Learn to play and teach the game of chess through introductory workshop

Adults and teens, age 16 and older, have the opportunity to learn and understand the beauty and logic of the ancient game of chess through a workshop offered at Murray State University. “Beginning Chess: For Adults Wanting to Play and/or Teach” will cover topics such as understanding the value and movement of the pieces, basic […]

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Counseling program granted CACREP accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, has granted accreditation to the clinical mental health and school counseling graduate programs in the department of educational studies, leadership and counseling at Murray State University’s college of education and human […]

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President Davies to spend day in Hopkinsville/Christian County on Aug. 5

Murray State University’s new president, Dr. Robert O. Davies, will spend the day in Hopkinsville on Tuesday, Aug. 5, visiting community leaders and others in Hopkinsville and Christian County. The day begins at 7:30 a.m. with Davies meeting members of the Christian County Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Dan Kemp and County Judge Executive Steve Tribble. […]

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Murray State takes the fast track toward nursing B.S.N. degree

A joint admission agreement for a blended bachelor’s degree in nursing was recently signed between Murray State University (MSU) and Madisonville Community College (MCC) at the MSU Madisonville Regional Campus. The agreement will allow MCC nursing students pursuing an associate degree in nursing (A.D.N.), a fast and convenient way to complete the Murray State University […]

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Murray State University unveils updated athletic logo

Secondary logos and word marks also created for program MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University unveiled an updated athletic identity and branding initiatives, highlighted by a primary logo that will be very familiar to Racer fans, but noticeably fine-tuned and user-friendly across a wide variety of platforms and applications. In addition, the university is introducing […]

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Murray State ranks first in the state

 The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) released its 2014 Teacher Prep Review, with a much expanded and more comprehensive evaluation of 1,612 teacher preparation programs across the United States, and for the first time, a numeric ranking of programs. Murray State University and the University of Kentucky earned national “Top Ranked” status — a […]

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New master’s of science degree in sustainability science to be offered

Murray State University will unveil a new graduate-level program in sustainability science this fall. Students across all disciplines of study have expressed an increased interest in a cleaner earth and promoting a healthier environment for the ecosystem. The university’s sustainability efforts go all the way back to 1925, when the geography, geology and agriculture departments […]

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MSU bass anglers reeling in wins

The Murray State University Bass Anglers Club has been reeling in wins throughout the year in their fishing tournaments. In 2004, Bass Anglers was founded as a club at Murray State. The club provides college students with the opportunity to fish in invitational and nationally recognized tournaments. MSU bass anglers Seth Brock and Lance Freeman […]

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Regional outreach accepting grant proposals for 2014-15 funding cycle

Murray State University’s (MSU) office of regional outreach has announced its 2014-15 grant funding cycle. Now in its seventh year, the Regional Outreach Grant Program provides seed money for new and innovative educational programming for West Kentucky youth and adults. Applications are accepted for review at any time during the fiscal year (June 1, 2014 […]

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Murray State board of regents appoints Transition Committee members

Committee to assist new president with prioritizing/scheduling during first year in office MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University board of regents announced the creation of a Transition Committee to assist incoming President Bob Davies during his first year in office. Davies is the 13th president of the university and will begin his duties on […]

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