MURRAY, Ky. — In the next episode of Roundabout U students rock the night away while raising money for a good cause. Murray State University demonstrates why it’s considered a veteran friendly campus. And art students and professors contribute their work to help raise money for future scholarships
Murray State students take service projects seriously. Each year Murray State’s sororities and fraternities show off their singing and dancing skills at Alpha Gamma Delta’s annual Rock-A-Thon. This year, teams competed for trophies while also raising money for a good cause. Additionally, students recently hosted a walk in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a leading force in the way the world treats, defeats and understands childhood cancer. Funds from the walk go to the hospital and the Ronald McDonald House campaign.
The 2014 Annual Holiday Art Auction, which funds scholarships for students was held on the MSU campus. The annual event features artwork from faculty, alumni, area artists, visiting artists and current Murray State students.
Murray State’s college of education and human services celebrated the opening of the Counseling and Assessment Center. The center provides psychological assessments and counseling services, as well as consultations and workshops.
Murray State’s Jazz Orchestra is soon to be in Chicago performing at the 68th annual Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic. The jazz orchestra will perform alongside 40 other outstanding musical organizations from around the world.
Remember the classic movie 9 to 5 with Dolly Parton where the ladies in the office wanted to get even with their horrible boss and took things into their own hands. This year’s “Campus Lights” production is making the movie to life. Ryan Knight, chairman of “Campus Lights” joins Taylor Crum in the Roundabout U studio to find out more about the upcoming production.
This episode of Roundabout U airs at various times through Dec. 6, and is broadcast on KET (Kentucky Educational Television), WSIL and through local cable systems. Specific airing dates and times can be found online at www.roundaboutu.com.
Roundabout U, a weekly, award-winning video magazine produced by Digital Media at Murray State University, is now in its seventh season. Most recently, the show picked up an Award of Excellence from Kentucky’s CASE awards competition. Filmed in high definition, the show highlights events throughout Kentucky and the tri-state region.
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