Introducing one of Capture’s newest partners, Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tenn.
With an enrollment of more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the public university offers degrees from eight academic schools and colleges: Agriculture and Human Ecology, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies and Nursing.
Preparing practical, ready-to-work graduates from a broad range of academic disciplines who are prepared to compete in a technologically driven world, Tennessee Tech is rated as one of the best public universities in the South, according to variety of rankings organizations.
A student-centered university, Tech gives its undergraduate and graduate students the freedom to discover and pursue their passions, knowing there is a supportive community behind them.
Incorporated in 1909 as Dixie College, the school was called Tennessee Polytechnic Institution (TPI) from 1915 to 1965. In fact, the TPI seal still appears on the Derryberry Hall clock tower on campus. In 1965, the university’s name was changed to Tennessee Technological University; supporters call the school “Tech” for short.
Today, Tech is a dynamic university with a campus culture that develops student passions through hundreds of clubs and organizations. With live music, performances, athletic events, recreational activities, service opportunities and much more, there is always something happening on campus. The university also has 14 men’s and women’s NCAA Division I sports teams. The Eagles compete in the Ohio Valley Conference.
Tennessee Tech’s vision is to “achieve national prominence and impact through its engaged students, dedicated faculty, and career-ready graduates known for their creativity, tenacity, and analytical approach to problem solving.” The university’s mission is to create, advance and apply “knowledge to expand opportunity and economic competitiveness. As a STEM-infused, comprehensive institution, Tennessee Tech delivers enduring education, impactful research and collaborative service.”
We are proud to welcome Tennessee Tech University into the Capture family of partners.