College of Education and Human Services receives $130,000 grant to promote career and technical education

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University was recently awarded a $130,000 grant for a project entitled “Mathematics in the Context of Career and Technical Education.” These funds are provided by Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education and made possible by the U. S. Department of Education’s “Improving Teacher […]

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Murray State professor brings historical images of Mammoth Cave to the surface

A project five years in the making is surfacing as a Murray State University faculty member prepares to release his collection of subterranean 3D photos, paying homage to the first images of its kind in America and the groundbreaking photographer who created them. William Gross Magee, Graphic Communications lecturer within the Department of Journalism and […]

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Volunteers Helped Return $60,276,701 to Kentucky Taxpayers

Free tax preparation helps low-wage workers build financial stability, boosts local economy Nearly $61 million in federal income taxes was returned to Kentucky workers during the 2015 tax season as a result of free tax preparation services offered by local IRS-certified volunteers, according to a new breakdown of national IRS data compiled by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED). […]

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Martin Luther King III Speaks at Murray State University

Originally appeared on WKMS The oldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King says he thought the United States would be at a different juncture as a nation when it comes to civil rights in the 21st century. Martin Luther King III spoke at the Murray State University 12th Annual Presidential […]

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A profile of teacher leadership

Originally appeared on kentuckyteacher.org Not long ago, I hiked an inspiring trail in one of Kentucky’s beautiful state parks. The trail was steep, lush and green with scenic views of untouched forests, ancient hemlocks and jutting sandstone formations. But since I don’t exercise regularly, it did not take long for me to get a little […]

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Students feeding students: college food pantry

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority Originally appeared on WPSD Local 6 Students are stepping up to feed the hungry —hungry students on campus. Twenty-eight percent of college-aged people living in Murray live below the poverty line, according to citydata.com. Students, faculty, and staff at Murray State University say they see this reflected […]

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Morgan relishes homecoming duty; Davies welcomes sunny conditions

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times Since 1984, Jeanie Morgan has had what she calls the best job each Homecoming Weekend at Murray State University. Morgan, the university’s coordinator for Student Activities, has the duty – which she calls very much a privilege – of organizing then supervising the annual ceremony to crown the […]

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Murray city leaders, students look to other options for 16th Street

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority Originally appeared on WPSD Local 6 Murray city leaders are scrapping the original plans for the 16th Street project. The street runs right through the middle of Murray State University’s campus. After listening to feedback from those living in the city and Murray State students, Murray city leaders […]

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Judge addresses Title IX issues during pair of appearances

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times When a student comes to college faculty with an allegation of sexual misconduct, it’s the responsibility of the faculty member to follow through so an investigation can be conducted. This is one of the items Janet Judge, a nationally recognized authority on Title IX, advised Murray State University […]

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Retired professors tell of path through desegregation at MSU

Originally appeared on Murray Ledger & Times A large crowd at Murray State University’s Curris Center took a journey with three retired professors Tuesday evening. It was a journey that left the path on which it was taken littered with everything under the sun – heartache, laughter, anger, fear and ffew others in between. In […]

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