News from Murray State University

Wrather Hall stage

Wrather Hall undergoes renovations and officially re-opens in the spring 2023 semester

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University’s Facilities Management team has finished renovations within Wrather Hall, the first building on Murray State’s campus.

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Andriah Hawthorne, left and Yannah Marrow, right met American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Chief Executive Officer Vicki R. Deal-Williams, center

Undergraduate students attend the NBASLH convention

By Natalie Copeland

The National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH) convention recently took place in Washington, D.C., and two undergraduate students in the Murray State University Center for Communication Disorders (CDI) program had the opportunity to attend.

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Dr. Eugene and Mrs. Priscilla Schanbacher

The Murray State University Foundation, Inc. announces the Schanbacher Character Scholarship Endowment

By Alex Pologruto

The Schanbacher Character Scholarship Endowment was established by gifts to the Murray State University Foundation, Inc. (MSU Foundation) from Dr. Eugene & Mrs. Priscilla Schanbacher to recognize and reward young people who possess high moral character; to help develop and promote higher character and integrity in student’s lives; and to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students, who may not otherwise be able to attend college.

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Racer Report: May 1-5

By Shawn Touney

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff, and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events, and more for the week of May 1-5.

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painting of Dr. Joe Fuhrmann

Dr. Joe Fuhrmann Memorial Scholarship established

By Kala Allen-Dunn

Murray State University has announced the establishment of the Dr. Joe Fuhrmann Memorial Scholarship, which will benefit undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of History

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security conference

Cyber Education and Research Center hosted annual security conference

By Dr. Michael Ramage

The annual Patterns of Distinction – Security Matters Conference took place on April 20 in the Curris Center at Murray State University, with more than 200 industry leaders, students, and staff attending the conference.

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(Left to right) Jackson Hiter, Will Kemp and John Vanover

Cybersecurity and Network Management students participate in Cyber Games

By Alex Pologruto

Three students participated in the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) Cyber Games Regional Overflow

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Model UN team

Model United Nations team participates in International Conference

By Alex Pologruto

Approximately 3,900 university students and faculty members from across the United States and abroad, including a team from Murray State University, recently attended the National Model United Nations (MUN) Conference to discuss current global issues in a real-world context.

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Graphic design class in progress

Graphic Design program ranked #1 in Kentucky

By Alex Pologruto

The Graphic Design program housed in Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design is ranked #1 in the state of Kentucky for 2023 and in the Top 25 in the South by the Animation Career Review (ACR), a major online resource for people aspiring for careers in animation, game design, graphic design, digital art, and related fields.

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JMC student

Department of Journalism and Mass Communications receives re-accreditation

By Kevin Qualls

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications (JMC) at Murray State University was re-accredited Friday, April 28 during the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications’ meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

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