College Personnel Association of Kentucky inducts Don Robertson into 2018 Hall of Fame

MURRAY, Ky. — The College Personnel Association of Kentucky inducted Dr. Don Robertson, vice president of student affairs and assistant professor at Murray State University, into the association’s 2018 Hall of Fame in January. The College Personnel Association of Kentucky is a state division of the American College Personnel Association. The honor of induction into the Hall of […]

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The exterior of Heritage Hall at Murray State.

Small Business Development Center at Murray State reflects on successful year

MURRAY, Ky. — The Small Business Development Center at Murray State University celebrated record-breaking job creation in the region and several strides among partner organizations in 2017. “This has been one of the most impactful years for the Murray State University Small Business Development Center,” said Chris Wooldridge, district director. “We continue to see growth in demand for […]

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Dr. Maribeth Crawford poses for a photo, leaning against a tree in a park.

Murray State professor takes stage at Carnegie Hall

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Maribeth Crawford, assistant professor of music at Murray State University, will perform as the soprano soloist in Mozart’s “Requiem” on Feb. 19 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

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Photo Two: Katherine Farmer (left), librarian and faculty regent at Murray State, discusses a project with Sean Knowles (middle), a student presenting research at Posters-at-the-Capitol, and his faculty mentor Dr. Yousef “Joe” Abluhasan (right).

Murray State University students share research during Posters-at-the-Capitol

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students traveled to Frankfort on Feb. 8 to share research and creative activity with state legislators during the 17th annual Posters-at-the-Capitol event. Each year, undergraduate students from all publicly-funded universities in Kentucky travel to the state’s Capitol in Frankfort for the one-day conference. The professional development event, which welcomed nearly 200 students […]

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A group of people listen during the Status of Women Summit in the Curris Center ballroom.

Murray State to host third annual Status of Women Summit

MURRAY, Ky. — The third annual Status of Women Summit is scheduled to take place at Murray State University on March 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Curris Center ballroom. The spring 2018 theme, “Shaping and Engaging in Community Life,” continues to support the belief that when women succeed, families and communities succeed. “This third Status of […]

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A community members speaks with a representative at Nonprofit Connections.

Students participate in Nonprofit Connections fair

MURRAY, Ky. — The spring 2018 Nonprofit Connections event brought more than 50 nonprofit organizations together at Murray State University on Tuesday, Feb. 6, to provide students, faculty, staff and community members the opportunity to learn more about possible community service opportunities and employment prospects. “Each semester, the event serves as western Kentucky’s opportunity for nonprofit leaders to […]

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A statue outside Pogue Library.

Murray State University to host clothing drive for new Career Closet

MURRAY, Ky. — The Kindness Committee at Murray State University will be accepting donations Feb. 21 in the Curris Center for gently-worn dress clothes to be distributed to students via Career Services’ newly-opened Career Closet. The Career Closet is a new resource offered by Career Services that allows students to select one professional outfit per semester to wear to interviews, […]

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Students work with dietetics equipment in a lab.

Murray State University Information: Week of Feb. 5–9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Feb. 5–9. ** The dietetics program in the School of Nursing and Health Professions was recognized in January 2018 as a noteworthy dietetics practice among programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). […]

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The students stand together, holding their awards from the KPA Convention.

Murray State students and faculty win awards from Kentucky Press Association

MURRAY, Ky. — Students and faculty from Murray State University won more than 30 awards from the 149th annual Kentucky Press Association (KPA) Convention, held Jan. 25–26 in Lexington, during an awards banquet that recognized the top collegiate and professional entries in reporting, photography, design and advertising categories. Students with The Murray State News, the University’s weekly student […]

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Students register for the Global Languages Showcase.

Murray State University to host Global Languages Showcase

MURRAY, Ky. – More than 350 language students from elementary, middle and high schools across the region will visit Murray State University on March 15for the annual Global Languages Showcase hosted by the department of global languages and theatre arts. The Global Languages Showcase is an opportunity to feature students’ developing language and culture skills on the University’s campus. […]

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