Thile recognized at MSU as 2014 Outstanding Alumnus in Fine Arts

MURRAY, Ky. — Grammy Award-winning musician Chris Thile won the 2014 Outstanding Alumni in Fine Arts award, presented at the sixth annual A Taste of the Arts Dinner and Auction at Murray State University in October. Thile, of Punch Brothers, is a mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist. In a review of his latest release, Who’s […]

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Helms values the practical nature of her Murray State education

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna Kristie Helms is scheduled to speak at the ninth annual Global Alumni Lecture Series on Nov. 19. The event will be held in the Curris Center Theatre at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Col. Lucretia McClenney and Sonja Martinez are also speaking at the program, which […]

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Murray State to create iconic ring program for students

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association is launching a college ring program. One of the major goals of the alumni association and the students is to design a unique and iconic ring. Murray State is collaborating with Balfour to create an MSU-unique class ring. Jim Carter, vice president for institutional advancement, has […]

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Col. Lucretia McClenney to speak at MSU annual Global Alumni Lecture Series

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna Col. Lucretia McClenney will speak at the ninth annual Global Alumni Lecture Series on Nov. 19 in the Curris Center Theatre from 7-9 p.m. The series has been hosted by the MSU Alumni Association since 2006 to connect distinguished global alumni with current students, faculty and staff. Alumni […]

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Preparations are underway for the Global Alumni Lecture at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association recently announced that Col. Lucreita McClenney, Kristi Helms and Sonja Martinez have been selected to be speakers in the ninth annual Global Alumni Lecture Series. The Global Alumni Lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Theater on campus onWednesday, Nov. 19. The lecture is […]

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A globe trotting graduate sets off for Niger

MURRAY, Ky. — April Smith, a graduate of the M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at Murray State University and senior administrative assistant at the National Center for Families Learning, was awarded a highly competitive fellowship with English Language Programs. The English Language Fellow Program is provided by the U.S. […]

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Murray State’s director of housing and residential life receives service award

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s director of housing and residential life, Dr. David Wilson, received the Ruth Ann Howard Service Award during the meeting of the Kentucky Association of Housing Officers (KAHO) in Morehead, Ky., on Oct. 9-10. The award is presented by the KAHO at the annual conference each year. This award goes […]

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Murray State to host Veterans’ Day Recognition Ceremony

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host a Veterans’ Day Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m. in Wrather Museum, located on the MSU campus just beyond the corner of Main and 15th streets. Each year, veterans on campus and in the community are honored and recognized. In 2011, during the Veterans’ […]

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MSU’s Constance Alexander receives Governor’s Award in the Arts

MURRAY, Ky. — Kentuckians who have made significant contributions to the arts were honored for their creative achievements and lifelong commitment to the arts as recipients of the 2014 Governor’s Awards. The Kentucky Arts Council hosted the awards ceremony this month in the Capitol Rotunda. Constance Alexander, an award-winning writer and instructor in Murray State […]

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Accounting society earns 27th consecutive “Superior Chapter” rating

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business chapter of Beta Alpha Psi professional accounting society received a “Superior Chapter” rating for the 2013-14 academic year. This marks the 27th consecutive year the chapter has received this honor, according to Dr. Don Chamberlain, department chairman. The chapter is evaluated on […]

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