News from Murray State University

Clockwise from top left:  Popeye Jones ‘05, Cindy Griner ‘82, Dr. Sacha Sharp ‘10, Richard Heath ’84, ’89, and Steven David

Alumni Association names 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

By MSU Alumni Association

The Murray State University Alumni Association (MSUAA) is proud to announce that four outstanding Murray State alumni have been selected as the 2024 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.

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MSU to host drug safety summit on combating illicit fentanyl and saving lives

By MSU Public Relations

Event to include Kentucky Attorney General Russell Coleman, as well as former White House Director Drug Czar Jim Carroll

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Model UN Team takes home seven awards at Midwest Model UN conference

By Dani Ray

Murray State University’s Model United Nations (UN) Team took home seven awards at the Midwest Model UN (MMUN) conference Feb. 21-24 in St. Louis, Missouri

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Hopkinsville Regional Academy

MSU to host Hopkinsville Academy for Nonprofit Development and Leadership beginning this fall

By Natalie Thurmond

Murray State University's Center for Adult and Regional Education will co-host the Hopkinsville Academy for Nonprofit Development and Leadership (HANDL) with the University's Nonprofit Resource Center beginning in fall 2024 and running through spring 2025

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MSU hosts largest Engineering Day in program history

By Annie Dail

The Murray State University School of Engineering hosted approximately 600 students across 21 high schools for Engineering Day 2024

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MSU Galleries to host the “Professional Blend XVI” student exhibition through March 24

By T. Michael Martin

The Murray State University Galleries and the Department of Art and Design are currently presenting the “Professional Blend XVI” student exhibition through March 24 at the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery on the sixth floor of the Price Doyle Fine Arts building.

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Murray State University earns top honors for online master’s degree programs

By Dani Ray

Murray State University has been recognized as one of the best schools for online master’s degrees in 2024 by (OMD)

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Murray State University set to host mental health advocate Timothy Warnock

By Dr. Kim Vigil

The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services will host Timothy Warnock for “Thriving through the Storm”

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Murray Shakespeare Festival expands performance lineup for 2024

By Kala Allen-Dunn

The Murray Shakespeare Festival is proud to announce an expanded lineup of performances for its 2024 season. Kentucky Shakespeare’s professional traveling company will perform the lively Shakespearean comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on March 6-9

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Murray State University hosts Math Day 2024 for 10 area high schools

By Rachel Carroll

The Murray State University Department of Mathematics and Statistics hosted Math Day 2024 on campus on Feb. 7

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