Year-end awards night for Racer student-athletes

From GoRacers.com Awards for the 2013-14 school year for Murray State Athletics were handed out Monday evening by the MSU Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) honoring the Racers’ best of the best. The annual awards are voted on by MSU student athletes, which number more than 300, and were given during the annual banquet at the […]

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Murray State University wins FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on Carlyle Lake

The Murray State University team of Cody Santel of Petersburg, Ill., and Justin Berger of Freeburg, Ill., won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference tournament on Carlyle Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 13 pounds and 10 ounces. Their win earned the team $2,000 for their bass club and qualified them for the 2014 Central […]

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Murray Share A Seed program gives trees to park and community members

From WKMS Mike Gowen explains how, in its tenth year, the Murray Share A Seed Program has received a grant from National Wildlife Federation for 150 native trees. Fifty trees will be planted throughout Murray community parks and another one-hundred will be given away to community members who come to the park on Friday, May 2 […]

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Murray State names 2014 Outstanding Spring Graduates

The Outstanding Spring Graduates at Murray State University for 2014 were announced at the Senior Breakfast Thursday, May 1. Samuel (Sam) Joseph Pellock, from Highland, Ill., and Carli Paige Whittington, from Madisonville, Ky., were chosen for the honors. Sam is the son of Steve and Connie Pellock; Carli’s parents are Rob and Sarah Whittington. Pellock […]

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Kelly Myers receives economic education award

The 2014 winner of the Excellence in Economic Education Award is Kelly Myers of Hopkinsville High School. The annual competitive award is sponsored by the Murray State University Center for Economic Education and honors a K-12 educator who displayed excellence in bringing economics and/or personal finance into their classroom in the current academic year. The […]

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Students win Kentucky AP broadcasting awards

Five Murray State University students won awards at the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters conference in Louisville, Ky., on March 29. In the college TV division, Steve Peake of Louisville won first place for Best College Videographer. He, Jon Black of Benton and J.T. Waskowski of Gleason, Tenn., received honorable mention for Best Sports Coverage. Chris […]

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Murray State has 11 students inducted into ASL national honor society

The Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) national honor society for adult students recently held an initiation ceremony at Murray State University. Eleven new initiates were inducted into the national organization that recognizes and honors dedicated adult students who, while simultaneously handling their life responsibilities, achieve and maintain high scholastic standards. Today, there are more than 300 chartered […]

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Racer Stampede member wins trip to NCAA tournament

INDIANAPOLIS—The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced Caitlin Dunaway, a freshman at Murray State, as the thirteenth winner of its Division I men’s basketball National Weekly Ticket Giveaway. Ms. Dunaway was randomly selected to receive four tickets to the Memphis Regional, March 27 and 29. As a result of the giveaway, Caitlin Dunaway and Murray […]

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Business students attend national Beta Gamma Sigma conference

Two students from the Arthur J. Bauerenfeind College of Business at Murray State University represented the university at the national conference of Beta Gamma Sigma national business honor society in San Antonio, Texas, in February. The two business students attending the Student Leadership Forum were Tony Oxx of Mayfield, Ky., and Alyssa Cecil of Buckner, […]

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TSM students participate in cyber defense competition

On Saturday, Feb. 15, five students in the Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) program at Murray State University participated in the Kentucky Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). These five students met and practiced for weeks to prepare for the nine-hour competition. The purpose of the cyber defense competition is to secure a networked computer system while […]

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