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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Murray State will host upcoming FFA regional speaking days

Murray State University hosted 25 potential Kentucky Future Farmers of America (FFA) State and Regional officers last week during the state officer prep course. This course takes the officers through personal interviews, scenarios, current issues and a quiz to assist them in understanding what they may expect when they run for an office. This prep […]

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MSU Agribusiness Club represented at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting

Eight members of the Agribusiness Club from the Hutson School of Agriculture represented Murray State University at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, from January 31-February 4, 2014. MSU students competed in the agricultural economics quiz bowl with 120 other undergraduate students from 21 different schools. Students from MSU were given […]

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2013 Murray State University ROTC Sponsored Hunt

Every year the Murray State ROTC program hosts the Best Racer Competition which involves the students and faculty. The Best Racer competition is a series of strenuous events from tire flip to a Humvee pull designed to challenge participants to push their bodies physically and mentally. Every year there are anywhere from 10 to 15 […]

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