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Interview: The meaning of Maryville College's new major in Hospitality and Regional Identity

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Today is the first day of fall classes at Maryville College and this year, the college is partnering with RT Lodge, a restaurant, hotel, and special event site on campus, for classes and other learning opportunities associated with a new major. WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper spoke with Maryville College President Dr. Bryan Coker about the new Hospitality and Regional Identity major and what it means.

Chrissy is WUOT's News Director and host of monthly public affairs talk show Dialogue. Her first job with the station was as weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. She has been the station's local host for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered news programs; occasionally fills in as host for WUOT's Morning and Afternoon Concerts; and has won multiple awards for her interviews, feature stories, and Dialogue.