Wednesday, November 18, 2015

CIS Major Receives Hawkins Scholarship

Emily Young, a freshman from Whitwell, Tennessee, majoring in computer information systems, is the first recipient of the Hawkins Endowed Scholarship at Middle Tennessee State University. [Read more]

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Jones College Recognizes 4 with Business Awards

Jones College of Business recently honored four business people with awards in recognition of their contribution to business and industry. Read more at MTSU News here:

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Jones College Interviews and Tour

Learn all about Jones College initiatives and new graduate programs, and tour the new financial analysis center!

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Research: Tennessee's Chemical Exports

In 2014, chemical exports valued at $4.4 billion were shipped out of Tennessee. See Dr. Steven Livingston's research in Global Commerce.

Panel on Tennessee Immigrant Entrepreneurs

A panel discussion on the role of immigrant entrepreneurs in the middle Tennessee economy will be held Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in BAS S277 as part of MTSU's Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. [download PDF]

Captivate Any Audience in 30 Seconds

Learn how to captivate any audience in 30 seconds from internationally known presentation and pitch coach Nathan Gold on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 9:40 to 11:05 a.m. in BAS S102, the State Farm Room. This event is sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation as part of MTSU's Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. [download PDF]

Ming Wang Global Entrepreneurship Keynote

Ming Wang will be the keynote speaker for MTSU's Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. His presentation is on Monday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in BAS S102, the State Farm Room. A reception and book signing begin at 6 p.m. in the lobby. A Q&A session with students is from 4:30 to 5:30. [download PDF]

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Economist Kotlikoff to Give Nov. 5 MTSU Lecture on ‘Broke’ U.S.

A Boston University economist will give a free public lecture Thursday, Nov. 5, at MTSU that focuses on the realities of the nation’s severe debt load. Economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff will give a talk entitled, “What None of the Candidates Will Tell You … Our Country is Broke!” The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday in the State Farm Lecture Hall located in Room S102 of the Business and Aerospace Building. A searchable campus parking map is available at [Read more at]

Conference Looks at How Generations Relate

Understanding how to navigate the differences among baby boomers, generation X and millennials within the workforce is key to success for any leader was the bottom line from the 21st Century Generations@Work conference. [read more at DNJ]

BERC: Goodwill Has $38M Impact in Rutherford

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee annually generates wages and salaries of more than $14 million and business revenues of about $24 million in Rutherford County while placing hundreds of people into jobs, according to a report from the Business and Economic Research Center at MTSU. [Read more at DNJ]

Urban Sets Sights on 'Regional Dominance’

Since David Urban was named dean of MTSU’s Jones College of Business in 2013, he has started to transform the department to prepare for “national prominence as well as regional dominance,” he said. [Read more at DNJ]

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

BERC Study of Goodwill's Economic Impact

BERC's study shows Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee's total economic impact is nearly a half-billion dollars.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Register Today for Generations@Work Conference

The21st Century Generations@Work conference will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Embassy Suites Conference Center off Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. Registration deadline. Cost is $30 per person.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Gens@Work Panelists Announced

Register for Jones College's conference Oct. 30 at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro: 21st Century Generations@Work

Keynote speakers are Matt Thornhill and John Martin of GenerationsMatter. In addition, panelists include:
  • Rebecca Climer, Senior Vice President/Chief Communications Officer, Saint Thomas Health; 
  • Andrew George, Marketing Coordinator/Inside Sale, Dale Carnegie Training; 
  • Rick Perry, Executive Director of Culture, Ramsey Solutions; 
  • Erran Persley, U.S. Census Bureau Tennessee/Kentucky data dissemination specialist;
  • Dan Ryan, Talent Acquisition & Talent Development Solutions, Ryan Search & Consulting; 
  • Knight Stivender, General Manager, 12th & Broad; 
  • Kristen Swann, Economic and Workforce Development Marketing Coordinator, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Chance to Win Executive Leadership Classes at MTSU

MTSU's Jones College of Business is hosting a series of seminars for busy professionals wanting to expand their skillsets in the areas of marketing research, project management and people leadership. The classes, which are part of the college's Executive Education program, begin Oct. 20. Registration is Oct. 16.
12th & Broad readers may email to be entered into a drawing for free admission to the programs, which range in price from $149 to $200.
More about the classes:

Register for 21st Century Generations@Work Conference

Register for 21st Century Generations@Work Conference Oct. 30 at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro.

Jones College 2014-15 Annual Report

Check out the Jones College of Business 2014-15 annual report online:

Monday, October 5, 2015

21st Century Generations@Work Conference Oct. 30

Dean Urban invites you to the 21st Century Generations@Work conference Oct. 30 from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, at Embassy Suites Conference Center on Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. Registration deadline is Oct. 23. Cost is $30 per person.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Oct. 30 Conference: 21st Century Generations@Work

Register now for Jones College's conference: 21st Century Generations@Work at Embassy Suites on Oct. 30.