Project Graduate and Murray State help adults complete college degrees

MURRAY, Ky. — Kentucky’s public colleges and universities are teaming up to offer a statewide, virtual college fair for former students and other adults who are close to completing their college degrees. The Project Graduate College Fair is set for Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. CT. The fair will connect prospective students to […]

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MSU faculty members receive Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Awards

MURRAY, Ky. — Two faculty members from Murray State University recently received a Love of Learning award worth $500 each from the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The awards were given to 147 Phi Kappa Phi members nationwide. Dr. William H. […]

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Murray State’s Sigma Chi receives highest chapter award

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Sigma Chi fraternity received the Dwight D. Peterson Significant Chapter Award from the Sigma Chi International Fraternity for the sixth year in a row at the Balfour Leadership Training Workshop. The workshop was held from July 31 to Aug. 2 at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind. At the […]

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Murray State environmental geology major receives scholarship including job upon graduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Senior environmental geology major Cammie Underwood is the recipient of a scholarship provided by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Scholarship Program. Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) scholarships are awarded to college juniors, seniors and graduate students based on grade point average, written essay, letters of recommendation by faculty advisers and showmanship of […]

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Murray State University named a “Military Friendly School”

MURRAY, Ky. — Once again, Victory Media has named Murray State University to the Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2015 designation honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success […]

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Recognition for promotion of taking responsibility

MURRAY, Ky. — One thing that can be found on Murray State University’s campus is the promotion of good health. This semester the American College Health Association recognized Murray State’s Man Up Mondays campaign in its College Health in Action newsletter. The article, “Getting Your Male Students Tested: Why Students Pay More Attention on Mondays,” […]

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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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