Murray State University alumnus named 2019 New Trade and Industrial Teacher of the Year by Association for Career & Technical Education

Computer-aided drafting instructor Jeff Jones earns award for work with students, advising duties with SkillsUSA MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumnus Jeff Jones, ’19, has received the New Trade and Industrial Teacher of the Year Award from the Association for Career & Technical Education, presented at its 2019 Vision conference in Anaheim, California. Jones, a […]

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Murray State University graduate named finalist for Presidential Management Fellows Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Adam Horton, a December 2019 graduate of the Murray State University Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, has been named a finalist for the Presidential Management Fellows Program with the federal government.  The Presidential Management Fellows Program is administered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Each year, candidates apply to the […]

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Murray State University alum Bradley Pennington to perform in Carnegie Hall Dec. 19

Professor Bradley Pennington, ’70, Murray native and long-time resident of Boston, Massachusetts, will make his Carnegie Hall debut on Dec. 19 in New York City. He will appear as a solo classical pianist and piano accompanist for Neapolitan tenor Giovanni Formisano in a concert sponsored by Talents of the World (TOTW), Inc., an operatic performing […]

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Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture names Curtis Dame Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture has named Curtis Dame, ’10, ’12, the 2019 Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus Award recipient during Homecoming 2019 earlier this fall. Dame is a native of McLean County, Kentucky, and served his local FFA chapter as president in high school. He attended Murray State, where […]

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Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture honors Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus Award recipients

Kentucky State Reps. Richard Heath and Steven Rudy honored for contributions to agriculture MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture honored Kentucky State Reps. Richard Heath, ’84, ’89, and Steven Rudy, ’00, as co-recipients of this year’s Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus Award. The pair were honored during Homecoming Weekend in October for […]

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As the college’s outstanding alumna, Stubblefield rode in the University’s Homecoming parade.

Murray State College of Education and Human Services announces Outstanding Alumni Service Award recipient

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services recently selected Jennifer Stubblefield, ’92, a business education teacher at Calloway County High School (CCHS), to receive the college’s 2019 Outstanding Alumni Service Award. Stubblefield was recognized with a plaque during the college’s 34th annual Homecoming Breakfast on Oct. 19. A 27-year […]

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Murray State University hosts Student Government Association President’s Reunion

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University welcomed home 24 past presidents of the Student Government Association (SGA) and their families for a reunion Oct. 19 as part of Homecoming 2019. Originally launched as the Student Organization in 1936, SGA serves as an advocate for the student body within University administration. Presidents serve as members of […]

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More than 100 rising high school seniors from across the region will arrive at Murray State University June 8 for the 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy.

Murray State alumna and CEO of Dream Catcher Educational Services Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton returns to speak at 1969 Golden Reunion Dinner

Class of 1969 encouraged to register for dinner by Oct. 10 at MURRAY, Ky. — Beloved Murray State University alumna and former Board of Regents member Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, ’69, will return to campus once again as the honorary speaker for the Class of 1969 Golden Reunion Dinner Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. […]

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The Murray State University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was awarded the Circle of Excellence Gold Status for the 2018-19 academic year.

Brent and Jan Yonts scholarship to assist students from Muhlenberg County

MURRAY, Ky. — Jan Yonts, ‘71, mayor of Greenville, Kentucky, has endowed the Brent and Jan Yonts scholarship for students from Muhlenberg County to attend Murray State University beginning this fall. The Yonts family includes five Murray State graduates in various disciplines spanning more than 40 years.  Brent graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree […]

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Murray State alumnus Trey Morris wins 2019 NAA International Auctioneer Championship

New Orleans, La. – Trey Morris, ’06, an auctioneer from Murray, Kentucky, Murray State alumnus and former public address announcer for University athletics, recently won the 2019 National Auctioneers Association (NAA) International Auctioneer Championship (IAC) after competing among 68 participants in the men’s and women’s divisions from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Ireland. The […]

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