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Aerospace

 

February 12, 2015- MTSU unveils bachelor’s degree in unmanned aircraft operations

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-unveils-unmanned-aircraft-bachelors/

Unmanned aircraft systems or UAS are creating thousands of new jobs in many industries and proving to be a major fixture in the future of aviation worldwide.

 

February 5, 2015- MTSU uses unmanned craft to study Argentina’s agriculture  

http://www.mtsunews.com/unmanned-aircraft-aids-argentina-ag-research/

Along with the five undergraduate students and one alumnus, MTSU faculty members Tony Johnston from the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience and Doug Campbell in the Department of Aerospace teamed up to travel to South America and learn how unmanned aircraft systems — or UAS — can be used in agriculture.

 

Advertising

 

February 20, 2016- MTSU advertising students take on stereotypes after Rutherford fight against mosque

http://www.brentwoodhomepage.com/mtsu-advertising-students-take-on-stereotypes-after-rutherford-fight-against-mosque-cms-25318#.V365tNIrLcs

MTSU advertising majors' social-media effort to fight community stereotypes has earned them acclaim in an international competition and a free trip to Washington, D.C. to present their campaign.

 

November 14, 2014- Business student’s design named winner of MT Engage logo contest

adv1http://www.mtsunews.com/mt-engage-logo-winner/

MTSU business student Justin Johnson created the winning logo design that will now represent the MT Engage curriculum enhancement plan for the entire university.

 

 

-October 14, 2014-Oct. 21 is deadline for students to create QEP logo for contest

  http://www.mtsunews.com/qep-logo-contest-2014/

  MTSU students have until Oct. 21 to showcase their visual creative skills and submit the winning logo to represent the   university’s next Quality Enhancement Plan.

 

May 31, 2013- MTSU students are finalists in national natural-gas advertising contest

http://www.murfreesboropost.com/mtsu-students-are-finalists-in-national-natural-gas-advertising-contest-cms-35712

A team of MTSU students were in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, May 29, as finalists for the America’s Natural Gas Alliance Scholastics Achievement Award in the ANGA Collegiate Energy Challenge.

 

- May 30, 2013- MTSU students win national natural-gas ad campaign contest

http://www.mtsunews.com/student-finalists-natural-solutions/adv2

MTSU students have won top honors and a $5,000 prize in a nationwide collegiate advertising competition to promote natural gas usage.

 

 

Agribusiness & Agriscience

 

June 17, 2016- Time to ‘Saddle Up’ for family fun July 29 with ACE Learning Center

abas2http://www.mtsunews.com/saddle-up-2016/

“Saddle Up,” the MTSU program’s annual fundraising event, is more family-friendly this year, opening up Murphy Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. July 29 for kid-focused fun, hands-on activities and, of course, great food.

 

 

May 13, 2016- MTSU shares 'Farm2School' life with 1,200 City Schools' children

http://wgnsradio.com/mtsu-shares-farm2school-life-with-1-200-city-schools-children-cms-32874

About 600 Murfreesboro City Schools' third-graders learned about the MTSU gardens and another 600 took in the dairy portion of the MTSU Experiential Learning and Research Center Thursday (May 12).

 

February 5, 2015- MTSU uses unmanned craft to study Argentina’s agriculture

http://www.mtsunews.com/unmanned-aircraft-aids-argentina-ag-research/ag1

Along with the five undergraduate students and one alumnus, MTSU faculty members Tony Johnston from the School of Agribusiness and Agriscience and Doug Campbell in the Department of Aerospace teamed up to travel to South America and learn how unmanned aircraft systems — or UAS — can be used in agriculture.

 

December 14, 2012-Students far exceed alternative fuels’ go-kart expectations

http://www.mtsunews.com/alternative-go-kart-challenge/

MTSU electronic media communication major Ryan Skelley may have discovered “the best way to end college.” He and three research project teammates raced a propane-powered go-kart in competition against three other vehicles using different alternative fuels.

 

- December 12, 2012- MTSU Students to Race Modified Go-Karts Fueled With Hydrogen and More

http://wgnsradio.com/mtsu-students-to-race-modified-go-karts-fueled-with-hydrogen-and-more-cms-10154

Twenty-one MTSU students, who have modified four go-karts and one golf cart to run on five different alternative fuels, will have an end-of-semester competition at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.

 

July 21, 2014- ‘Saddle Up’ July 31 with MTSU to give happy cowpokes a hand

http://www.mtsunews.com/saddle-up-fundraiser-2014/

Get ready to give some of Rutherford County’s finest young wranglers a hand Thursday, July 31, at the annual “Saddle Up” fundraiser for MTSU’s Ann Campbell Early Learning Center.

 

Anthropology

 

October 5, 2015- City Council OKs effort to transfer Black Cat Cave site to MTSU

http://www.mtsunews.com/city-transfer-black-cat-cave/

The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will continue working toward transferring Black Cat Cave to MTSU pending final administrative and legal approvals, the city announced recently.

 

- August 8, 2015- Native American cemetery discovered at Black Cat Cave

anth1http://www.dnj.com/story/news/2015/08/05/native-american-cemetery-discovered-black-cat-cave/31184793/

Discovery of a Native American cemetery at the Black Cat Cave archaeological site has led to securing the site, the city announced Wednesday.

 

 

June 30, 2015- High schoolers get facts of forensic science at CSI: MTSU

http://www.mtsunews.com/csi-mtsu-2015/

They came to MTSU from high schools in four different states to learn more about forensic science in a hands-on environment.

 

June 24, 2014- Students unearth history at MTSU Archaeological Field School

http://www.mtsunews.com/archaeological-field-school-2014/anth2

The MTSU Archaeological Field School has taken the classroom outdoors for the last six weeks, keeping students hoping for breezes and wearing extra sunscreen as they dig and learn at a site in the rolling hills of western Rutherford County.

 

Art

 

July 22, 2014- Scandinavian study abroad finds ‘happiness’ for art exhibit

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 http://www.mtsunews.com/scandinavian-happiness-exhibit-2014/  

MTSU students learned firsthand why the people of Scandinavia’s cozy countries continually top the United Nations’ “World Happiness Report,” and their own report is “Passport to Happiness,” a new art exhibit open through Aug. 15 in MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery.

 

 

- July 19, 2013- Scandinavian folktale inspires MTSU art exhibit

http://www.mtsunews.com/scandinavian-folktale-inspires-mtsu-art-exhibit/

Inspired by a Scandinavian folktale, the collaborations of MTSU art students and children from Denmark and Norway will be displayed on campus.

 

June 5, 2012- MTSU Art Education Students Paint Patterson Park Mural

http://www.mtsunews.com/patterson-park-mural-video/

MTSU art education students collaborated with fourth- and fifth-grade students from Bradley Academy to design, craft and paint a full classroom mural at Patterson Park Community Center depicting four themes: life skills, sports, arts and community.

 

Biology

 

July 21, 2016- MTSU, Tennessee Tech researchers discover new bacteria

 http://www.mtsunews.com/researchers-discover-new-bacteria/biol1

Middle Tennessee State University and Tennessee Technological University student and faculty researchers have discovered two new species of bacteria found in a cooling tower and hot tub in Putnam County, Tennessee.

 

 

August 7, 2015- Experiential Learning Opportunities in Ecology at MTSU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR1IwlmpIf0

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at Middle Tennessee State University R. Drew Sieg discusses the experiential learning opportunities that he's been developing for ecology students at MTSU. His honors students partner with Murfreesboro Greenway System to research factors impacting the environment.

 

Business Administration

 

May 14, 2013- MTSU launches ‘icon’ of study-abroad learning via computer

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http://www.mtsunews.com/study-abroad-icon/

In some college classes, studying abroad doesn’t require a passport, a visa or even a suitcase. For the first time, MTSU students enjoyed simultaneous cyberspace communication with students in another nation in Dr. John Lipinski’s Strategic Management class.

 

 

Child & Family Studies 

 

Spring 2016- Fighting hunger one backpack at a time

Fighting hunger one backpack at a time

Some people think of doing things for others when all is going well for them—that’s not true of Jennifer Austin.

 

April 14, 2014- MTSU students offer kids, elders some Good Friday ‘egg-citement’cdfs

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-egg-hunt-s2014/

Some MTSU students will try to make Good Friday an even better Friday for some local youngsters and their elders. The 26 students of Stephanie Bush’s Aging Health and Development Class will host an Easter egg hunt at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, at Stones River Manor, a senior living community at 205 Haynes Drive in Murfreesboro.

 

December 3, 2007- p. 3 A decade of getting AHeAD with EXL

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v16/rec1612.pdf

This fall marked the 10th anniversary of the Aging Health and Development course at MTSU, created and nurtured by Dr. Cate Stogner, associate professor of human sciences, who also believes that it is the longest-running service-learning course on campus.

 

Communication Studies

 

April 16, 2015- Be Irish For A Day Festival

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http://40days.vsatn.org/festival-with-global-down-syndrome-day/

The Ambassadors of VSA Tennessee is a student organization based at Middle Tennessee State University. This group of students organized in order to assist VSA Tennessee as volunteers with their events, but also to organize events on the campus of MTSU for people with disabilities and that would help create a better understanding and acceptance of disabilities.

