Our friend Liz Halloran reports that Mitt Romney "might just win in the South" today as Republicans go to the polls in Alabama and Mississippi to pick between the four remaining candidates for the GOP presidential nomination.
"Strange things are happenin' to me" a bewitched Mitt Romney said recently to a crowd of Mississippi supporters. The former Massachusetts governor is right: Strange things do happen to folks, especially national political candidates, when they talk to us Southerners. They start drawling and twanging, trying to sound like us. Sometimes, they're mocking us; sometimes they're just trying to be friendly. We know the difference.
MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and Travis Kraft, acting director of the Veterans Affairs Nashville Regional office, will sign a memorandum of understanding between the University and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Tuesday, March 13, at 1 p.m. in the first-floor conference room (#101) of the Sam Ingram Building, 2269 Middle Tennessee Blvd.
The Office of the University Provost is pleased to initiate the process for the 2012 Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award programs, two programs administered by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission that recognize outstanding community service performed at the campus level by students and faculty/staff. The award is named for the late Representative Harold Love, a man of great compassion for those less fortunate in his community.
Middle Tennessee State University will host the TSSAA High School Basketball Tournament on March 14-17. The tournament will cause several changes in parking and traffic patterns on the MTSU campus:
· The Greenland Drive parking lot will be reserved for TSSAA ticket holders and there will be a $5 charge to park in that lot. Students and faculty who use the Greenland Drive lot are encouraged to find alternative parking around campus during this busy time.