Murray State College Theatre will present the Twelve Dancing Princesses on Friday, November 4, and Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m. in Fletcher Auditorium on the college’s campus in Tishomingo.
The Murray State College Foundation has received a land gift of over 130 acres in Tishomingo, Okla. from Fred Chapman, Jr. of Ardmore, Okla. Murray State College will use the land to house livestock and facilitate operations on its campus farm.
Murray State College has announced plans for its annual homecoming and alumni week which will take place October 31-November 5, 2016.
The MSC student community is collecting aluminum tabs to benefit families of children who are facing or recovering from illnesses. When student organizations met to determine where contributions might do the most good, they choose the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) as this year’s beneficiary of campus- wide fundraising outreach.
Murray State College softball has been ranked as one of the top 20 teams of 2015-16 in the category of academic excellence. When team grade-point averages (GPA) were submitted to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, MSC tied for 17th place nationally with an overall 3.31 team GPA.
Homecoming Week 2016 is set for October 31 through November 5!
In celebration of National Veterinary Technician Week, the Murray State College Veterinary Technology Program is hosting its annual Open House. The event is an opportunity for attendees to learn about the veterinary technician profession and the Murray State College veterinary technology program. The open house will be held on Wednesday, October 19 from 9-11 a.m. on the MSC Tishomingo campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Please join us at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 4 for the 2016 MSC Alumni Banquet and Distinguished Alumni Induction.
Murray State College has received a five-year grant in the amount of$1,703,475 from the U.S. Department of Education to assist Native American and low-income students.
Murray State College has installed a 10x20 LED billboard at 1494 W. Main in Tishomingo, Okla., near the intersection of Hwy. 99 and 377 to publicize the college and its events. The sign will also be available as an advertising space for businesses that want to spotlight their services.
Murray State College Softball will host a camp from 1-5 p.m. for high school students in grades nine (9th) through 12 on Sunday, October 9, 2016. The cost is $45 and all participants must preregister. Check in for the camp begins at 12:30 p.m. at the softball field.
The Murray State College Gunsmithing Technology Program has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation to support scholarships and National Incident Management System (NIMS) credentialing.
Beneficiaries of the latest innovative collaboration are Southeastern honors students who take an upper-level transdisciplinary course comprised of World Literature in Translation/Cultural History of the West in fall of their sophomore year.
The Murray State College Sophomore Livestock Judging Team has placed in the top three at two major competitions in September.
I want to start by saying that it’s amazing to know we have 586 first-time freshmen enrolled at Murray State College this semester. That’s an incredible number and thinking about it gives me hope that the Murray State College message of accessibility, affordability and awesome educational opportunities is finally being heard.
Murray State College Theatre has cast its fall production of Twelve Dancing Princesses, a children’s play adapted by Richard Hellesen.
Murray State College will host a free softball camp for students in grades two (2nd) through six (6th) on Sunday, September 25, at the Murray State College softball field from 2-5 p.m. Participants may check in at the softball field beginning at 1:30 p.m. Participants must preregister by printing a registration form on the MSC website at mscok.edu, completing and mailing to Coach Marie Stone. There is no charge for this camp.
The Murray State College Women’s Golfer Beth Acey’s 72-70 (-2) clenched first place in the Southwestern Christian Invite on September 7.
In the first tournament of the fall season, Murray State College golfers Davis Farnell and Alistair Snowdon finished in the top 20 of more than 70 golfers in the U.C. Ferguson Classic hosted by Oklahoma City University on September 7.
Murray State College has received a $1,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Oklahoma to create a Single Mothers Academic Resource Team (SMART) program on campuses in Tishomingo and Ardmore.
Paula Henley has been hired as the new Director of Academic Advisement and Ardmore Services at Murray State College.
The associate nursing program at Murray State College has received continuing accreditation status from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) for an eight-year cycle, the longest term granted.
An article by Murray State College Science Department Chair Philip K. Morton was published recently in Global Change Biology, available August 19, 2016. The title of Morton’s article, written with fellow scientists Dagmar Frisch, Billy W. Culver, Mark B. Edlund, Punidan D. Jeyasingh, and Lawrence J. Weider, is titled “Paleogenetic records of Daphnia pulicaria in two North American lakes reveal the impact of cultural eutrophication.”
