Murfreesboro, TN – Leadership Middle Tennessee (LMT) has selected 37 leaders from the region’s community, nonprofit, academic and business sectors to participate in the 2016 Class of Leadership Middle Tennessee.
Class members were selected from 10 counties: Cheatham County, Davidson County, Dickson County, Maury County, Montgomery County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Sumner County, Williamson County and Wilson County.
Independence Day Fireworks, Stars and Stripes Jersey Auction & Faith Night Included During Eight Games
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds return to First Tennessee Park on Friday, June 26th with a full slate of promotions for fans of all ages.
While the Sounds face off against the Oklahoma City Dodgers (Triple-A Los Angeles Dodgers) and Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A Milwaukee Brewers), the homestand will include two firework shows, a pair of t-shirt giveaways, the second Faith Night of the season and a special Independence Day jersey auction.
Thirty Two Graduate from Regional Leadership Program
Nashville, TN – Thirty two community and business leaders from Middle Tennessee have graduated from Leadership Middle Tennessee, Inc., a regional leadership institute.
The 2015 class is from the 10-county area which includes Cheatham County, Davidson County, Dickson County, Maury County, Montgomery County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Sumner County, Williamson County and Wilson County.
Tennessee Board of Regents sets new Tuition, Fee rates for Colleges and Universities; among lowest in decades
Columbia, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) approved increases in tuition and fees that are among the lowest on average since 1996.
The action, taken during the TBR quarterly meeting at Columbia State Community College, raises hourly maintenance fees/tuition an average of 3.3 percent across the six TBR universities, 13 community colleges and 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology.
Last fall the Tennessee Higher Education Commission recommended tuition increases between 0 and 4 percent if dollars were provided in the state budget this year for the higher education funding formula that allocates funds based on a variety of metrics to encourage student success through outcomes, like graduation and retention. The outcomes in the formula were funded.
APSU Baseball’s Garrett Copeland’s 6 hits rockets Governors to 14-2 win over Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
Austin Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Second baseman Garrett Copeland had a program record-tying six hits to lead Austin Peay State University’s baseball team to a 14-12 nonconference victory against Middle Tennessee, Wednesday night at Raymond C. Hand Park.
Written by Brad Kirtley
Clarksville, TN – One of the greatest Golf Governors in Austin Peay State University history plus a former football standout who returned to his alma mater to help guide the program to its only Ohio Valley Conference title were inducted into the APSU Athletics Hall of Fame, Saturday morning in a breakfast ceremony in the Dunn Center’s Hall of Fame lobby.
In addition, a former superb basketball player from Austin Peay’s small college era was enshrined as part of the Hall of Fame’s Honors category.
Written by Brad Kirtley
Clarksville, TN – It’s a long way from Carnegie, PA, to Tucson, AZ, in more ways than one. Raised by his grandparents, Ed Bunio needed an athletic scholarship if he wanted to attend college. After his outstanding prep career, Michigan came offering so did Miami…but Bunio chose Arizona.
Some 2,100 miles from home, Bunio literally went from a small town of barely 5,000 people to a campus of 15,000. Bunio loved the campus, the city and all the extracurricular activities that were available. In fact this new world was eye opening, except during the daytime…during class time.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team opens its 2015 spring schedule when it travels to Chattanooga, for a 1:00pm, Saturday match at the Hixson Racquet Club.
APSU Sports Information
Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team returned to action against Middle Tennessee, Friday, but were swept by the Blue Raiders, 7-0, at Nashboro Village Athletic Club. The Lady Govs drop to 0-2 on the young season while Middle Tennessee improves to 3-1.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Zoo invites the public to The Unknown 20: Findings from the Cemetery at Nashville Zoo on Tuesday, January 27th at 6:30pm.
During this free, hour-long program, two anthropologists who worked on the project will share what they discovered about the individuals located in the graves found on the Grassmere property and what their discoveries can tell us about the Zoo’s history.
The cemetery, discovered during an archaeological dig in 1989, remained untouched until 2014 when archaeologists carefully and professionally exhumed the remains from their location near the Zoo front entrance and relocated them to a new cemetery site at the Historic Farm.
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