Nashville SC Names Gary Smith As First Head Coach


Nashville SC has landed an MLS Cup-winning head coach in Gary Smith, who will take the helm of the professional club as it prepares for its inaugural season in the United Soccer League in 2018. “It’s not every day that a club has the opportunity to land a coach with Gary’s talent, pedigree and experience,” said Nashville SC CEO Court Jeske. “He can take the reins more than a year before our … [Read more...]

WGU Tennessee Launches Program for Tennessee Promise Graduates

Tennessee Promise

WGU Tennessee, a nonprofit, online university formed through a partnership with the state, has announced the launch of its Fulfilling the Promise initiative. The campaign will encourage spring and summer community college graduates to sustain their academic momentum and pursue bachelor’s degrees. To jump-start the initiative, the university is offering a new scholarship – called the Fulfilling … [Read more...]

FMCNA’s Acumen Physician Solutions Division Unveils Acumen 2.0, Powered by Epic

Acumen 2.0

Acumen Physician Solutions, a subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), today announced that it has selected Epic to power Acumen 2.0. This partnership between the nation’s two largest providers of electronic health records (EHRs) for nephrologists enables information sharing and provider communication on a scale unmatched in the marketplace. “Our collaboration with Epic … [Read more...]

The Little Pantry That Could Hosting Citywide Scavenger Hunt

Little Pantry That Could

The Little Pantry That Could, a food pantry combating food insecurity in Nashville, will host its first fundraiser April 8, with proceeds going to the nonprofit’s building fund. The Little Pantry’s Big Adventure is a two-hour scavenger hunt, where teams of five will compete to find clues and perform stunts around Nashville, with the winning team receiving a large prize package. Event proceeds … [Read more...]

WGU Tennessee Awards More Than $1 Million in Scholarships

Tennessee Promise

WGU Tennessee, a nonprofit, online university formed by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2013 to support the Drive to 55, has awarded more than $1 million in scholarship funding to Tennesseans since its launch. “We’re dedicated to being an affordable education option for working adults, and we’re always thrilled when we’re able to offer scholarships and other incentives to Tennesseans,” said Dr. … [Read more...]

President Trump to Visit The Hermitage on Wednesday

Trump Visit Hermitage

President Donald J. Trump will tour Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage on Wednesday as part of his first official visit to Tennessee. While there, he will participate in a private ceremony honoring the 250th birthday of our seventh president. He will be the 14th president to visit the home of Andrew Jackson, and the first since Ronald Reagan participated in the birthday commemoration ceremony in 1982, 35 … [Read more...]

Transit Alliance Welcomes Five New Board Members

TAMT Board

The Transit Alliance of Middle Tennessee welcomed five new board members March 9. The board is now composed of 15 leaders from the 10 counties that make up Middle Tennessee. The Transit Alliance educates communities in Middle Tennessee to build support for funding regional transit in Tennessee. The board provides leadership and regional insight to the Transit Alliance so that they may better … [Read more...]

Nashville Public Education Foundation Expands Team, Increases Community Outreach

NPEF board

The Nashville Public Education Foundation (NPEF) has hired four new staff members and elected David Williams as chairman and Wanda Lyle as vice chairwoman of its board of directors. Jennifer Hill has been hired as the NPEF’s policy and programming director, bringing with her nearly two decades of experience in organizational development, talent development and project management. She brings … [Read more...]

The Hermitage Launches New Programming For Jackson’s 250th Birthday

Trump Visit Hermitage

To commemorate the 250th birthday of the People’s President, the Andrew Jackson Foundation will launch a 12-month series of programs on his birthday, Wednesday, March 15, with the premiere of the new film “Jackson” about the seventh president’s life. The centerpiece of a weeklong series of events and programs will be the Presidential Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Jackson’s tomb at 11 a.m. March 15 at … [Read more...]

The Porch Presents “Mercy & Magic” With Mary Gauthier and Wally Lamb

Mercy & Magic

On Saturday, March 11, The Porch Writers’ Collective, Nashville’s non-profit center for writing, will present its third annual fundraiser, an evening of song and story. Mercy & Magic, this year’s event, will feature an intimate conversation between, and performances by, The New York Times No. 1 best-selling author Wally Lamb and one of Americana music’s most admired artists, Mary Gauthier. … [Read more...]