OSH Student, Sean Knowles, and OSH Assistant Professor, Dr. Yousif Abulhassan, represented the Occupational Safety and Health department and Murray State at the 17th annual Posters-at-the Capitol event in Frankfort, KY. They presented “The Changing Workforce: Optimizing the Work-Rest Cycle”.
OSH Student, Kevonte Turnley, receives a Student Spotlight recognition in Murray State's Blue and Gold , the digital magazine for Murray State. Click here for the article.
OSH Students, Hope Archer and Patrick Brazelton, along with OSH Faculty, Dr. Yousif Abulhassan and Rasha Khalil, represented the OSH department by presenting at the Tennessee Valley Section AIHA Conference in Knoxville, TN.
OSH Students Study Abroad in Germany for the fall 2017 semester
OSH Students, Alex Lacey, Will Langford, and Grace Berry, along with OSH Faculty, Julie Boyd, were invited to attend the 16th Annual Southern Company Contractor Safety Forum in Montgomery, AL, September 20-21, 2017.
OSH Student, Hope Archer, received the 3rd Place Student Award for her paper presentation, Identifying Ergonomic Risk in Marching Percussion, at the International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference in Seattle, WA.
OSH Undergraduate Students Recognized at Murray State's Honor's Day
Three OSH undergraduate OSH students were recognized at Murray State University’s
2017 Honor’s Day on May 12, 2017. The Honors Day ceremony acknowledges outstanding
undergraduate students’ performance as scholars.
Dr. David G. Kraemer Outstanding Contributor in OSH – Bradley Bell
Outstanding Academic Performance in OSH – Samuel Mobley
Outstanding Senior in OSH – Taylor Hardesty
2017 OSH Awards and Recognition Reception
The Department of Occupational Safety and Health celebrated its annual Awards and Recognition Reception on April 26, 2017, in the Murray Room at the CFSB Center. OSH students were recognized for receiving $125,500 in scholarships and $67,905 in NIOSH grant tuition assistance. May/August 2017 graduates were recognized, as well as honored for their upcoming receipt of the Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) designation. The second cohort to graduate from the Online M.S. OSH program was recognized. Rho Sigma Kappa, OSH’s Honor Society, inducted the deserving students for spring 2017. The Dr. David G. Kraemer Outstanding Contributor award was given to a deserving undergraduate student (Bradley Bell), the Outstanding Student Athlete in OSH (Ian Umstead) was recognized, and the Thomas R. Begley Memorial Award (Danny Armstrong) was awarded to a deserving graduate student. The undergraduate Honor's Recipients for Outstanding Academic Performance in OSH (Samuel Mobley) and Outstanding Senior in OSH (Taylor Hardesty) were also named. OSH faculty were also recognized: Dr. Traci Byrd was recognized for being named the recipient of Murray State’s Board of Regent's Teaching Excellence Award for the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology. Ms. Cindy Medford was recognized for receiving the Kyle B. Dotson Leadership Scholarship from the ASSE Foundation. Dr. Yousif Abulhassan was recognized for his first year of service at Murray State.
Ten Murray State University Occupational Safety and Health students have received $61,000 in scholarships through the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation.
OSH Students, Maegan Alexander, Cameron Bishop, Morgan Huston, and Alex Klapp, with OSH Faculty, Dr. Yousif Abulhassan, represented Murray State's AIHA Student Chapter by presenting and attending the AIHA Alabama 5th Annual Future of the Profession Event in Birmingham, AL.