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8:20am

Mon October 8, 2012
Business

MTSU Honors Families Whose Acreage Became Site of First Campus

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee Honors Families Who Donated Property that Became the Original site for Middle Tennessee State Normal School

Middle Tennessee State University marked another banner day in its history Saturday as the area around Walnut Grove was named for the two families whose property became the campus of the original Middle Tennessee State Normal School.


A group of dignitaries witnessed the placement of three markers around the area, designating it Harrison-Black Circle for Tom Harrison and Joe Black, the landowners who sold 20 acres to the Tennessee Board of Education for $5,000. They donated 80 additional acres.

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8:52am

Wed October 3, 2012
Business

Outstanding MTSU Alumni for 2012-13 Includes Trio of Achievers

Outstanding MTSU alumni for 2012-13 includes trio of achievers

Numerous MTSU alumni bring the university prestige and recognition through their groundbreaking efforts and faithful support.


From 1960 to present, MTSU’s Alumni Association has recognized accomplished alumni with the association’s highest honor: the respective Distinguished Alumni and Young Alumni Achievement awards.


This year is no different. The 2012-13 recipients, who will be recognized during this weekend’s homecoming ceremonies and the spring commencement in 2013, include:

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1:12pm

Thu September 27, 2012
Business

MTSU Dairy Facilities Open to Public at Sept. 27 Ag Field Day

New Entrance to Experiential Learning and Research Center

Come and check out the “amazing success story” (Dr. Warren Gill, School of Agribusiness and Agriscience director) taking place at 3211 Guy James Rd. in Lascassas.


It’s the MTSU Experiential Learning and Research Center, also known as the MTSU Farm and 1-year-old MTSU Dairy.


Ag Field Day runs from 4 to 7 p.m. for the public, but feel free to arrive by 3:30 and we will try to accommodate your reporting and video/photography needs to help you meet your deadlines.

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2:40pm

Fri April 20, 2012
Business

Entrepreneurship Expert Doug Tatum to Oversee Powerhouse Lineup of Speakers

Doug Tatum, holder of the Wright Chair of Entrepreneurship at MTSU, will chair “Where the Middle Market Shines,” a private equity conference, April 25-27 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel in Dallas.

More than 2,000 people are slated to attend and more than $100 billion worth of capital will be represented at the gathering, which is sponsored by the Association for Corporate Growth.

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2:50pm

Tue December 6, 2011
Environmentalist Suggests Caution

Haslam Wants Quicker Chicken Farm Permitting

 

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam says he’s working to speed up the environmental permitting system for poultry farms.

The governor noted in a speech to the Farm Bureau in Franklin yesterday that his goal is for the state to strike a balance between environmental stewardship and promoting jobs and production in the agricultural sector.

Poultry is Tennessee's third largest agricultural product, after cattle and soybeans.

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