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The MSU Texas Model UN Team on the floor in New York

Model UN earns Distinguished Delegation Award and 4 individual honors

Dusan and Pavle Kalaba on the winner's stand at San Marcos after finishing first and second

Kabala brothers, MSU Cycling Team enter conference with tons of confidence

Wes Cohoon dressed in a suit

Cohoon hopes to clarify field of sociology for students and public

Jace Johnson in bobsled uniform

Sliding into a new world

Blair Thacker

MSU Texas connections made FallsCon natural partner for MSU Texas Esports & Gaming

Groundbreaking ceremony photo with shovels in hand, although it's an indoor photo because of the rain and sleet that day

MSU Texas celebrates occasion with ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony

Marion Cooper Napoleon with her Cowboys cheer uniform on

A journey from MSU Texas to Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader and beyond

Len and Katie Smith

A Mustang match

Fall 2023 graduate smiles outside of D.L. Ligon Coliseum

Fall 2023 Midwestern State University Graduates

MSU Texas students Maleah Lifland, Miranda Salinas, Keza Muvunyi.

Broadcast Education Association honor for students

Human Trafficking Awareness film at Legacy MPR with students sitting in chairs learning the subject

Art exhibition, discussions, film screening among scheduled events

Spirit of Mustangs exhibit in daylight hours

Fall 2023 Honor Roll

Abilgail Hurst

Graham’s Hurst looks forward to career in nursing

DaNette Stalnaker at Fall 2023 graduation

Graduate will continue helping MSU Texas students as counselor

President's medals with Dr. Stacia Haynie

President's Medal for Excellence announced

Bethany Russell with husband Josh and their two kids

Degree of difficulty

Dr. Margaret “Marcy” Brown Marsden gives a speech

Brown Marsden a proven leader with great experience and vision

MSU Texas Study Abroad group picture

Taking MSU Texas vision abroad

Fantasy of Lights from Taft St.

Beloved tradition returns to brighten holidays

Brendan Beely talks to students at Centennial Hall

Lifelong learning can be an adventure

 Legacy Hall couryard photo in evening with view of yard and both wings of  building

MSU Texas campus earns high praise

D.L. Ligon Coliseum

Commencement is coming home!

Distinguished Alumni poster maroon and gold

Daniel Guajardo honored with Arthur F. Beyer Distinguished Alumnus

Akin Music Series 2023 with photos of the trio

Nakamatsu Trio guests for classical music event

Jacelyn Reno with her mother Linda Reno and supporter Maria Concha at the Hotter N' Hell Hundred race in Wichita Falls

Race to the finish line

MSU Texas Esports members can't hide their smiles as they compete

MSU Texas Esports off to great start in Fall 2023

Pavle Kalaba

MSU Cyling team excited about 2023-24 season

Wichita Falls Museum of Art

WFMA brings new tool for learning, research

Gerrant Guiste graduation picture with Keith Lamb

A world of experience

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Ranking by Broadcast Education Association includes more than 170 universities

MSU Disc Golf team with competitors from Sheppard Air Force Base

Connections beyond the course

Pedro Lerma

A box checked by the heart

Graduates smile as they receive diplomas

Midwestern State University Spring 2023 Graduation

JV Smash Bros. championship team at the lounge

MSU Texas Esports

Students from the McCoy College of Science, Mathematics & Engineering  pose for a photo

STEM students gain valuable experience

Gabbie Pettijohn

Celebrating a journey together

Hardin Building and Tower

Spring 2023 Honor Roll

Live at the Lake with a big crowd enjoying the performance at a previous event

Kelly Jackson band set to perform

President's medals picture with Dr. Keith Lamb placing a medal on student's neck

President's Medal for Excellence announced

graduation tassels

MSU Texas Spring 2023 graduation

Lynda Gonzalez with her family

Promise fulfilled

Kelsey Weldon and her family

Neither tornado nor dyslexia stopped Weldon from earning degrees

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Casee Harl, Mmesoma Unachukwu earn top academic honors

MSU Texas with 1-2-3 finish in criterium

Kalaba brothers finish first and second in conference cycling

Trewitt

Recognizing 'rich tapestry' of society key to helping students succeed

Model UN team poses in New York

Two MSU Texas students win Outstanding Position Paper awards

Gabriella Pettijohn and Andrea Repici stand to receive position paper awards at the Model UN in New York

