Thursday, February 4, 2016

Tennessee Housing

The third quarter of 2015 saw a strengthening housing market in Tennessee, according to a new report from BERC in partnership with Tennessee Housing Development Agency.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Business Competition a Learning Experience

MTSU’s second Strategic Management Case Competition saw 205 students participating for eight weeks for $1,800 in prize money and an eye-catching entry for their resumes. Only 35 students (nine class-champion teams) made it to the Dec. 5 final round, where Goodwill judged them on the quality of their research, recommendations, and presentations. [more at]

MTSU students Lindsey Ryner, left, of Spring Hill, Tennessee, Lucas Tidwell of Nolensville, Tennessee, and Emily Benavides of Franklin, Tennessee, are the winners of MTSU’s second Strategic Management Case Competition recently held through the Jones College of Business. The trio developed a proposal for Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee to attract more millennials to its brand. (Photo courtesy of Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee)

Book Published: Economic Impact or Contribution

BERC director Murat Arik's book Economic Impact or Contribution: Essays on Business and Community Relations has been published by Lexington Books and is available at:

Thursday, November 5, 2015

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]

Immigrant Entrepreneur Panel

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]