Murray State names Outstanding Seniors for Fall 2012

The Outstanding Seniors at Murray State University for the Fall 2012 Commencement have been announced. Alyssa Brooke Cecil and William Cole Hackett were selected for the honor. Alyssa, the daughter of Tom and Michelle Cecil of Buckner, Ky., will receive a bachelor?s degree in business with an area in accounting in December. A Dean?s List […]

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Roundabout U explores the world of theatre in upcoming segment

Murray State University has many unique departments on campus, but Roundabout U is giving one a special nod in the upcoming episode — the theatre department. Roundabout U co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark catch up with members of the theatre department, including those who have already moved on and made it big. Anyone interested in wardrobe for […]

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Murray State University to receive Safe Community designation

 The National Safety Council will present a Safe Community designation to Murray State University on Friday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 a.m. during the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce breakfast, held on campus. Murray State is the third academic institution, the first public university and the 22nd organization in the U.S. to receive the designation that recognizes […]

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Murray State faculty incorporating Shakespeare in K-12 regional schools

Every university prides itself on key factors that allow it to stand out such as academics and athletics. One of the main aspects of Murray State University is emphasizing the importance of creating partnerships between MSU faculty and K-12 regional teachers. Recently, MSU faculty members have brought their expertise and knowledge of Shakespeare to K-12 […]

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Murray students take opera on the road to Union and Graves counties

The first Monday after Thanksgiving is a difficult day to stay motivated. Just a few weeks left, and finals are near. And for some Murray State University students, the day after break started much earlier than normal. Members of the cast and crew for the MSU music department’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute arrived on campus […]

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MSU nursing students present health care findings at educational event

The Murray State University School of Nursing and Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Activity (URSA) sponsored an educational event called Evidence Based Best Practices in Clinical Healthcare in the Curris Center. This session focused on understanding MSU undergraduate nursing student scholarly projects, which seek to influence change in the discipline of nursing. The event began with […]

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GetConnected website introduced

New avenue for community organizations to connect to volunteers Before a crowd of almost 100, a newcomer to Murray State University made a big announcement. Murray State is the first university in the nation to sponsor the website GetConnected, a platform for community organizations to connect to their volunteers. John Kelly, head of Galaxy Digital’s […]

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Roundabout U crew explores the world on campus

Show co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark of Murray State University’s Roundabout U explore the world in the current episode Carter and Clark highlight the recent International Education Week on Murray State’s campus with a tour of the International Bazaar, featuring countries from around the globe. They also catch up with a few professors who are no strangers […]

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MSU student completes YNL internship in India

This past summer Murray State University senior Andrea Waeckerle completed an internship with a nonprofit organization called Project Rescue in India. Waeckerle, an organizational communications major from St. Louis, Mo., discovered the internship while reading a book. Beyond the Soiled Curtaingives the background behind, and current status of, Project Rescue, a Christian mission founded in 1997 […]

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K12CONNECT program creates partnership with local school districts and MSU

Dr. Randy Dunn, Murray State University president, initiated an educational program called K12CONNECT in 2011 to enhance, enrich and expand the multiple partnerships with regional school districts and MSU. The program promotes mutual relationships between student teachers and students, interns and faculty mentors, and develops projects that will prepare K-12 students for postsecondary education. The […]

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