District Digest News Stories

Archive: 2015
  • March

    Forum focuses on networking for success

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 11, 2015) – More than 255 business owners and managers and representative from as far away as Detroit, California, Florida and Indiana gathered at the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus today to network and collect information on federal, state and local procurement systems at the 4th Annual Small Business Forum themed “Back to Business.”
  • Caldwell named Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A mail clerk at the district office, in a position for only one month, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for January 2015.
  • Librarian shares digital resource with federal retirees

    HERMITAGE, Tenn. (March 3, 2015) – Driving to the library, using card catalogs, wandering aisles and exploring shelves are unnecessary tasks if searching for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers resources. That’s why the Nashville District Librarian highlighted valuable features of the USACE Digital Library with a group of federal retirees today at Hermitage United Methodist Church.
  • February

    Prep student shadows Nashville District engineers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2015) – A local high school sophomore shadowed a number of very experienced engineers today at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District to learn more about the jobs and educational requirements of the career field.
  • Division leadership program emphasizes ‘thinking regionally’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2015) – “Thinking regionally” and understanding organizational structures, missions and leadership perspectives is why the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division’s Regional Leadership Development Program sent its participants to the Nashville District in Music City this week.
  • Museum dedicated to transportation of Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

    COLUMBUS, Miss. (Feb. 6, 2015) – Thirty years after the dedication of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, officials cut another ribbon today dedicating a museum that provides education outreach and features the value of transportation within the historical inland passageway built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1972 to 1984.
  • Gillespie named December 2014 employee of the Month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2014) – Jennifer Gillespie, a realty assistant, Management and Disposal Branch, Real Estate Division, is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for December 2014.
  • Corps gets batty over endangered species

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Research and Development Center hosted a bat conference Jan. 28-29 at the Nashville District Headquarters for Corps districts and other federal agencies to discuss bat endangered species.
  • January

    Corps of Engineers takes constructive approach in developing its engineers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 28, 2015) – Did you know that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers builds more than structures and dam safety projects? The Nashville District also uses a constructive approach to develop its engineers and encourages them to obtain their professional certifications.
  • Nashville District commends graduates of the Leadership Development Program

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2015) – Leadership can be described in many ways. In today’s changing interactive social culture it can be described as… “a process of social influence in which one can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a fundamental task.”
  • Music City workshop tunes up tribal consultations

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2015) – State and federal agency representatives met in Music City this week to tune up and improve how they consult with tribal nations in a workshop hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.
  • Project manager garners Buckeye notoriety in ‘Drive to the Championship’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 15, 2015) – A project manager recently garnered Buckeye notoriety when several reporters from ABC Channel 6 from Columbus, Ohio featured the Ohio State University football fanatic in their “Drive to the Championship” report.
  • Boaters can navigate to Corps of Engineers booth for lake info

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Boating enthusiasts attending the 29th annual Nashville Boat & Sportshow at Music City Center are encouraged to navigate to the Corps of Engineers booth to get important information about local lakes before embarking on the water this recreation season.
  • Granstaff named Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Matthew Granstaff, biologist in the Project Planning Branch, is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2014.
  • Be prepared to fall into freezing water

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 6, 2015) – Falling into cold water when visiting a local waterway or lake during the winter can be deadly, so it’s important to be prepared and know what to do to survive.