Computer science student wins third place at state conference

Seth Pritchett, a sophomore computer science student from Henderson, Ky. won third place in the undergraduate research competition at the annual Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) meeting held in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 5. He presented results from a research project he and three other students are currently working on under the supervision of faculty […]

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Murray State Homecoming King and Queen crowned

Austin Spicer and Kelsey Bogard were selected by the Murray State University community as Homecoming King and Queen for 2016. Austin Spicer is the son of David and Shannon Spicer and is a junior finance major from Paducah, Ky. Spicer is a member of Alpha Sigma Phi, Racers for Christ Campus Ministry and is a […]

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Murray State University student afforded a summer internship in Hawaii

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate student Austin Blakely was afforded an opportunity last summer that most students can only hope for: he was able to participate in Chevron’s summer internship program, in which he filled the role of health, environmental and safety intern in Hawaii. Blakely graduated in May of 2016 with a […]

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Murray State Homecoming Queen and King court selected for 2016

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will be celebrating its 2016 Homecoming Oct. 27-29. One of the event’s special traditions is the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King. Students selected for this year’s Homecoming Court include Jordan Maberry, Amie Jones, Caitlin Dunaway, Kelsey Bogard, Emily Mundt, Robert Rosa, Austin Spicer, Cole Reichert, Caleb Brannon […]

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Murray State University student begins position with United Way of Murray-Calloway County

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate student Miranda Bivins was offered an opportunity most students don’t get: she started a one-year position with the United Way of Murray-Calloway County last summer. Bivins specifically works for the AmeriCorps VISTA program that focuses on the financial literacy aspect of United Way services. She is currently working […]

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An “Opportunity Afforded” by Murray State University reaches beyond Kentucky

Murray State alumna Taylor Grace Suiter has an “Opportunity Afforded” in Washington D.C. at the Smithsonian Museum. Suiter serves as the social media intern for The Smithsonian Associates, which allows her the opportunity to manage their social media pages. The Smithsonian Associates is the office responsible for coordinating more than 750 educational programs, classes, seminars […]

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Opportunities afforded at Murray State University led alumna to a career in banking

Alumna Elizabeth Frame is still reaping the benefits of Murray State University since graduating in 2008. Frame was a double major in economics and political science. She is currently the vice president, loan review manager for Republic Bank in Louisville. While at Murray State, Frame was involved on campus in many different ways; she was a resident […]

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Great Beginnings to welcome new and returning students

It’s Great Beginnings for students at Murray State University starting Wednesday, Aug. 10. Now in its 21st year, the program originated in the 1990s to welcome new students to the University and community by assisting them in making the transition from high school to college easier. The event has continued to grow in popularity and […]

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Murray State University Honors College students present at annual conference

Murray State University Honors College students traveled to Orlando, Fla. March 31–April 2 for the 2016 Southern Regional Honors Council conference. Eight students represented the University at the conference and presented on varying research topics.  “SRHC saw Murray State Honors College students presenting their research alongside the highest-achieving students in the southeastern United States,” said […]

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After 25 years as a part-time student, David Buchold to participate in #RacerGraduation

David Buchold’s college career hasn’t been like most students. As a father and grandfather with a full-time job, the Evansville, Ind. resident has been taking classes at Murray State University’s regional campus in Henderson, Ky. for 25 years. This spring, he will graduate with a degree in Computer Information Systems. “I honestly thought it would […]

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