Services and Programs

Learn more about the Student Government Association's main services and programs!

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Awards

One of the great services the Student Government Association provides our students is our various awards each spring. We provide the opportunity for a student to nominate a Staff member, Faculty member, and a student for superior service to Murray State University.

Jim Baurer Outstanding Staff Service Award

This award was established to honor and recognize a staff member who has gone above and beyond the call of prescribed duty and show exceptional dedication with regard to the students of Murray State University. This award is presented in the spring semester and applications can be found under the applications tab.

Max Carman Outstanding Teacher Award

This award is given in recognition of the recipient’s teaching excellence as evidenced by his/her effectiveness and ability to motivate and inspire students in the classroom and outside the classroom. This award is presented in the spring semester and applications can be found under the applications tab.

Ralph H. Woods Memorial Award

This award was established to honor and recognize a student or students who have made an outstanding contribution in service and leadership to Murray State University. This award is presented in the spring semester and applications can be found under the applications tab.

 

Access award information & applications by clicking here.

Homecoming

Click here for the 2020 Homecoming Packet

 

FAILURE TO BE FULLY REGISTERED AS A STUDENT ORGANIZATION BY OCTOBER 1, 2020, WILL RESULT IN YOUR ORGANIZATION NOT BEING ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY UNIVERSITY FUNCTIONS UNTIL AT LEAST NOVEMBER 1, 2020, INCLUDING ALL HOMECOMING 2020 FESTIVITIES. Visit here for all steps to complete the RSO process. (If your organization is not listed in the RSO directory, that means that your organization is NOT fully registered and are missing step(s).

 

 

Each RSO is able to nominate up to 1 canidate for King & Queen. You must follow this format. Please make sure the organization is registered- click here.

Homecoming King Applications- due 10/06/2020

Homecoming Queen Applications- due 10/06/2020

 

Homecoming Banner Parade Application- due 10/19/2020

 

Help choose the movie to be shown at Stewart Stadium on 10/26 @ 8 PM. You must vote by 10/23 and the winner will be announced on 10/25 on social media. Click here to vote!

Ms. Murray State University

The Ms. Murray State University Scholarship Pageant is a beloved tradition that takes place each year in Lovett Auditorium during the spring semester. In truth, the Ms. Murray State Pageant this is not just about pageantry, but it is about empowerment, self-esteem, self-confidence and so much more. The pageant serves to acknowledge the scholarly and influential students who grace Murray State’s campus each day. Campus Activities Board is very proud to host an event that draws attention to such outstanding contestants as each contestant strives to make a difference during their time as students at Murray State. Once crowned, Ms. Murray State University will not only advance to represent Murray State in the Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival, but will also receive a scholarship. The Ms. Murray State University Pageant Queen acts as a role model for all and is a spokesperson of Murray State University.

 

2020-Access Ms. MSU information & application by clicking here.

2021- Information and application will be available soon.

 Laptop Bank Program

Laptop Bank Program- POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

 

The Laptop Bank is an implemented program that has been created with the combined efforts of the Student Government Association, the University's Information Systems Office, and the Procurement Office. A student who shows genuine need for laptop use may submit a physical application or online application to the Center for Student Involvement where a committee shall review the application and will make a decision regarding the possible admission into the Laptop Bank program. If a student is admitted into the program, a contract will be signed allowing a laptop to be LOANED to a student. At the end of the semester, the laptop must be returned to the Center for Student Involvement. The same student may request to have the laptop loaned to them another semester. This request must be submitted in writing to the Center for Student Involvement. If anyone has any questions regarding this program, please contact Claudia Burcham, Graduate Assistant for Student Activities at 270.809.6349 or msu.studentorganizations@murraystate.edu.