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]

Ming Wang Keynote Speaker for Global Entrepreneurship Week

Ming Wang will be the keynote speaker for MTSU's Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. His presentation is on Monday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in BAS S102, the State Farm Room. A reception and book signing begin at 6 p.m. in the lobby. A Q&A session with students is from 4:30 to 5:30. [download PDF]

Global Commerce: Tennessee's Chemical Exports

In 2014, chemical exports valued at $4.4 billion were shipped out of Tennessee. See Dr. Steven Livingston's research in Global Commerce.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Economist Kotlikoff to Give Nov. 5 MTSU Lecture on ‘Broke’ U.S.

A Boston University economist will give a free public lecture Thursday, Nov. 5, at MTSU that focuses on the realities of the nation’s severe debt load. Economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff will give a talk entitled, “What None of the Candidates Will Tell You … Our Country is Broke!” The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday in the State Farm Lecture Hall located in Room S102 of the Business and Aerospace Building. A searchable campus parking map is available at [Read more at]

BERC: Goodwill has $38M impact in Rutherford

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee annually generates wages and salaries of more than $14 million and business revenues of about $24 million in Rutherford County while placing hundreds of people into jobs, according to a report from the Business and Economic Research Center at MTSU. [Read more at DNJ]