MSU professor receives Peace Corps honors in D.C.

Former Peace Corps volunteer and Murray State University professor Ann Neelon will take part in the 50-year anniversary celebration of the Peace Corps, held in the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. on Sept. 22. As a poet featured in the Selected Bibliography of Peace Corps Writers, Neelon is honored and excited to attend the […]

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Murray State Homecoming Queen and King court selected for 2011

Murray State University will be celebrating its 2011 Homecoming Oct. 13-15. One of the event’s time-honored traditions is the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King. Students selected for this year’s Homecoming Court include Martika Clark, Lynsey Freeman, Betsy Banks, Amber Phillips, Jill Cornell, Michael Shepherd Jr., Alexander Kursave, Casey Brockman, Buddy Sledd and Ryan […]

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Dr. Duane Bolin selected for Kentucky Oral History Commission

University Press of Kentucky to publish Bolin’s next two books  Dr. Duane Bolin, professor of history at Murray State University, was appointed by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to serve a four-year term on the Kentucky Oral History Commission. The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), located in Frankfort, was formed in 1836 by a group of prominent […]

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MSU professor helps keep Shakespeare in Kentucky schools

While most education boards and committees are cutting back on spending during these troubling economic times, one educator is working to ensure that one of literature’s finest authors and playwrights still has a place in the classroom. Dr. Barbara Cobb, an associate professor of English at Murray State University has recently piloted an initiative to […]

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MSU takes top rankings from USNews into 21st consecutive year

Murray ranked in top 10 public universities in the South  Murray State University has just been recognized for the 21st consecutive year as one of the best schools in the country in the 2012 U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings. The university is at eighth place among the top public regional universities in the […]

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Board of Regents meeting streamed live Friday, Aug. 26

The MSU Board of Regents will hold their regular quarterly meeting Friday, August 26, 2011, on MSU’s Hopkinsville campus. Live streaming will begin at 1 p.m.   Streaming video by Ustream

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MSU featured on “FLW Outdoors”

Murray State University is featured on an upcoming episode of “FLW Outdoors.” The episode focuses on the FLW Tour and highlights the tour stop at MSU. “FLW Outdoors” is set to air September 4, 2011 on Versus. (Click here for full FLW Outdoors TV schedule)

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MSU among Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges,” “Best Buys”

Forbes has recognized Murray State University (MSU) for the fourth consecutive year on its 2011 America’s Top Colleges list. In addition to landing on the “Top Colleges” listing, Murray State was also designated one of “America’s Top 100 Best College Buys.” Murray State has appeared among the top colleges, scoring above any other Kentucky public […]

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Initial fundraising campaign goal surpassed early

Murray State campaign stretches toward $70 million total in next 15 months Murray State University’s comprehensive campaign roared past its original goal of $60 million in June with $61.4 million raised to date and 15 months to go in the program. The celebration for Hold Thy Banner High: The Campaign for the Students of Murray State […]

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Final agreements in place for new MSU Paducah campus

The Paducah City Commission, McCracken County Fiscal Court and the Greater Paducah Area Economic Development Council have reached an agreement concerning the new MSU Paducah campus to be constructed on land purchased in April 2009 along Interstate 24 across from West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC).

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