Murray State University helps students in need following incident at J.H. Richmond Hall

MURRAY, Ky. — Student-centered institutions are defined in many ways. A recent incident continued to emphasize Murray State University’s commitment to putting students first, even in difficult and unplanned circumstances.   An explosion at J.H. Richmond Hall on Wednesday afternoon, June 28 caused structural damage to the residential facility as well as other surrounding campus buildings. In […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of July 17-23

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University.   Murray State University faculty member Sandy Miles, the Hutchens Distinguished Professor of Management in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, was recently included in an announcement made by the World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY), which is soliciting […]

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Murray State’s Hopkinsville campus to host passenger vehicles for 2017 Solar Eclipse

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host passenger vehicles on Monday, August 21 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Hopkinsville campus for the 2017 Solar Eclipse. Hopkinsville, Ky. will provide the world’s longest solar eclipse viewing opportunity at 2 minutes and 41 seconds.   Participants can purchase a paved parking lot space in the lot off […]

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Student Spotlight: Mallory Gerzan

Name: Mallory Gerzan   Major: Environmental geology   Hometown: Madisonville, Kentucky   Clubs/Organizations: Sisterhood coordinator for Alpha Gamma Delta, vice president of Geoclub and the American Institute for Professional Geologists – Murray State chapter, teaching assistant in the department of geosciences and a McNair Scholar   Scholarships: Murray State Regents Scholarship and a research grant […]

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Murray State welcomes incoming students with Summer O

Multiple times each year, Murray State University welcomes incoming students with Summer Orientation. At Summer O, students prepare their schedules, tour campus, get all their questions answered and become more prepared for their first semester in Murray.

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Hutson School of Agriculture student elected president of National Youth Leadership Organization

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Ella Fourqurean was elected president of the Junior Board of Team Purebred. Team Purebred is a national organization with over 3,000 members that hosts competitions, educational events and leadership events for youth interests in one of five breeds of swine.   For the past year, Fourqurean has served […]

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Good news continues for local business with Murray State University partnership

MURRAY, Ky. — Wisdom Tree Technologies LLC (WTT) was recently awarded the 8(a) STARS II (Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services) government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), with additional information available at gsa.gov/s2.   WTT was also recently named a finalist in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Award program. WTT will participate in a final interview next […]

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Doctoral dissertation defense sets milestone for Murray State’s College of Education and Human Services

MURRAY, Ky. — On April 20, the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services saw its first doctoral-level dissertation defense. John Eveland, a student in the Ed.D. in P-20 and Community Leadership program, presented his dissertation entitled “The Relative Effectiveness of Course Delivery Methodology on Student Success, Retention, and Persistence in Remedial Mathematics.” […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of July 3-9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University.   Incoming Murray State freshman Jonah Brannon of Puryear, Tennessee recently received a $2,000 scholarship through the Independent Professional Seed Association. Brannon will major in agribusiness economics with an emphasis in crop production at Murray State. Brannon is a […]

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Murray State alumnus celebrates a milestone of music to the ear in Boston

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray native and Murray State University alumnus Professor Bradley Pennington is celebrating more than 25 years of exposing metropolitan Boston to the beauty and complexity of opera. The upcoming season will mark the silver anniversary of the opera company he founded, Boston Bel Canto Opera, in his adopted city in 1993. According […]

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