It was the first time an event like this has happened on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus.
Hundreds of students, teachers, and families gathered to participate in the Hands Across MTSU event.
The idea is to create a chain of people that extended the length of campus…then everyone was instructed to hold hands.
SGA President Courtney Brandon was filled with joy at the results of the planned event, “It did connect all the way and I think that is awesome.”
The chain of people signified the unity and support the MTSU community has.
There was little opposition to the event, with the only complaint being it was hard to get to class. The chain started at the Student Union Building and ended at Peck Hall.
This event showcased the idea of unity and, ” Its something i feel like is going to be successful and really has an impact on our school.” says Sophomore Megan Cole.