black history month http://wmot.org en Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Visits Tennessee http://wmot.org/post/congressman-jesse-jackson-jr-visits-tennessee <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will make an appearance this week here in Middle Tennessee.</p><p>The son of Civil Rights icon the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Jess Jackson Jr.&nbsp;is scheduled to speak Friday on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.&nbsp; He was originally slated to be MTSU&rsquo;s keynote speaker for Black History Month festivities in February, but had to reschedule the appearance.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 20:51:56 +0000 Mike Osborne 9409 at http://wmot.org Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. Visits Tennessee MTSU Honors Three "Unsung Heroes" at Unity Luncheon http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-honors-three-unsung-heroes-unity-luncheon-0 <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp;&nbsp;--&nbsp;&nbsp;It&#39;s a&nbsp;special week&nbsp;here on the campus of Middle Tennessee State.</p><p>On Tuesday,&nbsp;MTSU will be hosting its annual Black History Month<em> Unity Luncheon</em>. This year&#39;s theme is &quot;Unsung Heroes.&quot;&nbsp; Three women will be honored at the gathering, including Thenartis Ellis, Mary C. Scales and Olivia Murray Woods.</p><p>Ellis was the first African-American hired in a departmental office at MTSU. She worked as a secretary in the Department of Economics and Finance for 36 years.</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:42:05 +0000 Mike Osborne 6993 at http://wmot.org MTSU Honors Three "Unsung Heroes" at Unity Luncheon MTSU Honors Three "Unsung Heroes" at Unity Luncheon http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-honors-three-unsung-heroes-unity-luncheon <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp;&nbsp;--&nbsp;&nbsp;A special week&nbsp;here on the campus of Middle Tennessee State.</p><p>On Tuesday,&nbsp;MTSU will be hosting its annual Black History Month Unity Luncheon. This year&#39;s theme is &quot;Unsung Heroes.&quot;&nbsp; Three women will be honored at the gathering, including Thenartis Ellis, Mary C. Scales and Olivia Murray Woods.</p><p>Ellis was the first African-American hired in a departmental office at MTSU. She worked as a secretary in the Department of Economics and Finance for 36 years.</p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 19:40:23 +0000 Mike Osborne 6992 at http://wmot.org MTSU Honors Three "Unsung Heroes" at Unity Luncheon