Residents unable to attend Wednesday’s ribbon-cutting celebration for the new MTSU Science Building have options to listen to or view live broadcasts of the ceremony.
Gov. Bill Haslam, university President Sidney A. McPhee and other state and local dignitaries will give remarks at the public ceremony, set for 10 a.m. Wednesday inside the state-of-the-art facility located at 440 Friendship St., just off Alumni Drive on the south side of campus.
MTSU will provide live video streaming of the event for desktop, laptop and tablet users. It will be available by visiting http://tinyurl.com/MTSUlivevideo shortly before the ceremonies begin. This special page links to the video stream, which will begin about 15 minutes before the event starts. It also provides technical support for users watching the event.
Other media options include:
Radio: WMOT-FM, the university’s public radio station, will broadcast the event live on 89.5 and also through its website, www.wmot.org.
TV: MTSU’s Educational Resource Channel @ Middle Tennessee, also known as ERC@MT, and the student-run station MT10 will be televising the occasion.
ERC@MT airs locally on Comcast Channel 9 in Rutherford County while MT10 can be seen on Comcast Channel 10 in Rutherford County. The event will also air on AT&T U-verse Channel 99 across Middle Tennessee.
MT10 also will offer live video streaming at http://www.mt10news.com/live/.
The 257,000-square-foot, $147 million Science Building opened this fall, a full semester ahead of schedule. It represents the largest single capital investment ever in Tennessee higher education.