MSU/HCC announce a Connect Program to ease transfer between the two schools

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University (MSU) and Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) announced the Connect Program, a new joint admissions initiative that will provide HCC students with a more streamlined transfer process into a bachelor’s degree program at Murray State after completing a two-year program at Hopkinsville Community College. The agreement will allow for better […]

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Roundabout U looks at the BVC groundbreaking, a walk in the garden and Greek Week

MURRAY, Ky. — The next episode of Roundabout U takes a look at who benefits from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Roundabout crew members also go to Hopkinsville, Ky., for the official groundbreaking for the new Breathitt Veterinary Center. Plus, show hosts stop and smell the roses at this year’s garden and explore fraternity and sorority […]

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Edward Jones Student Boardroom dedicated in college of business

MURRAY, Ky. — The Edward Jones Student Boardroom in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University was dedicated with a ribbon cutting Sept. 11. The boardroom, located on the first floor of Business Building North, will be used for student presentations as well as small conferences for student organizations. Sixteen Edward […]

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Creative writing student wins national poetry contest

MURRAY, Ky. — Soon-to-be graduate of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program at Murray State University Charles Booth placed second in Playboy’s College Fiction Contest with his story “Boom Boom.” “Boom Boom” is a story of two young boys, growing up in the late 1980s, who fantasize about the Vietnam War to try […]

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M.F.A. student wins writing award

MURRAY, Ky. — Jayne Moore Waldrop’s story, “Across the Creek,” was featured in the Summer 2014 issue of New Madrid and earned an honorable mention in the 2014 Associated Writing Program’s (AWP) Intro Journals Project. Waldrop is a recent graduate of Murray State’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program. She was one of […]

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Engineering students installing ramps at local skate park

MURRAY, Ky. — On Saturday, Sept. 20, students from Murray State University’s Institute of Engineering will install ramps for the new skate park at Arcadia Circle in Murray. The students will begin work at 8 a.m. on Saturday and continue until the additional features at the skate park are completed. The skate park is presently […]

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Roundabout U episode ranges from health and fitness to bluegrass band

MURRAY, Ky. — On the next episode of Roundabout U, Taylor Crum takes on a new hue for a cause and Murray State University’s “Adventure” series continues with university friend and donor Dick Weaver. The show also explores making art out of little pieces of paper, and finally everyone gets ready for MSU’s Family Weekend. Health […]

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Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture hosts 11th annual Fall on the Farm

MURRAY, Ky. — The 11th annual Fall on the Farm will be hosted Saturday., Sept. 27, by Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture’s Agriculture Leadership Council. Fall on the Farm is held at the Murray State Pullen Farm Complex, located on the corner of Highway 94W and Doran Road. Guests are asked to park […]

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Prep workshop set for Oct. 18, featuring tips and strategies for taking ACT test

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will be conducting an upcoming ACT Prep Workshop at the MSU Hopkinsville Regional Campus, located at 5305 Fort Campbell Blvd., on Saturday, Oct. 18. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop helps prepare students by teaching useful strategies and test-taking tips, while building confidence […]

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Prestigious award goes to Erica Punke

MURRAY, Ky. — The 2014-15 Jesse Stuart Fellowship Award will go to Erica L. Punke, who entered Murray State University’s Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing. Punke is a graduate of Purdue University, a dancer, organizer of poetry “slams” and a creative middle school teacher. She received a $7,000 package that includes a […]

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