Fitzgeralds’ estate gift paves the way for students to obtain a higher education

Education was a firm foundation and family tradition for the Grant and Fitzgerald families. Coming from simple beginnings, where hard work and dedication were instilled at a young age, Kelly and Frances Grant Fitzgerald greatly valued the educations they received, leading them to establish the Kelly Ralls and Frances Grant Fitzgerald Scholarship through a planned […]

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Online M.B.A. in MSU college of business recognized for excellence

Affordable Colleges Foundation and SuperScholar have singled out Murray State University for the overall excellence of its online M.B.A. program. Affordable Colleges Foundation examined online M.B.A. programs with the best combination of quality, cost and student support, and collected and analyzed data from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and also Murray State’s […]

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Campus climate survey measures acceptance and sense of community at MSU

In January 2014, 592 Murray State University (MSU) students participated in a survey measuring the perceptions of campus and its overall sense of community. Initiated by the President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion (PCDI), the online survey was emailed to every member of the faculty and staff, as well as all MSU students. Completing surveys […]

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Murray State’s Morgan Parisek wins the 2014 Farnam All-Around Amateur Award

Murray State University’s Morgan Parisek was named the 2014 Farnam All-Around Amateur Winner in November at the 2014 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Championship Show. The AQHA World Show is for American Quarter Horse owners and exhibitors around the world. They must qualify by earning a predetermined number of points to compete in each […]

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Meredith Morris named a 2015 NICHE Awards Finalist

Artist Meredith Morris of Murray State University has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 NICHE Awards for the pieces entitled Unfold and Confined in the Ceramics: Sculptural and Ceramics: Sculpture categories. Only 75 entries out of more than 500 submissions were named as finalists in this year’s competition. The awards program is sponsored […]

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Murray State students do well in science research competition

The Kentucky Academy of Science celebrated its 100th anniversary at the Centennial meeting Nov. 14-16 at the Lexington (Ky.) Convention Center. Since 1914, the Kentucky Academy of Science has provided venues for Kentucky’s scientists and student scientists to share their research. More than 800 scientists and students attended the 2014 annual meeting, and hundreds of […]

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Still time for Year End Contributions

The Office of Development plans to close the calendar year 2014 gift records on January 16, 2015.  To ensure that gifts intended for 2014 are credited properly and that donors can indeed claim them for 2014, please check throughout your department and hand deliver any gift checks, and all documentation received with them (i.e. the […]

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Two MSU alums compete for $100,000 on new television series

Jessica Brown and Craig Bayens, two Murray State University alumni, will showcase their design and craftsmanship skills on the premiere of Framework tonight, Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 9 p.m. (Central Time) on SPIKE television. The new competition series, focused around the creation of custom furniture pieces, is promised to “change the way people look at […]

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