High hopes and great expectations are how 14 MTSU students left Murfreesboro Thursday (April 10), heading for Huntsville, Ala., and the two-day NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge, previously known as the Great Moonbuggy Race.
“We hope to go down and place first overall this year,” said team captain Ryan Miller of Chattanooga, Tenn., making a reference to the team’s third-place finish in 2013 against international competition while finishing first in the U.S. “We expect the new moon buggy to perform well.”
All students in the region who are interested in pursuing careers in policing, corrections, security or the courts can learn more from working professionals without going to a career fair.
MTSU and Nashville State Community College will host the 2014 Middle Tennessee Criminal Justice Networking and Information Exchange from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 11, on Nashville State’s southeast campus, located at 5248 Hickory Hollow Parkway in south Nashville.
— MTSU’s fraternities and sororities celebrate Greek Week April 7-10.
“We’ve made it a values-based week to show that Greeks care not just about the MTSU community, but about Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, as well,” said October Henson, a senior psychology major from Cleveland, Tenn., and chair of the Greek Week Committee.
Monday, April 7, is “Give Back Day,” when Jefferson’s Restaurant, 1916 E. Main St. in Murfreesboro, will donate 10 percent of all proceeds between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to Habitat for Humanity of Rutherford County.