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ETSU Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center (2007)
ETSU Memorial Center which is on the campus.

East Tennessee State University is a public university in Johnson City, Tennessee. The university has about 15,000 students. It was founded in 1911. The current president of the university is Brian Noland.


The athletics teams of the university are called the Buccaneers. They have 18 varsity teams, most of which compete in the Southern Conference. The football team, which will resume play in 2015 after a 12-year absence, will play the 2015 season as an independent (not in a conference).

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