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Environment
2:39 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Western Kentucky Horse Owners Unite at MSU Equine Expo

Murray State's Hutson School of Agriculture teams up with the University of Kentucky agriculture equine program to host A Western Kentucky Equine Farm and Facilities Expo this week Murray State University. The event is open to anyone involved with horses or interested in them. Barn Manager Alysia Conover joins Sounds Good today to talk about the the expo and shares some insight into Murray State's Equine Center.

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Sports
3:48 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Murray State 'Hatch Attack' Youth Football Camp

Murray State's Hatch Attack Summer Youth Football Camp is an opportunity for kids in Middle School and High School to learn the same skills that the Racers practice daily on the field. Kids will learn from quality instructors to become a more fundamentally sound football player. Kate Lochte speaks with Coach Chris Hatcher on Sounds Good about how to sign up for this year's camp.

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Arts
3:42 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

MSU Town & Gown Community Band Seeking Musicians

June 29, 2013 concert in MSU's Lovett Auditorium
Credit Murray State University Town & Gown, Facebook

The Murray State Town & Gown Community Band kicks off its third season. The band includes between 90 to 100 members ranging in age from high school to college students to regional adults, college students. Registration is open to community members and can get more information by contacting Todd Hill. Todd Hill stops by Sounds Good with the details and some music performed by last year's band.

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Education
1:52 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Murray State Graduation Day will Include a University First

This Saturday (May 10) is graduation day at Murray State, and will include the first five doctoral degrees to be awarded in the university's 92 year history. Commencement begins at 10 a.m. and can be streamed live at Murray State's website. Murray State Associate Provost Renae Duncan visits Sounds Good with all the details.

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Education
11:21 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Mid-Continent Transfers to Murray State Split Between Online, Regional, Main Campus Programs

More than 150 Mid-Continent University students are in the process of transferring to Murray State.

MSU Transfer Center Director Maria Rosa says there is no information on how many of those students have enrolled in class for the summer or fall, but 40 of the 153 transfers have already been admitted. 

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Arts
2:30 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

From Drawing to Metalsmithing, Murray State's Summer Art Workshop

Murray State Summer Art Workshop

Nicole Hand directs the Murray State Summer Art Workshop that is for freshman-seniors, June 8-13. The workshop has been going since the 1980's and this is Dale Leys 30th year teaching drawing in the workshop. Nicole and her husband Jim Bryant also run a website called Murray Kid, as well as a Facebook page of children's events activities in the Murray area. Kate Lochte speaks with Hand on Sounds Good about the art workshop and her work with Murray Kid.

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Education
4:58 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Mid-Continent to Develop Teach Out Agreements with Murray State, Two Private Schools

Credit midcontinent.edu

Mid-Continent University is working on teach-out agreements for its students with Murray State University, University of the Cumberlands and Campbellsville University according to MCU’s website.

A teach-out plan is an exclusive agreement between two institutions that provides for the equitable treatment of students from the closing university. Many schools have been reaching out to Mid-Continent as the university plans to close June 30th. 

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Arts
12:02 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

MSU Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Band Perform Final Concert Tonight

The Murray State University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band present their final concert of the Spring semester tonight (April 24) in Lovett Auditorium. The program includes works by Wagner, Dvorak, Vaughan Williams, Clifton Williams, Fred J. Allen, and Todd Stalter. MSU Band Director John Fannin visits Sounds Good with a preview of the performance.

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Arts
12:37 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

MSU Theatre Presents "Dog Sees God" A Dark Satire Inspired by "Peanuts"

When CB's dog dies from rabies, he begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His sister has gone goth, his ex-girlfriend has been institutionalized., and his other friends are too inebriated to give him solace. Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion and sexual identity collide toward an ending that's both haunting and hopeful. Murray State Theatre's Daryl Phillipy joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to preview this weekend's mature-audiences production of Bert V. Royals' "Dog Sees God - Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" - a parody inspired by the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles Schulz.

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Education
2:19 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

MSU Transfer Credit Could Be Available for Mid-Continent Students; AG Conway Pledges Support

Credit midcontinent.edu

UPDATE: 3:10 p.m.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway has pledged his support to students affected by the shutdown of Mid-Continent University.

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