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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​Grant provides opportunity for journalism students to learn from Lexington Herald-Leader staff

MURRAY, Ky. — Eleven Murray State University journalism and advertising students recently received training in digital media strategies through an opportunity afforded by a Bring Learning to Life grant from Murray State’s Quality Enhancement Plan. Leigh Wright, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications, heard about the Lexington Herald-Leader’s successes with digital advertising campaigns during […]

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Students from the class of 2017 reflect on their time at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University class of 2017 students graduated on May 13 but, before doing so, took the time to reflect on their special memories. Alissa Sommerfeldt, a public relations major and advertising minor from Owensboro, recalled making her decision to come to Murray State. “During the campus tour, I fell in love […]

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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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Student from Belize due to graduate from Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — Gisselle Hernandez of Orange Walk, Belize will be graduating from Murray State University on May 13 with a New York City internship under her belt. Hernandez had completed her associate degree in Belize and wanted to continue her education in the United States. Because studying outside of the country can be expensive, […]

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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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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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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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