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Murray State wins awards at national information technology conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The telecommunications systems management case study team from Murray State University won the 2018 ITERA National Case Study Competition in Lexington on April 7, competing against many universities from across the country. The annual competition is hosted by the Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) with teams of students required to solve a […]

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Murray State announces 2018 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence

MURRAY, Ky. — The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at Murray State University is pleased to announce Kentucky author Crystal Wilkinson as the 2018 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence. Crystal Wilkinson is an award-winning writer and founding member of The Affrilachian Poets, a literary collective that represents the multicultural reality of the Appalachian […]

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Murray State to propose new graduate tuition and fee rates

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will propose a new graduate tuition and fee model for the upcoming academic year. The new model, if approved by the University’s Board of Regents and the Council on Postsecondary Education, will be effective fall 2018. The new model features a per credit hour rate schedule based on the program of study. […]

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Patricia Summerville, Esq., honored with 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently named Patricia Summerville, Esq., retired attorney and hospital administrator, one of the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni who have made meaningful contributions to their professions on a local, state and national level. Established in 1962, the award is the […]

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People gather to fly kites at the Murray State Arboretum.

Murray State University Information: Week of April 16–20

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of April 16–20. ** Various organizations at Murray State University, including the department of global languages and theatre arts, Japan Outreach Initiative and the Horticulture Club, are hosting the annual Murray State Kite Festival and Plant Sale on April 21 at the […]

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Murray State to co-host security conference with Community Financial Services Bank

MURRAY, Ky. — The Center for Telecommunications Systems Management at Murray State University will co-host the annual Patterns of Distinction – Security Matters Conference on April 26 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Curris Center, highlighting the importance of security in small businesses. The conference is co-hosted with Community Financial Services Bank. Keynote speakers at the conference include: […]

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The Jazz Orchestra performing on stage with their instruments.

Murray State to host Swing into Spring Concert with four ensembles

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is hosting the free Swing into Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in historic Lovett Auditorium. The performance featuring two big bands and two small groups will also be broadcast on Murray State’s NPR station WKMS (91.3 FM). The concert aims to recreate the feeling of jazz in remote locations in […]

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All Campus Give campaign raises more than $8,000 for Murray State traditions

MURRAY, Ky. — The alumni and community support at Murray State University for the second annual All Campus Give campaign in April raised $8,224.11 to help launch the new Racer Traditions Fund. Established in 2018, the Racer Traditions Fund will provide support for the University’s most beloved campus traditions. From Racer One to Campus Lights, these are the […]

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Registration open for summer term at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Students can now register for summer classes at Murray State University. The benefits of summer classes include smaller class sizes, convenience, fewer distractions and an opportunity to reduce workload in future semesters. Summer term at Murray State offers short-term or five-week sessions as well as on campus or online options. Classes are available in a […]

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The colt stands with his mother Lady Carthago at the Murray State University Equine Center.

Murray State Equine Center welcomes colt

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University and the Hutson School of Agriculture welcomed a new colt to the Racer family during spring break. Featured photo credit goes to Murray State University student Abigail Bushnell. Photo originally appeared on the Murray State University Equine Center Facebook page.

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