Development

Erie Insurance funds OSH Scholarship

Town & Gown would like to thank our new partner, Tigrett-Pennington and Willis Insurance, for assisting with providing funding for the Erie Insurance’s OSH Scholarship that will benefit a student within the Occupational Safety and Health [...]

Save the Date – Leadership Launch Conference for Women

Murray State University will host the next Leadership Launch Conference on February 22, 2017 in Murray at the Curris Center. It will again be presented by Leadership Women of Dallas, Texas, and the event will feature [...]

Town & Gown Tailgate Party

The MSU Town & Gown Program hosted its partners at a Tailgate Party sponsored by one of our partners, the Murray Ledger & Times. Guests and their families enjoyed good food, a visit from Dunker and [...]

Celebrating the Holidays

The Murray State University Town & Gown Partnership hosted a Holiday Open House at Oakhurst, the home of President Bob and Cindy Davies. Members of the Murray community and MSU faculty and staff enjoyed a wonderful [...]

The 2016 Kenneth M. and Elizabeth L. Wells Music Lecture

On October 24, 2016, the Department of Music and the Town & Gown Partnership sponsored the Kenneth M. and Elizabeth L. Wells Music Lecture and reception featuring guest speaker Omar Thomas. Thomas is an award-winning composer [...]

College of Humanities and Fine Arts to honor alumnus W. Earl Brown as part of A Taste of the Arts event

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University, in conjunction with the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and the office of development, will host the eighth annual A Taste of the Arts Dinner and Auction event on [...]

Family legacy, support for Murray State University continues at Frances E. Miller Memorial Golf Course

MURRAY, Ky. — A family with close to 40 years of support for Murray State University was recently recognized on September 14 for their continuous generosity. University officials and special guests attended a gift celebration at [...]

Hollis C. Franklin Hall opens at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — The official ribbon cutting ceremony may have taken place on Sept. 8, but the grandeur of Hollis C. Franklin Hall is already well known across the Murray State University campus. “I love H.C. [...]

W.K. Kellogg Foundation matches gift to the Giving Back Endowment

MURRAY, Ky. — The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has matched the gifts of Dr. Robert and Patricia Long to the Murray State University Foundation for the Giving Back Endowment in the College of Education and Human Services. [...]

Foley family establishes Funds for Excellence at Murray State University

      MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University retired professor, Dr. Sally DuFord-Foley, and her husband, retired Calloway County Middle School teacher, David Foley, recently made generous initial donations of $5,000 each to establish Funds [...]