Martin students graduate from MTSU
Posted: Monday, January 11, 2010 4:32 pm
Middle Tennessee State University has released the names and hometowns of those students who graduated during the fall 2009 commencement event held Saturday, Dec. 19, in Murphy Center on the MTSU campus.
Of the 1,633 who graduated during the 98th fall commencement, 1,398 were undergraduates and 235 were graduate students, including 218 master’s candidates, 12 Education Specialist recipients and five Ph.D. candidates.
The dual-commencement event featured Mike Williams, a former state representative and MTSU alumnus, as the guest speaker for the 9 a.m. ceremony. Ellen Leifeld, former publisher and president of The Tennessean in Nashville, was the featured speaker for the 1 p.m. commencement ceremony.
Students from Martin receiving degrees were Blake Colby Higgs BS and Elise D Shane BBA.