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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Navan selected as new board member for SENG

Dr. Joy Navan, professor emeritus at Murray State University, was selected as a new board member for SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted). The announcement was made during the SENG August board of directors meeting. Navan is the director of the Center for Gifted Studies housed in the MSU college of education. She also […]

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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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Strieter History Faculty Research Award established

An award fund designed to aid faculty members in the Murray State University department of history pursue research and writing has been established by Dr. Terry Strieter and his wife, Sara Fineman Strieter. Named The Sara and Terry Strieter History Faculty Research Award, this initiative will have a significant impact on the ability of faculty […]

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Bull Blowout in Murray Oct. 7-8, fun for all ages

The Bull Blowout is bringing its action, excitement and fun to Murray again on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8. The event will take place in the William “Bill” Cherry Agricultural Exposition Center at Murray State University, starting nightly at 8 p.m. Featured events will include bull riding and barrel racing. There will also be activities […]

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