FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 21, 2010
CONTACT: News and Public Affairs, 615-898-2919
MTSU ANNOUNCES GRADUATES FOR SPRING 2010
County-by-County Listing of Spring 2010 Graduates Now Available Online
(MURFREESBORO)—Middle Tennessee State University has released the names and hometowns of those students who graduated during the spring 2010 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 8, in Murphy Center on the MTSU campus.
Of the 2,180 who were set to graduate during the university’s 99th spring commencement, 1,804 were undergraduates and 376 were graduate students, including 278 master’s candidates, 88 education specialist recipients and 10 doctoral candidates.
The dual-commencement event featured Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett as the guest speaker for the 9 a.m. ceremony. James C. Free, president and CEO of The Smith-Free Group, was the featured speaker for the 1 p.m. commencement ceremony.
Following the ceremonies’ respective guest speakers, degree candidates from the College of Graduate Studies, Jennings A. Jones College of Business, and College of Education and Behavioral Science will be conferred with their degrees in the morning ceremony, while degree 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, will be conferred during the afternoon event.
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 2010 commencement, please access this information on the News and Public Affairs (NPA) Web site at www.mtsunews.com and click on the “Graduation Lists” link on the upper, left-hand side of the page.
Next, click on the “Spring 2010 Graduation List” link, which will include an alphabetical, county-by-county listing of those MTSU students who graduated May 8, 2010.
***Please note that this Web 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.
With three Nobel Prize winners among its alumni and former faculty, Middle Tennessee State University confers master’s degrees in 10 areas, the Specialist in Education degree, the Doctor of Arts degree and the Doctor of Philosophy degree. MTSU is ranked among the top 100 public universities in the nation in the Forbes “America’s Best Colleges” 2009 survey.