Murray State College will host the Aggie Open Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Tishomingo’s Golf and Recreation Club, 3600 West Golf Course Road. The public is invited to participate in the fundraiser which will benefit athletics at Murray State College.
Murray State College has been awarded a $369,751 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to upgrade its distance learning classrooms. The upgrades will increase the capacity of K-12 schools to provide concurrent enrollment opportunities for high school students.
Hundreds of new students crowded the Murray State College campus for orientation on Friday, August 12, to participate in a variety of information sessions designed to teach the basics of on-campus email, computer technology, financial aid and much more.
Oklahoma Poet Laureate Benjamin Myers will visit two sites in Southern Oklahoma on Wednesday, September 14 for a poetry reading and writing workshop as the latest presenter in Murray State College’s free public Oklahoma Writers Series.
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Team, comprised of players representing 22 colleges from 11 states across all three divisions of NJCAA baseball and coached by Murray State’s own Zach Crabtree, walked away from the National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series in Wichita, Kan. with a 3-1 record and the 2016 Sportsmanship Award. In a tweet from series’ organizers, the national team received kudos for “…..displaying wonderful sportsmanship on and off the field!”
Murray State College welcomed back students on Monday, August 15, 2016, with faculty and staff returning the week before to participate in planning and preparation events hosted on campus by the Office of Academic Affairs.
Murray State College Women’s Soccer has announced plans to host Brookhaven College on Sunday, August 28, 2016 for a special United We Stand Match, benefiting the Dallas Fallen Officers Foundation. The match, which begins at 2 p.m., will be held at Ardmore’s Regional Park Soccer Complex, 2704 N. Rockford Road.
Congratulations on your decision to pursue higher education! As a new student, you are a welcome addition to the Murray State College family. We want to see you be successful in and out of the classroom. By participating in our New Student Symposium, you will enrich your experience as a Murray State College Aggie.
Get to know Peru in its energetic capital of Lima, and trace Spain’s influence to modern times. With your blood pumping, you’ll ascend into the clouds to Cuzco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire and a gateway to pure adventure. See the impossibly perfect Incan masonry at Sacsayhuamán, staggering Incan agricultural laboratories—and who knew alpaca fur was so soft?
The Murray State College men’s soccer will begin their third season on August 24 against Southwest Christian College in Terrell, Texas.
Murray State College Baseball Coach Zach Crabtree has been named head coach for this year’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Team
Tishomingo, Okla. (June 29, 2016) - Women’s soccer at Murray State College is gearing up for an exciting season, with nine home and nine away games scheduled for 2016. All home games will be played at Ardmore’s Regional Park.
Tishomingo, Okla. – (June 21, 2016) Murray State College International Studies/Global Education program chair and biological sciences instructor Michele Elmer was named college science teacher of the year by the Oklahoma Science Teachers Association (OSTA) at their summer conference in Tulsa on June 10.
Murray State College freshmen catcher Sydnee Hinkle has been named NJCAA Division II 2nd Team All-American. Hinkle is one of only 32 young women in the nation awarded NJCAA Division II All-American honors.
Murray State College alumnus John Hayes has been drafted by the Detroit Tigers. Hayes was drafted in round 25 (745th overall) of the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Players Draft.
Each year Murray State College employees receive ballots to vote for top performers in the categories of faculty, professional staff and classified staff.
The Murray State College men’s golf team finished seventh at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament at Swan Lake Resort in Plymouth, Ind.
Six players from the Murray State College softball program have been named All-America Scholar Athletes by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). These players were required to obtain a 3.5 GPA for the entire academic year to be eligible for this honor.
Jessica Dobbins and Selena Mendoza will be continuing their softball careers at the four-year level upon graduation from Murray State College.
Murray State College student Decola Brown of Hugo, Okla., has submitted an essay to the Honobia Bigfoot Organization that qualifies him for a $750 Bigfoot scholarship award.
The Murray State College baseball team ended their season with a heartbreaking 15-13 loss to Western Oklahoma State College in Enid, Okla. at the NJCAA Region 2 Tournament on Saturday, May 14.
Eight MSC softball players were awarded All-Region honors for the 2016 season.
The Murray State College baseball team swept the Carl Albert State College Vikings in their final home doubleheader of the season.
Dr. Robbie Pearson, a member of the Murray State College business faculty, has been named a regional recipient of the 2016 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) T
Murray State College Women’s Basketball Coach Justin Cellum and members of the women’s basketball team invite boys and girls who have completed grades K-8th to attend a basketball camp May 23-25, 2016, on the MSC campus. Cost for the camp, which will be held in the Beames Gym, is $50 per player.
