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]