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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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 University to hold Freedom Fest concert on July 4

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band, Town & Gown Chorale and Governor’s Scholars Program Chorus will host a concert on Tuesday, July 4 at 8 p.m. inside Lovett Auditorium on the Murray State campus. As part of this year’s Freedom Fest in Murray, the free concert is open to […]

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Murray State University’s Telecommunications Systems Management signs National Institute for Hometown Security contract

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) is the recipient of a $105,092.64 contract from the National Institute of Hometown Security (NIHS) tasked by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The contract focuses on the wired communications subsector of the communications critical infrastructure sector and the reliance of […]

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Murray State University recognized by world’s largest human resources association

MURRAY, Ky. — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded a 2016-2017 Merit Award designation to the Murray State University SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members within the University’s Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business.   Of the 327 student chapters from across the […]

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Murray State alumnus wins prestigious Georgia Poetry Prize

MURRAY, Ky. — The University of Georgia Press has awarded Murray State University alumnus Christopher Collins the 2017 Georgia Poetry Prize. Collins received his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Murray State in 2013. He is currently pursuing a PhD in literary nonfiction from the University of Cincinnati. His poetry collection My […]

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Murray State University faculty receive inaugural grant awards

MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University faculty members were recently selected as the first recipients of the Faculty Innovation Initiative grant, which provides initial project support to faculty across campus seeking to incorporate innovative approaches to student community engagement into their courses. Dr. Cindy Clemson of the College of Education and Human Services and […]

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