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Beverly Keel

Keel honored with her fifth Women in Music City Award

For the fifth straight year, MTSU Department of Recording Industry Chair Beverly Keel was honored with a Women in Music City Award from The Nashville Business Journal and also offered words of inspiration in keynote remarks at the dinner celebrating all of this year’s honorees.

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Recording Industry accepts $50,000 IEBA scholarship

The College of Media and Entertainment was recently selected to receive a $50,000 endowed scholarship from the International Entertainment Buyers Association’s Educational Outreach Fund.

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Recording Industry makes Billboard’s list again

MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry is back on Billboard’s semi-annual list of the nation’s top music business schools, once again joining its counterparts at Berklee, UCLA and New York University as standouts in educating the next generation of music industry pros.

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Baird spearheads inaugural live-event OSHA training

Middle Tennessee State University’s Department of Recording Industry hosted the inaugural OSHA 30 workshop for live event production on June 11–17.

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College Wall of Fame inducts three prestigious alumni

Three accomplished alumni were inducted into the College of Media and Entertainment’s Wall of Fame on Friday, April 20, during the annual awards ceremony held in the Student Union Ballroom.

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White featured at Women Who Rock event

Abby White, director of development for the College of Media and Entertainment and WMOT 89.5 Roots Radio, was a featured guest speaker at the Who Knew … Women Who Rock event at the City Winery on Jan. 25.

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Alumnus Wright moves up at Universal Music Group

Recording Industry alumnus Brian Wright was recently named Universal Music Group (UMG) executive vice president of A&R. The promotion follows his tenure as the label’s senior vice president of A&R.

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Alumnus Luke Laird signs with Sony/ATV

Luke Laird, a 2001 alumnus of the Department of Recording Industry, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Creative Nation.

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Keel chats with band Secret Sisters during Grammy week

The Secret Sisters, an Americana duo that includes MTSU alumna Laura Rogers, was honored by the College of Media and Entertainment at its annual industry event preceding the Grammy Awards, held this year in New York City.

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MTSU At Grammys 2018

MTSU students pitch in for MusiCares at the Grammys

NEW YORK — Middle Tennessee State University was out front Friday, Jan.26, as Fleetwood Mac was honored as this year’s Person of the Year by MusiCares, the centerpiece charitable event of the Grammys.

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Songwriting nabs second ACM Lifting Lives grant

The Department of Recording Industry’s Songwriting concentration, headed by Assistant Professor Odie Blackmon, received a second $10,000 grant from the Academy of Country Music Lifting Lives Foundation.

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Gloria Green (second from left) and Beverly Keel (third from right) pictured with faculty from the Communication University of China in Beijing.

Keel and Green head to Beijing for music conference

Beverly Keel, chair of the Department of Recording Industry, and Gloria Green, Recording Industry assistant professor, participated in the fourth annual Music Industry Forum conference held in Beijing, China on Nov. 3-4.

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