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10:08am

Mon May 12, 2014
Business

Gas Prices Way Down, AAA Says They're Headed Still Lower

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Gas prices have been falling steadily for about two weeks here in Tennessee and analysts with AAA say they expect fuel prices to fall still further.

Triple A’s Mark Jenkins says Tennessee gasoline prices peaked back on April 26th when regular unleaded hit a high of $3.52. Today’s AAA Fuel Gauge report shows a statewide average of $3.46.

Jenkins says you can thank the fact that the U.S. is producing record amounts of oil and that the nation’s refineries are operating at capacity.

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8:05am

Fri May 9, 2014
Business

MTSU Signs Aerospace Education Pact with Civil Air Patrol

With a handshake, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee, left, seals the Memorandum of Agreement with Civil Air Patrol Tennessee Wing commander Col. Bill Lane. The signing between MTSU and the CAP forms a partnership in aerospace education for state high school students in the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s cadet program. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

Middle Tennessee State University and Civil Air Patrol’s Tennessee Wing agreed Wednesday (May 7) to partner in aerospace education for state high school students in the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s cadet program.

The agreement, signed by MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and Tennessee Wing commander Col. Bill Lane of Gray, puts into play the educational resources of the university’s Department of Aerospace and College of Basic and Applied Sciences to engage cadets in science and technology pursuits.

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8:00am

Fri May 9, 2014
Business

MTSU Student Farmer's Market Open Today

The MTSU Student Farmers Market will be open from noon to 2 p.m. today, Friday, May 9, at the Horticulture Center on Lightning Way across from the Tennessee Livestock Center.  

Because of road construction at the intersection of Champion and Lightning ways, people shopping at the farmers market should arrive via Blue Raider Drive on the north side of campus or MTSU Boulevard on the east side of campus. A printable campus map can be found at http://tinyurl.com/MTParkingMap12-13.

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8:13am

Thu April 24, 2014
Business

MTSU Professor to Chair International Business Communication Panel

Janet McCormick

When people say a message “got lost in the translation,” they’re not always talking about a language barrier.

To build bridges across cultural and geopolitical boundaries, an MTSU professor will lead a group charged with creating high standards for international communication.

Dr. Janet McCormick, an associate professor of organizational communication, will chair the Global Communication Certification Council of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC).

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7:53am

Thu April 24, 2014
Business

MTSU Holds Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 24

October 2013 prescription drug drop-off

Who: An MTSU collaboration of Public Safety, Campus Pharmacy, Health Services and Health Promotion

What: MTSU’s third Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

When: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 24

Where: The drive-up location next to the Campus Pharmacy drive-thru on the south side of the Student Health, Wellness and Campus Recreation Center on Blue Raider Drive (see link to campus map below)

Why: The campus community and general public are invited to drop off their old, unused, expired and unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medicines for proper disposal.

Etc.: Approximately 30 pounds of medicines have been collected for disposal in two previous drug take-back days. … Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy students will be among the representatives assisting at the collection site.

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