Mustangs in New York

Bridwell Hall entrance from outside

Five-year grant to benefit graduate students, Burkburnett ISD

MSU Texas students gather for a picture after much success at the TIPA awards

The Wichitan honored for best website

Wichita Falls Museum of Art

Wichita Falls Museum of Art

The MSU Texas team inspects the car outside at an event

MSU Texas Formula SAE Racing Team

The teams from SAFB and MSU Texas smile for a group photo at D.L. Ligon Coliseum

MSU TEXAS REC SPORTS

Profile photo of Spencer Bakich

Speakers & Issues Series

Victoria Martinez

Priddy Scholar Program applications are open

Hardin Tower

Midwestern State University Presidential Search

Picture of the honors community garden behind the Wellness Center as Jason Cooper works with students Tiffany Nguyen and Evanne Kleinert

Redwine Honors Program featured for Community Garden

Matthew Luttrell

MSU Texas Faculty Forum

Centennial Hall showcased Health Fair back in 2021. Picture shows a busy lobby with students

Free health screenings available at Fair

Dr. Robert Forrester

2022 Hardin Professor Lecture

Bolin fountain view from above

MSU Texas Office of Undergraduate Research

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Give Kids a Smile Day coming up

Students smiling as they enjoy Mustangs' rally

Experience the maroon and gold life at Mustangs Rally

Fall 2022 MSU Texas graduation at Kay Yeager Coliseum

Fall 2022 MSU Texas Graduation

Midwestern State University sign

Change in leadership at MSU Texas

MSU Texas Centennial banners

Fall 2022 Honor Roll

Leslie Cook

Cook one of 11 students chosen worldwide

President's Medals

Graduates with highest GPAs recognized

Ethan Coyle graduates in December 2022

Coyle finds his place in computer science at MSU Texas

Mandy Story receives her diploma at December 2022 graduation ceremony

Amazing Story

Tassels signifying graduation

MSU Texas Fall 2022 Graduation

Graduate student Brian Blair helps CSO and Lion's Club with a graffiti board for MSU's 2022 Homecoming,

Caribbean Students Organization spotlight

Eric Fulton

Fulton recipient of rent-free apartment for one year

Esports team members enjoyed the chance to host a competition

Esports Varsity Team members thriving together

Fantasy of Lights welcome

Beloved tradition returns to brighten holidays

Brandi Morales giving instructions as air traffic controller

Veterans Day 2022

MSU Texas graduate student and U.S. Navy veteran Jeff Davis with his son, Hayes Davis.

Family big influence for Davis to continue education

Littlest Skyscraper in Wichita Falls

Mass Comm students earn exhibit at national film festival

Dillard College of Business Administration doors

Panel discussion to feature employee-owners of Olney’s Air Tractor

Members of C.O.A.L. pose, including president Hunter Doughty, pictured left, and vice president Jaden Towe.

Chance meeting online helps C.O.A.L. students connect on campus

Tim Bearman speaks to crowd

MSUReady national preparedness month

Ariana Kay

Spirit Award 2022

Richard Young

Distinguished Alumni: Richard Young

Dawn Ferrell

Distinguished Alumni: Major General Dawn Ferrell

Warren Ayres

Dillard College of Business Administration Distinguished Alumni

Diann Taylor

Arthur F. Beyer Distinguished Alumna

Jennifer Arbuckle

Graduate of the Last Decade

Kandyce Bohannon

McCoy College Distinguished Alumni

Jonna Hayden and Patty Wilde

Two guests scheduled for Speakers & Issues

Tim Bearman gives MSU Texas a message about being MSUReady

Initiative prepares students, faculty, and staff for emergencies

Bolin fountain from above showing green

MSU Texas Counseling Center adds more resources

Three pillars on lawn near Bolin Hall

Bringing virtual reality to the common man

Sikes Lake

Volunteers needed!

