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Photos courtesy of Gina Greiss,  Jada Conwell, Dagi Bahiru and Keaven Burton Story by Bruceann Owen / Contributing Writer It’s a few days before the final walk that establishes a new milestone in one’s life: graduating college. It’s a bittersweet moment for the students of MTSU who will be entering a new world. Proud seniors walk with …

Photo courtesy of Flickr Story by Andrew Nation / Contributing Writer  With graduation just around the corner, many students are getting ready to walk across the stage and accept their diplomas. Before the big day arrives though, there’s something a lot of soon-to-be graduates will do to express their creativity, experiences at their college and …

Tomorrow, hundreds of seniors will arrive at Murphy Center to participate in their commencement ceremony. Graduations are notoriously long and tedious, and regardless of students’ participation in the ceremony, they will still receive a diploma. So, why do they walk? Some MTSU students explained their motive behind sitting through a 3-hour ceremony to receive a piece of …

Photo Courtesy of Middle Tennessee State University Story by Tim Jenkins / Staff Writer “I’m pretty sure everybody’s lost at this point. They’re still trying to figure out what they’re trying to do,” said Zakk Sengaroun, who will be graduating with a degree in microbiology in May. For many college students, graduation is the beginning …

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and HBO executive Kary Antholis will speak to graduates at MTSU’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday. Barry, who was elected as Music City’s first female mayor last year, will speak to graduates of the Basic & Applied Sciences, Business, Education and Media & Entertainment colleges during the Saturday morning ceremony at 9 a.m. …

Photo by J. Intintoli // MTSU Photographer MTSU will have a separate ceremony for graduate students as a part of a new tradition beginning with May’s commencement ceremony. Students earning doctorate, master’s and education degrees will have their ceremony on Friday, May 6, at 3 p.m. in Murphy Center. Special recognition will be given to doctoral students with …