$500,000 estate gift establishes scholarship

Nell Hall Vickrey bequest will aid students studying math and science at MSU  Murray State University is the recipient of a $500,000 estate gift to establish “The John C. and Nell Hall Vickrey Scholarship” in the MSU college of science, engineering and technology (CSET). Application for the scholarship is open to all students pursuing a […]

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MSU Dill Distinguished Professor of Accounting receives award for paper

Dr. L. Murphy Smith, the David and Ashley Dill Distinguished Professor of Accounting at Murray State University, received the Outstanding Paper Award for articles published in the Journal of the American Taxation Association. He received the award at the American Accounting Association annual meeting in Denver in August. Smith’s co-authored paper, “Do Complexity, Governance and […]

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Local hospital helps breathe new life into campus

Murray Calloway County Hospital recently donated an AED, automated external defibrillator, to Murray State University’s Waterfield Library and currently plans to donate a second device to another campus facility in the near future. An AED is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the potentially life threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia and […]

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YNL students receive NextGen Leaders Program Scholarships

Kaylyn Evans and Ewa Wantulok are the latest Murray State University recipients of the NexGen Leaders Program Scholarship provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. Evans is completing her internship with West Kentucky Mentoring (formerly Big Brothers Big Sisters); Wantulok is interning with the American Red Cross-Calloway County chapter. NextGen, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, […]

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Sandy Miles part of select U.S. delegation

Dr. Sandy J. Miles of Murray State University’s college of business has been selected to be part of the U.S. delegation to the ISO TC260 plenary meeting Nov. 10-11 in Arlington, Va. The members at the plenary will seek to carve out international human resource management standards.  Five of the 35 members of the U.S. […]

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State Farm Financial Services Resource Center dedicated, will enhance student learning

State Farm Financial Services Resource Center was officially dedicated Oct. 10, on the first floor of the Business Building at Murray State University. Speaking on behalf of State Farm was Mike Duncan, agency field executive from Hopkinsville. In addition, 10 other local/regional agents were in attendance. MSU President Randy Dunn noted that the center had […]

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Jesse D. Jones continues support of the university

Generous donor gives additional $1 million gift  Dr. Jesse D. Jones is at the forefront of giving to Murray State University once again. One of Murray State’s strongest supporters, Jones sees a need and goes about filling it. His most recent gift of $1 million is, at the same time, practical and innovative. He has […]

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Inaugural Outstanding Alumni of the Fine Arts Award to be given

Murray State University’s first-ever Outstanding Alumni of the Fine Arts Award will be presented to Art DeWeese on Thursday, Oct. 13, at A Taste of the Arts Dinner and Auction. The award will be presented by the college of humanities and fine arts at MSU, and will be given out annually at the Taste of […]

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MSU college of education partners with NASA Aerospace Education Services

Murray State University’s college of education has established a partnership with NASA’s Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP) to provide professional development for pre-service and in-service teachers in the west Kentucky region. An AESP educational specialist will provide educational resources to science methods students and National Science Teacher Association student chapter members. Students will also be […]

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