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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MSU music faculty to present annual Showcase Recital

The music department of Murray State University will present the annual Faculty Showcase Recital in the Performing Arts Hall of the Doyle Fine Arts Center, on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 3:30 p.m. There will be an admission charge of $10 for adults and $5 for students. This popular event is designed to introduce new and […]

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MSU graduate and faculty member featured in Kentucky educator publication

Two school counselors from regional schools were recently featured in Kentucky Teacher, the Kentucky Department of Education’s online publication. The author interviewed Trudy Bramblett, a school counselor at Crittenden County Elementary School and part-time graduate student supervisor for Murray State University’s school counseling program. Also interviewed was Tamra Parker, a second-year counselor at Fulton County […]

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Grant to assist in identification, development and sharing of best practices for education and career readiness in Kentucky

Murray State University’s college of education was awarded a grant from the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education to identify, develop and to share best practices designed to increase the educational and career attainment of students in the region. The role of the new Regional College and Career Readiness Center will be to organize the work […]

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MSU engineering technology programs awarded reaccreditations

Murray State University’s civil and construction engineering technology programs recently received full and complete reaccreditations from the Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET, established in 1932, is an international institute specializing in the review and awarding process of engineering programs of universities across the globe. Currently, ABET accredits over 3,100 programs worldwide. Accreditation assures that […]

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MSU professor receives Peace Corps honors in D.C.

Former Peace Corps volunteer and Murray State University professor Ann Neelon will take part in the 50-year anniversary celebration of the Peace Corps, held in the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. on Sept. 22. As a poet featured in the Selected Bibliography of Peace Corps Writers, Neelon is honored and excited to attend the […]

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Murray State Homecoming Queen and King court selected for 2011

Murray State University will be celebrating its 2011 Homecoming Oct. 13-15. One of the event’s time-honored traditions is the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King. Students selected for this year’s Homecoming Court include Martika Clark, Lynsey Freeman, Betsy Banks, Amber Phillips, Jill Cornell, Michael Shepherd Jr., Alexander Kursave, Casey Brockman, Buddy Sledd and Ryan […]

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Dr. Duane Bolin selected for Kentucky Oral History Commission

University Press of Kentucky to publish Bolin’s next two books  Dr. Duane Bolin, professor of history at Murray State University, was appointed by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to serve a four-year term on the Kentucky Oral History Commission. The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS), located in Frankfort, was formed in 1836 by a group of prominent […]

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