MTSU students will have an opportunity to improve their financial literacy when Financial Peace University comes to campus.
The outreach program started in 1992 by nationally known money guru and syndicated radio talk show host Dave Ramsey is slated to hold an event from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, in the Keathley University Center Theatre.
Andres Gutierrez, a speaker from the Dave Ramsey Group, will address topics such as how to avoid debt, how to make a budget and the right way to save and invest.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A new survey suggests mid-state consumers are feeling more confident about the economy, but perhaps not confident enough to change their buying habits.
Middle Tennessee State University released its quarterly consumer survey late last week. The survey was conducted in late January and early February and questioned randomly selected residents in Davidson, Williamson and Rutherford Counties.
MTSU plans to test its tornado sirens on campus next Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 12:20 p.m. This is a brief, routine test of the system, and no safety actions will be required.
The university notifies the campus and surrounding neighborhoods before these monthly tests. Tests are conducted on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays to minimize distractions for classes and community neighbors.
Paperwork is now being accepted for the Miss MTSU and Miss Murfreesboro Scholarship Pageants, which will be held starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in Oakland High School theater, 2225 Patriot Drive.
The deadline for paperwork to be submitted is Monday, Feb. 17, but event officials say the earlier the submission the better for planning purposes.