685 graduate in spring

Reporting by Kara McIntyre, Sarah Graves, Tyler Manning and Timothy Jones After four years — sometimes five — 609 graduates walked the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum May 13, 2017 and an additional 76 students earned their degrees, but did not attend the ceremony. For the first time, a … [Read more...]

Graduating senior to give commencement address

About 692 students adorned in caps and gowns will be walking the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum at 10 a.m. on May 13 — except for one. She will be on stage giving the commencement address. Megan Piehler, mass communication senior, was chosen as the first student commencement speaker in MSU's … [Read more...]

707 degrees awarded at fall graduation

On Dec. 17, 2016, 707 students walked the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum and received what they've been waiting four years (or five for those who took a "victory lap") to get — a college degree. "It's the student's day. It's important to allow them to express themselves. It's their graduation day. … [Read more...]

Digital presence can make, break job searches

For students graduating this May, finding a job is on the forefront of their minds. The Career Management Center prepares students for those careers.Employees helps students by critiquing resumes, conducting tailored mock interviews, loaning business professional outfits to students, as well as … [Read more...]

607 degrees awarded at fall graduation

 Facts and FiguresDate | Dec. 12, 2015 Location | Kay Yeager Coliseum Speaker | Catherine Davis, vice president of marketing for Neiman Marcus Hardin Professor Award | Susan Harvey DegreesMaster’s |118Bachelor’s | 487Associate's | 2TOTAL | 607 (including 174 August graduates)BY COLLEGEDillard … [Read more...]

648 degrees awarded at spring graduation

Facts and figures (compare fall of 2013) DATE | May 16, 2015 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Jesse Rogers, retiring university president Listen to the Jesse Rogers Podcast — "Presidential Ponderings" HARDIN PROFESSOR AWARD | Betty Bowles DEGREES Master's … [Read more...]

Rogers to impart life lessons, say goodbye in graduation speech

While seniors are scrambling to order their cap and gown, apply for jobs and study for the last final exams they may ever take, there is another person working behind the scenes to make their graduation memorable. It just so happens to be his last year at MSU, too. Jesse Rogers, university … [Read more...]

Students produce plays over entire semester

Students produce plays over entire semester from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. While most students are studying for finals, theater seniors are preparing for opening night of their student-directed one-act plays, a feat that requires them to flex all of their theater muscles and no easy task to be … [Read more...]

Imagine Graduation helps seniors get ready for commencement in May

Peggy Brennan, assistant to vice president for administration and institutional effectiveness, put together Imagine Graduation March 10-11 to help seniors check off the final steps before commencement May 16. Imagine Graduation is a one-stop shop for graduating seniors. They can check with the … [Read more...]

637 graduate in December

Nearly 650 graduate and undergraduate students earned their diplomas Saturday morning in Kay Yeager Coliseum. Delores Jackson, interim director of the Applied Arts and Sciences program, said commencement provides her an opportunity to meet her distance-education students face-to-face. "Because … [Read more...]