Murray State student afforded experience to intern on national stage

MURRAY, Ky. — When an injury sidelined John Morris from his dream of playing four years of college football, he decided to look at the positives. Morris, of Nashville, Tennessee, chose to use his year as a chance to earn experience in his fields of television production and journalism. With his athletic schedule for the […]

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​Murray State University teacher preparation program receives national accreditation

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services has received seven years of initial accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The University was recently notified of this decision to grant accreditation with no areas for improvement. In an email to college and University constituents, College of […]

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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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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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Gregory Smith pursued passion for social work at Murray State’s Hopkinsville campus

Gregory Smith, a senior from Hopkinsville, explains why he came to Murray State University as a nontraditional student, seeking a degree in social work to enhance his career opportunities toward his passion of helping others.  

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W. Earl Brown, alumnus and Hollywood actor, honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — W. Earl Brown, 1986 alumnus and professional Hollywood actor, was recently named one of the 2017 recipients of Murray State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni who have made meaningful contributions to their profession on a local, state and national level. Established in 1962, […]

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​Murray State University Paducah campus hosts Regional Wellness Summit

PADUCAH, Ky. — The second annual Regional Wellness Summit took place on March 7 at the Murray State University Paducah campus. The summit was a free event for teachers, school nurses, school administrators, health departments and community health educators that provided professional development and continuing education units. The purpose of the event was to assist […]

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Murray State student awarded summer internship with Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute

MURRAY, Ky. — David Crittendon, a graduate student in general experimental psychology at Murray State University, has been selected for a summer internship with the Office of Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program. Crittendon will be interning at the Hope Research Center for Human Relations, which is part of the Research, Development and Strategic Initiatives Directorate […]

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Leadership Launch Women’s Conference exceeds expectations at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University hosted the Leadership Launch Women’s Conference on Feb. 22 in the Curris Center. This all-day professional development event provided information and inspiration pertaining to leadership skills in women’s careers and personal lives. It was sponsored by Murray State University, Murray State Town & Gown Partnership, Murray State Women’s Center, […]

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Murray Shakespeare Festival to take place March 2-10

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host the 17th annual Murray Shakespeare Festival March 2–10 with a variety of special events, programs and performances, including those led by the renowned American Shakespeare Center of Staunton, Va. Romeo and Juliet will be performed three times by the cast along with one performance of Shakespeare’s comedy, […]

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