Arts & Culture


Wed July 23, 2014

MTSU’s Center for Popular Music Acquires Grammy-winning Spring Fed Records Label

Dr. Greg Reich

The Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University has acquired the renowned Spring Fed Records from the Arts Center of Cannon County.

The Arts Center has donated the Grammy-winning label’s name and rights and sold its existing inventory to MTSU, said Dr. Greg Reish, the Center for Popular Music’s new director.

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Fri July 18, 2014
Arts & Culture

July ‘Out of the Blue’ Sizzles with Great MTSU News

Have you seen the July 2014 edition of "Out of the Blue," MTSU's video magazine, yet? It’s hotter than a summer sidewalk with fascinating stories about university people and places, including news of national and state recognition for work by students and faculty.

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Wed July 16, 2014
Arts & Culture

Evil Dead The Musical Comes to Nashville in October

Evil Dead - The Musical brings the
splatter to Nashville, October 17-18

Tickets on sale Friday, July 18 at 10:00 a.m.

**** (four stars/out of four) "Bloody hilarious!" - Toronto Star
"The next Rocky Horror show" - The New York Times
“Must see show!” - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Mon July 14, 2014
Arts & Culture

Seigenthaler’s ‘Unparalled Leadership’ Inspired MTSU, Community: McPhee

Seigenthalers at MTSU

Journalism icon John Seigenthaler, a First Amendment champion, civil rights advocate and devoted friend of Middle Tennessee State University, died Friday at the age of 86.

Seigenthaler, who lent his name and his prodigious talents to the Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies at MTSU, passed away at his Nashville home with his family at his side, according to his son, fellow journalist John Michael Seigenthaler. 

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Fri July 11, 2014
Arts & Culture

Midstate educator joins Confucius Institute to Connect Area Schools with China

Mike Novak

MTSU’s Confucius Institute has hired a Midstate educator to help promote Chinese language and culture in area K-12 schools.

Mike Novak, most recently principal of Liberty Elementary School in Shelbyville, Tennessee, became the institute’s new assistant director July 1.

“I am very excited to be part of the team at the Confucius Institute,” said Novak. “I look forward to expanding educational opportunities for Tennessee and China.

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