September, 2013

Event makes stand against violence, sexual assault

From The Murray State News For the 21st consecutive year, Murray State and the community surrounding the University will come together to take a stand against domestic violence. Take Back the Night, an annual event sponsored [...]

Preserving Our Voices with WKMS

Murray State’s educational public radio service 91.3 WKMS is providing opportunities for audio recordings like the national Story Corps project. The station is partnering with public libraries which are making space available for people to come [...]

MSU Hutson School of Agriculture to host 10th annual Fall on the Farm

The 10th annual Fall on the Farm will be hosted Oct. 2-5 by Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture’s Agriculture Leadership Council. Two days — Wednesday, Oct. 2 through Friday, Oct. 4 — will be [...]

Band hits perfect note

Halftime at Racer football games is more than a time to refill snacks and hit the bathroom. It’s a chance for spectators to see the entertaining and unconventional school marching band in action. The Murray State [...]

Murray State student earns highest scouting award

Casey Blankenship, a freshman at Murray State University, recently received the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can receive, through the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois Blankenship is from Carterville, Ill., and [...]

PSC co-hosting regional telecommunications summit

Oct. 9 event at Murray State University features national experts The chief economist of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is among several national experts on the program for a regional conference on the telecommunications industry next [...]

50 years of partnership between MSU and LBL recognized

Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area is a unique place and is right in Murray State University’s backyard. MSU is fortunate to have an established relationship with LBL that benefits not only the university, [...]

Fighting hunger one backpack at a time

Many think the United States is the land of plenty, but in reality one out of every six people are suffering from hunger every day. Feeding America, a nonprofit organization, has many different programs to help [...]

Murray State receives U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award

Junior Achievement (JA) of West Kentucky presented a national award to Murray State University for volunteer service during the 2012-13 school year. MSU was awarded with the United States President’s Volunteer Service Award, a national honor [...]

Education faculty member receives prestigious endowed professorship

Dr. Cory Brown, assistant professor in the department of early childhood and elementary education at Murray State University, has been selected to receive the Ashland Inc. Endowed Professorship in the College of Education. The Ashland Inc. [...]