Friday, May 18, 2007


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County-by-County Listing of Spring 2007 Graduates Available Online May 9

(MURFREESBORO)—Beginning May 9, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) will release the names and hometowns of those students who graduated during the spring 2007 commencement ceremony, which was held Saturday, May 5, in Murphy Center on the MTSU campus.
Nearly 2,000 degree candidates graduated during the 95th spring commencement. Of the 1,994 who graduated, 1,726 were undergraduates, 229 were master’s degree candidates, 32 were educational specialists (Ed.S.) candidates and seven were Ph.D. candidates.
The May commencement featured dual ceremonies and dual speakers starting at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Murphy Center. Candidates from the College of Graduate Studies, Jennings A. Jones College of Business, and College of Education and Behavioral Science received their degrees in the morning ceremony. That afternoon, degrees were conferred on candidates in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, College of Mass Communication, and the College of Continuing Education and Distance Learning.
Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, current speaker of the state senate and a representative for Tennessee Senate District 2, was the guest speaker for the 10 a.m. ceremony.
George S. Clinton, a Grammy-nominated musician who began his professional music career as a songwriter, arranger and session musician in Nashville while attending MTSU, was the featured speaker for the 2 p.m. ceremony.
 HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR COUNTY’S STUDENT LIST: To obtain a list for editorial use of those students from your county who graduated during MTSU’s spring 2007 commencement, please access this information on the News and Public Affairs (NPA) Web site at and click on the “MTSU Graduation Lists” link on the upper, left-hand side of the page.
Next, click on the “Spring” link, which will include an alphabetical, county-by-county listing of those MTSU students who graduated on May 6.
***Please note that this page also contains directions on how to download and save your county’s list for editorial use in your publication.


ATTENTION, MEDIA: If you encounter any problems downloading and saving your county’s dean’s list, please contact the Office of News and Public Affairs at MTSU at 615-898-2919 for assistance.

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