Graduation photo

MSU Texas August 2022 graduates

Kristina Tran with a mentor, Tom Skinner

MSU Texas Respiratory Care student thankful for opportunity

MSU Texas flag pole at sunset

Kappa Sigma Chapter honored once again

MSU Texas FSAE at first national contest

MSU Texas Racing team has bright outlook for 2022-23

Cafe Con Leche exhibit

WFMA curator proud to see collaboration

MSU Texas Racing Formula SAE celebrates the vehicle unveiling May 13, 2022

Racing into the future

MSU Texas banner with century celebration

Spring 2022 Honor Rolls

Amanda Threlkeld

MSU Texas Spring 2022 Graduation

MSU Texas graduation Spring 2022

MSU Texas Spring 2022 graduation

Dr. Robert Forrester

Colleges name faculty award recipients

Danlee Duncan

Diamond in the rough

Graduate proudly wears medal at Spring 2022 graduation ceremony

Spring 2022 Medal for Excellence

Spring 2022 Graduate Alyssa Brown

Spring 2022 Graduation Stories

Students being presented with Clark Scholar and Hardin Scholar awards

Top student honors announced

Major General Dawn Ferrell in uniform

MSU Texas May 2022 commencement

Model U.N. team from MSU Texas

MSU Texas Model UN team wins recognition in NYC

Ada and the Engine graphic

Story of Ada a romantic historical drama

MSU Texas Esports lounge

Gamers celebrate new space at Legacy Hall

Fain College of Fine Arts sign

Films celebrate Wichita Falls and MSU Texas

MSU Texas

Evolution of deodorant, life of journalist Huie topics of speakers

JuliAnn Mazachek

New president set to take office in May

Tasha Fields, Grey Chastain, and Jaden Towen in cosplay

MSU Texas students embrace cosplay

Hardin Tower with big blue sky

Celebrating a century

“Knocking on Heaven’s Door,” screenprint and cyanotype on fabric by Andi Newberry.

Works to be displayed in all three Fain Fine Art galleries

JuliAnn Mazachek

MSU Texas Presidential Search Update

MSU Texas Hardin Tower

Celebrating a century

Centennial Hall building

Free health screenings available

Dental X-rays taken at MSU Texas

Gaines Dental Hygiene Clinic proud to serve

Esther Calloway

Cultivating excellence

Jacob Rowland, Senior, Mechanical Engineering

Let's build a race car

Magazine cover with Hazel Brannon Smith

Phi Alpha Theta Speaker Series

big photo of a tooth

Give Kids a Smile Day coming up

Freedom From Smoking logo

Ready to quit smoking?

MSU Texas Cheer team picture

MSU Cheer caps off successful season

Hardin Tower in the distance between trees with the colors of autumn leaves.

Fall 2021 Honor Rolls

Fall 2021 MSU Texas commencement

Fall 2021 MSU Texas Graduation

Marcos Lopez

Lopez receives MSU Texas Faculty Award

Monica De La O

Master's degree is a mission accomplished for De La O and her family

Esports tournament at MSU

Esports growth about connecting with students

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Tedd L. Mitchell

Approximately 430 degree candidates to graduate

Dillard College of Business Administration

Santellana to moderate panel on food sustainability

Fantasy of Lights

Beloved tradition returns to brighten holidays

Delores Jackson

Jackson calls her service 'experience of a lifetime'

Delta Sigma Pi event.

Epsilon Zeta chapter wins many honors

George Cunningham, Matt Oliver, and Larry Dodson of the Kiowa Kooks

2021 MSU Texas Distinguished Alumni

Stephanie Zamora Robles, Walter J. Coppage, and Chase Eddington

2021 MSU Texas Distinguished Alumni

Tarik Phillip, Pamela Morgan Davis, and Patrick Gaither

2021 MSU Texas Distinguished Alumni

Sharome Burton, Mechanical Engineering

Building on three decades of student success

Parker Coddington

Coddington speaker for Entrepreneurship Lecture

Loic Konan

MSU Texas student receives DOD scholarship

Hardin Building

University earns recognition for third consecutive year

Shenella Karunaratne

Sri Lankan student recipient of rent-free apartment for one year

Hardin tower

August 2021 graduation list

Four heroes honored at 2021 convocation.

Immediate response helped MSU Texas students escape danger

Dustin Hopson, Nicholas Hubbert and Kyle Ott receive honors

Fraternity honored for service, charity

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Dairy Max freezer at Mustangs Pantry

Mustangs Pantry adds more capacity

Sikes Lake tree and gazebo

Provost James Johnston named Interim President effective Sept. 1

Hardin Building

Many MSU programs rank among the best values

Hardin Building

University leadership full of optimism for Fall 2021

Legacy Hall courtyard

University offering $1,000 housing grants for Fall 2021

Dillard College

Marketing major wins Miss Rodeo Texas pageant

Kari Bell with her team at MSU Texas Flower Mound at a Texas Rangers' game

Priddy Scholars grad found MSU Texas just right

Hardin tower

Gov. Abbott signs HB 1522 designating membership effective Sept. 1.

Kayla Khan participates in MSU Texas graduation on June 5, 2021

MSU Texas celebrates 2020 graduating classes

Dr. Suzanne Shipley

A Message from the President

Amanda Threlkeld

Midwestern State Student Regent 2021-22

Amy Arceneaux

A great experience at Midwestern State

Billy Wade Parsons graduates

Walking the stage at 78

George Nhamo

Engineering student thankful for day he discovered Midwestern State

MSU Texas sign

Spring 2021 Honor Roll

Brooke Schreiber

Finding her next classroom

Crege La Ronde

MSU Texas Spring 2021 graduate spotlight

Spring 2021 graduation at Kay Yeager Coliseum

MSU Texas Spring 2021 graduation

MSU Texas cheer team 2021

Coed cheer team places high in prestigious event

Mitzi Lewis with her dogs

Colleges name faculty award recipients

medals logo

Students honored for highest grade point averages

"Concrete Skies" by Meagan Russell

MSU Texas artists present their works

Midwestern State University front entrance.

