Murray State University Information: Week of May 8-14

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University.   The following Murray State students were selected as 2017-18 officers for the Murray State University Black Student Council.   President – Whitney Hardison 1st Vice President-NAACP Caucus – Jaela Ruedel 2nd Vice President-Programming and Outreach – John Skinner […]

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​Murray State University College of Education and Human Services honors scholarship recipients and their benefactors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services held its fourth annual Scholarship and Service Recognition Banquet April 26. This event serves to both recognize students who have received academic scholarships within the college and to honor the generous benefactors of those awards. The 2016-17 recipients of the Dr. Chuck and […]

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Congressman James Comer and Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture partner for agriculture fellowship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture is introducing the Murray State University Congressman James Comer Congressional Agriculture Fellowship program. The fellowship will be a continual, revolving fellowship program during the fall, spring and/or summer semesters. The fellowship will be awarded to one or two Murray State agricultural students. Recipients will serve […]

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​Spring 2017 Commencement to be celebrated at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University’s Spring 2017 Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m. in the CFSB Center with 1,629 pending degrees being conferred to May and August 2017 candidates, inclusive of associate, baccalaureate, master/specialist and doctoral programs. A total of 28 different states and 16 countries will be […]

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Nationally recognized educator to present at annual Murray State summit

MURRAY, Ky. —Murray State University’s annual College and Career Readiness Summit, hosted by the College of Education and Human Services, is scheduled to take place June 13- 14 in Murray. Last year’s event generated a record-breaking number of attendees from 41 school districts throughout Kentucky, Tennessee and Illinois. This year’s summit is anticipated to produce […]

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Murray State University announces May 2017 Outstanding Seniors

MURRAY, Ky. — Jason A. Matthews and Jaime Staengel have been named Murray State University’s May 2017 Outstanding Seniors. Matthews, the son of Mike Matthews and Ruth Matthews, will receive a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Conservation Biology. The Dean’s List student currently holds a 4.0 grade point average. He will graduate summa cum […]

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Murray State University dedicates two new campus spaces

Murray State University recently dedicated two campus spaces in the new Engineering and Physics building on the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus on Friday, April 21, 2017 — the Dr. Gary W. Boggess Science Resource Center and Timothy D. Jones Gateway.

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Murray State University’s Japanese program highlights students’ achievements

MURRAY, Ky. — The Japanese program of Murray State University is spotlighting several of its students’ achievements. Jessica Alford, Deon Patterson, Sarah Wade, Amanda Schurk and Nathan Graves have been accepted into the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, which is sponsored by the Japanese government. “I was told by the JET coordinator of the […]

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Murray State University partners with University of Louisville to offer fast-track law degree

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a partnership with the University of Louisville to offer an accelerated degree program where students can earn an undergraduate degree as well as a law degree in just six years. As part of UofL’s Brandeis School of Law 3+3 Accelerated Law Program, Murray State undergraduate students majoring […]

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Dr. Mark Arant named Murray State University Provost

Following an extensive national search, Murray State University President Bob Davies has announced that Dr. Mark Arant will be the next provost and vice president for academic affairs, pending approval by the University’s Board of Regents. “Mark is an accomplished scholar and educational leader with a proven track record in strategic planning, enrollment growth and […]

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