Latest Jones gift to establish new study/career center for mathematics

Dr. Jesse D. Jones, alumnus and generous supporter of Murray State University, has once again made the enhancement of the university’s academics a goal. A donation by Jones has established the Ross Mathematical Studies and Career Center, a naming that was approved by the board of regents at its regular meeting today. The center is […]

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Murray State University announces major gift in college of business

Department of accounting student learning center to be named The Murray State University board of regents voted today to name a soon-to-be constructed facility in the department of accounting, The Herbert and Virginia Adams Student Learning Center. Tim M. Adams, a 1982 alumnus of MSU, recently made a $50,000 gift to the department of accounting in […]

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CSI contributes $100,000 gift to Murray State University

Murray State University (MSU) announced a $100,000 gift from Computer Services Inc. (CSI) to support the academic institution’s ongoing educational efforts. In recognition of the gift, the university will name its main auditorium at the new Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus the CSI Auditorium. CSI is a longtime supporter of Murray State University and […]

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Murray State University announces a $1.3 million gift

Paducah Regional Campus facility now Crisp Center The Murray State University board of regents approved the naming today of MSU’s new building on its Paducah Regional Campus in honor and memory of Harry Lee Crisp, the founder of Marion Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company, which grew into Pepsi MidAmerica. The MSU facility will now be known as […]

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Annual high school journalism workshop set for Sept. 20

Murray State University’s department of journalism and mass communications housed in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business will conduct its 41st annual High School Media Workshop at the Curris Center and the MSU TV-11 Studios on Sept. 20. Registration will be from 8:30-9:15 a. m. on the first floor of the Curris Center. From 9:15 to 9:30 there will […]

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Murray State student journalist to serve as USA TODAY college correspondent

Lexy Gross, editor-in-chief of The Murray State News and thenews.org, has been selected one of 17 college correspondents for Gannett’s USA TODAY College. Gross is a junior from Paducah, Ky., majoring in journalism and minoring in political science. This summer she interned at The Tennessean, a Gannett newspaper in Nashville. While there, she had 36 articles published in the daily […]

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Grand opening of Murray State’s The Arboretum scheduled for Thursday

The Hutson School of Agriculture broke ground for The Arboretum at Murray State University on Oct. 10, 2008. The expansion of The Arboretum began in 2009, and has continued to grow in size, biodiversity and plant collections with each passing season. With the ongoing support of the Friends of the Arboretum, numerous local nurseries, area alumni and the state of Kentucky, the […]

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College of education announces new faculty

 The Murray State University college of education has appointed seven new faculty members for the 2013-14 academic year. Dr. David Whaley, dean of the college, noted that the new faculty will strengthen a variety of undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation programs. Dr. Kimberly J. Stormer has joined the adolescent, career and special education department as […]

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12th annual Hammack Scholarship Banquet scheduled for Sept. 14

Reservations due by Sept. 7 The Murray State University department of history will host the 12th annual James W. Hammack Jr. Scholarship Banquet at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, in MSU’s Curris Center Ballroom. The banquet is held each year to honor the memory of Hammack, who served on the history department faculty at Murray State […]

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Career services schedules fall events for students

 Murray State University career services has announced its Fall 2013 events schedule. Senior Meeting: Aug. 26-29. Eight 45-minute sessions offered exclusively for December 2013 graduates are available at varied times. These sessions help students prepare for graduation and the job search process. In addition, students will receive a free Career Handbook, valuable coupons to help offset […]

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