Tishomingo, Okla. (April 29, 2016) - Three Murry State College students and one staff member won awards at the Phi Beta Lambda state conference in Tulsa on April 23.
The Murray State College baseball team swept the NOC- Enid Jets in Enid, Okla. last weekend.
To recognize and introduce Murray State College’s international students, faculty, and staff to the Tishomingo-area community, a free reception featuring finger foods from around the world will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 in the Tishomingo Campus Center at Murray State College.
The Murray State College baseball and softball teams swept their opponents at home earlier this week.
The Murray State College baseball team fell to the Western Oklahoma State College Pioneers in a doubleheader at home on Sunday, April 24.
On Tuesday, April 26 at 5 p.m. there is a high threat for hail, storms, and the possibility of a tornado warning.
The Murray State College softball team swept the North Arkansas College Pioneers at home on Friday, April 22. The Lady Aggies were named the NJCAA Region II Champions and will compete in the district tournament in Topeka, Kansas from May 6 through May 8.
The Murray State College men’s golf team won the 2016 NJCAA Division 2 Regional title by 32 shots on Monday, April 18, in Ardmore, Okla. at the Dornick Hills Golf Course. It is the team’s third regional title in the last five years.
Murray State College will hold its 92nd commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7 p.m. on the campus north lawn. This year’s commencement speaker will be the Honorable Bill Anoatubby, Governor of the Chickasaw Nation.
The Murray State College softball team fell to the Rose State College Raiders in a doubleheader on Saturday, April 16.
The Murray State College baseball team dropped two games to the NOC-Tonkawa Mavericks on April 16 on the road.
The public is invited to attend a workshop for small businesses at Murray State College on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon in Seminar Room AD 216 in the MSC Administration Building. The workshop will focus on tax preparation and marketing strategies for start ups and existing businesses.
The Murray State College NICHE Club and Tishomingo’s Masonic Lodge #91 have announced plans to host a baked potato luncheon on Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Tishomingo Lodge Hall, 8th and Cheadle.
The Murray State College baseball team swept the Redlands Community College Cougars in a doubleheader on Saturday, April 9.
The Murray State College softball team dropped two games to the Seminole State College Trojans on the road on Saturday, April 9
Murray State College will host their annual bull and heifer sale on Saturday, April 9 at the Johnston County Fair Barn. Lunch will be served at 12 noon and the sale will begin at 1 p.m.
The Murray State College baseball team split with the Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers on Saturday, April 2.
The Murray State College softball team split with the NOC-Tonkawa Mavericks on Saturday, April 2 at home.
Murray State College students Macy Cothran, Tishomingo, and Kalina Keester, Ardmore, were recognized as All-Oklahoma/USA Academic Team members at the state Capitol during a ceremony sponsored by the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges (OACC). A total of 35 students from Oklahoma were named to this year’s academic team.
The Murray State College Veterinary Technology program will host a spay and neuter clinic for dogs and cats on April 12, 2016. Vaccinations for Rabies, DHPP (canine) and FVRCP (feline ) will also be available.
The Arts and Humanities Division of Murray State College will present “The Children’s Hour” by Lillian Hellman on March 31, April 1 and April 2 at 7 p.m. on campus in the Fletcher Auditorium.
TISHOMINGO, OKLA. (March 21, 2016) – The Murray State College softball team swept the Western Oklahoma State College Pioneers in a doubleheader on March 19.
TISHOMINGO, OKLA. (March 22, 2016) – The Murray State College baseball team lost two games to the Richland College Thunderducks on the road Monday, March 21.
Students in the Murray State College Occupational Therapy Assistant Department will help host an event on campus to educate participants in healthy living with diabetes. The event is free of charge and will be held April 9, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the MSC Paul J. Parks Student Center. Participants must register by April 1, 2016.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (March 7, 2016) – The Murray State College women’s basketball team’s season is over after the team fell to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College 92-52 on March 4 in the Region II Tournament at St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, Okla.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (March 7, 2016) – The MSC men’s basketball team ended their 2015-2016 season after falling to the Connors State College Cowboys in playoff action 82-68 on March 3 at St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, Okla.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Tanya Lowrance, a Murray State Collage Arts and Humanities adjunct professor is one of the 33 members of the Oklahoma Arts Council’s 2016 Leadership Arts program.
DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University president Sean Burrage and Murray State College president Joy McDaniel today announced a collaborative agreement that will allow the institutions they lead to share the services of Murray State’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance and Administration Dennis Westman.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 26, 2016) – The Lady Aggies will advance to the Region II Tournament on Wednesday, March 2 after defeating the Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers 60-45 on Thursday, February 25 in the final home game of the season.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (March 1, 2016) – The Murray State College men’s basketball team will begin Region II Tournament play after beating the Carl Albert State College Vikings 91-76 at home on Monday, February 29.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 26, 2016) – The Murray State College Lady Aggie basketball team defeated the Eastern Oklahoma State College Mountaineers 60-45 on Thursday, February 25 in the final home game of the season.
(Tishomingo, Okla.) February 19, 2016 - Murray State College and the Johnston County Chamber of Commerce have announced a collaborative effort that will allow for the employment of a full-time executive director and help bring economic development to communities throughout Johnston County.
(Tishomingo, Okla.) February 19, 2016 - Murray State College President Joy McDaniel and a group of students from the President’s Scholars Program represented the college at Higher Education Day on Tuesday, February 16, at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 23, 2016) - MSC Soccer player Joshua Clark has signed a letter of intent to further his soccer career at William Woods University (WWU) in Fulton, Mo.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 22, 2016) - Murray State College women’s soccer player Taytum Boyd has committed to play soccer at William Woods University. Boyd is the first female soccer player from the MSC program to continue on at the university level with an athletic scholarship.
Earn up to three humanities credit hours through Murray State College’s Global Education Studies course offered in the beautiful South American Country of Ecuador.
Earn up to three humanities credit hours through Murray State College’s Global Education Studies course offered in the beautiful country of Ireland.
Earn three credit hours science elective or humanities credit through Murray State College’s Rainforest Ecology and Culture course offered in the beautiful and fascinating country of Nicaragua.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 24, 2016) – The Murray State College men’s basketball team lost to Western 62-81 on the road Monday, February 22.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 24, 2016) - The Murray State College Lady Aggies defeated the Western Oklahoma State College Pioneers 95-76 on the road Monday, February 22.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 19, 2016) – The MSC baseball team faced the Iowa Western Community College Reivers in a doubleheader at home on Thursday, February 19, 2016. The Aggies fell short in the first game but were able to defeat the Reivers in the second contest.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 18, 2016) - The Murray State College softball team defeated the Vernon College Chaparrals in a doubleheader at home on Wednesday, February 17.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 17, 2016) – The MSC women’s basketball team beat Seminole State College at home 76-55 on Monday, February 15.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 15, 2016) - The Murray State College baseball team faced the Allen Community College Devils in a three-game series February 12 and 13 at the Ranch in Tishomingo.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 15, 2016) – The MSC baseball team defeated the Rose State College Raiders 5-2 Monday, February 15.
TISHOMINGO, OKLA. (February 10, 2016) – The MSC baseball team battled with Hill College at the Ranch on Tuesday, February 10. After 16-innings of action, the Aggies came out on top 15-14.
EL RENO, OKLA. (February 9, 2016) - MSC faced Redlands Community College on the road Monday, February 8. The Aggies finished the contest with a 100-95 victory over the Cougars.
BEEVILLE, TEXAS (February 8, 2016) - The Murray State College Aggie baseball team played a three-game series at Coastal Bend College in Beeville, Texas over the February 5-6 weekend.
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 5, 2016) - The MSC women’s basketball team battled with NOC-Tonkawa in a neck-to-neck contest Feb. 4 in Beames Fieldhouse. The Lady Aggies (14-11) pulled through the evening with a 70-65 win over the Lady Mavericks (7-17).
TISHOMINGO, Okla. (February 4, 2016) – New stadium lights put the spotlight on Aggie baseball at MSC Monday night, February 1, during the team’s season opener against Paris Junior College. The MSC Aggies, ranked number eight (#8) in preseason rankings, scored a 15-5 victory (10-run rule) over Paris Junior College in the first home night game in Murray State College history.
Murray State College will again host a four-day residential summer camp for 8th and 9th grade students with an interest in fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The STEM Academy, funded through a grant from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, will take place June 6-9, 2016, at Murray State College in Tishomingo.