Teachers attend Kentucky Reading Project at MSU

Murray State University’s college of education was host to the Kentucky Reading Project’s (KRP) two-week summer institute. The project is a professional development initiative for Kentucky public school elementary teachers designed to improve student achievement and emphasize family involvement in literacy. KRP is a year-long, graduate level reading course consisting of a two-week summer institute, […]

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May 2012 Commencement to be celebrated at Murray State University

Murray State University’s May 2012 Commencement ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, in the CFSB Center, and will begin with the Presentation of Colors by the Murray State Army ROTC Color Guard. The Processional will feature “Liberty Fanfare” and the traditional “Pomp and Circumstance.” The Mace Bearer is Steven Jones, […]

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Murray State names 2012 Outstanding Spring Graduate

The Outstanding Spring Graduate at Murray State University for 2012 was announced at the Senior Breakfast this week. Sooyeon Kim, a student from Seoul, South Korea, was chosen for the honor. She is the daughter of Tae-Jo Kim and Joung-Ae Ea. Kim will receive a bachelor’s degree in pre-medicine/biology in May. She minored in German […]

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Murray State University bookstore recognized for recent success in sales

Murray State University’s bookstore, University Store, was featured in the March 2012 edition of the Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties magazine. The article explains the significance of selling licensed merchandise in college bookstores, the increase of sales from strategic product placements and the level of creativity from the bookstores’ employees. Michael Kastre, a freelance writer, wrote […]

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Expert in ornamental horticulture to speak at MSU Arboretum Arbor Day celebration

The Arboretum at Murray State University will celebrate Arbor Day 2012 on Saturday, April 28. The event begins at 10 a.m. with a presentation by Dr. Winston Dunwell, noted expert in the world of ornamental horticulture. A question-and-answer session will be held following Dunwell’s remarks. Light refreshments and guided tours of the Aboretum will be […]

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High schoolers: CyberCave is back for ninth year

Applications are now being accepted for the ninth summer of Murray State University’s CyberCave Academy, which is open to all high school students interested in technology. CyberCave Academy, a telecommunications technology camp for high schoolers, will host three weeks of camp this summer. Two camps for first-year students are scheduled for June 3-8 and June […]

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Murray State’s popular Young Authors Camp scheduled for June 4-8

Murray State University would like to announce that it is currently taking registrations for its Young Authors Camp. For boys and girls ages eight through 12, this camp is for participants who enjoy writing. During the weeklong day camp, young authors will practice a variety of writing styles such as poetry, fictional stories, true stories, […]

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Murray State alumnus Threadless t-shirt design published with Gap

Phil Jones, an alumnus of Murray State University and the art director at the advertising agency Carmichael Lynch, has had 23 of his designs printed by Threadless, an online community design company. Recently, his T-shirt design “I Hate Negative Statements” was chosen to be used in the first Gap + Threadless collection and is available […]

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MSU Governor’s Scholars program alumni promote donation drive for tornado victims

To aid the tornado victims, the Governor’s Scholar Program-College Community (GSP-CC) initiated a service project, the Southern Illinois Storm Relief donation drive, on Murray State’s campus from March 5-16. The GSP-CC, an alumni association for Kentucky Governor’s Scholars, strives to help surrounding communities through service, build a community of scholars at a collegiate level and […]

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First Lady Jane Beshear visits MSU

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear included Murray State University’s college of education on her swing through the state to promote reading during Kentucky Literacy Celebration Week, March 5-9. Beshear spent the morning on campus on Wednesday, March 7, where she visited with children in the Head Start program and lunched with Murray State students who […]

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