Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Become a TN Reconnector or Ambassador


Looking to Get Your Degree or Certification but Anxious about it? Or maybe you are You're A Person who Wants to Help Someone Get Their Degree or Certification. If this sounds like you, check out the links of informaton below to learn how to become a TN Reconnector or a TN Reconnect Ambassador.

It's Never Too Late to Change Pathways and Lives.

Middle TN Navigate Reconnect

Navigate Reconnect Student Intake Form

TN Reconnect Ambassador Training

TN Reconnect Ambassador Training Webinar

TN Reconnect College Websites and Contacts

Columbia State Community College:

Joni Allison – or 931.540.2655

Motlow State Community College:

Allison Barton – or 615.220.7826

Volunteer State Community College:

Amy Hoffman - or 615.230.4791

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Bird in a Bush Receives TSBDC Rising Star Award


The Tennessee Small Business Development Center of MTSU in Murfreesboro came to the Marshall County Joint Economic & Community Development Board meeting held at the Columbia State Community College Campus on March 8, 2022 to present their Rising Star Award to local small business - Bird in a Bush, owned and operated by Tammy Whaley. Bird in a Bush is a clothing and accessories store located in the downtown square of Lewisburg, TN and took full advantage of the resources offered by the TSBDC at MTSU before, during and after the pandemic that forced many small businesses to pivot and adapt. Thanks to the partnership, Bird in a Bush did that and more and now has a nice online presence & @birdinabushdesigns on FB & IG. 

Friday, March 4, 2022

Arbor Day Event for Eric Barlow Memorial Park in Lewisburg, TN

Waste Management in Partnership with the City of Lewisburg and the Tree City Committee has created a Memorial Park on a strip of land along Highway 373 (Mooresville Hwy) leading into Lewisburg, TN from Exit 32 of I-65. The Park includes several trees planted along the roadway and will include park benches and a nature trail around the property that will be maintained by Waste Management. The park is in honor of Eric Barlow who tragically lost his life in an accident near the site. Memorial benches and other landscaping are planned for the park in the next few weeks.