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9:44am

Mon December 9, 2013
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Two MTSU Alumni Will Address 1,970-plus Grads at Dec. 14 Commencement Events

Mary Esther Reed

A special pair of MTSU alumni will be on hand Saturday, Dec. 14, to celebrate with an estimated 1,977 students receiving their degrees in two fall 2013 commencement ceremonies inside Murphy Center.

Mary Esther Reed, the first female mayor of Smyrna, Tenn., and holder of three education degrees from MTSU, is the guest speaker for the university’s 9 a.m. commencement ceremony Dec. 14. 

State Sen. Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro, a 1976 MTSU graduate and recipient of one of the university’s 1991 Distinguished Alumni Awards, will speak at the 2 p.m. ceremony.

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4:25pm

Tue December 3, 2013
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Family’s Legacy Endures With Endowed MTSU Agriculture Scholarship

While watching Super Bowl XLVII in February, a Lincoln County, Tenn., native and Middle Tennessee State University alumna knew she made the right decision regarding an endowed gift to the university.

During the game — won by the Baltimore Ravens, 34-31, against the San Francisco 49ers — the now famous “So God made a farmer” commercial for Dodge Ram trucks aired, featuring the late Paul Harvey’s narration.

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9:06am

Tue December 3, 2013
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MTSU student appointed to Governor’s Veterans Education Task Force

Sean Martin

MTSU junior Sean Martin has many reasons to look forward to the new year, not the least among them his appointment to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s new Veterans Education Task Force.

The panel of 10 individuals from higher education and politics is scheduled to conduct its first meeting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Meeting Room K of the Tennessee Tower, 312 Rosa L. Parks Ave. in Nashville.

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8:55am

Wed November 27, 2013
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MTSU Nursing Professor Wins Statewide Nursing Award

An MTSU nursing professor is the 2013 recipient of the Tennessee Nurses Association’s Excellence in Nursing Education Award.

Dr. Debra Rose Wilson was presented with the honor at the group’s annual convention in Murfreesboro. The statewide award “recognizes outstanding performance in nursing education and nursing leadership, which improves the quality of nursing care, and professional and community service,” according to www.tnaonline.org.

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8:05am

Wed November 27, 2013
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MTSU Mass Comm Students Lend Skills to C-USA Volleyball Broadcasts

MTSU EMC Master Control room during CUSA Volleyball tournament

The 2013 Conference USA Volleyball Championship showcased more than just the top C-USA teams and players at MTSU’s Alumni Memorial Gym last weekend.

The four-day, 12-team event was also an opportunity to give fans around Conference USA a look at broadcasts put together by the university’s College of Mass Communication. 

A team of 50-plus students, under the direction of Bob Gordon, an assistant professor of electronic media communication at MTSU, produced and broadcast the first 10 matches of the Conference USA Volleyball Championship on the C-USA Digital Network.

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