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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!
  • Trauger receives Governor’s Award of Excellence

    November 3, 2017

    Former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen presented Byron Trauger with Martin Methodist College’s (MMC) Governor’s ...
  • Kimberly Rose Receives the Alumni Association's Exemplary Student Award

    October 31, 2017

    My compliments to the Faculty, Coaches and Administrators who nominated students for the Exemplary ...
  • Martin Methodist inducts students to Alpha Chi

    October 26, 2017

    On Sunday, October 22, Martin Methodist College (MMC) held the induction ceremony for the ...
  • 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.
  • Martin Methodist holds newly revived law lecture series

    October 2, 2017

    On September 28, Martin Methodist College (MMC) welcomed former Tennessee Chief Justice William C.
  • Martin Methodist’s sustainable efforts show with big numbers

    September 29, 2017

    As a part of an ongoing plan to promote student health at Martin Methodist ...
  • Constitution Day 2017

    September 11, 2017

    Senator Robert C. Byrd, a West Virginia Democrat and the United States Congress' unofficial ...
  • Martin Methodist College kicks off 148th academic year

    August 22, 2017

    Martin Methodist College (MMC) will welcome 960 students on campus next week to begin ...
  • Bill Murrey: A Martin Methodist Treasure

    July 13, 2017

    Mr. Bill Murrey is a man of tradition and commitment, of character and integrity, ...


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