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Valarie McCubbins hopes to inspire at graduation

Carli Woolsey, Reporter

December 5, 2018


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Valarie McCubbins, a 2004 graduate in mass communication, will be delivering the commencement address on Dec. 15 at Kay Yeager Coliseum to approximately 512 students starting at 10 a.m. McCubbins said, "When I opened the email I was shocked. I wasn't quite sure what the email was saying or wan...

1998 graduate to give commencement speech

brittni vilandre

November 14, 2017


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Faculty members wore rainbow-colored ribbons pinned to their robes at graduation ceremonies in 2013. And when commencement speaker Ben Carson stood up, dozens of faculty members also stood up and walked out. "Several years ago we had a speaker come in, and there were some faculty that walked out during...

685 graduate in spring

685 graduate in spring

Kara McIntyre

May 13, 2017


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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 gra...

Graduating senior to give commencement address

Graduating senior to give commencement address

Kara McIntyre

April 26, 2017


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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...

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