MTSU Out of the Blue: June 2014

The June 2014 edition of “Out of the Blue,” MTSU’s video magazine, features an exclusive, high-quality look at the university’s recent spring commencement ceremonies in Murphy Center.

Check out this month’s program, produced with help from Lauren Dickens and Ana Nirina, graduate assistants in the Office of News and Media Relations, for the complete addresses from special guest speakers Madam Xu Lin and Lt. Gen. William Phillips to the 2,303 new graduates May 10.

Xu is the director-general of the Confucius Institutes and also serves China as a vice minister of education. Phillips is an MTSU alumnus and three-star U.S. Army general.

You can read more about spring commencement at MTSU and see great photos at

You can watch “Out of the Blue” online anytime at or watch on Murfreesboro cable Channel 9 daily at 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on NewsChannel5+ every Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

“Out of the Blue” also is available on other cable outlets in Middle Tennessee, so check local listings to watch and enjoy the show.

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