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Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines MTSU business majors will now be able to get more hands-on experience in sales and interview skills after MTSU held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Mel Adams State Farm Agent Sales Lab in the Business and Aerospace Building on Tuesday. The sales lab was created in honor …

Photo courtesy of Andrew Oppmann Story by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor MTSU President Sidney McPhee renewed an academic partnership with Ningbo University in China on Friday, according to a press release by MTSU. This partnership allows for Chinese actuarial science students to stay on MTSU’s campus and finish their degrees. It also extends …

Update at 4:52 p.m. on June 18, 2018: Sidelines originally reported that the grant amount was $287 million. The correct amount is $278 million. Photo courtesy of Andrew Oppmann The MTSU Board of Trustees met on Tuesday for their quarterly meeting, where they announced that MTSU’s mechatronics program will be receiving a $278 million software …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Months after the Tennessee Historical Commission denied MTSU’s request to rename Forrest Hall, MTSU President Sidney McPhee announced that the university would not be fighting the decision. On Wednesday, McPhee released a statement via email regarding the state of Forrest Hall, a building on the MTSU …

Photo courtesy of Andrew Oppmann Story by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor MTSU President Sidney McPhee began a lecture series in China Wednesday to emphasize cultural outreach. He will travel to four Chinese universities to share American culture and opportunities through MTSU’s study-abroad program. The first university that McPhee visited was North China University …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines The MTSU Board of Trustees held its first quarterly meeting of the spring 2018 semester Tuesday in the Student Union Building, in which two new academic programs in the colleges of Business and Education and a recommendation to bring all faculty, staff and administrative salaries up to the …