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Sheila Smith and family

Athletics Hall of Fame celebrates December 2022 graduate

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University’s women's basketball 1998 Hall of Fame inductee, Sheila Smith, received her Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree at the Dec. 2022 commencement ceremony.

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Doc McGaughey and Marc Murphy

MSU to host the McGaughey Lecture on Press Freedom and Responsibility

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University will host the McGaughey Lecture on Press Freedom and Responsibility on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium located on Murray State’s campus

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Dr. Kevin D. Woodgett, Sr., Senior Chair of the Health Coalition of Delaware County and Senior Pastor for the Church of the Living God in Muncie, Indiana

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service set for Monday, Jan. 16

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 Monday, Jan. 16 at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott located at 1512 N. 12th Street in Murray, Kentucky.

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Karami Underwood

Karami Underwood named new Director of Murray State University’s Paducah Regional Campus

By Natalie Thurmond

Murray State University is pleased to announce its new Director of the Paducah Regional Campus, Karami Underwood.

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Ddr. Tony Brannon

Dr. Tony Brannon to retire in January 2023

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University Dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture Dr. Tony Brannon will leave behind a lasting legacy with more than 34 years of service to the institution while advancing teaching and learning, as well as leading numerous initiatives supporting agriculture at the local, regional, state and national levels.

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Pogue Statue

December 2022 President’s List and Dean’s List recipients announced

By Murray State Public Relations

Murray State University has announced its President’s List and Dean’s List recipients for the fall 2022 semester

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Justice Bill Cunningham

Justice Bill Cunningham awarded an honorary doctorate at Murray State University commencement

By Shawn Touney

Retired Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham was awarded an honorary doctorate from Murray State University, receiving a Doctor of Laws as part of the fall 2022 commencement ceremony on Dec. 10 at the CFSB Center.

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Mary Ford Holland student card

Mary Ford Holland posthumously awarded an honorary doctorate at Murray State University commencement

By Shawn Touney

Mary Ford Holland was posthumously awarded an honorary doctorate from Murray State University as part of the fall 2022 commencement ceremony on Dec. 10 at the CFSB Center. Holland received a Doctor of Education, with the degree accepted by Elnora Ford, Holland’s niece and longtime caretaker.

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Asia Burnett, new station manager for WKMS

Asia Burnett named WKMS Station Manager

By Shawn Touney

The Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business and Academic Affairs at Murray State University (MSU), as well as MSU’s listener-supported public radio station, WKMS, is proud to announce Ms. Asia Burnett as the new WKMS Station Manager, effective January 1, 2023.

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Fall Commencement 2022

Murray State University celebrates commencement

By Shawn Touney

As part of its centennial year in 2022, Murray State University hosted commencement ceremonies for fall/winter 2022 graduates on Saturday, Dec. 10 at the CFSB Center.

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