Thursday, May 05, 2016

[482] In the News: Faculty, staff share expertise on cell phone use, student retention, more

Dr. Stoney Brooks, an assistant professor of computer information systems, commented on the distraction that cell phones present to college students for Campus News. His views are available by clicking here and then clicking on the headline “Students: Put Away That Smart Phone!”

Dr. Larry Burriss, a professor of journalism, and Ken Paulson, dean of the College of Media and Entertainment, expressed their opinions on media law and ethics in online publishing for His perspectives can be obtained here.

Dr. Mary Farone, a professor of biology, defined and explained flesh-eating bacteria for Her comments can be read here.

Dr. Rick Sluder, vice provost for student success, explained MTSU’s strategy for improving retention rates for The story may be accessed here.

Reporters seeking expertise from MTSU personnel, as well as members of the campus community with expertise for media, may contact Gina Logue in the Office of News and Media Relations at 615-898-5081 or via email at

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