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...]

Seniors deal with excitement, anxiety over graduating

"There's 77 days until graduation," said Chanez Symister, biology senior. "Not that I'm counting or anything. But, yeah, I'm excited." Symister has a countdown on her phone set to the exact date and time of this December's graduation ceremony. While other soon-to-be graduates may not be as … [Read more...]

Freshmen, take note: Lessons from a senior

Dear Freshman Self, As I look back on my mostly pleasant three years at Midwestern State University, I often think of things I would have done differently. Although I have no regrets, and take every experience (good or bad) as a learning experience, I do wish I had the insight then that I do now. … [Read more...]

Graduation affects instructors too

With sweaty hands, fast beating hearts, and excitement that holds them almost rigid, the walk across the stage at graduation on May 10 will seem like the longest walk of most student’s lives. It’s a little different for the instructors watching. “I feel proud of my students when I see them walk … [Read more...]