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Photo by Alexis Marshall / Assistant News Editor Thousands of students, parents, faculty and administration gathered at Murphy Center Saturday evening for MTSU’s 16th annual University Convocation. The event included several speakers, including J.D. Vance, author of the university’s summer reading book “Hillbilly Elegy.” The ceremony marked the official beginning of college for those entering the …

Photo by Evan Dunne, Staff Writer  MTSU students, faculty and staff began the Fall 2016 semester Sunday afternoon in the Murphy Center with University Convocation, a welcoming to incoming freshman and transfer students to the “true blue” community. “All of what you are about to see is for you, the newest members of the academic …

Grant Massey//Multimedia Editor MTSU students and faculty gathered in Murphy Athletic Center on Sunday afternoon to introduce new students to the university. The annual celebration, typically geared towards incoming freshman and transfer students, was also a belated induction to last year’s freshman class whose convocation was canceled due to rain. Jay Allison, the guest speaker …

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee gives welcoming remarks during the 2013 MTSU Convocation ceremony held Sunday, Aug. 25, at Murphy Center. (MTSU / J. Intintoli)

Faculty and student leaders joined together Sunday to welcome incoming freshmen and transfer students during the university’s 103 convocation in the Murphy Athletic Center. “Today is the day you become one of us,” said Debra Sells when she welcomed the new student body. She is currently the  vice president of Student Affairs. University president Sidney …