MTSU Graduation is This Saturday



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Looking Back: Students scan Hale Arena inside MTSU's Murphy Center for family and friends before the university's summer 2013 commencement ceremony. The 2015 graduation will be on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015.

MTSU will award an estimated 1,841 degrees during its two fall 2015 commencement ceremonies this Saturday, Dec. 12, inside Murphy Center.

The morning ceremony begins at 9 a.m. sharp Dec. 12, and the afternoon ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Each ceremony is expected to last 2 1/2 to three hours.

Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport, an MTSU alumna, is the guest speaker for the morning ceremony. U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn) will address the afternoon ceremony.

MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and other MTSU officials also will speak briefly to graduates during the ceremonies.

Each ceremony also will be streamed live online; visit http://ow.ly/rwxOz for a link to the video feed and more details.

MTSU Fall 2015 Commencement at a Glance:

Who: A projected 1,841 graduates (1,577 undergraduates, 264 graduate students)

What: 2015 MTSU Fall Commencement ceremonies

When: Saturday, Dec. 12

  • 9 a.m.: Colleges of Graduate Studies, Basic and Applied Sciences, Business, and Education.

  • 2 p.m.: Colleges of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, Media and Entertainment, and University College.

Where: Murphy Center on the MTSU campus
Commencement speakers:
  • Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport, 9 a.m. ceremony.
  • U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn), 2 p.m. ceremony.