Mon September 16, 2013

MTSU Freshmen Pack 2,513 Healthy Snack Packs for ‘Day of Service’!

Freshmen pack healthy snacks for day of service

MTSU freshmen paused from their first-year college instruction Friday to give back to the community in a big way.

The Freshmen Day of Service took place from noon to 3 p.m. Friday in the Student Union Ballroom.

MTSU freshmen assembled snack packs to be delivered to local schools to encourage healthy eating among children involved in afterschool programs in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.

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Wed September 11, 2013

Tennessee Dairy Processors Honor Retired MTSU Farm Lab Leader

Redd receives award

In true Tim Redd fashion, he accepted a statewide dairy recognition in stride.

The Tennessee Dairy Products Association Processors presented Redd, the former MTSU Farm Laboratories director before retiring, with a Distinguished Service Award for his 32 years “of leadership and service to the dairy industry through your work at Middle Tennessee State University.”

The award was presented Sept. 6 during the organization’s annual meeting and dairy judging contest at the Tennessee State Fair in Nashville.

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Wed September 11, 2013

MTSU, Community Leaders Solicit Input Through Community Assessment Project

Community Assessment Project

The Community Assessment Project is online and ready to take the pulse of the public in Rutherford County.   This is the citizens’ opportunity to be heard on all kinds of important issues affecting the quality of life in Rutherford County.

CAP, as it is called, is a device to gather and compile information to help guide efforts to increase community engagement.

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Wed September 4, 2013

Music/Tech Entrepreneur Creates New Course for MTSU Recording Industry Students

Nashville entrepreneur Mark Montgomery is teaching a new course at MTSU this fall, “The New Music Business,” where students will learn to combine music and technology into creative business plans. (Photo courtesy of Brooke Kelly Photography)

Nationally known music and tech entrepreneur Mark Montgomery has created a new class focusing on new music business models for Middle Tennessee State University’s Department of Recording Industry.

Montgomery’s fall 2013 course, “The New Music Business,” will focus on the effect of the intertwining of music and technology on the music industry, as well as the challenges — and more importantly, opportunities — that marriage will create.

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Thu August 29, 2013

MTSU Alumna Julianna Bass Wins Diet Coke Young Designer Challenge

Julianna Bass

An MTSU alumna is the grand prize winner in season two of the Diet Coke Young Designer Challenge.

Julianna Bass, a 2002 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in textiles, merchandising and design, defeated 20 semifinalists to capture top honors with her unique T-shirt design.

“The new Diet Coke T-shirt is a refreshing take on the classic white tee,” said Rebecca Minkoff, professional designer and Diet Coke Young Designer Challenge judge. “Julianna’s design perfectly captures the energy and boost that Diet Coke provides.”

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