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  • Dedication of the Mary McConnell Frey Recital Hall

    December 4, 2017

    Unaware of the budding love between them at the time, Mary and George began their life together in January 1955 with a group of friends standing around a piano on Martin Methodist College campus while Mary and another student played familiar tunes with 4-hands as everyone sang. Their first date was a sock-hop in the lobby of the boys’ dorm on February 14, 1955. They were engaged in August of that same year and married June 5, 1956. Mary majored in music at Martin Methodist and credits her piano professor, Zoe Harris, for giving her a career in music. In fact, George and Mary spent their lives together working in music as teachers, performers, church musicians, etc. “I knew I had to start planning for Mary’s legacy to be anchored somewhere when in early to mid-2000s, her onset with the incurable symptoms of Alzheimer's disease became evident, and Martin Methodist became the obvious place,” George said. “In essence, I wanted to pay Martin Methodist back in some small way for the profound impact the college had on both of our lives.” Therefore, George decided to invest an amount equal to what Mary received at the passing of her parents, Herbert S. and Zora T. McConnell—memorializing them as well. The monetary gift made to Martin Methodist will live on in the students who pass through these halls and in the form of music performed in this Recital Hall for years to come—allowing Mary and George to continue making music together as they did for more than 50 years. Soli Deo gloria!
  • MMC’s Annual Halloween Boo-Out is October 24

    October 23, 2017

    Martin Serves! will host Martin Methodist College’s (MMC) annual community-wide Boo-Out Halloween celebration on ...
  • Martin Methodist receives Golden Cross Foundation Grant

    October 3, 2017

    Martin Methodist College (MMC) was awarded a $93,000 grant from the Golden Cross Foundation.
  • Bill Murrey: A Martin Methodist Treasure

    July 13, 2017

    Mr. Bill Murrey is a man of tradition and commitment, of character and integrity, ...
  • Rev. Joaquin Garcia Honored with Francis Asbury Award

    June 22, 2017

    Dr. Ed Trimmer, executive director of the Cal Turner Jr. Center for Church Leadership ...
  • Shelton honored with Servant Leadership Award

    May 15, 2017

    Martin Methodist College (MMC) presented the 2017 Servant Leadership Alumni Award to Interim President ...
  • Three Pulaski residents receive Martin Methodist presidential medallion

    May 15, 2017

    Interim President Robby Shelton awarded the coveted presidential medallion to three Pulaski residents at ...
  • Tullahoma resident named to MMC Hall of Distinction

    May 9, 2017

    Elmo Birkhead was added to Martin Methodist College’s (MMC), illustrious Hall of Distinction on ...
  • Martin Methodist confers 226 degrees in 146th commencement ceremony

    May 6, 2017

    Members of the Class of 2017—comprising 226 students—entered into the next phase of their ...
  • Martin Methodist holds uplifting Baccalaureate Service

    May 6, 2017

    Martin Methodist College held its 2017 Commencement Baccalaureate service at First United Methodist Church ...


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