A student presents research during Fall Scholars Week to a group gathered in Waterfield Library.

Students share research and creative work during Fall Scholars Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University had the opportunity to share their scholarly and creative endeavors with the campus community during Fall Scholars Week, a University-wide celebration held Nov. 13–17 that recognized student scholarship, research and creative work.

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Amine Abouda (left) and Ikram Ben Romdhane (right) are spending the 2017–18 academic year at Murray State University through the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) program, a nonprofit organization with the mission of building a more just, prosperous and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and strengthening institutions.

Students find opportunities at Murray State through IREX program

MURRAY, Ky. — Three students are serving as cultural ambassadors at Murray State University, supported with scholarships through the prestigious International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 with the mission of building a more just, prosperous and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and strengthening institutions. Of the thousands of international students […]

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Miranda Bivins, a graduate student in the nonprofit leadership studies program at Murray State University, has received the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky: the title of Kentucky Colonel.

Murray State student recognized as Kentucky Colonel

MURRAY, Ky. — Miranda Bivins, a graduate student in the nonprofit leadership studies program at Murray State University, has received the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky: the title of Kentucky Colonel, presented by the governor to individuals who have made significant philanthropic contributions to the greater community, state or nation. This prestigious accomplishment largely comes […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus at Murray State.

Murray State affords incoming freshmen opportunities with new Deans Scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is adopting a new scholarship worth $1,500 per academic year for freshmen beginning in fall 2018. The Deans Scholarship is a new annual award for first-time freshmen who qualify. Recipients of the new scholarship will receive $750 for the fall and spring semesters, respectively, for four years or until their bachelor’s […]

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The exterior of Pogue Library at Murray State University.

Murray State University to host Fall Scholars Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University will have the opportunity to share their scholarly and creative endeavors with the campus community during Fall Scholars Week, a University-wide celebration of student scholarship, research and creative work. Fall Scholars Week takes place Nov. 13–17 and features presentations that highlight independent or course-related projects from undergraduate and graduate students at […]

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Caleb Coomes stands outside in front of the logo for Save a Child's Heart.

Murray State University student spends summer volunteering in Israel

MURRAY, Ky. — Caleb Coomes, a Murray State University student from Owensboro, spent this past summer as a full-time volunteer in Israel with Save a Child’s Heart. Save a Child’s Heart is a non-profit organization based in Israel that provides free cardiac surgeries for children from developing countries. Coomes, who is studying biology for pre-medicine at Murray […]

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Anna Quijano-Eckard, junior elementary education major from Madisonville, expresses appreciation for her scholarship gifts and shares her plans to pay it forward as a teacher.

College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University connects scholarship recipients with their benefactors

MURRAY, Ky. — On Oct. 19, Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services held its fifth annual Scholarship and Service Recognition Banquet. This event was held to recognize students who received academic scholarships through the college for the 2017–18 academic year and to honor the generous benefactors who made those awards possible. “This is […]

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An official photo of Charlie Graves, an accounting and mathematics student at Murray State.

Student Spotlight: Charlie Graves

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Charlie Graves, a double major in accounting and mathematics, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Graves has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at the […]

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Recipients of scholarships from the Badgett Foundation for the 2017–18 academic year were recently recognized during a ceremony at Madisonville Community College.

Badgett Scholars at Murray State recognized; retired educator receives Lifetime Service Award

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — During a recent ceremony at Madisonville Community College, Murray State University recognized 60 local students who received scholarships from the J. Rogers Badgett Foundation for the 2017–18 academic year and awarded a Lifetime Service Award to a long-time educator from Hopkins County. The Rogers Badgett Sr. Scholarship for Undergraduate Education allows students to begin […]

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Miranda Brewer sits in front of the John Lennon Wall in the Czech Republic.

Murray State University student pursues opportunities through logistics and supply chain management program

MURRAY, Ky. — When Miranda Brewer first arrived at Murray State University, she did not plan on pursuing a degree in the field of logistics and supply chain management (LSC). Now, as a senior with graduation in sight, Brewer could not imagine her future without it. Over the summer, the Murray State student from Perryville, Missouri, applied […]

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