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ATA CPAs + Advisors establishes new diversity in accounting scholarship

By Kyle Johnson

ATA CPAs + Advisors has made a generous gift to the Murray State University Foundation to establish a new scholarship to encourage diversity within the next generation of accounting professionals.

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New major gift makes $100,000 available for recipients of Murray State’s Randy Lee McDonald Memorial Scholarship

By Office of Development

Rick and Susie McDonald, parents of the late Randall Lee McDonald, have infused the Randy Lee McDonald Memorial Scholarship in memory of their son with a major gift of $100,000 to be available for current awards to Murray State University.

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Derek Glisson Memorial Scholarship surges past $100,000 thanks to tractor pull event

By Abby Hensley

Since 2009, the Derek Glisson Memorial Scholarship has enabled 33 students to pursue studies in agriculture at Murray State University, thanks in large part to funds raised by the Derek Glisson Memorial Truck & Tractor Pull, held in 2017 and 2022

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Murray State University celebrates centennial-themed Homecoming with Presidential Gala, announces $100 million fundraising campaign

By Shawn Touney

The “Be Bold: Forever Blue and Gold Centennial Campaign” will support Murray State University through student scholarship endowments, academic excellence, campus facilities, and more

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Grand opening of the National Pan-Hellenic Council Plaza

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University administration, campus community, alumni, and supporters of the institution celebrated a ribbon cutting and grand opening of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Plaza, as part of Murray State’s special centennial-themed Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 29.

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