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Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

[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...

685 graduate in spring

685 graduate in spring

Kara McIntyre

May 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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...

707 degrees awarded at fall graduation

707 degrees awarded at fall graduation

The Wichitan

December 17, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

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. ...

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