ready it for public readers. Food will be served!


Bash the RecBash the Rec

Presented by Student Affairs, Campus Recreation
Friday, September 28
7-10 p.m.
Rec Center Parking Lot
Join us at a pep rally event kicking off Family Weekend. See performances from the pep band, dance team and cheerleaders and learn the MTSU fight song and cheers. Food, music, games, and other activities will be provided.

NPLDNational Public Lands Day

Presented by Environmental Health & Safety, Stormwater Program
Saturday, September 29
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
McFadden Farm, Battlefield Tour Stop 6
Celebrate the 25th year of National Public Lands Day by working to preserve and improve our public lands. Join us for a stream and park cleanup. Lunch will be provided. Pre-register at


Congratulations to Alexa Pulley!
She won the 2017 MT Engage Week iPad mini for attending multiple events.

2017 Events Included:

Impacts of Health on Student Success

Presented by University College
Thursday, September 21
7-8 p.m.
LRC 221
This event will consider the impacts of various student health behaviours (including alcohol, drugs, and sexual health risk management) on academic performance and student success. ​

Bash the Rec

Bash the RecPresented by Student Programming
Friday, September 22
7 p.m.
Rec Center Parking Lot


Engage FestPresented by College of Media and Entertainment
Tuesday, September 26
11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Live on the Quad

Stop by and see music performances from students in CME and RIM student organizations and other performing outlets throughout the day “live on the Quad.” 

First Impressions

First ImpressionsPresented by Jones College of Business
Tuesday, September 26
11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom
Students will learn tips on how to make a positive first impression.  You will be given a chance to practice with one another and then put your skills to the test with the professionals on hand.  All students will be given a t-shirt, a certificate, and top performers will win a prize. You must pre-register to attend this event.  For more information or to pre-register, go to

Global Studies and Human Geography Open House

Open HousePresented by College of Liberal Arts
Tuesday, September 26
12:30-2 p.m.
Peck Hall Inner Courtyard
 This event is open to the public - welcoming all to speak with our department’s faculty members, academic advisors, and majors as well as representatives from groups the Department works with closely: the MTSU Education Abroad Office, Free For Life International (nonprofit), the MTSU UNICEF chapter, and Humans in Crisis (nonprofit).  Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the various career and academic paths we offer students and inquire about the different education abroad opportunities currently available at MTSU.  Pizza will be provided, so please stop by and have a slice.

Professionals Taking Care (PTC): A self-care and well-being fair for students and helping professionals                       

Presented by College of Behavioral Sciences
Tuesday, September 26
2-4:30 p.m.

PTC is a self-care and well-being fair that allows students the opportunity to enhance their knowledge and awareness of maintaining and becoming well-rounded professionals. The fair will provide helpful tips for students to prevent burnout and compassion fatigue often experienced by people in the helping professions. The fair will also emphasize healthy ways to cope with competing priorities, sources of stress, and balance personal and professional responsibilities.  Students will have the opportunity to win an MT Engage t-shirt as well as the opportunity to have an Avatar created by a body scanner.

Challenging Women's History

Challenging Women's HistoryPresented by College of Liberal Arts and the Department of English
Tuesday, September 26
4-5 p.m.
Honors 106
This event brings Rebecca Price, Founder of Chick History, to campus on Tuesday, September 26 as part of MT Engage Week. Price is on the forefront of efforts to record overlooked contributions to women's history, particularly those of women of color who sought votes for women. 

Habits of Successful Students

Habits of Successful StudentsPresented by College of Media and Entertainment
Tuesday, September 26
4:15-5:30 p.m.
Bragg 104
This program, featuring alumnus Nic Dugger, aims to inspire more students to take fuller advantage of their opportunities as students. Students will hear stories about what our most successful alumni did while they were students that they believe helped them follow through with successful careers.  One lucky attendee will win a GoPro Hero 5!

ASID/IIDA 2017 Lecture Series

ASIDPresented by College of Behavioral Sciences
Tuesday, September 26
5-7:30 p.m.
Oaklands Mansion, Maney Hall
Lori Bell, Senior Interior Designer at EOA Architects in Nashville, focuses on humanizing design and will speak on the topic Evolution: Impact of Design.

