​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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Love for music brought upcoming graduate Anissa Quilling to Murray State University

Anissa Quilling, senior Vocal Music Major, from St. Louis, Missouri, explained how Murray State’s outstanding faculty helped her grow as an individual, musician and future educator.

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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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W. Earl Brown performed in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” at Murray State University

Murray State University alumnus W. Earl Brown portrayed Big Daddy in the campus production of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” from April 27 to 29. Brown has had a great film and television career with roles in the AMC production of the comic book series “Preacher” and other television roles, including “Archer,” “True Detective,” “American Crime,” […]

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Barbra Watson left a job she loved to earn her degree at Murray State University’s Henderson campus

MURRAY, Ky. — Barbra Watson was working a job she truly enjoyed, teaching at a church pre-school in Henderson. She started off as an assistant teacher and, when the lead teacher took another job, received the opportunity to move up into that position. In that role, she enjoyed planning lessons and activities for her class […]

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Soon-to-be-graduate Jalpaben Patel finds a family in the School of Nursing and Health Professions

MURRAY, Ky. — There’s an old saying that states, “If you love something, let it go. If it comes back to you, it’s yours forever. If it doesn’t, then it wasn’t meant to be.” For soon-to-be nursing graduate Jalpaben “Jenn” Patel, returning to Murray State University was destiny.   Currently from Paducah, Kentucky, Patel will […]

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Murray State University hosted Distinguished Alumni Award banquet April 21

Four outstanding Murray State University alumni were selected as the 2017 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award: W. Earl Brown, ’86, Dr. Jesse D. Jones, ’64, Dr. Vishwas Talwalkar, ’89 and Amy Bryan Watson, ’89. The recipients were honored at a banquet held in the Curris Center Murray Room on April 21.

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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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Nursing faculty mentoring program helps recent graduates obtain licensure

Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions alumna Kaile Turner recently returned to the University to mentor and speak with soon-to-be graduates. Through the University’s strategic plan funding, Turner was provided access to the licensure exam preparatory program.  

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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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