16th Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum

TIPA logo

Texas Intercollegiate Press Association competition

Cricket equipment stock photo

Free exhibition cricket match at MSU

2021 Model UN group from MSU Texas

Model UN Nations competition

MSU Texas student Jaye Surles participates in the tricycle races while practicing the proper safety measures.

MSU Texas plans for in-person Fall 2021 semester

Cooper and Alexandra McClung at the Spirit of the Mustangs display

MSU Texas couple accomplish education goals together

Sikes Lake Center

Covid-19 vaccine information

Centennial celebration in September 2019

Western sculptor Vic Payne reflects on MSU Texas project

MSU Texas students participating as mentors on Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day program displays teamwork, innovation

Block Part, a part of the WFMA's Permanent Collection

Dwelling: Experiences of Shelter

MSU Texas logo

A Message from the President

Ty Criss at McCoy College of Science, Mathematics & Engineering

Priddy Scholars Program

Fain Fine Arts Center on the MSU Campus

Inclusion Now!

Marcus Lopez

Self-confessed “nerd” loves learning for the sake of learning

Anastasia DeVance in the lab at Centennial Hall

Respiratory Care program applications open

MSU Texas flagpole

Governor's Emergency Educational Relief Fund

Chinati Mountain

Satellite images of Texas become calendar art

Dr. Michael Obeng gives commencement address at MSU Texas

MSU Texas alum makes national news

Epsilon Zeta chapter

Delta Sigma Pi 'Collegian of the Year'

Corbin Bloodworth

Staying flexible key for Dillard College grad

Megan Widner

Feeling right at home at MSU Texas

MSU Texas entrance

MSU Texas official update

Johnny Walbrick in 1963

First Hardin Scholar honored

Hardin Building

Midwestern State University Fall 2020 graduates

Hardin Building

Fall 2020 Honor Roll

Group of Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi performing cleanup

R. Nelson Mitchell Oustanding Collegiate Chapter Award

President's Medals

Medal for Excellence

Blanca Gutierrez

Mission accepted

Annisha Aaron

A long way from home

 Kim Maddin, left, of United Regional accepted the donation of masks from Dr. David Carlston, Reagan Foster, and Maverick.

Giving thanks to health-care workers

Fantasy of Lights at night

Fantasy of Lights opens Nov. 23

Gerard Jonkam and Rachel Smith

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

U.S. News 2021 ranking logo

MSU Texas lauded for success in social mobility

Mahesh Dondeti

Arbor Creek Scholarship

Midwestern State University sign

Recognizing online success at Midwestern State

Midwestern State University sign

MSU Texas August 2020 graduates

Ruth Morrow

First Friday Concerts return virtually

Rendering of Bridwell Activities Center

MSU Texas renovation

Avery Whaite production

Learning to leave his comfort zone

Bradley Wilson at the Liberty Bell

Bridging Journalism and Higher Education

Area Health Education director Sarah Long at Gainesville, Texas

A mission of boosting rural health care

Midwestern State University maroon seal

MSU Texas Board of Regents update

Outside of Redwine Wellness Center

Wellness Center happy to be serving again

Workshop flyer

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Spring 2020 graduation

Spring 2020 MSU Texas graduation

Lauren Gardner

Redwine Honors Program graduate has big plans

Montes Martinez

MSU Texas student regent 2020-21

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum

Midwestern State University front entrance.

MSU Texas announcement

Hardin Building

MSU Texas Spring 2020 Honor Roll

Midwestern State University front entrance.

MSU Texas honors Threlkeld, Martinez

Moffett Librarian Dr. Clara Latham

Librarian Clara Latham retiring after 30 years

MSU Cycling team 2020 at a race

Cycling team keeps winning tradition

Texoma's Gujarati Culture Society with Dr. Michael Mills

Local business owners looking out for international students

Mustangs food pantry

COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund

Amanda Threlkeld

Dillard College student named Collegian of the Year

Midwestern State University front entrance.

MSU Texas receives COVID-19 grant funding

Associate Professor Dr. Emily Kate Reeves prepares at her work station

MSU Texas embraces online learning

Redwine Wellness Center

Staying healthy at home

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Commision on Sports Management Hall of Fame

Midwestern State University front entrance.