 

 

April 9, 2014- MTSU Blue Raider Debate team hosts national tourney

http://www.mtsunews.com/debate-national-tournament-2014/

The MTSU Blue Raider Debate team is hosting the International Public Debate Association’s National Championship Tournament and Convention for colleges and universities this week.

 

December 12, 2013- Young artists’ ornaments now shine beside national tree

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-students-vsa-ornaments-workshop/

The hand-painted ornaments created by 24 young artists from across Tennessee at an MTSU workshop now adorn the special state tree standing alongside the National Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C., this holiday season.

 

December 10, 2013- Blue Raider Debate Team wraps up strong semester

http://www.mtsunews.com/blue-raider-debate-fall2013/comm2

The MTSU Blue Raider Debate Team has represented the university well in recent months, wrapping up fall semester competition last week at Mississippi College.

 

 

November 14, 2013-EXL students plan Nov. 16 event to benefit MTSU Student Food Pantry  

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-turning-the-tables/

A Small Group Communication Experiential Learning Course (EXL) is allowing MTSU students to have some fun, help the campus community while also teaching them how to communicate with one another in a positive and productive way.

 

November 3, 2013- Team News

http://www.mtsu.edu/debate/team_news.php

Coach Richey entered students from his Comm 3210 Argumentation course as part of the Experiential Learning (EXL) project

 

October 22, 2013- MTSU Students Help Artists Decorate National Christmas Tree

http://www.mtsunews.com/vsa-ornaments-workshop-video/

MTSU speech and organizational communications students helped 24 young artists from across the state create ornaments Oct. 21 for Tennessee’s 2013 national Christmas tree in Washington, D.C., and masks for an upcoming Legislative Plaza display in Nashville.

 

December 17, 2012- Students assist with special performance at Parthenon

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MTSU students played a part in a recent arts performance that will soon be on exhibit across Tennessee and will ultimately travel to Athens, Greece, for an international arts education exchange.

 

 

Early Childhood Education         

 

June 19, 2015- Nissan employees donate vanload of supplies to ACE Learning Center

http://www.mtsunews.com/nissan-ace-supply-drive-2015/

As interim director of the early childhood education facility on MTSU’s campus, Ridgley was thrilled to see the excited group of employees from Nissan’s Smyrna plant unload three skids of needed supplies June 18— napkins, paper towels, wet wipes, paper cups, cleaning supplies and other similar items.

 

February 28, 2014-MTSU educators join the fun to ‘Read Across America’ March 3-6

http://www.mtsunews.com/page/11/?s=hands-onece1

Several members of the MTSU community will take time out of their busy schedules to read to preschoolers next week. They will participate in “Read Across America” Monday, March 3, through Thursday, March 6, at MTSU’s Child Development Center, located at 820 Fairview Ave. in Murfreesboro.

 

October 17, 2012-Child Care Lab 

http://www.mtsunews.com/child-care-lab/

Preschoolers have fun and students get experiential learning at the MTSU while the toddlers’ parents work and study.

 

Electronic Media Communication

 

June 9, 2016- Bonnaroo 2016: MTSU students volunteer, earn class credit at festival

http://mtsusidelines.com/2016/06/bonnaroo-2016-mtsu-students-volunteer-earn-class-credit-at-festival/

Middle Tennessee State University’s involvement at the 15th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival goes far beyond the hundreds of students driving 30 miles southeast with a paid $350 general admission wristband in tow.

 

October 29, 2013- Students bring expertise behind scenes at ‘Freedom Sings’

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-students-freedom-sings-2013/

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The experience MTSU students gain while working behind the scenes at events like the Newseum Institute’s “Freedom Sings” celebration at Nashville’s Bluebird Café Tuesday night is much more than camera angles and lighting.

 

May 16, 2013- MTSU students create media for foreign language nonprofit

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http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-media-class/

MTSU students enrolled in Professor Clare Bratten’s Seminar in Media Issues class took their skills from the classroom to the real world this spring by creating a media campaign for the Tennessee Foreign Language Institute.

 

 

 

March 25, 2013-Project Real Students Helps Those in Need

Project Real Students Helps Those in Need

Middle Tennessee State University’s spring Project Real experiential learning class has offered to help local business, Journey’s in Community Living, with web and promotional content.

 

September 22, 2011- Capitol Street Party features MTSU onstage, behind the scenes

http://www.mtsunews.com/capitol-street-party-features-mtsu/

MTSU students were a major part of the “show behind the show” as the university partnered with Capitol Records at the “Capitol Street Party” on Nashville’s Music Row Sept. 21.

 

May 9, 2011- p.1 EMC Productions gets rollingemc2

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v19/rec1921.pdf

“EMC Productions” is the official name of the student-run production company in the College of Mass Communication at MTSU, one more field where experiential learning—hands-on learning—is becoming a tradition.

 

Elementary & Special Education

 

March 7, 2014- EXL grant extends the impact of family literacy nights

http://www.mtsu.edu/exl/pdf/EXL-News-Release-2014-03-07.pdftharp

READ4015 is a six hour course designed to introduce teacher candidates in the Elementary & Special Education licensure programs to the concepts of language and literacy. An integral component of the course is field experiences in elementary and middle schools, and this includes a concerted effort to introduce teacher candidates to the school community at large through participating in Family Literacy Nights.

 

 

Experiential Learning

  

June 22, 2016- Registration underway for Oct. 22 math-science event for girls at MTSU

http://www.mtsunews.com/2016-eyh-at-mtsu/

Registration has begun for the 20th annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science at MTSU, and middle school and high school girls should act early to secure their place.

 

August 13, 2015- Girls’ STEM event features dog trainers, activity for parentsexl1

http://www.mtsunews.com/girls-math-science-registration-underway/

Two women who train dogs for competitions, plus a special activity for up to 30 adults, will be featured during the 19th annual Expanding Your Horizons in math and science event for girls Saturday, Sept. 26, at MTSU.

 

March 12, 2015- MTSU, Nissan spark minds at Microsoft Digigirlz event

http://www.mtsunews.com/microsoft-digigirlz-2015-video-2/

Nissan partnered with MTSU and Microsoft recently to host the Microsoft DigiGirlz math-science girls event at Nissan’s North America headquarters. The Feb. 28 event was attended by 125 Midstate high school girls to provide them with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about.

 

September 20, 2014- Curiosity reigns during 18th annual MTSU math, science conference  

exl2http://www.mtsunews.com/curiosity-reigns-at-eyh/

Lucy King was among the first to jump in and ask questions of Freneka Minter, keynote speaker for the 18th annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science Conference at MTSU.

 

 

- May 30, 2014- Registration underway now for Sept. 20 girls’ math-science event

http://www.mtsunews.com/eyh-girls-registration-underway/

With registration already underway, middle school and high school girls should act early to secure their spot in the 2014 Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference at MTSU.

 

July 3, 2014- MTSU senior SURFs into summer forensic-science researchexl3

 http://www.mtsunews.com/morgan-summer-research-fellowship/

An MTSU senior is SURF-ing through samples of body fluids this summer in a research project that will ultimately help her assist investigators in their quests to solve crimes.

 

February 21, 2014- MTSU tech event for girls provides hands-on fun

http://www.mtsunews.com/girls-experience-fun-with-technology/

For Mary Neall of Bradyville, Tenn., the Friday, Feb. 21 visit to MTSU may have been a career-changing experience. And you have to wonder how many of her teenage peers felt the same way after attending the first Engineering Technology Girl Day.

 

February 13, 2014-Deadline looms for DigiGirlz high-tech event in Franklin

http://www.mtsunews.com/deadline-looms-for-digigirlz-event/

DigiGirlz Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 1, in Franklin, Tenn., and has a Tuesday, Feb. 25, deadline for high school girls to register.

 

September 23, 2013-Expanding Your Horizons: MTSU’s 17th STEM Conference for girls

http://www.mtsunews.com/2013-stem-event-video/

The 17th annual Expanding Your Horizons in mathematics and science conference at MTSU on Sept. 21 gave girls a hands-on perspective of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM fields.

 

- September 21, 2013- Girls’ STEM conference at MTSU brings hands-on learning 

exl4http://www.mtsunews.com/2013-stem-event-brings-hands-on-learning/

Marketing manager Kate Colson showed her passion for technology. Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher   Kelly Perry showed a “sweet” side of science. And following their keynote addresses to girls and young women attending the 17th annual Expanding Your Horizons in mathematics and science conference Sept. 21 at MTSU, the 268 attendees gained a new hands-on perspective of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, careers.

 

- July 29, 2013- Registration underway for girls’ Sept. 21 math-science event

http://www.mtsunews.com/2013-math-science-girls-event-for-girls/

Registration is underway for girls to attend the 2013 MTSU Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics conference.

 

January 25, 2013-GRITS conference Feb. 6-8 at MTSU to spur girls in science

http://www.mtsunews.com/2013-grits-conference/

The 2013 Girls Raised in Tennessee Science Collaborative Project Annual Conference will be held Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 6-8, in MTSU’s Tom H. Jackson Building.

 

September 24, 2012- STEM event creates career options for 400-plus girls

http://www.mtsunews.com/eyh-2012/exl5

At least one high school student — and likely many others — added a potential career path to her list of choices during the 16th annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science Conference Sept. 22 at MTSU.

 

 

August 13, 2007- p. 3 EXL students can help EYH girls agree: ‘math is fun!’

