College Personnel Association of Kentucky inducts Don Robertson into 2018 Hall of Fame

MURRAY, Ky. — The College Personnel Association of Kentucky inducted Dr. Don Robertson, vice president of student affairs and assistant professor at Murray State University, into the association’s 2018 Hall of Fame in January. The College Personnel Association of Kentucky is a state division of the American College Personnel Association. The honor of induction into the Hall of […]

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A nursing student crochets a hat for a newborn.

Nursing students crochet hats for infants and children

MURRAY, Ky. — Students and faculty in the School of Nursing and Health Professions at Murray State University are crocheting hats and cocoons to keep premature infants and hospitalized children warm. Items will ultimately be donated to Newborns in Need, the American Heart Association and St. Jude.

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An official headshot of Dr. Stephanie Hendrith.

Hendrith named Ashland, Inc. Endowed Professor in College of Education and Human Services

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Stephanie Hendrith, lecturer of early childhood and elementary education in the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University, was recently selected to receive the Ashland, Inc. Endowed Professorship in Education. Hendrith specializes in teaching elementary science and STEM education. “This honor has reaffirmed and solidified that I made a great choice […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Kala Chakradhar.

Murray State professor completes Rotary Peace Fellowship in Thailand

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Kala Chakradhar, associate professor of social work in the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University, recently completed a three-month fellowship at a Rotary Peace Center in Bangkok, Thailand. This honor, awarded by Rotary International, was part of a professional development certificate program and focused on peace and conflict resolution. […]

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Kathryn Followell, a senior from Paducah, stands in front of a brick wall.

Student Spotlight: Kathryn Followell

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Kathryn Followell, a senior from Paducah, is one such student. Throughout her time at Murray State, Followell has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to her at the University as a student […]

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Kevonte Turnley, an occupational safety and health major from Evansville, Indiana, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Turnley has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at the University through his coursework in the department of occupational safety and health, his performances in the Racer Band’s drumline and so much more.

Student Spotlight: Kevonte Turnley

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Kevonte Turnley, an occupational safety and health major from Evansville, Indiana, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Turnley has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at […]

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In 2017, the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Belize International Teaching Experience, a three-week education abroad program that allows students to broaden their worldviews by spending a portion of their student-teaching requirement in Belizean schools.

Murray State’s education abroad program in Belize celebrates 10th anniversary

MURRAY, Ky. — In 2017, the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Belize International Teaching Experience, a three-week education abroad program that allows students to broaden their world-views by spending a portion of their student-teaching requirement in Belizean schools. “It’s an opportunity to see a part of Central […]

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Tyler Mathews, a recent Murray State University graduate from Springfield, Illinois, has been invited to serve as a volunteer for the Community Economic Development sector of the Peace Corps in Moldova beginning in June 2018.

Murray State graduate selected to serve in Peace Corps, first of University’s Peace Corps Prep Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Tyler Mathews, a recent Murray State University graduate, has been invited to serve as a volunteer for the Community Economic Development sector of the Peace Corps in Moldova beginning in June 2018. Mathews, originally from Springfield, Illinois, graduated from the University in December 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in international business and political science. After […]

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Darlene Raye Jackson celebrating her graduation from Murray State University.

Murray State holds special commencement service for student

MURRAY, Ky. — When Murray State University learned that one student — Darlene Raye Jackson — would be unable to attend the December 2017 Commencement Ceremony, University officials brought the celebration to her with assistance from Murray-Calloway County Hospital.

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Amanda Royer (right) and Sabrina Smith (left), two students in the nonprofit leadership studies program at Murray State, recently participated in an internship with the Murray-Calloway County Community Foundation.

Murray State University Information: Week of Dec. 4 – Dec. 8

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Dec. 4–8. ** Dr. Kevin Miller, an associate professor of chemistry at Murray State through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, recently received the Outstanding Professional Member Research Award from the Kentucky Lake section of […]

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