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With classes already underway, Murray State University President Bob Davies stopped by the WKMS studios to  give an update on leadership staffing changes that occurred over the summer as well as a look forward at future and current construction projects.


Dr. Todd Hill, Director of Jazz Ensembles at Murray State University, releases his new album "The Brown-Back Hymnal" a collection of solo piano gospel songs. On Sounds Good, we listen to some cuts from his album and talk about the inspiration for what Hill calls "Aunt Flossie meets Dr. John having a pianistic conversation on a dark corner in New Orleans." 

The Illinois State University Board of Trustees ​could decide ​​on it's new president at its quarterly meeing  Friday. Murray State President Randy Dunn is among the finalists for the job. The board's ​executive search committee charged with replacing the school’s president met Saturday to review finalist evaluations.

McConnell To Give Murray State Commencement

Apr 18, 2013
WKMS News

Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell will deliver Murray State's Spring commencement address on May 11th at MSU's CFSB Center.  Around 1,400 Murray State students  are expected to graduate. McConnell’s will be one of two nationally known political figures giving commencement speeches in Kentucky this May. Last week Eastern Kentucky University announced it will host First Lady Michelle Obama.

United Way Invites Non-Profits to 'GetConnected'

Nov 12, 2012

United Way organizations across the nation are inviting community non-profit agencies and organizations to use a new service from Galaxy Digital called GetConnected. It's an easy aggregator for information about what the groups do and what they need.  It also allows volunteers to identify themselves.  Murray Calloway Count's GetConnected site is up and running at volunteermurray.org.  Jennifer Revell, coordinator for Service Outreach of Murray State's Regional Outreach office in Heritage Hall, came by Sounds Good to explain how to get involved with GetConnected. She welcomes questions at 270-809-5099.