Owensboro-Daviess County Alumni Association first to use innovative recruitment program

Members of the Murray State University community should be on the lookout for some special visitors to the campus on Thursday, Nov. 13. High school students from Owensboro-Daviess County, Ky., will make the inaugural visit through the new “Kids on Campus” program, a new recruitment project launched by the MSU Alumni Association. While in Murray, […]

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Murray students to host “Stand Up for a Cause” to benefit CASA

Students in the youth and nonprofit leadership program (YNL) at Murray State University will host a night of comedy, art, poetry and music, “Stand Up for a Cause,” on Monday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Stables, located on the first floor of the Curris Center on campus. The event is part of a […]

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RYLA students honored at football game

Murray State University will honor a special group at Saturday’s football game. At halftime of the contest between the Racers and the Eastern Illinois Panthers, student participants in MSU’s Regional Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) will step forward to receive their welcome and recognition. Before being recognized at the football game, the students and their parents […]

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Graduate students present MAED teacher leader capstone projects

The college of education hosted a capstone presentation for the December 2013 graduates of the M.A. in education teacher leader program on Friday, Nov. 1. Fourteen graduate students presented two research projects designed to improve the learning or climate in their own school or district. “The teacher leader master’s degree capstone experiences are developed collaboratively […]

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Murray State dean selected as national ACTE award finalist

Dr. Tony Brannon, dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University received the 2014 Region II Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Outstanding Career and Technical Educator award after having been selected as the Kentucky state winner last year. Region II includes Alabama, Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, […]

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MSU set to launch a map-based alumni directory

The Murray State University Alumni Association announced Tuesday that it is launching a new map-based alumni, IntroMaps. The program is exclusively available to MSU alumni, faculty, staff, trustees and board members. The IntroMaps program is a visual representation of the MSU Alumni Directory and offered specifically to alumni to provide networking connections. Alumni will be […]

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MSU students leading Happy Feet shoe drive to benefit community medical clinic

Students from the youth and nonprofit leadership (YNL) program at Murray State University will be hosting a Happy Feet shoe drive on Monday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to noon. The event will be in front of Carr Health Building on campus. Shoes are being collected for Angels Attic, a local nonprofit thrift shop that […]

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Murray State presents 2013 Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus award

Murray State University presented the 2013 Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus award to Andrew Stokes during Homecoming Weekend 2013. To be eligible for the award, recipients must have graduated from an MSU agriculture program at least 10 years prior to being chosen. Selection criteria also considered includes an individual’s contribution to the university, agriculture in general […]

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Murray State News a top-10 student newspaper

The Murray State News was named one of the top 10 students newspapers in the country in a competition at the 92nd annual National College Media Convention in New Orleans in October. The student newspaper won third place in the four-year weekly category of the Associated Collegiate Press Best of Show competition. Finishing first and […]

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Loretta Daniel speaks at Delta Grassroots conference

Loretta Daniel, director of the Regional Business and Innovation Center (RBIC) at Murray State University, was an invited speaker at the Delta Grassroots Caucus Conference in Memphis, Tenn., Oct 17-18. The conference on “Jobs, Nutrition and the Farm Bill, & Health Care” drew about 150 people from the Delta Region states — Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, […]

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