MTSU adult learner graduates with honors after 18-year journey

MTSU adult learner graduates with honors after 18-year journey

August 15 2019

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — When an adult decides to go back to college and get their degree, they usually must ask themselves a few important questions.

“How do I find my old transcripts?” is a common one. Or, “How long will it take me to finish my degree?” is another.

For Ashley Pea...

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Father on track to finish degree as daughter enrolls in first class at MTSU

Father on track to finish degree as daughter enrolls in first class at MTSU

July 25 2019

What comes to mind when you think of a college student? Many people might picture a 20-year-old who is discovering who they are and exactly what they’ll be doing after graduation.

That may be the profile of a typical college student, but it’s important to ...

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News 2 highlights Adult Degree programs at MTSU

News 2 highlights Adult Degree programs at MTSU

July 16 2019

Those tuning in to WKRN News 2's midday program on Monday got a look at how easy it can be to finish their college degree by attending MTSU. 

MTSU University College Assistant Dean Dr. Peggy Carpenter joined News 2 @ 11 anchor Neil Orne to discuss how working adults can earn a degree from MTSU.

You can watch the full intervi...

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Cracker Barrel employees take steps toward finishing degrees through MTSU partnership

Cracker Barrel employees take steps toward finishing degrees through MTSU partnership

June 11 2019

Sherri Moore, Seth Rice, and Doug Hisel were three of several working adults earning four hours of course credit in just five days at MTSU.

The three have more in common than this course in the Applied Leadership program. All three are Cracker B...

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Adult degree student awarded with $1,000 scholarship from ATHENA group

Adult degree student awarded with $1,000 scholarship from ATHENA group

May 20 2019

Before enrolling in classes again in 2017, Denise Harris had not stepped into a classroom since 2002.

A lot has changed in the seventeen years since those classes, where Harris was studying to become a dental hygienist. In April, because of hard work in the classroom, she was awarded one of two

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