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.
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.
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.
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.