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Spring 2022 Commencement at MTSU

 

Date: Saturday, May 7

 

Ceremony Times:

 

The Hon. Philip Edward Davis, prime minister of the Bahamas

The Hon. Philip Edward Davis

• 9 a.m. Central for the Jennings A. Jones College of Business, College of Education, and University College.

 

Guest speaker: The Honorable Philip Edward Davis, prime minister and minister of finance for the Bahamas.

 

 

 

 

member of MTSU’s Board of Trustees and executive vice president, chief administrative officer and chief risk officer of Bridgestone Americas Inc. (Photo by Sarah B. Gilliam)

Christine Karbowiak

• 1:30 p.m. Central for the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences and College of Liberal Arts.

 

Guest speaker: MTSU Board of Trustees Vice Chair Christine Karbowiak, retired vice chair, chief administrative officer, chief risk officer and executive vice president for Bridgestone Americas.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Tim Graeff, professor, Department of Marketing. Jones College of Business, and director, Office of Consumer Research

Dr. Tim Graeff

• 6 p.m. Central for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences and College of Media and Entertainment.

 

Guest speaker: MTSU Department of Marketing professor Timothy R. “Tim” Graeff, 2021 recipient of the university’s Career Achievement Award and director of the MTSU Office of Consumer Research.

 

A graduating senior at MTSU's fall 2021 commencement ceremonies shouts with joy while she shows her new degree to supporters in the stands in Murphy Center Saturday, Dec. 11. The university presented degrees to more than 1,670 students in three commencement events to conclude the fall semester. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

A graduating senior at MTSU’s fall 2021 commencement ceremonies shouts with joy while she shows her new degree to supporters in the stands in Murphy Center Dec. 11, when the university presented degrees to more than 1,670 students in three commencement events. MTSU will conduct its spring 2022 commencement on Saturday, May 7, in three ceremonies scheduled once again in Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)

 

These three spring 2022 commencement ceremonies will include all master’s, education specialist, doctoral and undergraduate degree candidates from all MTSU’s colleges: the College of Graduate Studies, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, College of Behavioral and Health Sciences, Jennings A. Jones College of Business, College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Media and Entertainment, and the University College.

Graduate degree recipients will participate with their academic college instead of in a separate graduate ceremony.

More information for all students receiving degrees is available here.

 

 

file image of blue MTSU folding chairs lined up on the floor of Hale Arena in Murphy Center in preparation for graduates to sit down for their commencement ceremony; each seat holds a printed commencement program. The photo also has text reading “Watch HERE live!” with the Vimeo/Livestream and Facebook Live logos superimposed above it. (MTSU file photo by Grad Images)

 

WATCH LIVE:

 

MTSU’s spring commencement ceremonies will air live via streaming video at www.mtsu.edu/livehttp://facebook.com/mtsublueraiders and http://mtsu.edu/trueblueTV  and on local cable channels at http://mtsu.edu/trueblueTV.

You also can click on the photo above to watch the livestream on May 7.

 

Coverage will begin about 15 minutes before each ceremony.

 

 

LOCATION:

 

All commencement ceremonies are held in Monte Hale Arena inside the Charles M. Murphy Athletic Center, located at 2650 Middle Tennessee Blvd.

Maps and driving directions are available here. Printable PDF diagrams of Murphy Center seating are available here and here.

 

 

A graduating senior at MTSU's fall 2021 commencement ceremonies proudly displays her accomplishment on her mortarboard as a first-generation college graduate Saturday, Dec. 11, inside Murphy Center. The university presented degrees to more than 1,670 students in three commencement events to conclude the fall semester. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

A graduating senior at MTSU’s fall 2021 commencement ceremonies proudly displays her accomplishment on her mortarboard as a first-generation college graduate Dec. 11 inside Murphy Center, when the university presented degrees to more than 1,670 students in three commencement events during the day. MTSU will conduct its spring 2022 commencement on Saturday, May 7, in three ceremonies scheduled once again in Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)

 

 

GRADUATION DETAILS:

 

Information for undergraduate and graduate students about the spring 2022 commencement ceremonies, including caps and gowns, ceremony FAQs, programs and diploma covers, and more, is available here.

A final list of all spring 2022 graduates will be available early in the semester following commencement on this page.

Information for commencement guests, including parking and accommodations for guests with disabilities, is available under the “Information for Guests” entry at the bottom of this page.

More visitors’ information is available at the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

 

 

MTSU graduating senior Brad Anderson II of Huntsville, Ala., greets a friend after accepting his bachelor's degree in exercise science at MTSU's fall 2021 commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 11, inside Murphy Center. The university presented degrees to more than 1,670 students in three commencement events to conclude the fall semester. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

MTSU graduating senior Brad Anderson II of Huntsville, Ala., greets a friend after accepting his bachelor’s degree in exercise science at MTSU’s fall 2021 commencement ceremonies Dec. 11 inside Murphy Center, when the university presented degrees to more than 1,670 students in three commencement events during the day. MTSU will conduct its spring 2022 commencement on Saturday, May 7, in three ceremonies scheduled once again in Murphy Center. (MTSU file photo by J. Intintoli)

 

 

COMMENCEMENT PHOTO INFORMATION:

 

MTSU has contracted with Flash Photography to take photos of graduates at the ceremonies as they cross and leave the stage. Candid photos are also taken throughout Murphy Center.

Ceremony participants will receive an email from Flash Photography when proofs are ready to view and purchase. Flash Photography can be contacted by calling 214-443-9393 or by email through the company’s contact page, www.flashphotography.com/contact.

 

 

 

 

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