MSU professor receives Peace Corps honors in D.C.

Former Peace Corps volunteer and Murray State University professor Ann Neelon will take part in the 50-year anniversary celebration of the Peace Corps, held in the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. on Sept. 22. As a poet featured in the Selected Bibliography of Peace Corps Writers, Neelon is honored and excited to attend the […]

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Murray State Homecoming Queen and King court selected for 2011

Murray State University will be celebrating its 2011 Homecoming Oct. 13-15. One of the event’s time-honored traditions is the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King. Students selected for this year’s Homecoming Court include Martika Clark, Lynsey Freeman, Betsy Banks, Amber Phillips, Jill Cornell, Michael Shepherd Jr., Alexander Kursave, Casey Brockman, Buddy Sledd and Ryan […]

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Strieter History Faculty Research Award established

An award fund designed to aid faculty members in the Murray State University department of history pursue research and writing has been established by Dr. Terry Strieter and his wife, Sara Fineman Strieter. Named The Sara and Terry Strieter History Faculty Research Award, this initiative will have a significant impact on the ability of faculty […]

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Dr. Duane Bolin selected for Kentucky Oral History Commission

University Press of Kentucky to publish Bolin’s next two books  Dr. Duane Bolin, professor of history at Murray State University, was appointed by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to serve a four-year term on the Kentucky Oral History Commission. The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), located in Frankfort, was formed in 1836 by a group of prominent […]

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MSU professor helps keep Shakespeare in Kentucky schools

While most education boards and committees are cutting back on spending during these troubling economic times, one educator is working to ensure that one of literature’s finest authors and playwrights still has a place in the classroom. Dr. Barbara Cobb, an associate professor of English at Murray State University has recently piloted an initiative to […]

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Business faculty participate in Europe-in-Transition program

Four faculty members in Murray State University’s college of business participated in the MSU Europe-in-Transition Faculty Development Program July 29-Aug. 12 in Regensburg, Germany. They were Dr. Gary Brockway, Dr. Debbie Owens, Dr. Terry Holmes and Dr. Fred Miller. Brockway, Regents Professor Emeritus and former MSU provost, gave a presentation on “Think Global, Act Local: […]

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$200,000 grant awarded to Murray State to meet legislative action

High school teachers and MSU faculty share academies to discuss core college expectations Murray State University was awarded $200,000 in grant funds from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education to implement activities to support Senate Bill 1 legislation. Grant funds brought 61 high school teachers and 24 MSU faculty members together for two Summer Academies […]

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MSU Regional Business and Innovation Center/Small Business Development Center — Operation JumpStart

The Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Southeast Missouri State University is collaborating with several partners to host a series of symposia to build entrepreneurial capacity in the eight-state lower Mississippi Delta region. The CIE is joining with the Delta Regional Authority (DRA), the Delta Leadership Network, and the U.S. Small […]

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MSU among Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges,” “Best Buys”

Forbes has recognized Murray State University (MSU) for the fourth consecutive year on its 2011 America’s Top Colleges list. In addition to landing on the “Top Colleges” listing, Murray State was also designated one of “America’s Top 100 Best College Buys.” Murray State has appeared among the top colleges, scoring above any other Kentucky public […]

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Initial fundraising campaign goal surpassed early

Murray State campaign stretches toward $70 million total in next 15 months Murray State University’s comprehensive campaign roared past its original goal of $60 million in June with $61.4 million raised to date and 15 months to go in the program. The celebration for Hold Thy Banner High: The Campaign for the Students of Murray State […]

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