Wed October 3, 2012

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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Thu September 27, 2012

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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Fri April 20, 2012

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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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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