The first Farm-City Discussion at MTSU will be held starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, and will feature dialogue about the poultry industry, agriculture in America and a free meal.
The event, sponsored by Farm Credit, will be held in Room 125 of the MTSU Stark Agribusiness and Agriscience Center, 651 Founders Lane, in the heart of campus. It is free to MTSU students and any other people who would like to attend. A printable campus map can be found at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParkingMap13-14.
The schedule of guest speakers for MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry for the month of October looks like a list of red-carpet names from a music awards show, culminating with an Oct. 28 conversation with music icon Barry Gibb.
“I am so grateful that these music industry leaders are sharing their experience and wisdom with MTSU students,” said Beverly Keel, chair of the Department of Recording Industry.
MTSU students peppered appeals attorneys in cross-examinations of their own Tuesday after observing the Tennessee Supreme Court hear arguments in three Midstate cases.
Prompted by court rules that had them silencing their phones and quickly removing caps, more than 300 students were joined by faculty, staff and some members of the public to listen to the attorneys as part of the Supreme Court Advancing Legal Education for Students program, or SCALES.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The employment division of Goodwill Industries, Goodwill Career Solutions, says it placed a record number of mid-state residents in jobs over the summer.
Goodwill says it placed 565 people in jobs in August and 419 found work in July.
Murfreesboro resident Latricia McGee recently found work in auto assembly in Smyrna after attending a Goodwill job fair. McGee says she lost her last job way back in 2008, and the years since have been a challenge.
Vice Minister Xu Lin to meet with Gov. Bill Haslam, tour MTSU campus
Vice Minister Xu Lin of China, who oversees more than 400 Confucius Institutes around the world, will visit Tennessee on Monday to meet with Gov. Bill Haslam in Nashville, then tour the Middle Tennessee State University campus.
It will be Xu’s first visit to MTSU, which opened its Confucius Institute in April 2010 through a partnership with Hangzhou Normal University. She will come to Tennessee after a meeting this weekend at Western Kentucky University of Confucius Institute leaders from across the U.S.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A new poll shows consumer confidence in the mid-state is leveling off after recent sharp increases.
The Office of Consumer Research at Middle Tennessee University released its twice yearly report gauging consumer confidence late last week. The study shows a modest six point increase over the April consumer snapshot.
Barely had the ink dried on the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s approval of the MTSU mechatronics engineering program when things began to stir in the university’s Engineering Technology department.
Telephones began ringing and emails began coming in to the offices of department chair Walter Boles and faculty member Ahad Nasab less than 24 hours after the late July approval.