The nonprofit sector contributed $20.9 billion to the regional economy in 2011, according to a study by our Business and Economic Research Center for the Center for Nonprofit Management. [ Tennessean article | entire study pdf ]
Midstate consumers have become more optimistic about the future of the economy, according to the latest consumer outlook poll conducted by the Office of Consumer Research (Tim Graeff, director). [read more at mtsunews.com]
The Career Development Center is collecting data. MTSU undergraduate and graduate students who are graduating in May 2013 are encouraged to complete the survey regardless of your employment status. [Take survey.]
Congratulations to MTSU's Enactus team members, named Regional Champions in Atlanta competition April 2. The Management and Marketing students will compete in May at the national competition in Kansas City. [more]
Dean Jim Burton receives a framed copy of Senate Joint Resolution 139, sponsored by State Senator Jim Tracy and State Representative Joe Carr, in the Senate Chambers of the Tennessee State Capitol on April 2. The resolution honors and commends Dr. Burton "for his contributions to Middle Tennessee State University, as dean of the Jennings A Jones College of Business." [complete text]
David J. Urban will be the next dean of the Jones College of Business. Urban, who starts on July 1, is currently executive associate dean and a marketing professor at the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.