MSU Texas degrees among the best

COVID-19 photo

MSU Texas news on COVID-19

MSU Texas CBI  honorees

National College Broadcasters Inc. awards

Hardin Building

MSU Texas announcement

Faculty Forum announcement

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - The Undergrad Experience

MSU Texas Cheer team performing

UCA & UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship

Shady Boukhary gives a presentation

Apple of their eye

new MSU Texas building on corner of Maplewood and Midwestern Parkway

Regents approve purchase of Midwestern Parkway property

Students smile as they receive diplomas during Fall 2019 commencement

Midwestern State University 2019 Fall Honor Roll

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Honors graduates listed for Fall 2019

Fall 2019 commencement Tre Jones and others

Fall 2019 honorees

Sarah Stewart at Fall 2019 commencement

Major accomplishment

Study Abroad group photo

Sharing Study Abroad

Margie Johnson Reese with MSU Texas group before Fall 2019 commencement

Commencement Fall 2019

Study Abroad group photo

Sharing Study Abroad

Study Abroad group photo

Sharing Study Abroad

R.J. Sayler with Study Abroad students at Canary Wharf in London.

Sharing Study Abroad

MSU Texas group photo at lake in Grenada.

Sharing Study Abroad

Kaitlyn Stewart

Sharing Study Abroad

Fantasy of Lights welcome

MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights

MSU Texas ranking

MSU Texas one of best schools for social mobility

MSU Texas ranking

MSU Texas graduation August 2019

Kay Brookes

Arbor Creek Scholarship winner calls MSU a 'home away from home'

Photo of artist Paul Valadez

Artist Paul Valadez featured in lecture, workshop at WFMA

MSU Texas student Matthew Mitchell

Finding MSU Texas paved way for Matthew Mitchell to go national

MSU Texas student Matthew Mitchell

Red River Lyric Opera set to return to MSU Texas

MSU Texas student Matthew Mitchell

Andrew Wolf appointed Student Regent for 2019-2020

MSU Texas student Matthew Mitchell

MSU Texas Model UN team wins recognition in NYC

MSU Texas student Matthew Mitchell

MSU's Gunn College to host 19th Annual Community Health Fair

food pantry

Piano Celebration will welcome new pianos to Fain Fine Arts

Leia De La Garza

De La Garza appointed Student Regent for 2018-2019

group holding up Donate For Life flag in front of coliseum

Donate Life flag raised at coliseum

Student group poses with awards

MSU students win Texas college media awards

Kevin Clark

Faculty Forum: Clark to discuss X-ray usage in age estimation

Depiction of proposed student activity center

Gifts Provide Foundation for Student Activity Center

Kristan Aduddell

Kristan Aduddell recipient of Arbor Creek scholarship

Midwestern State University front entrance.

University mourns Robert Grays

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Helping Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Piehler to deliver MSU commencement address

Midwestern State University front entrance.

NY Times writer shares experiences

Midwestern State University front entrance.

MSU Honors Distinguished Alumni and Spirit Recipients

Midwestern State University front entrance.

State Rep. Frank to Deliver MSU Commencement Address

Midwestern State University front entrance.

MSU grad student receives Arbor Creek scholarship

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Caribbean Officials to Visit MSU

Midwestern State University front entrance.

MSU Named an NVIDIA GPU Education Center

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Football Player, Cowboy Artist Subject of MSU Senior Documentaries

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MSU's Health Administration Degree Tops National List

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KA Chapter Receives National Award

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Physician, Alumnus Obeng to Speak at MSU Commencement

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Threat Cleared: Campus Reopened at 12:15 p.m.

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Evacuation Update at 10:20 a.m.: South Campus Clear

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11/17/2014: Classes will meet on time

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Earth Day at MSU to Include Electronics Recycling, Film, Expo

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Record Number of Foreign Countries Represented at MSU

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MSU Named Top College for Return on Investment

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Student Newspaper Receives National Recognition

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Stephenson to speak at MSU December Commencement

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MSU student attends global leadership academy

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All Classes Will Meet at Their Scheduled Times

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Mortar Board Chapter Receives National Award

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There's an App for Mustangs!

Midwestern State University front entrance.

Internet Service Upgrade Begins May 19

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Holly Allsup Appointed Student Regent for 2012-2013

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Texas Attorney General Abbott to speak at MSU commencement

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Students Win 23 Awards at Annual TIPA Competition

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Gov. Perry Appoints Regents to Midwestern Board

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MSU names President's Medal of Excellence winners

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MSU Students Get Call to Help 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

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