While watching Super Bowl XLVII in February, a Lincoln County, Tenn., native and Middle Tennessee State University alumna knew she made the right decision regarding an endowed gift to the university.
During the game — won by the Baltimore Ravens, 34-31, against the San Francisco 49ers — the now famous “So God made a farmer” commercial for Dodge Ram trucks aired, featuring the late Paul Harvey’s narration.
MTSU junior Sean Martin has many reasons to look forward to the new year, not the least among them his appointment to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s new Veterans Education Task Force.
The panel of 10 individuals from higher education and politics is scheduled to conduct its first meeting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Meeting Room K of the Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Ave. in Nashville.
An MTSU nursing professor is the 2013 recipient of the Tennessee Nurses Association’s Excellence in Nursing Education Award.
Dr. Debra Rose Wilson was presented with the honor at the group’s annual convention in Murfreesboro. The statewide award “recognizes outstanding performance in nursing education and nursing leadership, which improves the quality of nursing care, and professional and community service,” according to www.tnaonline.org.
MTSU EMC Master Control room during CUSA Volleyball tournament
The 2013 Conference USA Volleyball Championship showcased more than just the top C-USA teams and players at MTSU’s Alumni Memorial Gym last weekend.
The four-day, 12-team event was also an opportunity to give fans around Conference USA a look at broadcasts put together by the university’s College of Mass Communication.
A team of 50-plus students, under the direction of Bob Gordon, an assistant professor of electronic media communication at MTSU, produced and broadcast the first 10 matches of the Conference USA Volleyball Championship on the C-USA Digital Network.
Matt Matlock formed the company Unshatter when he was a High School Sophmore.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A college freshman was recently named one of the mid-state’s top entrepreneurs.
Matt Matlock is the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Youth Entrepreneur of the Year. Matlock was one of 15 individuals and organizations to receive this year’s NEXT awards, honoring the area’s groundbreaking entrepreneurs and top performing companies.
Matlock launched his first business while a sophomore at Nashville’s Pearl Cohn High School. He formed a company called Unshatter that repaired cell phones and tablet computers.
Southeast chapter of the International Beverage Packaging Association representatives Bill Batty, left, and Jimmy Davis present a $15,000 check to MTSU Engineering Technology chair Walter Boles. It marks the first gift to the MTSU Foundation for mechatronics engineering scholarships for students. (MTSU photo by News and Media Relations)
A $15,000 gift from the Southeast chapter of the International Beverage Packaging Association to the MTSU Foundation will go toward endowing student scholarships for the new mechatronics engineering program.
Southeast chapter members Jimmy Davis of Murfreesboro and Bill Batty of Murfreesboro and Fort Myers, Fla., delivered the check to Walter Boles, who serves as chairman of the Department of Engineering Technology.