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2015 News Coverage

New MacMurray president makes first appearance at school
June 3

Faculty, staff and alumni of MacMurray College packed the school’s art gallery for their first chance to meet and greet the school’s new president yesterday.

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Warm welcome to MacMurray president
June 3

The Jacksonville community gave a warm welcome Tuesday to MacMurray College's new president, Mark Tierno.

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MacMurray College to offer data analytics, marketing majors
May 26

The small liberal arts college will add a data anlytics major and a marketing major this fall to the 15 majors it already offers.

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New major being offered at MacMurray
May 21

Two new majors are being offered at MacMurray College in the upcoming fall semester.
The school announced today it’ll offer Marketing and Data Analytics majors to undergraduate students.

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MacMurray's next president inspired by sense of spirit
May 20

Mark J. Tierno was named the president of the college by the MacMurray College board of trustees Tuesday and is set to start July 1. President Colleen Hester is retiring at the end of May.

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MacMurray College names Mark Tierno new president
May 20

Under Mark Tierno’s presidency at Cazenovia College, enrollment and fundraising boomed. He has similar plans for growth when he takes over as president of MacMurray College on July 1.

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MacMurray biology program aids Rexroat Prairie
May 17

Rexroat Prairie now has an established webpage, Facebook page and trail guide, thanks to a MacMurray College professor and a biology major promoting the area.

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MacMurray's senior class resurrects tree-planting tradition
May 7

For the past four years, MacMurray College senior Kayla Knox has passed by The Maggie, a venerable pink magnolia tree that turns 100 years old this spring, on her way to classes at the Putnam/Springer Center on the campus' northwest corner.

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Phillips earns Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award
April 29

Christopher Phillips, who graduated from MacMurray College last May and was hired by Virginia this year, was honored with the Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award on April 21st in Springfield.

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Students named to MacMurray College Dean's List
February 12

The following students were named to the MacMurray College Dean’s List.

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Young nurse lives her childhood dream
January 26

Raised in Manchester, Fryman graduated in 2011 from MacMurray College with a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

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Reflections on a legacy
January 18

MacMurray talks about time in office, future

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Leadership of local colleges trends toward women
January 17

Colleen Hester strode into an undergraduate physics class at Kentucky’s Murray State University and received a harsh greeting from the instructor.

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MacMurray offering financial aid workshops
January 14

MacMurray College offers annual financial aid help, but for the first time, the school will run three workshops in the next several weeks to help students and parents who are going through the financial aid steps.

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Dean's List 2015 Spring Semester
January 5

The following students were named to the MacMurray College Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2015. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must have a 3.5 grade point average and be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours.

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MacMurray honors best and brightest
January 2

MacMurray College honored its best students during its 164th Commencment week and at an honors ceremony in April.

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MacMurray's 164th Graduating Class
January 1

Here is the list of graduating class at the 164th Commencement on May 9, 2015.

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MacMurray honors best and brightest
January 1

The College awarded its leadership and departmental honors during a ceremony on campus on April 16, 2015

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