December 2017 Commencement Celebrated at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. – On Saturday, Dec. 9, Murray State University celebrated the December 2017 Commencement Ceremony in the CFSB Center. During the commencement program, 855 degrees were conferred to students representing 23 states and 16 countries. Among the graduates were 158 who graduated with honors and 16 who completed the University’s inaugural doctoral program in […]

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Amanda Royer (right) and Sabrina Smith (left), two students in the nonprofit leadership studies program at Murray State, recently participated in an internship with the Murray-Calloway County Community Foundation.

Murray State University Information: Week of Dec. 4 – Dec. 8

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Dec. 4–8. ** Dr. Kevin Miller, an associate professor of chemistry at Murray State through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, recently received the Outstanding Professional Member Research Award from the Kentucky Lake section of […]

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The Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University recently honored high school students from the Purchase, Pennyrile and Green River regions as Murray State FFA All-Region Stars based on the students’ leadership in Future Farmers of America. A banquet was held on Murray State’s campus Monday, Nov. 20, in honor of the recipients.

Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes area FFA students for outstanding accomplishments

MURRAY, Ky. — The Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University recently honored high school students from the Purchase, Pennyrile and Green River regions as Murray State FFA All-Region Stars based on the students’ demonstrated leadership in Future Farmers of America (FFA). The banquet was held on Murray State’s campus Monday, Nov. 20, in honor of the […]

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Students at Murray State University recently had the opportunity to participate in an international bazaar, hosted at the University as a component of annual International Education Week (Nov. 13–15) festivities.

Murray State University hosts bazaar during International Education Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University recently had the opportunity to participate in an international bazaar, hosted at the University as a component of annual International Education Week (Nov. 13–15) activities.

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Rachel Wood standing outside Pogue Library.

Student Spotlight: Rachel Wood

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Rachel Wood, an English literature major from Hoover, Alabama, is one such student. Throughout her time at Murray State, Wood has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to her at the University, […]

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The exterior of the Susan E. Bauernfeind Wellness Center on Murray State's campus.

Murray State University offers exercise prescription course

MURRAY, Ky. — The department of applied health sciences at Murray State University is now offering an exercise prescriptive course, affording students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in the field of exercise science by developing individualized exercise programs for clients.

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus.

University Counseling Services at Murray State offers advice for finals week

MURRAY, Ky. — As students at Murray State University prepare for finals week, University Counseling Services is offering advice and resources to help students cope with the stress of another semester coming to a close. “It’s important to remember to eat, sleep and exercise during finals week,” said Dr. Angie Trzepacz, director of University Counseling Services. “If you […]

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Caleb Brannon and Elaina Barnett stand together outside.

Murray State University names Outstanding Seniors for December 2017 Commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — Caleb Brannon and Elaina Barnett have been named Murray State University’s Outstanding Seniors for fall 2017. Caleb Brannon is the son of Dr. Tony and Lisa Brannon from Puryear, Tennessee. He will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness with a crop production emphasis. The Dean’s List student holds a 3.95 cumulative grade point average […]

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An official photo of Mattie Jo Smith, who will be inducted to the 2018 Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame in February.

Murray State alumna to be inducted to Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

MURRAY, Ky. — Mattie Jo Smith, a Murray State University alumna and long-time educator from Benton, will be inducted into the 2018 Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame in February. Established in 2000 by Louie B. Nunn, former governor of Kentucky, the Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame annually recognizes P-12 educators throughout the state who have made a significant […]

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Students at Murray State University learned how to seek out opportunities upon graduation during a recent “meet the pros” alumni panel sponsored by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The panel consisted of the following alumni, pictured from left to right: Pat Summerville, ’72; David Schmoll, ’11; Ashley Ireland, ’05; and Chris Goodlett, ’95, ’98.

College of Humanities and Fine Arts holds alumni panel

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University learned how to seek out opportunities upon graduation during a recent “meet the pros” alumni panel sponsored by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The panel, titled “Professional Adventures of Alumni: What is Possible with Your Degree,” consisted of the following alumni: Pat Summerville, ’72; Chris Goodlett, ’95, ’98; […]

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