Mentorship and Me

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Caylan Hays is one of MP&F’s newest staff associates. Here’s her personal take on mentorship and why it is both meaningful and important. I’ve heard it said before that we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. To me, that ideal captures the essence of mentorship and what might motivate someone to act as a mentor. It’s a great privilege to have been offered wisdom and guidance from people I admire, both personally and professionally. Mentorship doesn’t always come with the title, and sometimes you don’t know you’ve had a mentor … Read More

Nashville SC Announces Internship Program with Conexión Américas and Belmont University

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Nashville SC Internship

Nashville SC has announced that the professional soccer club has partnered with Conexión Américas and Belmont University to launch an internship program for those interested in building a career in professional soccer. “We’re extremely fortunate and excited to partner with two strong Nashville institutions in Conexión Américas and Belmont University,” said Nashville SC CEO Court Jeske. “Our interns will receive hands-on experience in every aspect of running a professional soccer club. This sport is the world’s game, and we want to provide opportunities for those students who want to be a part of it right here in Nashville.” The interns … Read More

A First-Timer’s Experience at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

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Many visitors arrive at Andrew Jackson’s home with their opinions already fixed, sometimes using words like “crazy” and “violent.” At first, I visited The Hermitage solely to enjoy the history. But I left with a clearer image of the man, whom I felt wasn’t as easy to label as I’d first thought. Visitors are greeted by larger-than-life portraits of the general looming next to compassionate quotes from his military experiences. Guests progress through the visitors’ center detailing his pre-presidential life from lower economic class to legend, ultimately arriving into Jackson’s controversial rise to his time as the seventh U.S. president, … Read More