The Outstanding Seniors at Murray State University for the December 2016 Commencement were announced at the Senior Breakfast on Nov. 17. Kimberly Taylor and Dakota Moore were selected for the honor.

Murray State University names Outstanding Seniors for December 2016 Commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — The Outstanding Seniors at Murray State University for the December 2016 Commencement were announced at the Senior Breakfast on Nov. 17. Dakota Moore and Kimberly Taylor were selected for the honor. Moore is the son of Darin and Channa Moore of Smyrna, Tenn. He will receive a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture […]

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Honors student reflects upon her journey with nonprofit leadership studies

MURRAY, Ky. — As Abby Siegel, a senior double majoring in nonprofit leadership studies and public relations, finishes her final year at Murray State University, she reflects on how she was able to cultivate her love for nonprofits. When asked why she wanted to go into nonprofits, Siegel replied, “I have always been enthralled by […]

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Department of Public Safety connects with campus community

Murray State University, like many other universities, has its own police department. The Murray State Police Department is part of the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Management and is responsible for the enforcement of laws and the protection of the people and property related to Murray State.  Parking and Emergency Management are the other […]

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West KY Mentoring Program celebrates 20th year with beginnings at Murray State

It’s no coincidence that about 95% of the West KY Mentoring Program volunteers are Murray State University students. The program was developed on campus by Roger Weis, professor and former director of nonprofit leadership studies, along with his students. According to Weis, the mentoring program began in 1996 and stemmed from a need from single […]

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Board of Regents member Susan Guess and daughter Morgan inspire kindness movement

Small acts of kindness can lead to incredible change within local communities. An inspirational YouTube video made by an eight-year-old girl can inspire a movement — raising thousands of dollars for anti-bullying efforts and changing public policy. The story of Morgan Guess and her mother, Susan Guess, has changed the lives of thousands of school […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of November 21-27

Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University. Dr. Holly Rudolph, a professor through the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, was recently recognized as an Educator Who Has Made a Difference by the Kentucky Society of CPAs. Rudolph was nominated by Sammie Parsley of Western Crane Services, who credited […]

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Pair of holiday events to take place in December

Murray State University’s President’s Office and Town & Gown partnership will sponsor a Holiday Open House at Oakhurst (1510 Main Street) from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 1. The event is open to all Murray State faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members. Light refreshments will be provided. The following evening, the annual Town […]

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Bring Racer Nation to You

Racer Nation is rising up nationwide! Coming off of a season-opening, buzzer-beating win against Illinois State University at home, one thing is clear. This Murray State University Men’s Basketball team is going to be fun to watch! If you cannot make it to the CFSB Center, the Murray State University Office of Alumni Relations can bring the blue and […]

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Calloway County High School students win Murray State University scholarships at 46th annual Chemistry Scholarship Tournament

On Nov. 10, four students from area high schools earned the highest scores at the Murray State University chemistry department’s 46th annual Chemistry Scholarship Tournament. These top-scoring students — Claire Umstead, Michael Okuda and Zach Ellis of Calloway County High School and Will Zehm of Marion High School — were awarded scholarships funded by student […]

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Murray State University to host 70th annual Quad-State Middle School Band Festival

The 70th annual Quad-State Middle School Band Festival will take place on Monday, Nov. 21 at Murray State University and this year’s event could feature record participation with close to 70 school band programs represented, according to Murray State Director of Bands and festival co-coordinator Dennis L. Johnson. The event that day culminates with a […]

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