News from Murray State University

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Cybersecurity and Network Management program recognized

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s statewide Program of Distinction in Cybersecurity and Network Management (CNM) placed fourth nationally through a community outreach competition by the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD).

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Murray State University announces spring 2023 Outstanding Senior recipients

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University has named Jessica Stein and George Timmermann as the recipients of the spring 2023 Outstanding Senior recognition.

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U.S. News & World Report ranks Murray State University among 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools

Murray State University has recently been ranked among the 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools for three programs - Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) and Master’s of Public Administration (MPA) by U.S. News & World Report.

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Murray State University announces national leadership council for the Be Bold: Forever Blue & Gold campaign

By Tina Bernot

$57 million toward the $100 million campaign goal has been raised

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College of Humanities and Fine Arts students admitted to Japanese Exchange Program

By Alex Pologruto

Four Murray State University College of Humanities and Fine Arts students have been admitted into the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program for 2023

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Initial proceeds from centennial book will begin to benefit Pogue Library

By Shawn Touney

Initial proceeds from the sales of Murray State University’s commemorative centennial book, “The Finest Place We Know” have been received by the University and will begin to be utilized to support operations and maintenance needs in Pogue Library, one of the most iconic campus buildings that is featured on the book’s cover.

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Presidential Fellowship Recipients 2023

Murray State University awards 18 Presidential Fellowships

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University has awarded a total of 18 incoming students with the prestigious Presidential Fellowship, which includes full tuition, housing and meals for up to four years at the University.

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Busby donation to Art & Design

Department of Art & Design receives a generous donation of digital photographic equipment to empower student creativity

By Alex Pologruto

John David Busby, a retired photographer and aeronautical engineer from Illinois who now resides in the Purchase area, has generously donated digital photographic equipment to the photography area in the Department of Art & Design at Murray State University.

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Students selected for National Trumpet Competition

By Alex Pologruto

Students from the trumpet studio at Murray State University recently competed in the National Trumpet Competition (NTC) held in Boulder, Colorado on March 25 – 27.

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Faculty members receive Faculty Innovation Grant Awards from Giving Back Endowment

By Alex Pologruto

Three Murray State University faculty members were selected to receive grants from the Giving Back Endowment’s Faculty Innovation Initiative: Dr. Kimberly Vigil, Dr. Bommanna Loganathan, and Dr. Joshua Ridley.

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