Retired Murray High School teacher, coach and administrator Mark Brady, a Murray State University graduate, has generously established an endowment for University students. Pictured from left to right are: Coy Samons, MISD superintendent; Brady; Sarah Jacobs, Murray High School senior and incoming Murray State student; Shannon Jacobs; Dr. Bob Jackson, Murray State president.

Murray State alumnus establishes endowment for Murray High School graduates

Retired MHS leader Mark Brady’s generous gift to provide new opportunities for students MURRAY, Ky. — Retired Murray High School teacher, coach and administrator Mark Brady, a Murray State University graduate, has generously established an endowment for University students. Through the Coach Mark Brady Scholarship Endowment established with Brady’s gift to the Murray State University […]

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Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will perform August 10 at Murray State University’s CFSB Center.

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas coming to CFSB Center

MURRAY, Ky. — Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will perform on August 10 at the CFSB Center. Mickey Thomas, the owner of the soaring voice that propelled Starship through the 1980s and ‘90s, will headline the performance. The show will start at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. Tickets will include seating options ranging […]

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Retired Murray State University Regent Don Sparks of Mayfield has generously established a scholarship for University students in honor of his late wife, Carolyn. Pictured in the front row from left are Brad Sparks, Don Sparks and Donna Sparks Moses. In the back row from left are Lynn Henderson, Mayfield High School counselor, Billy Edwards, Mayfield High School principal and Jamie Haynes, Murray State University assistant director of stewardship and donor relations.

Murray State alumnus establishes scholarship in honor of late wife

Generous gift from former Murray State Regent Don Sparks celebrates life and legacy of Carolyn Sparks MURRAY, Ky. — Retired Murray State University Regent Don Sparks of Mayfield, Kentucky, has generously established a scholarship for University students in honor of his late wife, Carolyn. Through the Carolyn Lowe Sparks Memorial Scholarship established with Don’s gift […]

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Kentucky Commissioner of Education, Dr. Wayne D. Lewis, right, receives a glass flame trophy from Murray State University College of Education and Human Services Dean Dr. David Whaley at the 35th annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture. Lewis was the night’s keynote speaker.

35th annual Sparks Lecture honors regional educators, welcomes state education commissioner

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services held its 35th annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture on April 30 in the CFSB Center’s Murray Room. Dr. Wayne D. Lewis, Kentucky’s commissioner of education, was the featured speaker for this event, and several regional educators were honored with the college’s […]

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The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture hosted the 2019 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) judging competition on campus April 10-13. The winning four-year school of this year’s event is University of Minnesota-Crookston.

Hutson School of Agriculture hosts NACTA judging conference

Ag competition brings more than 700 students from 50-plus colleges to campus MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture hosted the 2019 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) judging competition on campus April 10-13. Over 700 contestants representing teams from over 50 colleges and two-year universities participated. Visiting students […]

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Murray State University has named Morgan Pulliam, right, and JT Payne as the Outstanding Seniors for spring 2019.

Murray State University announces May 2019 Outstanding Seniors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has named Morgan Pulliam and JT Payne as the Outstanding Seniors for spring 2019. Students recognized with this honor are known for going above and beyond what is expected of them academically and professionally. Pulliam is the daughter of James and Kelly Pulliam of Normal, Illinois. She will graduate […]

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On Wednesday, April 24, all meals for guests in the Oakley Dining Room at Murray State were paid for by a generous contribution from the Kindness Revolution organization on behalf of Ed and Debra Horrell of Memphis, Tennessee. Murray State University student Bailey Lankster, center, the student manager of the restaurant that day, is pictured serving a table that includes Ed’s father and mother-in-law, Norm and Roberta Lewellyn, on the left.

Oakley Dining Room receives day sponsorship from the Kindness Revolution organization

MURRAY, Ky. — On Wednesday, April 24, all meals for guests in the Oakley Dining Room at Murray State University were paid for by a generous contribution from the Kindness Revolution organization on behalf of Ed and Debra Horrell of Memphis, Tennessee. The Oakley Dining Room is a pop-up restaurant managed by students in the […]

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The annual Patterns of Distinction – Security Matters Conference took place April 9 in the Curris Center at Murray State University. Murray State’s Program of Distinction in telecommunications systems management (TSM) and Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) co-hosted the conference, which is the largest security conference in the region, with more than 220 registered attendees.

Center for Telecommunications Systems Management at Murray State hosts annual security conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The annual Patterns of Distinction – Security Matters Conference took place April 9 in the Curris Center at Murray State University. Murray State’s Program of Distinction in telecommunications systems management (TSM) and Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) co-hosted the conference, which is the largest security conference in the region, with more than […]

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(LAST CHANCE FOR TICKETS) High Valley featuring special guest Jaden Michaels coming to the CFSB Center

April 22 update: In honor of High Valley releasing their new song “Single Man”, the CFSB Center is offering $10 and $15 tickets in the lower level, including floor seats! Use promo code “SINGLE” at TicketMaster. MURRAY, Ky. — High Valley, a brother duo with a modern twist on classic country music, will perform April […]

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Eunice Mills, spouse of the late Dr. Marvin Mills, cuts a ceremonial ribbon to open the Dr. Marvin D. Mills, Sr. Multicultural Center on April 12 in the Curris Center. Mills was assisted by her son, Glenn, as Murray State University Dr. Bob Jackson, left, looks on.

Murray State University Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence rededicates Dr. Marvin D. Mills, Sr. Multicultural Center

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence hosted a rededication of the new Dr. Marvin D. Mills, Sr. Multicultural Center on April 12 at the Center’s location on the first floor of the Curris Center. Murray State administrators, students and the greater campus community came together […]

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