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President McPhee announced Wednesday that MTSU’s new Veterans and Military Family Center will be named for legendary country music entertainer Charlie Daniels and his wife, Hazel, according to a press release. McPhee surprised the couple with the honor at a private dinner Tuesday night at his residence on campus. This comes after Daniels’ and his manager …

Veterans Center mural

By Shaina Johnson // Contributing Writer When Randy L. Purcell, Army veteran and alumni of MTSU, was asked to paint a mural in the Veterans and Military Family Center, he was honored to do so. Purcell, originally from Paducah, Kentucky, moved to Nashville in 2000. At age 37, he became an art student at MTSU …

Photos by Bennie Hunt Middle Tennessee State University officially opened the new Veterans and Military Family Center on Thursday morning, making it the largest student-veteran facility in the state. The newest edition to campus is located on the first floor of the Keathley University Center, spans an area of 2,600 square feet, and will serve …