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v16/rec1604.pdf

…the organizers behind this fall’s 11th annual Expanding Your Horizons in Math and Science program want girls in fifth through eighth grades to know that math and science can be challenging and interesting, as well as fun.

 

July 30, 2007- p. 3 Guiding young math, science whizzes can earn course credit

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v16/rec1603.pdf

There is a new service-learning class available through the Experiential Learning department for fall 2007. MTSU students can earn one hour pass/fail credit by serving as group leaders with middle-school girls with the Expanding Your Horizons, or EYH, conference in the EXL 2010 or 3010 Group Leaders class.

 

Experiential Learning Professors

 

July 21, 2016- MTSU, Tennessee Tech researchers discover new bacteria

http://www.mtsunews.com/researchers-discover-new-bacteria/

Middle Tennessee State University and Tennessee Technological University student and faculty researchers have discovered two new species of bacteria found in a cooling tower and hot tub in Putnam County, Tennessee.

 

July 5, 2016- Veteran MTSU professor earns national chemistry distinction

prof1http://wgnsradio.com/veteran-mtsu-professor-earns-national-chemistry-distinction-cms-33696

"This award recognizes Dr. Gross for her service to the American Chemical Society as well as her achievements in teaching and research," Fischer said. "Such awards also serve as further evidence of the quality of faculty who have chosen to invest their careers in Middle Tennessee State University and the students and public that this university serves."

 

November 11, 2015- MTSU Faculty Senate president appointed to state Board of Regents

http://www.mtsunews.com/farwell-appointed-to-tbr/

Farwell, an associate professor of journalism and president of the Faculty Senate, was nominated by President Sidney A. McPhee and Provost Brad Bartel this summer. Gov. Bill Haslam appointed her in July to a one-year term as faculty regent.

 

May 26, 2015- MTSU professor taps into technology to help blind student with statistics

http://www.mtsunews.com/bernstein-nfb-award-2015/

How can a totally blind college student pass a statistics class, which requires students to understand such visual items as graphs and charts? Dr. Stuart Bernstein, a professor of psychology at MTSU, found ways to help rising senior James Boehm of Memphis, Tennessee, in his Statistics 2030 class in the fall 2014 semester.

 

April 30, 2015- Jill Austin recipient of ATHENA International Awardprof2

http://www.dnj.com/story/money/business/2015/04/30/jill-austin-recipient-athena-international-award/26673701/

Jill Austin, an MTSU professor, Thursday night received the ATHENA leadership award at ceremonies at Stones River Country Club.

 

April 26, 2016- Professor promotes science, technology studies for women

http://www.dnj.com/story/news/2015/04/25/qa-professor-promotes-science-techology-studies-women/26368993/

Middle Tennessee State University chemistry professor Judith Iriarte-Gross has spent her career encouraging women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

 

June 29, 2015- ‘MTSU On the Record’ discusses religious plurality in curriculum

http://www.mtsunews.com/evins-plurality-on-the-record-june2015/

Exploring religious diversity among students who’ve not had opportunities to do so before entering college was the topic of a recent “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

 

-April 21, 2015- New $120K grant for MTSU will boost study of religious diversity

exlp14http://www.mtsunews.com/new-religious-diversity-study-grant-2015/

MTSU will use a $120,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to will help higher education faculty improve their students’ understanding of diverse cultures.

 

 

 

June 25, 2015- Faculty Focus: Dr. Joey Gray teaches recreation, sport with high energy

http://www.mtsunews.com/faculty-focus-joey-gray-2015/

For the media theorist Marshall McLuhan, the medium was the message. For leisure, sport and tourism associate professor Joey Gray, the motivation is the message.

 

May 8, 2015- MTSU ‘honor flights’ bring smiles to veterans, family members

http://www.mtsunews.com/veterans-enjoy-honor-flights/exlp15

Eight veterans who served their country with pride received an airplane ride they’ll cherish the rest of their lives Wednesday (May 6).

 

 

 

February 20, 2015-MTSU professor brings ‘Kennewick Man’ to life in book about discovery

prof3http://www.mtsunews.com/owsley-berrryman-kennewick-man-2015/

An MTSU professor’s contribution to a new book has helped alter the discussion about the origins of humankind on the North American continent.

 

 

 

September 16, 2014- In the News: MTSU faculty weigh in on crime, politics, farming

http://www.mtsunews.com/in-the-news-mtsu-faculty-sept2014/

MTSU faculty continue to share knowledge and experience with national and international audiences, most recently on topics of crime, politics and farming.

 

May 19, 2014-MTSU chemistry professor earns ATHENA International Award

http://www.mtsunews.com/chemistry-professor-earns-athena-award/

MTSU chemistry professor Judith Iriarte-Gross found herself “totally surprised” when her name was announced as the inaugural recipient of the ATHENA International Leadership Award.

 

April 26, 2014- Women of character, courage, commitment celebrated at MTSU

http://www.mtsunews.com/women-of-character-celebration-s2014/

MTSU put the wraps on its National Women’s History Month celebration Saturday by acknowledging area residents who stand up for women’s rights

 

March 18, 2014-New MTSU-created app gives police a crime-scene checklist

http://www.mtsunews.com/new-mtsu-crime-scene-app/

The first moments at a crime scene can be critical to saving lives and ensuring justice, and now, thanks to an MTSU-led effort, a key to preserving the initial scene can be held in an officer’s hand.

 

October 14, 2013- The (Not Quite) Lost World

http://mtpress.mtsu.edu/magazine/2013/10/14/the-not-quite-lost-world/prof4

One MTSU professor’s access to material culture—all we have left of prehistoric interactions—sheds light on early Tennessee trade.

 

September 2013- MTSU Experts List

http://www.mtsunews.com/information-for-media/mtsu-experts-list/

As of September 2013, Several Experiential Learning professors were recognized as experts in a variety of subjects.

 

March 28, 2013- Professors, state Veterans Home partner to give 3 vets flight

http://www.mtsunews.com/veterans-flights-2013/

Three veterans enjoyed a flight to remember Wednesday when MTSU partnered with the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Murfreesboro to fulfill their wish to return to the skies.

 

October 23, 2012- MTSU recognized for support of employees in military

http://www.mtsunews.com/patriotic-employer-award/

Those who volunteer to serve in our Guard and Reserve forces sacrifice much to secure our freedoms. Having the security of knowing they have a job to return home to makes serving their country a bit easier.

 

September 7, 2012-Fischer relishes role as new basic and applied sciences dean

http://www.mtsunews.com/dean-fischer-q-and-a/

Dr. Robert U. “Bud” Fischer became the fifth dean for the MTSU College of Basic and Applied Sciences June 1 following a national search. He replaced Dr. Tom Cheatham, who stepped down to become director of the Tennessee Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Center on campus.

 

August 26, 2011- McPhee says ‘exciting, historic times’ ahead

prof5http://www.mtsunews.com/mcphee-says-exciting-historic-times-ahead-at-mtsu/

Calling the start of MTSU’s second century in higher education “exciting and historic times for our University,” President Sidney A. McPhee welcomed more than 900 faculty members to the 2011-12 academic year today.

 

June 24, 2011- 20 students make their move with FirstSTEP

http://www.mtsunews.com/20-students-make-their-move-with-firststep/

Twenty MTSU rising sophomores participated in this year’s FirstSTEP Immersion program.

 

May 9, 2011- Professor’s efforts net Read to Succeed honor

http://www.mtalumni.com/s/1092/index.aspx?sid=1092&gid=1&pgid=252&cid=1385&ecid=1385&ciid=1363&crid=0

Dr. Terri Tharp, professor of elementary and special education at MTSU, has been honored as Read to Succeed's Volunteer of the Year Award for Family Literacy.

 

April 5, 2011-An internationally recognized expert in forensic science builds a powerhouse program at MTSU

http://mtpress.mtsu.edu/magazine/2011/04/05/piece-by-piece-2/

It was bitterly cold and growing dark -a terrible time to hunt for bones.  But when Dr. Hugh Berryman got the call that a child’s skull had been found near Stones River National Battlefield, he knew he couldn’t wait for the luxury of daylight.  Soon, snow would blanket what was looking like a crime scene.

 

Experiential Learning Scholars Program

 

March 9, 2016- Partner’s Magazine 2016 Vol. 1, No. 1exlp

https://issuu.com/mtsumag/docs/partnersmagazine

What's new in Experiential Learning at Middle Tennessee State University. Inside: a look at a cooperative program between the Horse Science program and Veterans, MTSU's partnership with TDEC, and many more examples of MTSU students engaging in their community.

 

December 21, 2015- MTSU EXL program recognizes outstanding partners

http://www.dnj.com/story/money/2015/12/21/mtsu-exl-program-recognizes-outstanding-partners/77712404/

MTSU’s Experiential Learning Program has honored a group of community partners for their support in providing students with practical, hands-on experiences that allow them to put their knowledge to work.

 

June 11, 2015- Experiential learning program at MTSU

http://www.dnj.com/story/news/education/2015/06/11/class-notes-central-students-win-top-boys-state-posts/71079140/

A program meant to help educators tie experiential learning to their classrooms is scheduled to take place Wednesday at Middle Tennessee State University, according to a university announcement.

