Saudi students to establish Islamic center at Murray State University

(Editor’s note: The center is located off campus on Coldwater Rd. in Murray.) Saudi students at Murray State University in Kentucky have received a license to establish an Islamic center where they can organize cultural and social programs along with observing religious rites. Saudi students had been performing their prayers and Iftar in a rented […]

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Roundabout U — spending time in LBL

Roundabout U finds co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark, taking to the wilderness in the upcoming “rewind” episode. The duo spent time in the Land Between the Lakes (LBL) recreation area — a popular destination for locals and tourists from across the country. A family-friendly area, LBL offers wildlife viewing and plenty of nature activities. […]

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Murray State ranked #1 nationally for its financial aid packages

U.S.News recognizes MSU as top school for providing undergraduate students merit awards  A hallmark of Murray State University’s accessibility to students is its affordability and it robust financial aid/scholarship program. U.S.News just released its “Short List” of rankings that finds Murray State at the top of the 10 schools where merit aid awards are most […]

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Scholarship established in memory of Thomas McGurk, MSU student-athlete

A scholarship has been established at Murray State University in memory of the late Thomas McGurk, who was a freshman at Murray State at the time of his death. The 18-year-old student from Medina, Ohio, was attending school through a baseball scholarship when a traffic accident claimed his life in October 2010. His parents, Scott […]

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Wright selected for Teachaplooza

Leigh L. Wright, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications at Murray State University, recently attended Poynter’s Teachaplooza in St. Petersburg, Fla. Wright was one of 63 journalism educators selected for the three-day seminar at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Participants learned how to teach with the latest tools in social media, multimedia, graphics, […]

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Fundraising workshop hosted by MSU regional outreach

Murray State University’s office of regional outreach celebrated a unique graduation Tuesday. Twenty community group and nonprofit leaders joined forces for two days in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center to better equip themselves with fundraising tools. At the end of the workshop, each participant left with new alumni status from The Fundraising School […]

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MSU master’s degree graduate to present at World Stroke Congress in Brazil

Amy Agyeman Edmunds, a graduate of Murray State University, will be presenting her research on stroke in young adults at the World Stroke Congress in Brasilia, Brazil, in October. Edmunds earned her M.A. in organizational communication at MSU in 2005. Dr. Lou Davidson Tillson, professor in the MSU department of organizational communication, directed Edmund’s thesis […]

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Murray State University reports on West Kentucky AgBioworks activities

AgBioworks a key initiative of MSU’s “Innovation for Impact” imperative  Murray State University hosted a meeting Thursday, July 12, to provide information on the activities of West Kentucky AgBioworks (WKABW) and to release the West Kentucky Bio-Energy Commercialization Opportunity Report. Held in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center, the luncheon and program began with […]

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Roundabout U marks its 200th episode

In an episode airing through July 14, co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark, celebrate the 200th episode of Murray State University’s Roundabout U. The duo take a look back at the show from its beginning. This episode also looks at how social media has helped the show connect with its audience and what the future […]

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Foster care and adoption fair to be held at Owensboro Christian Church

“Connect, Celebrate and Explore: A Foster Care and Adoption Fair” is set for Saturday, July 28, according to Caroline Crump, director of the Training Resource Center in Murray State University’s Center for Continuing Education and Academic Outreach. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Owensboro Christian Church. Anyone who […]

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