Murray State University awards local nonprofits pay it forward grants

Murray State University, through the Pay It Forward grant program, announced its Fall 2011 student-selected grant awards to local nonprofits. Students enrolled in YNL 351: Leadership and Support Systems in Youth and Human Services Organizations were charged with awarding a total of $2,000 to nonprofits that demonstrate innovation in volunteer leadership development. Over the course […]

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MSU students win with their research at Kentucky Academy of Science competition

A group of Murray State University science faculty and student researchers participated in the 2011 meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS). More than 600 students and faculty from across the state attended the meeting, which was held on Murray State’s campus this fall semester. The 97th annual meeting provided a venue for Kentucky’s […]

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Murray State’s institutional advancement area wins top awards from CASE

Murray State University’s institutional advancement (IA) division was the recipient of three Grand Champion Awards, four Awards of Excellence and seven Special Merit recognitions from CASE-Kentucky (Council for Advancement and Support of Education-Kentucky) at its winter conference held in Lexington, Ky. “I could not be prouder of the recognition Murray State University received at the […]

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University strides toward lofty goals in the music industry

Murray State University has always been a competitor. To turn a phrase, if Murray State has a horse in the race, it is a solid bet. Competition helps breed innovation and excellence, and every year the university finds new ways to extend itself into new territories that help to boil those ideals to the surface. […]

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Henderson Community College awards 2+2 elementary program, associated with MSU-Henderson Regional Campus

This year Henderson Community College presented the Distinguished Alumni Award to the Murray State University 2+2 elementary program. The program gives students the opportunity to achieve a bachelor degree in elementary education at Henderson Community College by taking classes through the Murray State Henderson Regional Campus. Mike Freels, director of MSU-Henderson Regional Campus, and Dr. […]

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Roundabout U explores music in east Kentucky

Murray State University’s Roundabout U co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark travel to the hills of Eastern Kentucky to learn more about the roots of country music and hear stories of country music legends. Carter hits the hills to catch up with Herman Webb on the front porch of the Loretta Lynn home place while […]

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Information Systems awarded “ Model of Efficiency” distinction

Murray State University was recognized in the November/December 2011 issue of University Business as a Model of Efficiency program. Murray State’s information systems is utilizing new technologies to improve response time and reduce costs of its disaster recovery program. This has resulted in a collaboration with Northern Kentucky University (NKU) to reduce system recovery time following a […]

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McNeely Scholarship winners at MSU

Pallavi Thadhani and Jay Mehta have won the McNeely Study Abroad Scholarships for the Winter 2012. They will study in Europe during the special winter 2012 M.B.A. program session. Thadhani, from Belize, and Mehta, from New York now living in Murray, are completing their M.B.A. degrees at Murray State University. Sam and Bonnie McNeely, MSU […]

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Roundabout U finds music connections to Nashville in east Kentucky

Murray State University’s Roundabout U co-hosts explore the first part of a two-part series on the music connections between the eastern part of Kentucky and Nashville, Tenn. Jim Carter and Sarah Clark spoke with Bernard Porter and Ken Carreier, who are working to bring talented singers and songwriters from the hills of Kentucky to Music […]

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Murray State names Outstanding Senior for Fall 2011

The Outstanding Senior at Murray State University for the Fall 2011 Commencement has been announced. Becky J. Mosbacher was selected for the honor. Becky, the daughter of Steven and Doris Mosbacher of Waterloo, Ill., will receive a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness, with an emphasis in management and electives in animal science in December. A Dean’s […]

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