 

June 5, 2015- MTSU to host institute for educators on ‘experiential learning’

exlp2http://www.mtsunews.com/experiential-learning-institute-2015/

Registration is open for an upcoming daylong institute at Middle Tennessee State University for community college and university educators interested in incorporating experiential learning concepts into their classrooms.

 

 

 

June 4, 2015- MTSU EXL Program selects top students, faculty, administrator

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-awards-2015/

MTSU’s Experiential Learning Program wrapped up the latest academic year by honoring the top students, faculty and administrator who demonstrated excellence through their participation in and support of the hands-on curriculum program.

 

May 19, 2015- MTSU signs pact with South Korean sports science academy

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-ulsan-memorandum-2015/

MTSU’s College of Behavioral and Health Sciences has entered an exchange agreement with a South Korean secondary school that specializes in sports science.

 

April 2, 2015- MTSU students explore new avenues with civics side of science

http://www.mtsunews.com/students-explore-civics-side-of-science/exlp3

This spring semester at MTSU, freshman Katie Inman finds herself being a multimedia journalism major taking an honors physical science class. Many of the other class members are not science majors either. However, all of them have had their eyes and minds opened to SENCER — or Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities — by professor Judith Iriarte-Gross and, most recently, two invited guests.

 

January 20, 2015- p. 9 News and Information from the President: EXL

http://www.mtsu.edu/newsletter/newsletters/PresidentsNewsletter_Jan2015.pdf

The Experiential Learning program gives students practical experience in real-world environments related to their fields of study.

 

December 23, 2014- ‘MTSU On the Record’ focuses on finding funds for study-abroad trips

http://www.mtsunews.com/byrnes-on-the-record-dec14/

The College of Liberal Arts in January will begin offering five scholarships of up to $500 each for experiential learning activities to liberal arts majors.

 

November 17, 2014- Middle Tennessee State University Faculty Share the SENCER Approach with Colleagues

exlp4http://serc.carleton.edu/sencer/newsletters/95191.html

On Wednesday, November 12th, Drs. Judith Iriarte-Gross, Drew Sieg, and Keying Ding, along with the Experiential Learning Scholars Program (EXL) presented "Implementing Civic Engagement and Authentic Research into STEM Courses.

 

 

September 22, 2014-MTSU urges students to collect, connect with popular button campaign

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-button-campaign-2014/

Students who are involved in many different extracurricular activities are displaying increasingly popular MTSU buttons, each of which symbolizes a different aspect of campus life.

 

August 22, 2014- News and information from the president: Student success

http://www.mtsu.edu/newsletter/newsletters/2014PresidentsNewsletterAugust.pdf

The Experiential Learning Program has demonstrated promise as a means to increase engagement with a corresponding increase in retention.

 

May 27, 2014- EXL program names top students, faculty, community partner

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-top-awards-2014/

MTSU’s Experiential Learning Program honored its top students, faculty and community partner recently in an awards ceremony to conclude the 2013-14 academic year.

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May 7, 2014- Top EXL student applauds switch to MTSU University Studies major

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-student-applauds-university-studies-major/

For MTSU senior Sara Croft, switching to a major in university studies with a minor in organizational communication “was the best choice I have made so far while at Middle Tennessee State University.”

 

December 2013- Celebrate with some of MTSU’s top students!: Rutherford County Honor Graduates

http://murfreesboro.com/mtsu-news/celebrate-with-some-of-mtsus-top-students/

Some of MTSU’s finest celebrated their fall 2013 graduation and discussed their futures with President Sidney A. McPhee during a December photo session in the Cope Administration Building.

 

December 19, 2013- EXL program, Rust honored at national higher ed conference

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-honored-by-ache-2013/exlp13

Middle Tennessee State University received two top awards at this year’s Association of Continuing Higher Education conference in Lexington, Ky. The university’s Experiential Learning Scholars Program received one of two ACHE Distinguished Program Awards for Credit Programs while associate professor Dianna Rust received the ACHE Meritorious Service Award.

 

October 21, 2013- Memphis student finds her niche at MTSU

http://www.mtsunews.com/memphis-student-finds-niche-at-mtsu/

Muskin, who was in Memphis Monday, Oct. 21, for the MTSU “True Blue Tour” event at the Memphis Botanic Garden, is an organizational communications major who has been quite involved with campus activities. She expects to graduate in May 2014.

 

August 23, 2013- Course Redesigns

http://www.mtsu.edu/newsletter/newsletters/MTSUPresidentsNewsletterAugust2013C.PDF

MTSU’s Experiential Scholars program is making a major impact on student retention through hands-on learning.

 

May 13, 2013- MTSU on national Higher Ed Community Service Honor Roll

exlp7http://www.mtsunews.com/higher-ed-honor-roll/

Middle Tennessee State University has again been recognized for its community service efforts with inclusion on the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

 

 

 

May 6, 2013- MTSU EXL Scholars program receives top regional award

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-regional-award/exlp8

The Experiential Learning Scholars program at Middle Tennessee State University was honored recently with a top award for higher education credit programs.

 

 

February 15, 2013-Bahamian higher ed officials tour MTSU for university ideas

http://www.mtsunews.com/bahamian-higher-ed-tour/

The chairman and secretary of The College of The Bahamas Council, the governing board of that nation’s public institution of higher education, visited MTSU this week to collect ideas and insights as the college prepares to become The University of The Bahamas.

 

January 31, 2013- First ‘Zumbathon’ raises funds for Project Help

http://www.mtsunews.com/zumbathon-project-help/

About 50 Zumba enthusiasts danced for two hours on a recent Saturday to raise more than $1,200 for MTSU’s Project Help, the university’s inclusive pre-school.

 

January 17, 2013- p. 6 MTSU EXL Program commended for impact

http://www.mtsu.edu/newsletter/newsletters/PresidentsNewsletterJan2013.pdf

MTSU is positioning itself as a model in service learning with its Experiential Learning Scholars Program, or EXL.

 

November 28, 2012- EXL Scholars Program touted as ‘excellent model’

exlp9http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-scholars-program-recognized/

Service learning. MTSU is positioning itself as a model university in this area with its Experiential Learning Scholars Program, or EXL, which was recently commended by a regional accrediting organization for its impact and effectiveness after five years of existence.

 

 

November 13, 2011- Experiential learning continues to flourish

http://www.murfreesboropost.com/inside-mtsu-experiential-learning-continues-to-flourish-cms-29181&cache_id=47439

Experiential Learning is heading into its sixth year at MTSU, and the program is flourishing as a model of hands-on learning through practical application and public service. 

 

October 18, 2011-Hands-on learning reaps rewards, success

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-anniversary/exlp10

The Experiential Learning initiative at MTSU is heading into its sixth year, and the program is now flourishing as a model of hands-on learning through practical application and public service.

 

 

June 6, 2011- MTSU earns national acclaim for service

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v19/rec1923.pdf

MTSU has been admitted to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging in service that achieved measurable results in the community.

 

May 9, 2011- p.1 EMC Productions gets rolling

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v19/rec1921.pdf

“EMC Productions” is the official name of the student-run production company in the College of Mass Communication at MTSU, one more field where experiential learning—hands-on learning—is becoming a tradition.

 

May 17, 2010- p. 3 EXL Scholars Program names 1st award recipients

exlp11http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v18/rec1822.pdf

MTSU alumnus Kim Greenwood, May 8 graduate Trish Perry and faculty member Dr. Janet McCormick are the first recipients of EXL Scholars Program Awards.

 

 

 

February 9, 2009- Carnegie Foundation honors university for community engagement, partnerships

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v17/rec1714.pdf

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently selected MTSU for its 2008 Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes universities that demonstrate commitment to curricular engagement, and outreach and partnerships.

 

December 1, 2008- p. 1 EXL projects worth a million to community

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v17/rec1711.pdf

The impact of experiential learning programs at MTSU for 2007-08—specifically, the dollar value of community work that resulted from hands-on, service-learning projects—amounted to more than $1 million.

 

January 14, 2008- p. 4 EXL trailblazers

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v16/rec1613.pdfexlp12

TIMELY RECOGNITION—Faculty trailblazers for MTSU’s experiential learning program pose with their honors after a Nov. 15 reception by the EXL Scholars Program to recognize the first group of EXL Mentors

 

 

August 27, 2007- p. 3 EXL expert to lead Sept. 21 faculty workshop

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v16/rec1605.pdf

The opportunity to learn more about the potential and benefits of experiential learning will be available to all faculty in a free workshop set for Friday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Tom Jackson Building.

 

January 2007- p. 3 MTSU Receives SACS Reaccreditation

http://www.mtsu.edu/newsletter/newsletters/NewsletterforthePresidentJanuary2007.pdf

MTSU received its reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in the Commission on Colleges’ meeting in Orlando in December, 2006.

 

Spring/Summer 2006- What about Socrates? Applying the philosopher’s theories gets students thinking

exlp16From philosophical coffee groups to senior mentors, the buzz is all about EXL

A Chinese proverb says “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day; teach him to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.” You might say the Chinese were the first to employ the concept of experiential learning (EXL).

