MTSU student, faculty and visiting scholars will discuss whether the opportunities that higher education provides are worth the debt it often requires at the 23nd annual Tennessee Undergraduate Social Science Symposium Oct. 29-30.
With a theme of “Worth Every Penny?: Debt, Education and Opportunity,” the two-day research symposium inside MTSU’s James Union Building is free and open to the public.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Two of Tennessee’s largest employers are expecting a busy holiday season and are taking on additional staff to meet demand.
Memphis based FedEx predicts that holiday deliveries will rise nearly 9 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments. FedEx says the peak day is likely to be Dec. 15, when it expects to handle 22.6 million shipments.
The company plans to hire 50,000 seasonal workers to help carry the load.