News from Murray State University

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You Matter! We care about you.

By Peggy Whaley

“You Matter! We care about you.” That’s been the underlying theme for Student Affairs for many years and this year is no different with their new mental health awareness campaign.

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Racer Report: September 19 – 23

By Alex Pologruto

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events and more for the week of September 19 – 23.

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Dr. Dan Wann

Professor named Research Fellow by Sport Marketing Association

By Dr. Carrie Jerrell

Dr. Dan Wann, professor of psychology at Murray State University, has been named a research fellow by the Sport Marketing Association.

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Attendees at a recent Taste of the Arts event.

Murray State invites the community to A Taste of the Arts

By Kala Allen-Dunn

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Murray State University invites the public to attend the thirteenth annual A Taste of the Arts fundraising event, with proceeds benefiting scholarships for fine arts students. The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 5:30 p.m. in the newly renovated Lovett Auditorium located on Murray State’s campus.

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Murray State to celebrate centennial with Presidential Gala

By Dr. Tina Bernot

Murray State University invites the Murray and Calloway County community as well as alumni and friends from throughout the region and beyond to join them for a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the institution’s centennial.

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Maura (Anna McGreevy) looks on with annoyance as Jonner (Danny Preklas) lures Scatfish (Mack Slack) with bait.

Theatre Program presents “The Fisherman and His Wife”

By Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts is pleased to present “The Fisherman and His Wife”, on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 21 and 22, at 9:30 a.m. and noon; Friday, Sept. 23 at 9:30 a.m.; and Saturday, Sept. 24 at 2:30 p.m. All performances are in the Robert E. Johnson Theatre on the campus of Murray State University. General admission is $3.00 per person. Murray State students are admitted free with their student ID.

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Dr. Melanie Beals Goan

Annual Sid Easley Lecture

By Kala Allen-Dunn

The sixth annual Sid Easley Lecture will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom.

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Murray State University, Kentucky Community and Technical College System announce new partnership initiatives

By Shawn Touney

Officials from Murray State University and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) recently signed an articulation agreement to deepen its collaborative partnership

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Murray State University recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report for 32nd consecutive year

By Shawn Touney

University receives national accolades in quality and value of a Murray State education as well as student success, among other attributes

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