 

 

 

Spring 2006- p. 2 CHP Participates in MTSU Alternative Spring Break 2006

http://www.sitemason.com/files/e3Y5Dq/Spring%202006.pdf

This spring the Center for Historic Preservation joined the entire MTSU community in supporting an Alternative Spring Break in Pass Christian, Mississippi, an area devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

 

Global Studies & Cultural Geography

 

April 18, 2016- MTSU Global Studies exhibit honors Midstate migrants’ diversity

gshttp://www.mtsunews.com/migration-with-dignity-exhibit/

MTSU's Global Studies program is encouraging the community to attend a unique multimedia exhibit in Murfreesboro honoring the cultural diversity in the region through stories of migration.

 

 

 

History

 

August 8, 2016- MTSU Faculty and Students Present at the 2014 American Democracy Project Conference

American Democracy Project Conference 2014 

Beginning in 2003, the American Democracy Project (ADP) is a multi-campus initiative whose goal is “to produce graduates who are committed to being knowledgeable, involved citizens in their communities.”

 

August 8, 2016- MTSU Faculty and Students Present at the 2013 American Democracy Project Conference

American Democracy Project Conference 2013

Beginning in 2003, the American Democracy Project (ADP) is a multi-campus initiative whose goal is “to produce graduates who are committed to being knowledgeable, involved citizens in their communities.”

 

September 21, 2015- MTSU participants ‘rededicate’ themselves to Constitutional principles

http://www.mtsunews.com/constitution-day-2015/

While the rest of the country argues over and misinterprets the 228-year-old document, the MTSU community went straight to the source to celebrate Constitution Day.

 

May 27, 2015- Study-abroad group honors fallen MTSU alumnus in Vietnam

http://www.mtsunews.com/study-abroad-vietnam-2015/hist1

Members of an MTSU study-abroad course remembered a fallen alumnus recently on the site where he gave his life during an infamous battle in the Vietnam War.

 

November 17, 2014- Middle Tennessee State University

http://wgnsradio.com/middle-tennessee-state-university-cms-23474

Dr. Mary Evins tells how MTSU is working to get students involved in the democratic process.

 

November 4, 2014- Local AAUW promotes American Democracy Project Nov. 13

http://www.mtsunews.com/aauw-democracy-project-event-nov2014/

The American Association of University Women of Murfreesboro will present Dr. Mary Evins, an MTSU history professor and coordinator for the American Democracy Project, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13.

 

September 17, 2014- MTSU gets help from special guests to celebrate Constitution Day 2014

hist3http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-celebrates-constitution-day-2014/

Celebrating the 227th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution took a new learning turn Sept. 17 at MTSU as special guests helped students, faculty and staff read the historic document.

 

 

 March 3, 2014- MTSU American Democracy Project to moderate March 3 televised city candidates’ forum

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-moderators-city-candidates-forum/

MTSU’s American Democracy Project will play a significant role in tonight’s city candidates’ forum on Murfreesboro CityTV.

 

October 1, 2013- Students fascinated, informed by state Supreme Court on campus

http://www.mtsunews.com/scales-program-visit-mtsu-2013/

MTSU students peppered appeals attorneys in cross-examinations of their own Tuesday after observing the Tennessee Supreme Court hear arguments in three Midstate cases.

 

September 18, 2013- MTSU students, staffers turn out for Constitution Day

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-students-constitution-day-2013/hist4

MTSU freshman Hannah Owens was among a few dozen or so volunteers who stood in line Tuesday outside Peck Hall, taking turns at the lectern in reading portions from the Constitution.

 

 

September 17, 2013- MTSU celebrates Constitution Day with readings, debate, vote signups

http://www.mtsunews.com/constitution-day-2013/

MTSU is celebrating the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17 with a focus on voter registration as well as multiple daylong readings of the document.

 

September 17, 2012- MTSU welcomes almost 300 new citizens at naturalization ceremony

http://www.mtsunews.com/constitution-day-2012/

MTSU celebrated the 225th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Monday with a few new fellow citizens — 288, to be exact — and a global audience that tuned in via the Internet at a special naturalization ceremony inside Murphy Center.

 

September 6, 2011- Constitution Week 2011 schedule at MTSU

http://www.mtsunews.com/constitution-week-2011-schedule-at-mtsu/

MTSU will celebrate “Constitutional Responsibility and Civil Society” during its Centennial Constitution Week Sept. 11-20 on campus.

 

June 6, 2011- Walking in their footsteps: p. 3 Students retrace paths of WWI, WWII veterans during study-abroad trip 

hist2http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v19/rec1923.pdf

Dr. Derek Frisby, assistant professor of history at MTSU, and the students in his “Warfare and Public Memory in Western Europe” visited World War I and World War II battlefields during their 16-day tour of the continent.

 

 

Journalism

 

July 22, 2015- MTSU students visit McKenzie for ‘road trip’ class

jour1

http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/2015/07/22/mtsu-students-visit-mckenzie-road-trip-class/30549623/

Professor Leon Alligood brought the six journalism students to West Tennessee this week as part of his annual “road trip” class — bringing students to each of the divisions of the state to learn how to write in an area they’ve never been.

 

 

August 20, 2014- Where student journalism meets Tennessee’s roads

https://theleadingedgemtsu.com/2014/08/20/where-journalism-meets-the-road/

For the second year in a row, a group of journalism students took to the road in Associate Professor Leon Alligood’s summer feature writing class. The Road Trip, as the students call the class, toured the state, spending a week each in Milan, Jonesborough and Dayton, Tennessee.

 

May 16, 2013- MTSU students create media for foreign language nonprofit

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-media-class/

MTSU students enrolled in Professor Clare Bratten’s Seminar in Media Issues class took their skills from the classroom to the real world this spring by creating a media campaign for the Tennessee Foreign Language Institute.

 

March 25, 2013-Project Real Students Helps Those in Need

Project Real Students Helps Those in Need

Middle Tennessee State University’s spring Project Real experiential learning class has offered to help local business, Journey’s in Community Living, with web and promotional content.

 

March 25, 2013- MTSU Students to Create Media for Tenn. Foreign Language Institute

http://www.mtsu.edu/exl/news_tlfi_media_project.php

MTSU students enrolled in Dr. Clare Bratten's Seminar in Media Issues class are creating a media campaign for the Tennessee Foreign Language Institute's (TFLI) ESL to Go program.

 

December 20, 2012- Collaboration gives hands-on lessons in politics, media

http://www.mtsunews.com/lessons-in-politics-media/jour2

While the presidential election may have been the year’s biggest news story for many, it was the fictitious congressional campaign in Tennessee’s fictitious 10th District that captured the attention of students in two classes of political science and mass communication.

 

Management

 

December 17, 2015- MTSU EXL students hone skills with workplace civility project

mgmt1http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-students-civility-fall2015/

An impressive panel of area business professionals listened and watched intently as four student teams from professor Jackie Gilbert’s upper-level management course consolidated months of research and collaboration into 15-minute presentations inside a classroom at MTSU’s Business and Aerospace Building.

 

- June 12, 2015- MTSU professor continues civility push through EXL business course

http://www.mtsunews.com/civility-project-exl-2015/

A longtime advocate for more civil workplaces and educational spaces, Gilbert again brought that passion to the classroom during the spring semester for her Principles in Management 3610 Experiential Learning, or EXL, course in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business.

 

September 22, 2014- The Power of Policy

http://organizedforefficiency.com/the-power-of-policy/

Following a week of high profile scandals, the NFL announced that it will overhaul the League’s Personal Conduct Policy – to include stiffer penalties for domestic violence. It goes without saying that policy is more effective when it’s implemented proactively, rather than in knee jerk fashion – underneath the glare of media scrutiny and social media.

 

November 11, 2013- MTSU business students become teachers in ‘flipped classroom’mgmt2

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-management-flipped-classroom/

When you enter this second-floor classroom inside the MTSU Business and Aerospace Building, you quickly notice that it’s the well-dressed students — aspiring future managers — who are running the show.

 

August 8, 2013- High School/College Partnerships to End Bullying

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spu6tE2XY5Y

Spring, 2012, the EXL Principles of Management “cyber-bullying” team presented at Oakland High School. Their efforts culminated in a “public service” YouTube video, which features students and Oakland administrators.

  

May 7, 2013- MTSU students pitch civility proposals to Nissan

mgmt3http://www.mtsunews.com/ext-at-nissan-americas/

On this day, they weren’t students; they were consultants. They weren’t classmates; they were competitors. Two student teams in MTSU professor Jackie Gilbert’s Principles of Management-Experiential Learning class squared off this semester — not in an MTSU classroom, but in the very real-world environment of the Nissan Americas headquarters in Franklin, Tenn.

 

December 5, 2012- MTSU Culture Fest 2012

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-culture-fest-2012-video/

Culture Fest 2012: “Around the World” is an ethnically diverse event hosted by MTSU’s Management and Marketing students to entertain and educate the public about understanding and respecting the multiple cultures that make up the Rutherford County community.

 

- November 9, 2012- MTSU goes around the world in a few days during International Education Week

http://www.murfreesboropost.com/mtsu-goes-around-the-world-in-a-few-days-during-international-education-week-cms-33278

MTSU celebrates International Education Week Nov. 12-17 with a flurry of food, fairs and fun, all free and open to the public.

 

November 29, 2012- Students ‘take a stand’ against bullying at work, school, online

http://www.mtsunews.com/exl-anti-bullying/

Students in Dr. Jackie Gilbert’s Principles of Management class at MTSU are taking a stand against bullying, whether in social settings on campus, in the free-for-all interactions of cyberspace or inside corporate offices.

