Dr. Claire Fuller has been named as the dean of the Murray State University Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, effective July 1, 2019.

Dr. Claire Fuller named dean of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Claire Fuller has been named dean of the Murray State University Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, effective July 1, 2019. Fuller is a biological sciences professor who has served as interim dean since July 1, 2018, after former dean Dr. Steve Cobb stepped down from the position […]

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Jared Hill of Murray, Kentucky, is set to earn his Clinical Mental Health Counseling Educational Specialist degree this summer.

#RacerGraduation: Murray native tells inspirational story of earning his degree

MURRAY, Ky. — Jared Hill of Murray, Kentucky, is set to earn his Clinical Mental Health Counseling Educational Specialist degree this summer. Hill has overcome a bevy of personal challenges in earning his degree; now seven years sober, the single father has carved out his own path at Murray State through his work with Phi […]

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Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception earlier this week in Mason Hall. Hobbs, left, shares a moment with Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson after a ceremony at Mason Hall.Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception earlier this week in Mason Hall. Hobbs, left, shares a moment with Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson after a ceremony at Mason Hall.

Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions Dean Dr. Marcia Hobbs to retire after 23 years of service

MURRAY, Ky. — Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception on April 29 in Mason Hall. Hobbs has worked at Murray State a total of 23 years, with eight of those as dean and 15 as the chair […]

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Pictured are retiring Murray State University faculty posing for a photo with Murray State administrators, including President Dr. Bob Jackson, far right, and Board of Regents Chair Susan Guess, far left. Retiring professor of English Helen Roulston, center left and holding flowers, has taught at the University for 53 years.

Murray State University honors faculty in 2019 Faculty Recognition Banquet

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University honored outstanding professors during the 2019 Faculty Recognition Banquet held April 18 in the Curris Center Ballroom. The banquet, led by Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Mark Arant, awarded faculty for their roles in the classroom and as mentors and researchers. The banquet also recognized faculty that […]

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Murray State University has named Morgan Pulliam, right, and JT Payne as the Outstanding Seniors for spring 2019.

Murray State University announces May 2019 Outstanding Seniors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has named Morgan Pulliam and JT Payne as the Outstanding Seniors for spring 2019. Students recognized with this honor are known for going above and beyond what is expected of them academically and professionally. Pulliam is the daughter of James and Kelly Pulliam of Normal, Illinois. She will graduate […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of April 22-26

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of April 22-26. ** The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture hosted more than 1,250 FFA students across 50-plus high schools in Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois at its 67th annual FFA Field Day April 10. […]

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Pictured is Dr. Alexey Arkov, a Murray State University biology professor that has received a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grant (R01) for his work.

Murray State biology professor earns prestigious National Institutes of Health grant

MURRAY, Ky. — A Murray State University biology professor has received a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grant (R01) for his work. Dr. Alexey Arkov of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology and his colleague, Dr. Jeremy Lynch of the University of Illinois at Chicago, are principal investigators […]

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New members of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Murray State University were inducted April 16.

Murray State Phi Kappa Phi chapter installs 88 new inductees

MURRAY, Ky. —  Murray State University’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted 88 new members during a ceremony held April 16 in the Wrather Museum auditorium on campus. Phi Kappa Phi is the highest academic honor society at Murray State. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of […]

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Murray State University’s Dr. Abdul Yarali, a professor of telecommunications systems management, has been selected to receive the 2019 Neil Weber Award for Excellence in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Dr. Abdul Yarali named recipient of 2019 Neil Weber Award for Excellence

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Dr. Abdul Yarali, a professor of telecommunications systems management, has been selected to receive the 2019 Neil Weber Award for Excellence in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology. The Weber Award was established as a special tribute to former college dean Neil Weber after his […]

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Dr. Stephen Lacewell, a Murray State University faculty member, was honored with the 2019 Distinguished Professor Award on April 4. From left are Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson, Lacewell, Provost Dr. Mark Arant and Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business Dean Dr. Tim Todd.

Dr. Stephen Lacewell honored with 2019 Distinguished Professor Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Stephen Lacewell, a Murray State University faculty member, was honored with the 2019 Distinguished Professor Award on April 4. Lacewell is a professor of finance at Murray State, where he has taught since 1999. Lacewell also serves as director of the University’s Center for Banking and Finance. The Distinguished Professor Award […]

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