The Free Exercise Thereof: An Interfaith Dialogue

HonorsPresented by University Honors College
Wednesday, September 27
10:20-11:15 a.m.
Student Union Ballroom A/B

The Rutherford County Interfaith Council presents “Finding Shared Truths among our Differing Faiths” with representatives from the Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Quaker faiths. Reception to follow. 

MakerSpace Open House

Presented by Walker Library
Wednesday, September 27
1:30-3:30 p.m.
Library MakerSpace, 2nd floor
We’re excited to host the Makerspace Open House at James E. Walker Library. The Makerspace, which is one of the newest parts of the library, opened last year and serves as a creative hub that features, among other things, 3D printers, a laser etcher, vinyl cutter, Raspberry Pis, Arduinos, Makeblock kits, Macintosh workspaces and virtual reality headsets. We will have demos up for display throughout the Makerspace and refreshments will be provided.


Facilities Services Open House

Facilities ServicesPresented by The Division of Business and Finance
Wednesday, September 27
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Student Union Atrium


First Look Revisited

First LookPresented by the College of Media and Entertainment
Electronic Media Center
Friday, September 29
1 p.m.
Bragg 103

MT Engage Week 2016

The first annual MT Engage Week was a huge success!  Events were held 9/15-9/23/2016 with an additional event in October and included 22 events from 10 Colleges and Divisions and had an estimated attendance of over 2000 students, faculty, staff and community members.   

Debate: On-Campus/Off-Campus Involvement - Which is Better for my Future?

DebatePresented by Blue Raider Debate and MT Lambda
Thursday, September 15
5-6 p.m.
Honors College, Room 106

Science Cafe: Informal Science Discussions (ongoing)

CBAS_FrontPresented by the College of Basic and Applied Sciences
Monday, September 19, 2 p.m., Science Atrium
Tuesday, September 20, 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., Science Atrium
Wednesday, September 21, 12 p.m. and 2 p.m., Science Atrium
Thursday, September 22, 2 p.m., Science Atrium
Friday, September 23, 12 p.m. in BAS 216B and 2 p.m. in the Science Atrium

Black Constitutionalism, the Civil War, and the Foundations of American Citizenship, Timothy Huebner, Speaker

Presented by the Honors College
Monday, September 19
4:15-5:15 p.m.
Honors College, Room 106




FLL International Film Week

FLLFilmWeekPresented by MTSU Foreign Languages and Literature
Tuesday, September 20
Wednesday, September 21
Friday, September 23
6-8 p.m.
Honors College, Room 106


Facilities Services Day

Presented by the Division of Business and Finance
Tuesday, September 20
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Student Union Commons



Engage-a-palooza: Open Mic MTSU Songwriters

RIMPresented by the Department of Recording Industry
Tuesday, September 20
11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Mass Comm Stage



First Look 2016: Students on the Verge of an Oscar

Presented by the Electronic Media Center
Wednesday. September 21
3 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom



Symposium on Gang Violence Reduction

SymposiumPresented by Criminal Justice Administration and Social Work
Wednesday, September 21
6:30-8 p.m.
SUB Parliamentary Room                                                  



Beyond the Classroom in the College of Education

COE BTCPresented by The College of Education
Thursday, September 22
2-4 p.m.
COE Lobby

Bash the Rec

PresentBash the Reced by Student Programming
Friday, September 23
7 p.m.
Rec Center Parking Lot


Donuts with the Dean

Presented by Jones College of Business
Monday, September 26
9-10 a.m.
BAS South Lobby



ASID Lecture Series: "The Garden Party: Celebrating the Domestic Arts" 

ASIDPresented by MTSU Student Chapter ASID
Thursday, September 29
Reception at 5 p.m.; Lecture at 6 p.m.
Oaklands Mansion


Beginning with the End in Mind

Presented by University Studies
Tuesday, October 25
5-6:30 p.m.
KUC Theater



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