Students of Sociology (SoS) Club makes donations

The SoS club is very active in fundraising for campus and community organizations. This semester, students participated in Tent City to raise funds. They donated $100 to Striving towards a Noble Destiny (STAND), a student-run mentoring program; and $100 to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), a local non-profit organization centered on timely and safe placement of […]

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Collection of negatives from 1938-46 donated by Wells Studio to Murray State

Jill Celaya, owner of Wells Studio in Mayfield, Ky., has donated 300,000 photographic negatives to Murray State University that were taken by studio founder Kenneth Wells. The negatives, which cover the years 1938-79, offer a rare glimpse into earlier days at the university and the region surrounding it. Kenneth Wells established the studio in 1939, […]

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Web Management to launch responsive redesign in January

In January, visitors to www.murraystate.edu will be greeted by a new, responsive design. The web management department including Charley Allen, web manager, and Daniel Fukuhara, web specialist, have been working on the design and responsive conversion of the website, alongside the implementation of a new content management system (CMS) called OU Campus, since August. The […]

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Office of the Provost Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Alyx Shultz, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences Dr. Alyx Shultz, Assistant Professor in Agricultural Science, earned her Bachelor’s degree at Iowa State University and Master’s and Doctoral degrees at Texas Tech University. Murray State University welcomed Dr. Shultz as a Hutson School of Agriculture faculty member five years ago. Dr. Shultz teaches Contemporary Issues […]

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December 2014 Commencement to be celebrated at Murray State University

Murray State University’s December 2014 Commencement ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, in the CFSB Center, and will begin with the Presentation of Colors by the Paducah Tilghman High School NJRTC Color Guard. There are 873 degree candidates for winter graduation — 592 undergraduate and 281 graduate candidates. The Processional […]

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Murray State names Outstanding Seniors for December 2014

The Outstanding Seniors at Murray State University for the December 2014 Commencement are Benjamin Ray Linzy and Danielle Geier. Danielle, the daughter of Phillip and Holly-Anne Geier of Morton, Ill., will receive a bachelor of arts degree in secondary English education. A Dean’s List student, Geier has a 3.84 grade point average on a 4.0 […]

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Scholarship in memory of former Murray State student to be awarded

The Shelby Theiss Memorial Scholarship was established at Murray State University in March 2014 in memory of Shelby Caitlin Theiss by family and friends. Through generous gifts from family and friends across the community, the scholarship has reached its $25,000 endowment level. Shelby was the first child of Jim and Jeanne Theiss of Louisville, Ky. […]

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12 Gadgets

Exams will be finished. Grades will be submitted. The Winter Holiday stretches out before you. Come join the faculty and staff of MSU’s Faculty Development Center, TSCS, and the University Libraries for a fun conclusion to the semester. Learn about gadgets you can use in class or for research, get some good food, and relax […]

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HR Presents: Healthcare Reform – 30 Hour Rule Overview

Please join us for an overview of the Affordable Care Act 30 hour rule effective January 1, 2015. We will review the WHO, WHAT, WHEN, and WHY of regulations impacting Murray State in the coming months. Alexander Hall Auditorium – AL 240 Monday, December 15, 2014 – 1:00 p.m.

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Racer Wellness HEA 189 Sign-up

Racer Wellness for Employees: HEA 189 Sign-up and Registration: Thursday, December 18th | 11am – 12:30pm | Wellness Center Lobby All (HEA 189 eligible) MSU employees and spouses are invited. Representatives from HR, Transfer Center, and the Registrar’s office will be present to assist with registering for HEA 189 from start to finish. Please make […]

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