Category: Features

Murray State Phi Kappa Phi chapter installs 77 new inductees

Murray State University’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted 77 new members during a ceremony held April 20 in the Wrather Museum auditorium on campus. Phi Kappa Phi is the highest academic honor society at Murray State. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students […]

Murray State agriculture students win at 2017 NACTA conference

Students from the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture won multiple contests at the 2017 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Student Judging Conference hosted by Kansas State University.   At the conference held April 6–8 in Manhattan, Kansas, MSU Agribusiness Club students participated in five contests: ag communications, agribusiness, computer applications, […]

Spring 2017 graduate, Dean Charles Anthony II, credits Murray State for receiving endless opportunities and being pushed out of comfort zone

Within a student’s undergraduate career, he or she has a finite amount of time to discover one’s passion. For senior Murray State University student, Dean Charles Anthony II, the blue and gold offered endless opportunities and helped the out-of-state student feel at home.   Originally from Lithonia, Georgia, Anthony has a major in political science […]

Murray State University chemistry professors are awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Murray State University Department of Chemistry Associate Professors Dr. Kevin Miller and Dr. Daniel Johnson have been awarded a $233,931 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study conductive materials and electroactive technologies.   The grant is sponsored by the NSF Division of Materials Research and is part of the Research in Undergraduate Institutions […]

Dr. Mark Arant named Murray State University Provost

Following an extensive national search, Murray State University President Bob Davies has announced that Dr. Mark Arant will be the next provost and vice president for academic affairs, pending approval by the University’s Board of Regents. “Mark is an accomplished scholar and educational leader with a proven track record in strategic planning, enrollment growth and […]

Murray State University Language Showcase

The Murray State University department of modern languages hosted its annual Murray State Language Showcase on March 16. The event brought 10 schools and more than 350 participants to the Murray State campus for an opportunity to demonstrate their expertise in their language of study. The Language Showcase offered a fun and competitive atmosphere conducive […]

Murray State University’s CTSM and CFSB to host security conference

Patterns of Distinction – Security Matters will be held on April 27, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Murray State University. The annual conference in the Curris Center highlights the importance of security in small businesses. The Center for Telecommunications Systems Management (CTSM) and Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) are co-hosting the conference. […]