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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Chris Wooldridge elected to Delta Leadership Network Advisory Council

MURRAY, Ky. — The Delta Leadership Network (DLN) recently held an orientation for new members of its 2017-18 advisory council, including Chris Wooldridge of Murray who joins Brad Davis with the Purchase Area Development District in representing Kentucky. Wooldridge is the Kentucky Small Business Development Center (SBDC) district director for the Murray State SBDC and […]

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Professor Dennis Johnson receives prestigious invitation to the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles World Conference in summer 2017

MURRAY, Ky. — Dennis Johnson, Murray State University associate professor of music, has recently received the prestigious honor of being invited to present a conducting master- class session for the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) World Conference. WASBE is a nonprofit international association open to all individuals, institutions and industries interested in […]

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Murray State University announces spring 2017 dean’s list recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its dean’s list recipients for the spring 2017 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students. “We take great pride in our students’ academic achievements. This recognition is a testament to their hard work and dedication during the spring 2017 semester,” said Dr. […]

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