 

- October 15, 2012- Take a Stand Stop the Bully / The Face of a New Resistance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9XzvyUQIwE

As a class project, each of five student groups presented on a different “bullying” aspect.

 

October 28, 2011- ‘Culture Fest’ goes around the world in one room

http://www.mtsunews.com/culture-fest-goes-around-world/

Students in Free Enterprise at MTSU will present Culture Fest, a “Tour of the World,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Tennessee Room of MTSU’s James Union Building.

 

March 13, 2011- "Bullying, Blogging and Being More Organized"

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/podcast/2011/OTR_03-13-11.mp3

 

- MTSU Business Class Shares Findings on Bullying

http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-business-class-shares-findings-bullying#stream/0

Murfreesboro, TN – A recent business class led by Dr. Jackie Gilbert explored six types of bullying. The group that studied stalking share their findings with WMOT.

 

Marketing

 

May 12, 2015- MTSU marketing class takes deeper dive into Google searches

http://www.mtsunews.com/google-challenge-marketing-class/mkt1

MTSU marketing professor Don Roy recognizes the challenges today’s students face in a hyper-competitive job market, so what better way to give his students an edge than connecting them with search engine giant Google?

 

 

April 9, 2014- Enactus student group gives back to women’s resource center

http://www.mtsunews.com/enactus-helps-womens-resource-center/

Suitcases, garbage bags and assorted carrying cases for clothing and personal items form a line just inside the entrance to the Way of Hope Women’s Resource Center off South Rutherford Boulevard and Dill Lane.

 

December 5, 2012- MTSU Culture Fest 2012

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-culture-fest-2012-video/

Culture Fest 2012: “Around the World” is an ethnically diverse event hosted by MTSU’s Management and Marketing students to entertain and educate the public about understanding and respecting the multiple cultures that make up the Rutherford County community.

 

 - November 9, 2012- MTSU goes around the world in a few days during International Education Week

http://www.murfreesboropost.com/mtsu-goes-around-the-world-in-a-few-days-during-international-education-week-cms-33278

MTSU celebrates International Education Week Nov. 12-17 with a flurry of food, fairs and fun, all free and open to the public.

 

October 28, 2011- ‘Culture Fest’ goes around the world in one room

http://www.mtsunews.com/culture-fest-goes-around-world/

Students in Free Enterprise at MTSU will present Culture Fest, a “Tour of the World,” from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Tennessee Room of MTSU’s James Union Building.

 

May 17, 2010- p. 2 Marketing students get hands-on, and hang-up, experience

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v18/rec1822.pdf

MTSU’s marketing students are getting down to the basics by participating in a survey of local consumer confidence.

 

Mechatronics Engineering

 

September 21, 2015- MTSU mechatronics students modify Special Kids' cars

engrhttp://wgnsradio.com/mtsu-mechatronics-students-modify-special-kids-cars-cms-28690

A number of mechatronics students joined Nasab and Department of Engineering Technology assistant lab director John Rozell and six St. Mark's United Methodist Church volunteers Sept. 12 to modify seven battery-operated cars for children receiving therapy and nursing services at Special Kids, 2208 E. Main St.

 

 

March 20, 2015- Groups learn about MTSU mechatronics program from student

http://www.mtsunews.com/groups-learn-about-mechatronics/

MTSU senior Daniel Kiviniemi enjoyed showing off his other workplace space when the Precision Metalforming Association’s Tennessee district met on campus March 19.

 

Nursing

 

August 3, 2015-Advocacy website ranks MTSU nursing program among best in region

http://www.mtsunews.com/nursing-website-ranks-mtsu-top-15/nurs

Middle Tennessee State University’s School of Nursing is listed among the top nursing programs in the region, according to recently released rankings by a nursing advocacy website.

 

 

April 4, 2014- Little ones of Project Help raise autism awareness with friends

http://www.mtsunews.com/project-help-autism-awareness-2014/

The children, staff and volunteers of MTSU’s Project Help worked this week to make the community more aware of autism with a special, and colorful, celebration called “Light It Up Blue.”

 

Nutrition & Food Science

 

March 29, 2016- Nutrition students offer free evaluations, community coaching

nfshttp://www.mtsunews.com/free-nutrition-evaluations-2016/

Nutrition and Food Science majors at MTSU will receive an opportunity to earn hands-on experience and also help the community in the next few weeks.

 

 

December 23, 2015- MTSU, Kroger partner to educate public about need to eat fruits, vegetables

http://wgnsradio.com/mtsu-kroger-partner-to-educate-public-about-need-to-eat-fruits-vegetables-cms-30381

As Americans make New Year's resolutions to eat healthier meals, MTSU will be planning ways to help them fulfill those resolutions.

 

March 2, 2015- MTSU students, professor, alumna capture honors in dietetics field

http://www.mtsunews.com/dietetics-honors-spring2015/

Two MTSU students, a professor and an alumna recently captured top honors based on their proficiency in the dietetics field.

 

March 18, 2014- MTSU plans National Nutrition Month activities March 19-26

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-offers-nutrition-activities/

March is National Nutrition Month and MTSU is doing its part to promote healthier eating within the Blue Raider community

 

April 19, 2010- p. 1, 5 Students’ project sows seeds of good health

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v18/rec1820.pdf

An example of how organizations at MTSU can help students gain real-life experience in their area of study, and how those organizations can also aid the surrounding community, is exhibited by the university’s chapter of the Student Dietetic Association.

 

Organizational Communication

 

April 6, 2016- MTSU summit offers tips to help turn passions into professions

http://www.mtsunews.com/nonprofit-innovation-summit-2016/orco1

Entrepreneur and author Sam Davidson told students at the 2016 MTSU Nonprofit & Social Innovation Student Summit that to do what they love without going broke, they needed to identify where their passions, talents and societal needs intersect.

 

March 3, 2016- VSA Tennessee Makes A Presence on Capitol Hill

http://vsatn.org/vsa-tennessee-makes-a-presence-on-capitol-hill/

The Corporate Arts Project of VSA Tennessee is currently on Public exhibit at the Legislative Plaza throughout the month of March.

 

March 3, 2016- Spring Event A Great Success

http://vsatn.org/spring-event-a-great-success/

Special thanks to everyone who made the VSA Tennessee spring event at the Nashville Lexus Dealership a huge success on Feb. 26th.  The event featured a wide variety of top entertainment, terrific food and some fun activities.

 

February 21, 2016- 2016 VSA Tennessee Young Soloist Winners Selected

orco2http://vsatn.org/2016-vsa-tennessee-young-soloist-winners-selected/

On Friday, Feb. 19 at the Wright School of Music on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, the 2016 VSA Young Soloist winners were selected. This concert was coordinated in partnership with an Organizational Communication class at MTSU and the Ambassadors of VSA TN (a student organization).

 

February 21, 2016- Scott MacIntyre Lecture a Huge Success

http://vsatn.org/scott-macintyre-lecture-a-huge-success/

Over 100 students and community members turned out for the lecture on Friday, Feb. 19 by Scott MacIntyre at Middle Tennessee State University.

 

- February 12, 2016- State’s talented youth set MTSU concert Feb. 19 with Scott MacIntyre

http://www.mtsunews.com/vsa-young-soloists-2016/

MTSU students once again are coordinating the statewide event, which is open to any vocalist or instrumentalist age 14 to 25 with any form of disability. The state contest is part of an international competition, which will be held May 27 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and will feature winners from across the nation.

 

January 25, 2016-Creative Connections: MTSU reaches the world in a very special way

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http://mtsusidelines.com/2016/01/creative-connections-mtsu-reaches-the-world-in-a-very-special-way/

A young man with severe autism can barely speak in conversation, yet he takes the stage confidently to sing along with Josh Turner at the Grand Ole Opry. A dance group comprised of students with Down syndrome performs at an MTSU football game. Mentally disabled students teach their peers with no handicaps how to shape and paint handcrafted pottery.

 

August 5, 2015- MTSU welcomes young artists’ national ‘Journey’ to Todd Gallery

http://www.mtsunews.com/vsa-artists-exhibit-fall2015/

MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery is welcoming works by 15 emerging young artists from across America this month in a special traveling exhibit, “The Journey,” that premiered at the Smithsonian Institution.

 

July 8, 2015- MTSU Guides International Project Showcasing Artists with Disabilities

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An MTSU-coordinated labor of love, pieced together by a group of international artists and friends to celebrate the arts, education and cultural exchanges, is now being spotlighted in Washington, D.C.

 

 

June 10, 2015- My Favorite Sports

http://40days.vsatn.org/tn-dominican-republic/

Young people with disabilities in Sumner County, Tennessee participated in an art making session at the Sumner Teen Center directed by the Hendersonville Woman’s Club.

 

June 10, 2015- Radio Broadcast

http://40days.vsatn.org/tndublin/

Arts and Disability Ireland, the VSA Affiliate in Ireland, and VSA Tennessee hosted a professional development opportunity for musicians with disabilities by expanding their audiences using radio.

 

April 16, 2015- What Makes My Home Special

http://40days.vsatn.org/tn-mexico-spain/

Home, Hogar, Casa…regardless how you say it, home defines us.  Through this residency, a group of students in Patty Daniel’s class at Beech High School in Hendersonville, TN defined what home means to them by writing a song with professional songwriters Les Kerr and Tammy Vice

 

April 16, 2015- Weaving Workshops

http://40days.vsatn.org/tn-japan/

VSA arts of Japan sent a video of their process of SAORI hand weaving and samples of their work. VSA Tennessee worked with a life skills class in Nashville to create their own hand weaving friendship bracelets.

