Murray Shakespeare Festival to take place March 2-10

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Murray State University will host the 17th annual Murray Shakespeare Festival March 2–10 with a variety of special events, programs and performances, including those led by the renowned American Shakespeare Center of Staunton, Va.   Romeo and Juliet will be performed three times by the cast along with one performance of Shakespeare’s comedy, “The Two […]

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HR presents: Performance management and the annual appraisal training for managers and supervisory personnel

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The training session will focus on the importance of performance appraisals for Murray State University and its employees, what the manager’s role is and how the manager can prepare effectively for an employee’s performance appraisal.  The evaluation period i​s​ March 1, 2016 through February 28, 2017.   Please register to join us on one of the following […]

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Murray State MFA alum wins prestigious Georgia Poetry Prize

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— from University of Georgia Press   The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce that Christopher Collins is the winner of the 2017 Georgia Poetry Prize. In partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia State University, and the University of Georgia, the University of Georgia Press established the Georgia Poetry Prize in […]

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JMC professor selected as fellow for leadership academy

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Dr. Melony Shemberger, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications, has been selected as a fellow for the Scripps Howard Academic Leadership Academy, June 11-14 at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. The Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU partners with the Scripps Howard Foundation each year to host 12 to 15 participants in […]

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iwis donates electric car to Murray State Institute of Engineering

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iwis motorsysteme recently donated an electric car to Murray State University’s Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology’s Institute of Engineering. The car is intended to be a showpiece to promote the iwis/Murray State partnership and help foster student research, experiential learning and other education and enrichment opportunities.

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​Murray State University receives $130,000 grant to promote career and technical education

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The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University was recently awarded a $130,000 grant for a project entitled “Mathematics in the Context of Career and Technical Education.” These funds are provided by Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education and made possible by the U. S. Department of Education’s “Improving Teacher Quality Grant,” issued […]

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Phi Kappa Phi book drive

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The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Murray State has organized a book drive to collect children’s books. The book drive is ongoing through April. Anyone is welcome to donate new or gently used children’s books. A collection box is located in Waterfield Library. Other locations include these faculty offices: Dr. Melony Shemberger, 121-B […]

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Complete the National Survey of Student Engagement

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Attention Freshmen and Seniors! Your opinion matters!   Please take 15 minutes to complete the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). Your feedback will help make Murray State University even better.   Personalized survey invitation links will be sent to your @murraystate.edu email, beginning on Tuesday, February 14.   Students who complete the NSSE by […]

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