The Murray State News earns top accolades at Kentucky Press Association annual conference

Murray State University’s student-produced newspaper wins first place in general excellence across news and advertising, as well as dozens of additional awards MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State News earned first place in general excellence in advertising and first place in general excellence in news at the 2020 Kentucky Press Association (KPA) annual conference held […]

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Murray State University students selected for Kentucky Legislative Research Commission internship

Murray State University students Tyler Belcher and Kimberly Molden have been selected by the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission (LRC) to participate in the Kentucky Legislative Intern Program. The LRC internship began in January 2020 and ends in May. Belcher, a senior political science major from Owensboro, Kentucky, said he is excited about this internship and […]

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Murray State University student strengthens Spanish language skills abroad in Segovia, Spain

Hunt and Jennye Sue Smock Scholarships recipient Amy Krazl studies abroad thanks to generous endowment MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University sophomore Amy Krazl of St. Louis, Missouri, spent part of this past summer in Segovia, Spain, studying and improving her skills in the Spanish language. Krazl, a nursing major and Spanish minor, traveled with […]

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Murray State University’s Student Society for Human Resources Management chapter (SHRM) recently won the SHRM Regional Classic Student Case Competition in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Pictured from left are Nichelle Niemi, Emily Heckenberger, Caroline Howard and team president Emma Webber.

Murray State University human resource management students win regional competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Student Society for Human Resources Management chapter (SHRM) recently won the SHRM Regional Classic Student Case Competition in Bridgeport, West Virginia.   At the SHRM event, students demonstrated knowledge of the tools and resources needed to solve real-world issues. The team, advised by faculty member Teri Ray, includes Nichelle Niemi […]

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Murray State University Beta Alpha Psi chapter recognized as Superior Chapter

MURRAY, Ky. — The Epsilon Nu Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) at Murray State University has received international recognition as a Superior Chapter for the 32nd year in a row.  Beta Alpha Psi is an international honor organization for financial information students and professionals.  Under the leadership of both University professors Drs. Amanda Grossman […]

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Murray State University announces fall 2019 Outstanding Seniors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has named Claire Ghent and Cole Manion as the Outstanding Seniors for fall 2019. Students recognized with this honor are known for going above and beyond what is expected of them academically and professionally. Ghent, this fall’s Outstanding Senior Woman, is the daughter of Mark and Jan Ghent of […]

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Murray State University Nonprofit Leadership Studies program joins university-community partnership

‘Building of a New Field: Past, Present, and Future of Nonprofit and Philanthropic Studies’ project examines impact of private philanthropy on nonprofit education MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Nonprofit Leadership Studies program is partnering with Auburn University’s Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies program and the Community Foundation of West Kentucky (CFWK) on a new […]

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Murray State University international students participate in Global Undergraduate Exchange Program

Murray State University welcomes several students from around the world who participated in the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) in Pakistan.  The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Pakistan is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. government and administered by the International Research & Exchanges Board.  UGRAD strives to […]

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Murray State student selected as winner in Sodexo sweepstakes

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University freshman Autumn Ward from Owensboro, Kentucky, was recently selected as one of fifteen lucky winners in Sodexo’s “Step Your Game Up” national prize sweepstakes as part of the STEP RIGHT UP promotion.  STEP RIGHT UP was a component of an ongoing resident dining promotion series sponsored by Sodexo, the […]

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Murray State University student wins Associated College Press award

Former Murray State News editor-in-chief Blake Sandlin earns award for in-depth Ja Morant profile MURRAY, Ky. — Blake Sandlin, a senior at Murray State University and former editor-in-chief of The Murray State News, won a fifth-place Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Award for Sports Feature Story of the Year. The award, which is the Pulitzer Prize […]

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