MTSU Awarded $1.8 Million Grant for Campus Safety Upgrades

Feb 07, 2024 at 09:42 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has received a $1.8 million grant from the Higher Education Safety Grant, managed by MTSU’s Police Department.... Read More

MTSU Alumni Shine at 66th Annual Grammy Awards

Feb 06, 2024 at 11:29 am by Chandelar Williams

Several Middle Tennessee State University alumni achieved success at the 66th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, Feb. 4.   Julien Baker.... Read More

Middle Tennessee State University Unveils New $8 Million Outdoor Tennis Complex

Feb 05, 2024 at 06:56 am by Chandelar Williams

MURFREESBORO, TN - On Thursday, February 1, Middle Tennessee State University officials inaugurated the new $8 million Outdoor Tennis Complex situated at the intersection of M.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Professor of Journalism Takes a Stab at Today's Digital Format Vs. Vinyl Records

Feb 01, 2024 at 11:25 am by WGNS News

COMMENTARY - In today's media commentary by MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss, he expresses joy and vindication over the resurgence of long-playing vinyl records, w.... Read More

MTSU Feb. 2 Star Party Features ‘Artificial Intelligence in Astronomy’

Jan 31, 2024 at 08:26 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — With a hot topic of artificial intelligence for starters, Middle Tennessee State University’s Department of Physics and Astron.... Read More

Middle Tennessee State Football Alumni Shine in Super Bowl 58

Jan 30, 2024 at 11:52 am by Chandelar Williams

Middle Tennessee State University's football program will have a strong presence in Super Bowl 58, set for February 11th in Las Vegas. Four former Blue Raiders will be on the.... Read More

Rick Stockstill Joins Florida State Football Staff

Jan 29, 2024 at 06:51 pm by WGNS

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) - Former MTSU football coach Rick Stockstill has been hired at Florida State as director of scouting for offense. FSU head coach Mike Norvell made the announ.... Read More

MTSU Names Speaker, Honorees for 2024 Unity Luncheon

Jan 18, 2024 at 12:42 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University announced honorees for the 28th annual Unity Luncheon, which has been an anchor for Black His.... Read More
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Snow Provides Study Opportunities

Jan 17, 2024 at 07:09 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Perhaps you are an MTSU alum and remember back to your campus days. Heavy snows and closed classes were always opportunities to hunker-down, study, meet w.... Read More

MTSU donor Clyde Hall says ‘it’s a joy’ to provide scholarships to nursing students

Jan 09, 2024 at 11:12 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University alumnus Clyde Hall had 27 cents in his pocket when he graduated as a nurse anesthetist in 1975. “I lo.... Read More

Celebrating MLK, Jr.

Jan 07, 2024 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) The Murfreesboro NAACP invites the public to be a part of the MLK March on Monday, January 15, 2024. It starts at Central Magnet School. And then on Saturday, J.... Read More

Chip Walters talks to New Head Football Coach Derek Mason at MTSU and more!

Jan 03, 2024 at 11:11 am by Producer

On this episode of the WGNS RoundTable, Chip Walters, Voice of the Blue Raiders, talks to Dick Palmer who is in his 37th season of providing play-by-play action in women's b.... Read More

Murfreesboro NAACP to Host Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration

Jan 02, 2024 at 10:05 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Murfreesboro chapter of the NAACP is gearing up for its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration, a community event that promises.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Plagiarism in the Midst of Other Social Discourse, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Dec 28, 2023 at 12:02 pm by WGNS News

OPINION: In today's Media Commentary by Dr. Larry Burriss, an MTSU Professor of Journalism, he reflects on recent global events to include inflation, border issues, and politi.... Read More

"Princeton Review" Gives 5th Annual THUMBS UP to MTSU!

Dec 20, 2023 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Middle Tennessee State University will ring in the new year with 2024 rankings from several national organizations for institutional excellence. The Princ.... Read More

TOPICS: Education in Prisons / IT Conference / Brown v. Board of Education Oral History Project

Dec 18, 2023 at 09:03 am by Producer

SEGMENT ONE GUEST: Dr. Ben Stickle, professor of criminal justice administration TOPIC: Study showing benefit of prison education programs The most extensive meta-analy.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Christmas Parade 2023: Great Crowd, Tremendous Parade, Fun!

Dec 10, 2023 at 09:05 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The community showed-up for Murfreesboro’s 2023 Christmas Parade in record breaking numbers. An estimated 60,000 lined historic East Main Street and.... Read More

MTSU alumni playing key roles in construction of new $2.1B Tennessee Titans domed stadium

Dec 08, 2023 at 03:54 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Two Middle Tennessee State University School of Concrete and Construction Management alumni are playing prominent roles in the Tennessee Builders A.... Read More

MTSU president reports positive freshmen, transfer application numbers to trustees

Dec 07, 2023 at 08:00 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University is seeing year-over-year increases in applications from first-time freshmen and transfers as of Dec. 1. Presiden.... Read More

Former Vandy coach Derek Mason is New MTSU Football Coach

Dec 06, 2023 at 10:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee has selected the 15th football coach in school history. President Sidney A. McPhee made the announcement in front of a crowd a.... Read More