MT Engage Week 2018

We are now accepting proposals for MT Engage Week 2018 to be held September 23-29, 2018. Check back in August to see this year's great line-up of events.



Congratulations to Alexa Pulley!
She won the 2017 MT Engage Week iPad minifor 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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