centennial celebration http://wmot.org en A Significant Milestone for Middle Tenn. State http://wmot.org/post/significant-milestone-middle-tenn-state <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Tennessee&rsquo;s largest undergraduate institution granted a degree to&nbsp;its&nbsp;100,000<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;four-year student Saturday.</p><p>Middle Tennessee State University passed the mark as it graduated more than 2500 students.&nbsp;Degrees were awarded to more than 2,100 undergraduates and over 430 graduate students.</p><p>The 2012 commencement ceremonies marked the conclusion of MTSU&rsquo;s centennial celebration.&nbsp;The school opened in 1912 as a so-called &ldquo;normal&rdquo; school dedicated to training teachers.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 16:49:10 +0000 Mike Osborne 10449 at http://wmot.org A Significant Milestone for Middle Tenn. State