MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- It's a special week here on the campus of Middle Tennessee State.
On Tuesday, MTSU will be hosting its annual Black History Month Unity Luncheon. This year's theme is "Unsung Heroes." Three women will be honored at the gathering, including Thenartis Ellis, Mary C. Scales and Olivia Murray Woods.
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.