December, 2015

Recent Murray State University graduate awarded inaugural KYCEC Outstanding Service Award for autism efforts

MURRAY, Ky. – The Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children has awarded the Outstanding Service Award in the Field of Special Education to recent Murray State University graduate Ray Chumbler IV. The first of its kind given [...]

A profile of teacher leadership

Originally appeared on Not long ago, I hiked an inspiring trail in one of Kentucky’s beautiful state parks. The trail was steep, lush and green with scenic views of untouched forests, ancient hemlocks and jutting [...]

Murray State staff member awarded Administrative Person of the Year

MURRAY, Ky. — Tamela Darnell, a management consultant and administrative assistant for the Small Business Development Center at Murray State University, was named the Administrative Person of the Year by the Kentucky Small Business Administrative Center. [...]

Murray State SMACS chapter achieves commendable status

American Chemical Society recognizes accomplishments of the University’s department of chemistry MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s student chapter of the American Chemical Society (SMACS) has been selected as a Commendable chapter for its activities conducted [...]

Murray State literary faculty member named 2016 Pushcart Prize winner

MURRAY, Ky. —New Madrid contributor April Ford was named a 2016 Pushcart Prize winner for her short story “Project Fumarase.” As a result, New Madrid will join the list of distinguished presses featured in the official index [...]

Murray State 2016 Reading Series to feature prestigious visiting authors

Masters of Fine Arts Program to host on-campus readings  MURRAY, Ky. —The Murray State University Master of Fine Arts Program has announced its line-up of guest writers for its January 2016 Reading Series. Lawrence Welsh will [...]

The Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery presents Stories Exhibit

Who: Aad Berlin What: Exhibition of drawings and paintings by Aad Berlijn When: January 7 through February 12, 2016 Where: Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery, 6th Floor, Fine Arts Building, Murray State University Description: The Mary [...]

Murray State’s Department of Art & Design and the Clara M. Eagle Gallery present Likeness Exhibit

Who: Artist Theresa Pfarr What: The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and the Clara M. Eagle Gallery presents Likeness When: Dec. 14, 2015, through Feb. 12, 2016 Where: Clara M. Eagle Gallery Description: [...]

Murray State School of Nursing receives $20,000 in GENEX scholarships

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s School of Nursing and Health professions was recently awarded $20,000 in scholarship money. The nursing program was entered for the fourth annual GENEX Case Manager Scholarship Award Program that awards [...]

Murray Graduate Offered Opportunity to Teach Languages to Kids

MURRAY, Ky. —Recent Murray State modern languages graduate and Fun with Languages instructor Josh Chambers has been recruited to teach Spanish by Madisonville-North Hopkins High School. Chambers, a Murray native, Majored in Spanish education while attending [...]