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.
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.”
Nissan will begin building the Rogue small SUV in Smyrna this fall.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Already one of Middle Tennessee’s largest employers, Nissan continues to expand its footprint in the mid-state.
The Franklin based company announced Tuesday that by early next year its North American manufacturing capacity will pass the two million mark.
Production of a new 4-cylinder gasoline engine at the Nissan plant in Decherd, Tennessee is helping push the company past that milestone. The Franklin County plant is set to begin turning out an additional 250,000 engines per year.
The latest edition of the award-winning MTSU Magazine includes a salute to the many professionals and programs at MTSU aimed at helping military veterans make the successful transition from combat to the classroom.
This edition also is making a transition: It’s the first one also to be available via a new Android app, featuring free digital content unavailable in the print version.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) -- On Tuesday, Franklin based hospital giant Community Health Systems announced plans to buy fellow hospital operator Health Management Associates for about $3.9 billion.
The deal will make CHS the largest hospital company in the nation in terms of the number of hospitals it operates. CHS says it’s making the purchase to put itself in a better position to benefit from President Obama’s health care overhaul.