“Back to College” event set at Murray State for veterans and adult students

American military veterans, prospective adult students and their families are invited to participate in the “Veterans and Adult Students —Back to College!” event, sponsored by Murray State University’s veterans liaison and AmeriCorps VISTA. The event is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 26, from 5-7:30 p.m. in the CFSB Center on campus. Event activities will take place in the main […]

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New alcohol education initiative launched at Murray State

Partnership with city brings program to high schools as well Murray State University launched a new program this summer for new students. AlcoholEdu for College is the newest component of the university’s alcohol prevention initiative. The thought-provoking and educational program is designed to encourage students to think about their life choices. Because the university is […]

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Exercise science degree program receives national accreditation

The exercise science program at Murray State University (MSU) has received initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The program is offered through the MSU college of health sciences and human services. Specialization tracks within the major include wellness, pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy and pre-physician assistant. A recent peer […]

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Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, national education figure, to lead 2013 MSU Homecoming Parade

Dr. Walter G. Bumphus, a 1992 Murray State University Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient, has been chosen to serve as the Grand Marshal for the 2013 MSU Homecoming Parade. The Homecoming celebration will be held Oct. 17-19. Bumphus currently serves as president and CEO of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), headquartered in the National Center for Higher […]

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Murray State University’s Dr. Stephen Cobb earns prestigious Fulbright Award

Cobb to network with United Kingdom peers on STEM education MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Stephen Cobb, dean of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology at Murray State University (MSU), is joining a select group of Murray faculty members who have been chosen in the past for Fulbright awards. Cobb is receiving […]

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2013 Fraternity and Sorority Recruitment Information

Register for Recruitment- http://www.murraystate.edu/Campus/orgsRecreation/studentOrganizations/greek/recruitment.aspx   Greek life at Murray State University offers a unique opportunity for students to associate in organizations centered around community service, social interaction, leadership, scholarship, and athletics. Your years in college will include many different and exciting experiences, but none will be as complete as the ones you will have by […]

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Graves County personnel chosen as MSU College of Education Outstanding Educators

The Murray State University college of education presented Kenneth “Pete” Galloway and Kim Harrison with the 2013 College of Education Outstanding Educator Award at the Harry M. Sparks Lecture on June 14. Galloway has served as superintendent of the Graves County Schools since 2008 and will retire June 30. Prior to serving five years as […]

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University Store Closed for Inventory

The University Store will be closed June 26 – 28 for inventory. To ensure a clean inventory, no merchandise will be sold, no textbooks will be bought back and all receiving activities will be suspended during this time. We will resume regular business hours Monday, July 1.

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Vets/military personnel exempt from city sticker requirement

Veterans and current military personnel who have military/veteran license plates do not need to buy Murray City stickers for vehicles that bear those plates. Also, if a veteran or member of the military does not have military/veteran plates, he or she may bring in documentation that proves his or her military status to obtain one […]

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Authors to read from their works during writing residency

The Murray State University M.F.A. in Creative Writing (master of fine arts program) has announced its line-up of guest writers for its July 5–13 residency. All readings are free and open to the public and will be held in the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery in the Doyle Fine Arts Building on campus. Claire Vaye Watkins, whose […]

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