Jessica Orscheln participates in a feeding tube lab.

Murray State announces expansions of Master of Science in Nutrition degree program

MURRAY, Ky. — The Master of Science in Nutrition degree program at Murray State University is expanding to include two different concentrations: an internship concentration and a non-internship concentration. The program’s internship concentration will continue to provide students with supervised training in preparation for the nationally recognized credentialing examination to become a registered dietitian, while the non-internship concentration […]

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Murray State to launch Executive Educator Series of program options

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University is launching a new set of degree and certificate programs this fall. The initiative, titled the Executive Educator Series, includes program options for education professionals seeking to elevate their credentials and their careers. Current options in the Executive Educator Series include the following: — […]

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The exterior of Murray State's regional campus in Paducah.

Murray State offers new graduate public relations program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will offer a master’s degree in public relations beginning in October 2018. Faculty from Murray State’s journalism and mass communications department and the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business will present the courses over an 18-month period at the University’s regional campus in Paducah. “This inaugural program will refresh seasoned public relations […]

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A piece of artwork on display in the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery as part of the "WildfireGOLD" exhibit.

Murray State University Information: Week of June 18–22

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of June 18–22. ** Wrather West Kentucky Museum at Murray State will be closed July 1 through Aug. 15 as preparations begin for an upcoming exhibit this fall. The museum currently features several exhibits for the public to enjoy, […]

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Ann Caldwell stands in front of a brick wall.

#RacerInternships: Caldwell channels creativity through internship with Dining Services at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — For every marketing campaign, there is someone behind the scenes: creating the graphics, managing the social media and conducting the research. It is a vital role — one that Ann Marie Caldwell takes seriously as an intern with the Dining Services unit at Murray State University. Caldwell is a sophomore from Fulton studying accounting in […]

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MFA program to host writing workshop for adults and July Residency Reading Series

MURRAY, Ky. — The MFA program in creative writing at Murray State University will sponsor a number of events in July, including a weekend of creative writing workshops for adults as well as several free events open to the public that are part of the program’s July Residency Reading Series. The weekend of creative writing workshops for adults […]

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Murray State hosts annual College and Career Readiness Summit for educators

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University hosted the sixth annual College and Career Readiness Summit for educators June 12–13 with participants eligible to receive up to 12 hours of free professional development or EILA credit. More than 750 teachers, counselors, school principals, superintendents and other educators from 46 school districts […]

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Owens selected to attend HERS Leadership Institute

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Debbie Owens, associate professor and interim chair for the department of journalism and mass communications at Murray State University, has been selected to attend the 2018 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Leadership Institute. The two-week intensive institute Owens will attend in 2018 is held at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. The three-pronged management development […]

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Research circle retreat helps Murray State faculty produce papers for publication

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Humanities and Fine Arts (CHFA) at Murray State University has a cure for writer’s block: an interdisciplinary circle of tenure-track faculty working together to support each other through the grueling process of academic writing. Drs. Antje Gamble and Rebecca Williams from the department of art and design teamed up with Drs. Rebecca […]

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Murray State University’s Director of Athletics Allen Ward resigns

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University President Bob Davies has announced the resignation of Director of Athletics Allen Ward, with Ward’s last day being July 27. Coach Velvet Milkman has agreed to serve as the interim director of athletics until a national search can be conducted. Ward has served in the leadership position since 2005. […]

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