Pam Matlock receives education award

The Murray State University college of education announced the 2011 recipient of the Dr. Charles and Marlene Johnson Outstanding Education Award at the Harry M. Sparks Lecture on June 18. Pam Matlock, a lecturer in the department of adolescent, career and special education at MSU, was chosen for her outstanding service and teaching to the […]

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Teachers attend Kentucky Reading Project at MSU

Murray State University’s college of education was host to the Kentucky Reading Project’s (KRP) two-week summer institute. The project is a professional development initiative for Kentucky public school elementary teachers designed to improve student achievement and emphasize family involvement in literacy. KRP is a year-long, graduate level reading course consisting of a two-week summer institute, […]

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Muuka selected as Muskie Fellow Advisor

Dr. Gerry Muuka, associate dean of the Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University, has been selected as the official advisor for a participant in the Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program. Muskie Program contact, Karen Wrightsman, notified Muuka of his selection to advise Andriy Zinchuk. Zinchuck is the 2012 Business Administration Muskie Fellow, […]

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Pilgrim invention will aid farmers

Dr. Bob Pilgrim, associate professor of computer science at Murray State University, has invented an apparatus and a process that will enable farmers to better use herbicides on their crops. He is part of a group that has received a four-year grant of more than 850,000 pounds (sterling) to develop a global positioning system-linked computer-controlled […]

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Business professors selected to be journal editors

Two professors in the Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University have been selected for editor positions at academic research journals, one on economics research and the other on ethics research. Dr. Martin Milkman will become the editor of the Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research (JEEER). Dr. Murphy Smith will become the […]

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RBIC a sponsor of entrepreneurial contest

Murray State University’s Regional Business and Innovation Center (RBIC) was a sponsor of the inaugural Christian County EI2 Business Plan Competition earlier this month. The winner of the contest was announced at the Christian County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner. Business plan presentations were given to a panel of expert judges who chose three finalists. […]

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Alexis Love to compete in USA track and field Olympic trials

Track Town USA | Schedule | TV Schedule Murray State sprinter Alexis Love is ready to make her run to the London Summer Olympics when she competes in both the 100 and 200 meter events at the USA Olympic Trails (June 21-25/June 28-July 1) in Eugene, Ore., at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon. […]

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Patrick Newcomb claims second straight Kentucky Amateur Championship

Murray State’s Patrick Newcomb claimed his second straight Kentucky State Amateur Championship Thursday in the 101st playing of the event at the Cardinal Club in Simpsonville, Ky. Newcomb, from Benton, Ky., and a senior this fall for the Racers, carded scores of 68-67-71 for a 206 total (7-under-par) and produced a four-shot win. He was […]

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Inaugural Christian County EI2 Business Plan Competition winner announced

Christian County Cares 2015 announced the finalists and winner of the EI2 Business Plan Competition at the Christian County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner held Thursday, June 7. The winning business plan was selected from fifteen initial registrants and three finalists, who gave investor presentations on May 15 to a panel of expert judges. Tangy […]

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College and Career Summit, strategies for preparing students for post-graduation

Murray State University’s college of education (COE) hosted the first College and Career Readiness Summit for the area on June 13 in Alexander Hall on the Murray State University campus. Attendees numbered 254 from the school districts of Ballard, Calloway, Caldwell, Crittenden, Christian, Fulton County, Fulton Independent, Graves, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McLean, […]

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