Students walk in front of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus at Murray State.

Finalists announced for associate vice president for strategic enrollment management position

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced three finalists for the position of associate vice president for strategic enrollment management. The successful candidate will serve a critical role within University leadership with responsibility for all enrollment management functions. The finalists include Dr. Scott Gordon, Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky; Dr. Thomas Iwankow, Maria College in […]

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WKMS News wins national awards

MURRAY, Ky. — WKMS News brought home five national Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) awards in June for outstanding news reporting. WKMS won two first place and three second place awards for, respectively, Breaking News, Podcast, Best Use of Sound, Soft Feature and Sports Feature. WKMS competes in Division C against other stations with newsrooms of one […]

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Murray State hosts Creative Arts Workshops for high school students

MURRAY, Ky. — High school students from the greater region visited Murray State University during the last week of June for the 2018 Creative Arts Workshops sponsored by the University’s College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The Creative Arts Workshops are a collection of week-long events held each summer at Murray State where high school students interested in […]

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A wall in Clarence Morgan's studio filled with art.

Murray State to present ‘On the Fringe of Conformity’ art exhibit by Clarence Morgan

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Galleries and the department of art & design present “On the Fringe of Conformity,” an art exhibit by Clarence Morgan on display in the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery now through Sept. 18. This exhibition of drawings and paintings explores linear patterns that operate in a pictorial space. Utilizing random shapes and […]

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Jesse Chowning sits in front of a computer in a cubicle at Homecare Homebase.

#RacerInternships: Chowning takes step toward future with TSM internship

MURRAY, Ky. — In spring 2018, as summer break at Murray State University drew closer, Jesse Chowning was on a mission: a mission to apply his skills as a telecommunications systems management (TSM) student to the real world. Now, in the heat of summer, the junior from Bloomfield is doing just that through an internship with the corporate […]

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Jessica Orscheln participates in a feeding tube lab.

Murray State announces expansions of Master of Science in Nutrition degree program

MURRAY, Ky. — The Master of Science in Nutrition degree program at Murray State University is expanding to include two different concentrations: an internship concentration and a non-internship concentration. The program’s internship concentration will continue to provide students with supervised training in preparation for the nationally recognized credentialing examination to become a registered dietitian, while the non-internship concentration […]

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Murray State to launch Executive Educator Series of program options

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University is launching a new set of degree and certificate programs this fall. The initiative, titled the Executive Educator Series, includes program options for education professionals seeking to elevate their credentials and their careers. Current options in the Executive Educator Series include the following: — […]

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The exterior of Murray State's regional campus in Paducah.

Murray State offers new graduate public relations program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will offer a master’s degree in public relations beginning in October 2018. Faculty from Murray State’s journalism and mass communications department and the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business will present the courses over an 18-month period at the University’s regional campus in Paducah. “This inaugural program will refresh seasoned public relations […]

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A piece of artwork on display in the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery as part of the "WildfireGOLD" exhibit.

Murray State University Information: Week of June 18–22

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of June 18–22. ** Wrather West Kentucky Museum at Murray State will be closed July 1 through Aug. 15 as preparations begin for an upcoming exhibit this fall. The museum currently features several exhibits for the public to enjoy, […]

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Ann Caldwell stands in front of a brick wall.

#RacerInternships: Caldwell channels creativity through internship with Dining Services at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — For every marketing campaign, there is someone behind the scenes: creating the graphics, managing the social media and conducting the research. It is a vital role — one that Ann Marie Caldwell takes seriously as an intern with the Dining Services unit at Murray State University. Caldwell is a sophomore from Fulton studying accounting in […]

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