 

April 16, 2015-Children’s Art Exchangeorco5

http://40days.vsatn.org/tn-haiti/

In the fall of 2014, students from Middle Tennessee State University worked with an after school program at the Family Learning and Resource Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

 

 

March 31, 2015- Nonprofit & Social Summit connects students, pros

http://www.mtsunews.com/nonprofit-student-summit-folo/

After sitting in on a session at this year’s Nonprofit & Social Innovation Student Summit, MTSU sophomore Morgan Higgins felt she had a better handle on what she needed to do to connect her talents and passions with a fruitful career.

 

March 27, 2015-MTSU honors 15 in Midstate as ‘Millennials on a Mission’

orco6http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-honors-area-millennials/

Fifteen area professionals were recently honored by MTSU as “Millennials on a Mission in Middle Tennessee” as part of the university’s second annual Nonprofit & Social Innovation Week.

 

 

March 20, 2015- Miki Agrawal highlights second MTSU Nonprofit & Social Innovation Week

http://www.mtsunews.com/agrawal-nonprofit-social-2015/

Social entrepreneur and author Miki Agrawal will visit MTSU Monday, March 23, to encourage students and the campus community to do cool things and create their best lives by starting their own businesses.

 

February 19, 2015- Artists’ MTSU lectures celebrate creativity with disabilities

http://www.mtsunews.com/vsa-artists-lectures-sp2015/

Organizers of a lecture series welcoming three renowned artists to the MTSU campus this spring have announced a scheduling change for one of the guests.

 

- February 12, 2015- MTSU Announces Lecture Series on Arts and Disabilities

http://mtsusidelines.com/2015/02/mtsu-announces-lecture-series-on-arts-and-disabilities/

MTSU has announced a lecture series through VSA Tennessee, a state organization that strives to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in and learn through artistic activities.

 

January 30, 2015-State’s talented young vocalists set to perform at MTSU Feb. 10

http://www.mtsunews.com/vsa-young-soloists-2015/

Some of Tennessee’s most talented young musicians will showcase their gifts Tuesday, Feb. 10, at MTSU during the state’s 2015 VSA Young Soloist concert.

 

November 4, 2014- Young Artists Create Tiny Tennessee Christmases at MTSU to Decorate State Tree

http://wmot.org/post/young-artists-create-tiny-tennessee-christmases-mtsu-decorate-state-tree#stream/0orco7

Students from Lori Kissinger's EXL Organizational Communications in Communities class served as artists' assistants to nearly two dozen young men and women who attend the Transition Academy of Rutherford County Schools and the Tennessee School for the Blind.

 

 

October 2, 2014- ‘Breaking Bad’ star RJ Mitte amuses, inspires MTSU audience

orco8http://www.mtsunews.com/breaking-bad-star-rj-mitte-visit/

One of the stars of TV’s “Breaking Bad” offered an evening of uplifting advice in a conversation with fans at MTSU.RJ Mitte, who portrayed Walter “Flynn” White Jr. on the Emmy-winning AMC cable network drama, discussed his battle with cerebral palsy and his acting career Oct. 1 at Tucker Theatre.

 

 

- October 2, 2014- Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte speaks to MTSU students on overcoming adversity

http://mtsusidelines.com/2014/10/breaking-bad-actor-rj-mitte-speaks-to-mtsu-students-on-overcoming-adversity/

RJ Mitte, best known for his role on Breaking Bad, gave a humorous, yet affirming presentation on overcoming adversity, followed by a 30-minute Q&A at Tucker Theatre on Wednesday night.

 

- September 24, 2014- ‘Breaking Bad’ star, adviser to tout disability insights, science

http://www.mtsunews.com/breaking-bad-info-week-mtsu/

MTSU will be “Breaking Bad” with a week of science, drug- and disability-awareness activities inspired by the popular television series.

 

September 23, 2014- Todd Art Gallery welcomes Kennedy Center’s ‘In/finite Earth’ exhibit

http://www.mtsunews.com/infinite-earth-exhibit-at-todd-2014/

MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery is playing host to a nationwide tour of unique artists with the “In/finite Earth” exhibit open now through Wednesday, Oct. 1

 

May 6, 2014- MTSU students help win a Twitter contest

MTSU students help win a Twitter contest

In the EXL ORCO 3250 class, the students are learning about fund raising. Their instructor, Lori Kissinger, thought it would be a good experience for them to participate in the newest form of fund raising which is happening through social media. The students worked on a twitter campaign for VSA Tennessee through the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and they went up against over 400 nonprofits in middle Tennessee. The group won the competition!

 

May 1, 2014- EXL class allows MTSU students to dig deeper into health issues

http://www.mtsunews.com/health-fair-exl-class/orco9

The 25 students in MTSU professor Mary Beth Asbury’s organizational communication class have a “healthy” appreciation for experiential learning after spending the spring semester researching, planning and finally executing a campus Health Fair to share what they’ve learned.

 

 

April 4, 2014- MTSU students gain valuable tips, insights at nonprofit summit

http://www.mtsunews.com/nonprofit-social-innovation-student-summit/

Now president and CEO of the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties, Meagan Flippin told MTSU students Friday that career opportunities abound in the nonprofit sector for those students willing to build relationships, develop mentors and exceed expectations.

 

March 27, 2014- Musician George Dennehy shares infectious message of joy at MTSU

http://www.mtsunews.com/vsa-young-vocalist-competition-2014/

George Dennehy offers many messages in his music — love, gratitude, determination, acceptance, faithfulness — but the one that seems to permeate the young singer-songwriter’s conversation is joy.

 

- March 25, 2014- Statewide Young Vocalist Competition at MTSU to Feature Musician George Dennehy

http://wmot.org/post/statewide-young-vocalist-competition-mtsu-feature-musician-george-dennehy#stream/0

The voices of young artists from across Tennessee will ring out in MTSU's Wright Music Building Wednesday night, and once again MTSU students will be working to ensure the artists and audience have a stellar experience.

 

December 2013- Celebrate with some of MTSU’s top students!: Rutherford County Honor Graduates 

http://murfreesboro.com/mtsu-news/celebrate-with-some-of-mtsus-top-students/

Some of MTSU’s finest celebrated their fall 2013 graduation and discussed their futures with President Sidney A. McPhee during a December photo session in the Cope Administration Building.

  

October 21, 2013- Memphis student finds her niche at MTSU

orco10http://www.mtsunews.com/memphis-student-finds-niche-at-mtsu/

Muskin, who was in Memphis Monday, Oct. 21, for the MTSU “True Blue Tour” event at the Memphis Botanic Garden, is an organizational communications major who has been quite involved with campus activities. She expects to graduate in May 2014.

 

 

 

February 21, 2013- MTSU to host ‘Tennessee VSA Young Soloist’ event Feb. 27

http://www.mtsunews.com/vsa-young-soloist-2013/

Seven young musicians from across the state will perform at MTSU on Feb. 27 for the Tennessee VSA Young Soloist competition. The musicians will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building.

 

December 17, 2012- Students assist with special performance at Parthenon

http://www.mtsunews.com/golden-ratio-project/

MTSU students played a part in a recent arts performance that will soon be on exhibit across Tennessee and will ultimately travel to Athens, Greece, for an international arts education exchange.

 

March 19, 2012-Career Center holds Summer Internship, Jobs Fair in JUB

http://www.mtsunews.com/summer-jobs-fair/

With basketball mania prevalent this month, MTSU Career Development Center Director Bill Fletcher calls it March Internship Madness: two fairs in one day at the same time and location.

 

March 24, 2010- MTSU benefit concert helps blind band

http://www.murfreesboropost.com/mtsu-benefit-concert-helps-blind-band-cms-22503&cache_id=47621

A group of organizational communication students at MTSU developed a vision to sponsor a band to perform in an International VSA program and will hold a benefit concert for Lake Rise Place.

 

November 3, 2008- p. 6 Orco students find success at Dollywood

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v17/rec1709.pdf

On Oct. 9, seven MTSU students took off for Dollywood, but they weren’t just there to have fun for fall break. Five of the students are part of an experiential-learning organizational communication, or ORCO, class in which they learn how to create and run nonprofit organizations and events.

 

Physical Science

 

April 15, 2016- Students are science superheroes to 5th-grade friends

http://www.mtsunews.com/honors-class-drives-science/

Using superheroes as an educational tool, an MTSU honors science class brought the STEM Extravaganza to Bellwood Discovery School for the second year. The 14-member Contemporary Issues in Science honors class for non-science majors promoted science and sustainability to 80 Discovery School fifth-graders April 14.

 

April 7, 2015- MTSU students carry science to Discovery School

http://www.mtsunews.com/honors-students-carry-science/psci

Eighteen University Honors College students — all non-science majors taking an honors physical science class this spring— put on quite a presentation that is the first experiential learning STEM Extravaganza carried out to the community.

 

 

Political Science & International Relations

 

October 23, 2014- MTSU students to present campaign analysis

http://www.dnj.com/story/news/politics/2014/10/23/mtsu-students-present-campaign-analysis/17810743/

Elections Nov. 4 will receive analysis Tuesday from students enrolled in a special midterm elections course at Middle Tennessee State University, according to a release from the university.

