Children’s Christmas Party

The MSU Staff Congress invites children of MSU Staff and Faculty to a special holiday party featuring free pictures with Santa, gift bags, crafts, coloring, refreshments, and games. Children can print their letters to Santa at www.murraystate.edu/staffcongress, and bring them to the party. Saturday, December 6, l:00-3:00 p.m. Curris Center Dance Lounge

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AEGD wooden toys on sale now

The Association of Engineering Graphics and Design’s (AEGD) annual wooden toy is finished and is on sale this afternoon at 4:30pm in IT121. Jeeps will be $25 each. Students have volunteered their time to be in the construction lab this afternoon to meet you and assist in picking out toys. Students are available this afternoon […]

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WKMS holiday programming schedule

The full schedule of holiday programming is online at wkms.org under Holidays Sound Good on WKMS. A beautiful November/December calendar showing the holiday programs, designed by Jim Bryant, Professor of Graphic Design at Murray State University, goes to listener-members by mail. WKMS broadcasts a continuous, comprehensive mix of news and music, including its 24 hour […]

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MSU alumna wins Illinois poetry award

The Illinois Center for the Book announced Whittney Sink Jones as the first-place winner of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award. Jones is a recent graduate of the low-residency M.F.A. in Creative Writing at Murray State University. In its 10th year, the Illinois Emerging Writers Competition, which gives out the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award, promotes creative […]

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Madisonville-North Hopkins retired educator honored for a lifetime of service

Each year, the Badgett Scholars Reception is held to recognize recipients of the J. Rogers Badgett Sr. Foundation Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships at Murray State University. A life-long educator from the Madisonville community, Robert (Bob) Adkins, was also honored at this annual event at the MSU Madisonville Regional Campus with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The […]

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64 Blue Letters portrays timeless aspects of high school

Constance Alexander’s new book, “64 Blue Letters,” is described as a “living high school yearbook.” Published by Old Seventy Creek Press, in Albany, Ky., the poetry collection features some typical personalities from high schools of every era: The head cheerleader; the kid with the highest IQ; the “jock” who is elected Most Popular but realizes, […]

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EDUCAUSE Presentation proposal accepted

Congratulations to Cassidy Palmer and David Jeffries who have been selected to present at the January EDUCAUSE Connect Conference in San Diego. EDUCAUSE is the flagship for higher education technical and teaching professionals in the world. This is the first time Murray State has had a proposal accepted for this event. Cassidy and David will […]

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Winners at Project Leadership 2014 announced

More than 350 students and their teachers from nine West Kentucky schools participated in the sixth annual Project Leadership Workshop at Murray State University Nov. 3. The schools were Ballard Memorial, Livingston County, Graves County, Hickman County, Dawson Springs Junior and Senior High, Marshall County, Calloway County, Reidland Middle, Fulton County ATC and the YMCA […]

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Roundabout U explores community service and working “9 to 5”

In the next episode of Roundabout U students rock the night away while raising money for a good cause. Murray State University demonstrates why it’s considered a veteran friendly campus. And art students and professors contribute their work to help raise money for future scholarships. Murray State students take service projects seriously. Each year Murray State’s […]

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