Murray State University teacher education program receives continued accreditation by state board

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MURRAY, Ky. — On Aug. 21, Kentucky’s Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) met in Frankfort to consider state reaccreditation of the unit-wide educator preparation program at Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services. Unanimously, the board voted to reaccredit the college’s 92 individual education programs, marking no areas for improvement.   This achievement follows […]

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Murray State University receives funding from Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

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MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently received federal funding from the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program to support undergraduate students from first-generation or low-income families, as well as students from underrepresented groups, interested in pursuing graduate degrees with Ph.D. tracks.   The current iteration of the McNair program at Murray State, which accepts 29 students […]

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Division of Student Affairs welcomes Lampe and Newbern

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The Division of Student Affairs at Murray State University would like to welcome Meghan Lampe and Kim Newbern to the division’s leadership team.   Meghan C. Lampe is coordinator for LGBT programming at Murray State, working to support the LGBT student, staff and faculty community by providing services and educational programs to foster a campus […]

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Murray State Reading Series welcomes Kathleen Driskell

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On Thursday, Sept. 21, the department of English and philosophy at Murray State will host the first visiting writer of the 2017-18 Reading Series, featuring Poet Kathleen Driskell.   Driskell is a published poet and serves as both professor and associate program director for Spalding University’s low-residency MFA program in writing. Her collections of poetry […]

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Music students attend Nashville Symphony concert

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Dr. John Dressler, music professor at Murray State University, escorted 11 students from recent sections of his music in film course to the Nashville Symphony Sept. 9 to see and hear John Williams guest conduct the orchestra. The performance featured excerpts from Williams’ compositions for famous film scores, such as “Harry Potter,” “Star Wars” and […]

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Chemistry faculty and students represent Murray State at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting

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Murray State faculty members Drs. Sebastian Jezowski, Bommanna Loganathan, Kevin Miller and Bikram Subedi recently attended the 254th Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Dr. Jezowski, Assistant Professor of Chemistry presented a paper entitled “Unlocking the electronic genome of halogenated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons with undergraduate students” Student coauthors were Alex Thome and Jill […]

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