Middle Tennessee State University and the City of Murfreesboro recently received a Local Government Award for economic development from the Greater Nashville Regional Council.
The council, made up of the 13 counties and 52 cities in the Nashville area, praised MTSU and the city for a century of partnership that has enhanced economic development locally and throughout the region.
Patti Miller, assistant vice president of MTSU Campus Planning, accepted the award at the council’s annual business meeting held Sept. 22 in Clarksville, Tennessee.
The well-dressed individual knows just how to mix and match separate items of clothing
to obtain the best possible look.
MTSU’s Raiders Closet is doing just that in order to make more business-style clothing available to students who want to make a good impression on job interviews.
The closet recently entered into a partnership with Amelia’s Closet, a nonprofit organization at 855 W. College St. in Murfreesboro. Amelia’s Closet offers free clothing to low-income women who are trying to rebound from one of life’s setbacks.
The city of Murfreesboro and MTSU officials unveiled Wednesday, July 15, the long-anticipated Adams Indoor Tennis Complex, an eight-court facility that greatly enhances the Blue Raider tennis program while also expanding playing and tournament opportunities for area residents.
MTSU mechatronics engineering students volunteered their time to work on adapting a Hello Kitty car to provide mobility for a Special Kids child.
Middle Tennessee State University inked a deal this year to give officers more than a year of college credit in exchange for the five-and-a-half months of work they put in at Metro's training academy.
In April MTSU announced a partnership with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation that gave wastewater management workers a pathway to further training at the university. Officials said the university will continue to tailor educational programs to the needs of local employers.
MTSU received 19 honors from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association in its 2012-13 competition among marketing and communications operations at the state’s public and private higher-education institutions.
As a News Channel 2 videographer looks on, Mike Forbes, assistant director of technologies in the MTSU Department of Electronic Media Communication, works the control board inside the Multi-Agency Joint Information Center during a news conference Monday, Sept. 8, to kickoff National Preparedness Month.
In a ceremony featuring traditional Chinese music, dancers and a man in a giant panda suit, leaders of the Discovery Center at Murfreesboro Spring and MTSU signed a pact Friday, Sept. 26, that they hope will lead to future cultural collaborations.