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Franklin Native Drawn to MTSU’s World-Class Business School

Franklin Native Drawn to MTSU’s World-Class Business School

August 6 2020

The Jones College of Business at MTSU has a knack for developing young leaders into outstanding professionals. Luckily for them, they have an incoming freshman who is ready to hit the ground running and join those ranks.

Ben Cyphers, a graduate of Page High Schoo...

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Murfreesboro grad ready to make a difference for football team

Murfreesboro grad ready to make a difference for football team

July 17 2020

When Joseph Crismon steps foot on campus as a freshman this year, it will be the culmination of a strong recruiting effort from Rick Mallory, offensive line coach for the Blue Raider football team.

Joseph isn’t here to play offensive line for our football team, ...

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Knoxville freshman looks forward to attending MTSU, says ‘Community simply feels like family’

Knoxville freshman looks forward to attending MTSU, says ‘Community simply feels like family’

July 16 2020

Karrington Smith is one of the thousands of freshman set to begin their college career at MTSU next month.

The 18-year-old from Knoxville, Tennessee, is looking forward to calling MTSU home for the next four years for several different reasons. 

“I chose MTSU based off of many reasons,” she explained. “It&r...

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6 reasons why now is the right time to go to grad school

6 reasons why now is the right time to go to grad school

July 10 2020

There are lots of reasons to continue your education after earning your Bachelor’s degree, or even your Master’s degree – everything from career advancement to growing your network to leaving a legacy you’re proud of.

As the world adjusts to the “new” normal forced by the novel COVID-19 pandemic, going...

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Your 2020 toolkit to online learning success

Your 2020 toolkit to online learning success

July 9 2020

Once upon a time (last year), in a land far, far away (anywhere other than your house), students of all ages would gleefully go school shopping when fall rolled around, gathering notebooks, pens, backpacks and color-themed academic gear. Now, as the next school semester inches closer, students are facing an entirely different world—one fil...

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