New college head announced for Regents College

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  Professor Mickey Miller, Lecturer, organizational communication, has been selected as the new College Head of Regents College for Fall 2017. He replaces Professor Squire Babcock who is retiring from the position. Professor Miller has been at Murray State University since 2005. He has a distinguished record of teaching, advising, service and student involvement.   […]

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Staff Congress candidates announced

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Staff Congress candidates announced The following staff have filed to run in this year’s Staff Congress election: Group A—secretarial/clerical (two will be elected) Marion Hale, Journalism and Mass Communications Trish  Lofton, Curris Center Administration Office Laura Lohr, University Libraries Group B—general/Facilities Management (two will be elected) Mark Prusaczyk, Facilities Management write ins will be accepted […]

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

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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. […]

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Murray State agriculture students win at 2017 NACTA Judging Conference

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

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Fair Labor Standards Act, updated as of April 20,2017

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In May 2016, the Department of Labor revised the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requiring organizations to review position classifications to determine overtime eligibility. At that time, Human Resources completed a review of exempt-level positions and classified each position according to the FLSA requirements. Based on the final determination some positions were reclassified and became […]

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Signs and symptoms of distress

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This time of year can be stressful for many students, faculty and staff. Please look out for any individuals who seem to be having difficulty coping and who may benefit from meeting with a counselor. Following are some signs that an individual needs help, as well as some suggestions for how to refer them for […]

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Mission Statement review

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We value input from you regarding the proposed revisions to the University Mission Statement.  The Murray State Board of Regents directed the president to initiate a process to review the University Mission Statement with a team of faculty, staff and students.  That team has drafted a revised Mission Statement and it is located at http://www.murraystate.edu/headermenu/administration/PresidentsOffice/statementreview.aspx.  […]

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Summer class registration now open

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There’s no better opportunity than now to enroll in summer classes! Summer courses offer convenience, flexibility and the ability for students to reduce their workload for future semesters. Explore new opportunities at Murray State this summer! Summer course registration is now open. What are the advantages of summer courses? • Get Ahead, Stay Ahead. Enroll […]

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TSM case study team wins national competition

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The Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) case study team from Murray State University won the 2017 ITERA National Case Study Competition in Nashville, Tennessee on April 8, 2017. The team competed against many universities from across the country.   Teams of students were required to solve a hypothetical, but realistic, telecommunications problem at the annual competition. […]

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