Summer hours for MSU employees begin Monday, June 4

Effective Monday, June 4, 2012 through Friday, July 27, 2012, the University will operate on a 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. schedule. This change will affect those employees who are currently scheduled to work from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Other operations will not be affected by this schedule change.

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“Writing for the Fun of It” Young Authors Camp is June 4-8

The MSU English department and the National Writing Project will hold a day camp for young authors June 4-8, 2012. The camp is part of the Summer Youth Program from the Center for Continuing Education and Academic Outreach. The goal of the camp is for participants to learn to enjoy writing. Young authors will practice […]

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Dunn is special guest on Bill Goodman’s One to One

Dr. Randy Dunn, Murray State University president, is Bill Goodman’s guest on the next episode of KET’s One to One. Dunn discusses the latest news from the university, including the K12 Connect initiative and the state of higher education. In April, Dunn led roundtable discussions at the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges […]

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BB&T check presentation

Heidi Shultz, senior vice president for BB&T Bank in Murray, presents a check to Dr. Tim Todd, dean of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University. The check was part of the $l-million donation to the college. Also shown is Dr. Bob Jackson (left), the associate vice president for development and […]

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Roundabout U on campus for the “big day”

The next Roundabout U finds co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark on Murray State University’s campus for the “big day” that students look forward to — Commencement. Carter and Clark head to the CFSB Center for Murray State’s annual Spring Commencement. Also in line with graduation, the Roundabout crew joins graduating seniors for the Senior […]

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Youth and Nonprofit Leadership students receive scholarship awards

Shelley Crawford and Ashanti Wilson are the latest Murray State University recipients of the NexGen Leaders Program Scholarship provided by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. NextGen, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is designed to help a racially and ethnically diverse group of students with demonstrated leadership potential complete their Youth and Nonprofit Leadership (YNL) certification […]

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Sounds of the Silver Screen returns to WKMS

WKMS Producer David Weatherly begins a new season of Sounds of the Silver Screen on WKMS Sunday, June 3 at 7 p.m. Weatherly’s fascination with cinematic soundtracks has led him to continue creating Sounds of the Silver Screen for WKMS during summertime months. The new season airs Sundays in June and July. The theme for […]

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ACT Prep Workshop set on campus for June 2

To help high school juniors and seniors who are preparing for the ACT, Murray State University has planned an ACT Prep Workshop for Saturday, June 2. The workshop is designed to give students an effective and affordable way to prepare for the ACT. Course topics include what to expect, parts of the test, understanding scoring, […]

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Listeners Reach WKMS Spring Fundraiser Goal

Dedicated listeners and underwriters met the WKMS spring fundraiser goal of $130,000 in community support in early May. WKMS-FM is the listener supported public media service of Murray State University, serving southernmost Illinois, northwest Tennessee, and western Kentucky. Individual contributions and matching grants go to the WKMS budget for programming, transmission, and related expenses for […]

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Where Do You Blue and GOld? back for a third exciting year

Where Do You Blue and GOld? is back for another year, and we’re excited about seeing all you Racers out and about around the globe! Go to the Where Do You Blue and GOld? blog to enter your picture in our photo contest. Weekly winners will be posted. This is our third year and we […]

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