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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Groundbreaking for new MSU Paducah campus is May 31

A formal groundbreaking for the new Murray State University Paducah campus will take place on at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at the Barkley Woods property off I-24 in Paducah, Ky. (Access off Audubon Drive.) Dr. Randy J. Dunn, MSU president, and Paducah dignitaries will be on hand for this historic MSU event. Currently, Murray’s […]

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WKMS live from LowerTown Arts and Music Festival

Murray State’s listener supported public radio service 91.3 WKMS presents a special live broadcast from the Main Stage of Paducah’s LowerTown Arts and Music Festival on Friday, May 18, at 7 p.m. WKMS Program Director and Beyond the Edge host Tracy Ross emcees the live broadcast preempting World Café and House Blend. This marks the […]

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Social Media Consulting – ResponderLink

Looking for some social media whiz kids? During this spring semester, Jacob Edwards, Jimmie Martin, Jacinta Scruggs and Ryan Sears developed a plan with social media that could be used by the ResponderLink product. ResponderLink was developed by Dr. Michael Bowman and his colleagues in Murray State University’s Telecommunications System Management program. The product enables […]

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2012 Pre-Retirement Education Programs (PREP) hosted by Kentucky Retirement Systems (KRS)

KERS is launching a training session called the Pre-Retirement Education Program. These classes will be held at the West Kentucky Community & Technical College in Paducah on Thursday, August 9, 2012. This is an all day, comprehensive retirement education program that explains your KERS benefits and will help you make important decisions about your retirement. […]

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Wellness Center closed May 21-29

The Murray State Wellness Center will be closed from noon on May 21 through the 29 for refinishing of all wooden floors in the building. It is necessary for the majority of the fumes to be gone before patrons and staff can be allowed back in. Thanks for your understanding of this wellness issue!

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