Photo courtesy of MTSU News  MTSU recording industry chair Beverly Keel was recently named among the eight 2016 honorees for the YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee’s Academy for Women of Achievement. This is the 25th anniversary for the academy which honors women who serve as role models for other women, according to a YWCA news …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News  MTSU now gives students, faculty and staff, in addition to the local community, the opportunity to renew or replace a Tennessee driver license or state identification card. Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security representatives joined MTSU officials on Tuesday to officially unveil and raise public awareness about the driver …

Photo by Gregory French/Sidelines Archive Four MTSU football players were selected to be on the Conference USA Preseason Football team, as chosen by the league’s head coaches. The league office announced the team on Wednesday, including MTSU quarterback Brent Stockstill, offensive lineman Maurquice Shakir, wide receiver Richie James and defensive back Jeremy Cutrer. Athlon Sports honored Stockstill …

Photo and video courtesy of MTSU News  The organizers behind a new college in China are meeting with MTSU Wednesday to form one of its first foreign partnerships. MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee began negotiations with Jiangsu Aviation Technical College located in the Jiangsu province. The college hopes to collaborate with MTSU for expertise in air traffic …

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Photo by David Taylor/ Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro has been recognized among the “South’s Best College Towns” by Southern Living due to its impressive growth and its “small-town charm.” Along with 21 other “small towns,” Murfreesboro was revered as one of the “true hidden gems of the South.” The magazine defined “small town” as a city …

Three people were arrested for their alleged roles in an armed robbery and assault at MTSU late Thursday night. Police found the suspects later that night after at least two of them attempted to rob a female student at gunpoint at Womack Lane Apartments. The suspects allegedly later bound, robbed and assaulted a group of students in a …