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2018: A great year to be a Buc!

As we enjoy the excitement of a new year, let’s take a moment to look back at 2018. In case you missed it, or want to remember the milestones and achievements celebrated by the ETSU community this year, take a look at the headlines below.

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New audiology clinic opens in Elizabethton Kinney lifting weights

Seven athletes with ties to ETSU selected to compete in Winter Olympics

Open textbook network established

Dr. Brian Cross named a Fulbright Scholar

Gatton’s GenRx committee named best in nation for the third time in a row

ETSU receives first Military Spouse Friendly designation

New Downtown Day Center opens

Dr. Lee Bidgood named a Fulbright Scholar

ETSU researchers publish findings on world’s oldest wolverine discovered at the Gray Fossil Site

ETSU Public Health receives 2018 U.S. Public Health Excellence award

Men’s tennis team claims 12th straight Southern Conference title

Groundbreaking held for renovation of the D.P. Culp University Center               

Digital Commons reaches 2 million downloads

Master’s program in early childhood is first in the nation to earn accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

New Peace Corps Prep undergraduate certificate announced Groundbreaking for D.P. Culp University Center renovation

ETSU receives $500,000 state appropriation to bolster work of the Center for Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment

ETSU one of eight schools in the country to compete in the American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) finals in Chicago

Inaugural class of ETSU’s Global Sport Leadership doctoral program receive degrees at spring commencement

Nicole Collins first female to be named Chief and Director of Public Safety at ETSU

ETSU and Ballad Health announce plans to create a fellowship program in addiction medicine

Hands On! Discovery Center re-opens at Gray Fossil Site

Dr. Sharon James McGee named dean of Graduate Studies

New Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitative Health Sciences program announced

Dr. William Block first Quillen alum to hold interim dean title

Department of Social Work moves to the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences A new U.S. citizen celebrates after the naturalization ceremony at ETSU

Graduate student enrollment largest in the history of the university

New Military-Affiliated Student Resource Center opens in Yoakley Hall

ETSU first school in East Tennessee to host Naturalization Ceremony

ETSU holds beam signing for the new Martin Center for the Arts

ETSU announces purchase of Millennium Center

Day of Service named for Dr. Chris Dula

Ribbon cutting held to celebrate opening of Interprofessional Education Research Center on Mountain Home Veterans Affairs campus

David P. Atkins named dean of University Libraries

Archives of Appalachia begins 40th anniversary celebration

Department of Physical Therapy holds open house for renovated facilities

Bucs share SoCon football title

Volleyball team first in Southern Conference to earn at-large bid to NCAA Division 1 Championship tournament


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