Murray State University Presidential Lecture welcomed trio of alumni to discuss diversity in higher education

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University hosted three prominent alumni for the 2017 Presidential Lecture, held Thursday evening, March 9 at the CFSB Center. The title of the evening’s event, “We have a dream. Are we living it?,” focused on diversity efforts within higher education and included three distinguished higher educational leaders: Drs. MarTeze Hammonds, […]

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Leadership Launch Women’s Conference exceeds expectations at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University hosted the Leadership Launch Women’s Conference on Feb. 22 in the Curris Center. This all-day professional development event provided information and inspiration pertaining to leadership skills in women’s careers and personal lives. It was sponsored by Murray State University, Murray State Town & Gown Partnership, Murray State Women’s Center, […]

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WKMS interviews Presidential Lecture speakers

Special thanks to WKMS, as station manager Chad Lampe recently spoke with each special guest who will headline this year’s Presidential Lecture, to take place Thursday evening, March 9 at 8 p.m. at the CFSB Center. The event, titled “We have a dream. Are we living it?”, will focus on diversity and inclusion in higher […]

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Murray State University Presidential Lecture to welcome trio of alumni on March 9

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome three prominent alumni for the 2017 Presidential Lecture, to take place on Thursday, March 9 at 8 p.m. at the CFSB Center. Supported by the Murray State University Office of the President, Murray State Student Government Association and the MSU Foundation, the event is free and open […]

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iwis Donates Electric Car to Murray State Institute of Engineering

MURRAY, Ky. – iwis motorsysteme recently donated an electric car to Murray State University’s Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology’s Institute of Engineering. The car is intended to be a showpiece to promote the iwis/Murray State partnership and help foster student research, experiential learning and other education and enrichment opportunities.  

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Alumnus continues to see success with scholarship

Ray Chumbler IV graduated from Murray State University in 2015, and continues to see great success with the Ray IV Autism Scholarship Endowment, a scholarship that began with money he helped raise dating back to Ray’s high school days. The fund has now surpassed the $25,000 endowment level thanks to the generosity of Ray’s family, friends, […]

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John A. Williams to receive Honorary Doctorate Degree at Spring 2017 Commencement Exercises

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University has announced that John A. Williams will be conferred an honorary doctorate degree at the University’s Spring 2017 Commencement exercises, to be held on Saturday, May 13, on the Murray State campus, in recognition of his ongoing support of the University. Williams graduated from the University of Kentucky in […]

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Murray State hosts 80th annual Campus Lights

The 80th annual Campus Lights, held Jan. 20-22 at the historic Lovett Auditorium on the Murray State campus, featured a performance of ““Sister Act.” Campus Lights is Murray State’s oldest tradition and the longest-running musical that is entirely produced and performed by students in the south. Proceeds from the musical directly benefit music scholarships at […]

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Career Closet

The Career Services Office at Murray State University has created a “Career Closet” to provide professional outfits for career fairs, interviews, and internship opportunities for students who may not be able to afford such items on their own. Since June 2016, the office has been collecting items to build a strong inventory. The goal is […]

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Partner Highlight: Murray – Calloway Economic Development Corporation

Murray State University’s newest Town & Gown partner is a quiet entity that makes a huge impact in our community. The history of the Calloway Economic Development Corporation (EDC) dates back to the closing of the Tappan Heating and Cooling Products plant. While initially viewed negatively in the community, it turned into a net plus […]

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