Terrelle Smith
  • Class of 2013
  • Memphis, TN

Terrelle Smith Receives Degree From Tennessee State University

2013 May 13

Terrelle Smith a resident of Memphis, TN was among more than 1,200 students from Tennessee State University who received undergraduate and graduate degrees during the University's Spring Commencement Exercise held Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Smith received a Bachelor of Science in Music.

Candidates for degree included 841 students earning bachelor's degrees and 400 receiving graduate degrees. Also notable is a total of 224 students were eligible to graduate with honors including 31 earning summa cum laude (GPA of at least 3.75), 84 magna cum laude (GPA of at least 3.50) and 109 earning cum laude (GPA of at least 3.25). Additionally, 384 undergraduate and 405 graduate students graduated with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

With more than 9,000 students, Tennessee State University is Nashville's only public university, and is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational, land-grant university offering 38 undergraduate, 22 graduate and seven doctoral programs. TSU has earned a top 20 ranking for Historically Black Colleges and Universities according to U.S. News and World Report, and rated as the Number One University in the state by Washington Monthly for social mobility, research and community service. Founded in 1912 Tennessee State University celebrates 100 years in Nashville during 2012. Visit the University online at tnstate.edu.