Paducah Regional Campus grand opening is Jan. 7

Murray State University began the journey to a new Paducah Regional Campus with a visit from Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear at a groundbreaking ceremony in June 2012 to mark the beginning of a second satellite campus that Murray State would build from the ground up. Like the university’s regional campus in Hopkinsville, Paducah is now […]

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City of Murray and MSU eye changes to 16th street to address traffic/pedestrian problems

Caution signs at crosswalks address a growing issue in Murray:  traffic and pedestrians using 16th Street.  Murray State’s Chief Facilities Officer and Director of Facilities Design and Construction Kim Oatman presented a study of the situation to the Board of Regents at its most recent meeting. We learn more about it with Kate Lochte’s recent […]

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Gov. Perry to headline Kentucky GOP event

From CBS Dallas-Fort Worth http://bit.ly/1bzsF1d Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit the home turf of a potential presidential rival to headline a fundraiser that’s part of a strong push by Kentucky Republicans to flip control of the state House in their favor in 2014. Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, will speak at the […]

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Miller reflects on MSU’s past year; eyes 2014 goals

From Murray Ledger & Times As 2013 draws to a close, Dr. Tim Miller says he has done his best in his short time as Murray State University’s interim president to reach out to the region to increase enrollment and improve the university’s financial standing. Miller was hired by the MSU Board of Regents in […]

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MSU college of business helps local schools win in the Stock Market Game

A student team from Ashley Fritsche’s business class at Calloway County High School has won first place in “The Stock Market Game,” sponsored by the Kentucky Council on Economic Education. Fritsche also had teams that finished fourth, sixth and eighth in Kentucky in the competition to build the biggest portfolio by investing virtual money. The […]

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A semester in Regensburg with Bill Mulligan

The Regensburg program, set up through Murray State University and Universität Regensburg, is a great way for students to take their education to the next level. One of Murray State University’s professors, Dr. Bill Mulligan, is doing his best to ensure these students learn all they can while in Germany. Mulligan, a professor of history, […]

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Gilman Scholarship recipient to study in South Africa next semester

Getting to see the world is something most people only dream about, but for Murray State University sophomore Trent Fenwick this dream is about to become reality. Fenwick received the Gilman Scholarship, which is given to undergraduate students who need financial assistance to be able to study or internship abroad. This scholarship is not handed […]

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MSU freshman places high in national FFA competition

Rachel Ross, a freshman at Murray State University, placed fifth in the nation in the FFA (Future Farmers of America) National Job Interview Career Development Event (CDE) at the 86th National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Ky. The job interview CDE is a competitive event that tests students’ ability to perform effectively throughout the […]

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MSU receives CPE Improving Educator Quality Grant

The Council on Postsecondary Education awarded federal grant funds to improve P-12 educator quality through professional development programs at its mid-November meeting. The Improving Educator Quality (IEQ) grants, totaling $839,000, were awarded to four lead institutions — Murray State University the University of Kentucky, Northern Kentucky University, Morehead State University and Murray State University. This […]

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Campus Lights is Jan. 23 – 26

Join us for “Anything Goes” the 77th Annual Production of Campus Lights featuring music and lyrics by Cole Porter! This Tony-Award Winning musical is a fun, upbeat classic that’s great for the entire family! Produced and performed entirely by MSU students, join us in Lovett Auditorium to raise money for Murray State Music Scholarships! Videos […]

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