 

March 31, 2014- MTSU legislative interns enjoy hands-on experience

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-legislative-interns-video/

Thirteen MTSU students worked as legislative interns this spring during the most recent session of the Tennessee General Assembly in Nashville. Twelve of them gathered recently on the 30th floor of the Tennessee Tower for a celebration luncheon in which university officials, lawmakers and alumni thanked them for their commitment.

 

- March 28, 2014- MTSU legislative interns get close-up view of state politics

ps1http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-legislative-interns-2014/

Terry was among 13 MTSU students who worked as legislative interns during the most recent session of the Tennessee General Assembly in Nashville. Twelve of them gathered recently on the 30th floor of the Tennessee Tower for a celebration luncheon in which university officials, lawmakers and alumni thanked them for their commitment.

 

December 20, 2012- Collaboration gives hands-on lessons in politics, media

http://www.mtsunews.com/lessons-in-politics-media/

While the presidential election may have been the year’s biggest news story for many, it was the fictitious congressional campaign in Tennessee’s fictitious 10th District that captured the attention of students in two classes of political science and mass communication.

 

September 17, 2012- Political and Civic Engagement Minor

http://www.mtsunews.com/political-and-civic-engagement-minor/

Dr. Stephen Morris, chair of the MTSU Department of Political Science, describes the Political and Civic Engagement Minor, which is designed to maximize experiential learning in the political arena.

 

November 14, 2011- Mock trial squad wins Mid-South tournamentps2

http://www.mtsunews.com/mock-trial-squad-wins-mid-south/

An MTSU team was crowned champion of the Mid-South Mock Trial Invitational Tournament held at Middle Tennessee State University Nov. 11-12.

 

September 20, 2010- p.1 New poli-sci minor awakens citizenship

http://www.mtsu.edu/news/Record/Rec_v19/rec1906.pdf

In this politically charged era, the MTSU Department of Political Science is stepping forward with a new minor, Political and Civic Engagement, to guide students in becoming more fully involved in their society.

 

Psychology

 

April 15, 2015- Mother to Mother Diaper Drive

Mother to Mother Diaper Drive

Diapers are one of the most essential needs for any parent. There is an enormous demand for them and a lot of women cannot afford to buy them. Food stamps will not even cover them. We are trying to make it a little easier for these underprivileged mothers to take care of their children. Please donate diapers!!

 

Recording Industry

 

December 16, 2015- MTSU songwriting classes get a ‘lift’ from ACM grant for visiting pros

http://www.mtsunews.com/acm-songwriting-grant-2015/

MTSU songwriting students will have more opportunities to learn from visiting professionals in the first phase of a new “Music Row in Murfreesboro” project funded by a $10,000 grant from an arm of the Academy of Country Music.

 

June 23, 2015- ASCAP hosts private showcase for MTSU songwriting program

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ASCAP recently held a private showcase at their offices for Nashville music publishers showcasing Middle Tennessee State University’s songwriting program.

 

 

December 8, 2014- MTSU songwriting stars take stage for Nashville benefit concert

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-songwriting-concert-dec14/rim2

A special MTSU songwriting benefit concert drew a full house of enthusiastic supporters to hear headlining alumnus Eric Paslay, fellow Grammy-nominated songwriter Dylan Altman and a half-dozen MTSU recording industry students.

 

 

October 14, 2013- Singing Praises: A Music Row chart topper tips his hat to MTSU

http://mtpress.mtsu.edu/magazine/2013/10/14/singing-praises/

Even though Murfreesboro native Chris Young never graduated from MTSU, the 28-year-old credits much of his success as a chart-topping country music artist to his time spent as a student.

 

September 23, 2010- MTSU and ASCAP Team for Fledgling Writers

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MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry and the Nashville office of ASCAP are helping to turn education into careers with a successful commercial songwriting partnership, “Partners in Craft.”

 

 

 

Study Abroad

 

November 13, 2014- Find your place in the world at MTSU Study Abroad Fair Nov. 19

http://www.mtsunews.com/study-abroad-fair-2014/

MTSU will put the world at its students’ fingertips at its annual Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Student Union’s first-floor lobby. The event, which provides students with information about studying in other countries, is slated for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 19.

 

July 9, 2012- Students build strong future in study-abroad partnership

studabhttp://www.mtsunews.com/fukushima-study-abroad/

By journeying to earthquake-scarred Fukushima, Japan, in June, 10 students can lay claim to being the founding fathers and mothers of a new annual study-abroad opportunity at MTSU.

 

 

 

- June 5, 2012- Students head to Fukushima for cleanup detail

http://www.mtsunews.com/fukushima-study-abroad-service/

A contingent of 10 students and two professors from MTSU left Nashville June 4 to participate in the cleanup and rebuilding mission in Fukushima, Japan.

 

Textiles, Merchandising & Design

 

April 12, 2016- MTSU fashion promotion students showcase African couture April 16txmd1

http://www.mtsunews.com/fashion-runway-show-2016/

MTSU students who major in textiles, merchandising and design will strut their stuff in an end-of-semester extravaganza. The program’s annual Fashion Runway Show is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in Room 221 of the McWherter Learning Resources Center.

 

February 6, 2016- MTSU hosts successful National Quilts of Valor Sew Day event

http://www.mtsunews.com/mtsu-hosts-quilts-event-2016/

A group of area quilters, including MTSU students, gathered at the university Saturday, Feb. 6, to do their part to add a bit of comfort to active military personnel and veterans.

 

August 5, 2015- MTSU welcomes young artists’ national ‘Journey’ to Todd Gallery

txmd2http://www.mtsunews.com/vsa-artists-exhibit-fall2015/

MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery is welcoming works by 15 emerging young artists from across America this month in a special traveling exhibit, “The Journey,” that premiered at the Smithsonian Institution.

 

July 8, 2015- MTSU Guides International Project Showcasing Artists with Disabilities

http://wmot.org/post/mtsu-guides-international-project-showcasing-artists-disabilities#stream/0

An MTSU-coordinated labor of love, pieced together by a group of international artists and friends to celebrate the arts, education and cultural exchanges, is now being spotlighted in Washington, D.C.

 

April 3, 2014- ‘Great Gatsby’ style dominates MTSU Fashion Runway Show April 11txmd3

http://www.mtsunews.com/fashion-runway-show-2014/

The MTSU Department of Human Sciences will present its annual Fashion Runway Show at 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, in the Tennessee Room of the James Union Building.

 

Theatre

 

September 22, 2014- Some tickets still available for this week’s ‘American Tall Tales’

http://www.mtsunews.com/american-tall-tales-2014/

“American Tall Tales” features student- and faculty-written tunes and tales about incredible characters like Pecos Bill, John Henry, Slue-Foot Sue, Annie Christmas and Johnny Appleseed. The show focuses on family fun with 7:30 p.m. performances set this Wednesday through Saturday, Sept. 24-27, at MTSU and a 2 p.m. matinee planned for Sunday, Sept. 28.

 

November 5, 2013-Bring the family, join the fun for MTSU’s ‘Year with Frog and Toad’

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MTSU Arts is bringing a beloved children’s series of books about friendship to life — and to Tennessee — on the Tucker Theatre stage with an hourlong musical production of “A Year with Frog and Toad.”

 

 

 

October 17, 2011- Get creeped out with ‘Legend of Sleepy Hollow’

http://www.mtsunews.com/get-creeped-out-with-sleepy-hollow/

MTSU’s Department of Theatre and Dance is scaring the community with its 2011-12 season opener, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” with shows set Oct. 29 and 31 in the newly renovated Tucker Theatre.

 


MTSU Students Make Huge Impact on Local Community

Since 2007, the Experiential Learning Program has had:

  • 39,842 Students Participate in Community Projects
  • 2,179,278 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 29,108 Projects Completed
  • $49,128,214.60 Value of Contributions to the Community

 In 2015-2016

  • 6,888 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 408,677 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 2,809 Projects Completed
  • $9,628,430.12 Value of Contributions to the Community

In 2014-2015

  • 5,860 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 363,147 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 3,436 Projects Completed
  • $8,555,743.32 Value of Contributions to the Community

In 2013-2014

  • 5,632 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 340,016 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 4,680 Projects Completed
  • $7,844,169.12 Value of Contributions to the Community

In 2012-2013

  • 4,991 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 239,467 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 4,381 Projects Completed
  • $5,399,980.85 Value of Contributions to the Community

In 2011-2012

  • 4,144 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 197,828 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 3,512 Projects Completed
  • $4,379,911.92 Value of Contributions to the Community

In 2010-2011

  • 3,884 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 193,638 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 3,040 Projects Completed
  • $4,219,372.02 Value of Contributions to the Community

In 2009-2010

  • 3,245 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 160,040 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 2,971 Projects Completed
  • $3,418,454.40 Value of Contributions to the Community

In 2008-2009

  • 2,653 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 139,561 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 2,185 Projects Completed
  • $2,909,846.85 Value of Contributions to the Community

In 2007-2008

  • 2,545 Students Participated in Community Projects
  • 136,904 Hours Spent on Community Activities
  • 2,094 Projects Completed
  • $2,772,306 Value of Contributions to the Community