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739 students awarded at fall graduation 2019

739 students awarded at fall graduation 2019

Kristin Silva and Brendan Wynne

December 14, 2019

Through the many years of tears, stress and constant studying, 739 MSU Texas students lined up to receive their degrees in various majors. They wait, clothed in graduation caps and gowns, listening for their names to be called so they can walk across the stage, receive their diplomas and finally call th...

A day in the life: Chelcie Kizart

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Ever since many of us were little, we have imagined and dreamed about the day we would graduate from our dream school pursuing our dream occupation. The overwhelming emotions fill our bodies as we proudly walk across the stage and hold the diploma closely to our bodies. The smile on our faces couldn’t...

December graduates reflect on college experiences

Micah Wilson, Reporter

December 3, 2019

December is here! For some students that means cold weather, Christmas lights and hot cocoa. For seniors, December means graduation, an exciting time filled with bittersweet endings and exciting beginnings. With a total of 512 December graduates this semester, seniors will be ceremoniously completing...

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

March 12, 2019

At the imagine graduation fair you can: Order caps, gowns, announcements, class rings, and more Check your graduation status with the Registrar’s Office Clear any financial holds Receive assistance with job-related questions, resumés, and other career inquiries Get inform...

762 degrees awarded at fall graduation

762 degrees awarded at fall graduation

December 15, 2018

With excitement pumping and futures to look forward to, 762 students walked across the stage Dec. 15 at the Kay Yeager Coliseum. Eleven graduates received President's Medals, and all but one had perfect 4.0 GPAs. DATE | Dec. 15, 2018 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Valarie McCu...

150 students attend Senior Walk

150 students attend Senior Walk

Chloe Phillips, Co-Editor

December 12, 2018

Chatter and anticipation from future graduates filled the Clark Student Center Atrium. About 150 graduates along side faculty and staff members attended Senior Walk on November 7, 2018. This is a new tradition, which started in the spring 2018 semester to give a brief congratulations to graduates and...

Valarie McCubbins hopes to inspire at graduation

Carli Woolsey, Reporter

December 5, 2018

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...

Largest class of graduating students recognized May 12

Largest class of graduating students recognized May 12

Tyler Manning, Reporter

May 12, 2018

At the spring graduation ceremony, 741 students were recognized in the Kay Yeager Coliseum on May 12. According to Darla Inglish, university registrar, "[The graduating class] is just the largest class that we have had in May. That is the largest number we recall seating ever." Faculty responsible...

About 200 students attend first Senior Walk

About 200 students attend first Senior Walk

Justin Marquart, Editor

May 10, 2018

About 200 students marched around campus May 10 for the first Senior Walk, visiting cheering faculty and staff from each college. "It gives us a chance for the faculty and staff who have worked with these students over the course of their time here to celebrate," Johnston said. "A good time for the...

Provost considers graduation on campus

Provost considers graduation on campus

Andrea Pedon

February 27, 2018

In an attempt to give future graduates a last farewell to the university, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has explored options to bring graduation back on campus. While graduation is now being held downtown in Kay Yeager Coliseum is the current location of grad...

685 degrees awarded at fall graduation

685 degrees awarded at fall graduation

The Wichitan

December 16, 2017

Reporting by Tyler Manning, Cortney Wood, Rachel Johnson, Justin Marquart and Fran Martinez As adrenaline coursed through their veins, 502 students walked across the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum on Dec. 16, 2017 with friends, families and colleagues cheering them onward while an additional 183 gra...

Thank you, farewell to The Wichitan

Thank you, farewell to The Wichitan

Kara McIntyre

December 6, 2017

[Editor’s note]: The -30- term comes from the old typesetting mark to denote the end of a line. It means "the end" or "no more to say."  I've been involved in journalism since my sophomore year of high school. I started out as a reporter, then sports editor, rounding off my high school career a...

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