News from Murray State University

Daughaday scholarship signing

Daughaday family of Mayfield establishes three new scholarships

By Aviva Yasgur

Murray State University has announced the establishment of three new scholarships, funded by gifts to the Murray State University Foundation by the family of the late Peggy Anderson Daughaday, a longtime and beloved fifth-grade teacher in Mayfield, Kentucky.

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Murray State University continues to receive support for the exploration and development of a School of Veterinary Medicine

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University continues to receive support from various legislators, governmental entities, communities, industry representatives, organizations and individuals as the institution pursues the development of a School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Dr. Joseph Luzzi

Dr. Joseph Luzzi named featured speaker for 2024 Johnson Colloquium

By Kala Allen-Dunn

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Murray State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Luzzi will be the speaker for the 2024 Johnson Colloquium Series event.

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cybersecurity grant

Murray State University receives $1.5 million grant for cybersecurity certificate program

By Dani Ray

Murray State University’s Cyber Education and Research Center recently received a $1.5 million three-year grant from the Employment and Training Administration within the Department of Labor through the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) to fund a Cybersecurity Analyst Certificate program.

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Mason Hall, the current home of the School of Nursing

School of Nursing and Health Professions boasts largest BSN program class in its history

By Dani Ray

The Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions recently admitted 46 students to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, the largest in program history.

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Pieces from the current spring exhibits

Art galleries to host new exhibits

By Dani Ray

The Murray State University art galleries are beginning the spring semester with three exhibits:

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Brian Clardy

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

By MSU Public Relations

Murray State University’s Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence will host the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Springhill Suites by Marriott-Murray.

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Mein Bowl grand opening poster

New Mein Bowl to hold grand opening Jan. 16

By Emily Asher

The new Mein Bowl restaurant at Murray State University will hold a grand opening celebration on Tuesday, Jan. 16 starting at 10:15 a.m. in the Curris Center

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Calhoun & Company logo

Calhoun & Company establishes accounting scholarship

By Aviva Yasgur

Hopkinsville-based certified public accounting firm Calhoun & Company, PLLC, recently made a generous gift to the Murray State University Foundation to establish a new scholarship for accounting majors at Murray State University.

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New pedestrian bridge with students

FAFSA now open for students and families to complete

By Shawn Touney

On December 31, 2023, Federal Student Aid launched a soft opening of the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form at studentaid.gov.

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