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Aggies Win 16-Inning Game against Hill College


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.

MSC Men’s Basketball Tops Redlands


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.

MSC Baseball Faces Coastal Bend in 3-Game Series


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.

MSC Lady Aggies Beat NOC-Tonkawa


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).

MSC Earns Season Opener Win over Paris


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 to Host 2016 Summer STEM Academy


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.



Ardmore, Okla. (February 3, 2016) - Murray State College kicks off its first soccer camp on Tuesday, March 22 at the P Street Soccer Fields in Ardmore, Okla. The six-week camp, in association with GOALS Youth Soccer Association, Ardmore’s local soccer league, will be open to boys and girls ages six through 16.

MSC OTA Pinning Ceremony


Tishomingo, Okla. ( February 2, 2016) - Ten Murray State College students were “pinned” in a December 2015 ceremony for graduates of the Murray State College Occupational Therapy Assistant program. The program has produced seven graduating classes since its establishment in December 2009.

MSC Receives Recognition for Healthy Campus and Business


Murray State College has been awarded the highest level of certification, a designation of excellence, as a healthy campus and healthy business by the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

MSC Livestock Judging Team Win Top Honors


Members of the Murray State College Livestock Judging Team won top honors at Arizona’s National Livestock Show. Murray State’s eight-person team was named “Champion Team,” sweeping the contest with wins in divisions of sheep, swine, cattle and reasons.



Tishomingo, Okla. December 18, 2015 –Since 2012, Murray State College students in the NICHE club have been bringing holiday joy in the form of “Merry Nichemas” to families throughout the college service area.

Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony Held at Murray State College


Tishomingo OK, December 9, 2015: Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an international honor society that was established in 1918 and serves to recognize the academic achievements of two year college students.

Murray State College Announces Cast for Spring Production of The Children’s Hour


The Murray State College theater department has announced casting for its spring production of The Children’s Hour. Rehearsals have begun, and the show will take the stage in Fletcher Auditorium at Murray State College in Tishomingo on March 31, April 1 and 2, at 7 p.m.

MSC Softball Soon Underway


The Murray State College softball season will soon be underway as the Aggies launch their 2016 season, Feb. 2 at Vernon College. The Aggies will then take on Grayson College at home, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Nursing Public Notice of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit


Murray State College Nursing Program wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its AAS Nursing Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled from 2-3pm on February 10, 2016 in the MSC Nursing Allied Health building/Room-100.

MSC Gunsmithing Program


The Murray State College Gunsmithing Program was started in 1979. The program provides training in custom gunsmithing and gun repair, and develops the basic knowledge and skills needed to become a professional gunsmith.

Spring Production "The Children's Hour"


The spring production "The Children's Hour" tryouts begin Jan 26th-27th. For more information and details please contact Lisa Coulter at or 580-387-7463

A Christmas Tapestry


The Murray State College Arts and Humanities Department and Characters Club will be performing A Christmas Tapestry presented in Fletcher auditorium on December 3rd, 4th, and 5th, at 7 pm each evening.

Santa Night 2015


There will be Christmas carols, cookies and hot cocoa. Most importantly Santa Claus will be there handing out gifts to all the children.

2015 Homecoming


2015 Homecoming Week Activites - Alumni Reunion

Bigfoot Brings in the Goods to MSC


Whether Bigfoot is real or not may be subject to debate, but one thing is certain. The hairy creature is bringing home the bacon for MSC.

MSC Vet Tech NAVTA Week


Your pet deserve the best in pet care and it takes everyone on the veterinary healthcare team to make that happen. The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) recognized that fact and created National Veterinary Technician Week (NAVTW)

CR Study Abroad

Study Abroad in Costa Rica


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 Costa Rica.

SL Study

Sri Lanka Study Abroad


Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea and flavorful food, will serve as your classroom as you explore and study the incredible ecosystems of this country!

MSC receives $1.7 million to help at-risk students


Murray State College has received a $1,7875,295 U. S. Department of Education grant to continue the Student Support Services program, helping at-risk students attend college.

New Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach for the Aggies


Murray State College Head Women’s Basketball Coach Justin Cellum has hired former East Central University player Dilan Webster as his assistant coach.

Murray State College begins new model for student customer service


This fall MSC will implement a new service model on the Tishomingo campus. The system cross-trains Financial Aid specialists and Academic Advisors to provide a one-stop service location for students.

MSC students return from service learning trip in the Dominican Republic


Murray State College students Paige Garvin and Meagan Blake and MSC Instructor Michele Elmer bring back memories and service learning experience from a trip to the Dominican Republic.

Vet Tech graduate selected for Externship at Kansas City Zoo


MSC Veterinary Technology graduate, Haylee Muse was selected to serve an 8-week long externship at the Kansas City Zoo.

MSC Veterinary Technology Program helps Biologists work to conserve alligator snapping turtle population


Biologists are working to conserve the alligator snapping turtle population, and the MSC Veterinary Technology Program is pitching in to help.

Dr. Morton presents "The Secrets of the Insects"


Dr. Phillip Morton to present "The Secrets of the Insects" at Healdton Library.

Vet Tech Graduates Begin Externships


Students in the Murray State College Veterinary Technology program are hard at work this summer at their externships.

Mercy Agwaniru selected as NJCAA All-Star


Murray State College’s Mercy Agwaniru has been selected to participate in the 7th Annual NJCAA All-Star Weekend.

MSC Summer STEM Academy a success


Thirty-eight students from all over Oklahoma attended the 2015 MSC Summer STEM Academy taking part in a full slate of STEM-related activities.

Baked Potato Luncheon helps send MSC students to National Conference


Four Murray State College students are heading to Chicago thanks to the help of the community.

Going from here to…anywhere!


A chance meeting across the country perfectly illustrates how from Murray State College, you can go anywhere.

Former Aggie drafted by the Astros


Murray State College Alumni Keach Ballard has been drafted by the Houston Astros.

MSC instructor teaches about the “food web” at ScienceFest


MSC instructor Dr. Philip Morton engages students from all over Oklahoma in learning exercises at ScienceFest 2015.

"Today is the day to become a bold leader."


Rain and the threat of severe weather didn’t dampen Murray State College’s Commencement festivities on Friday.

Live Streaming: Aggies in Region 2 Baseball Final


It's MSC vs. Western in the championship game of the Region 2 Baseball Tournament. Find a link for live streaming here.

Aggies Baseball competes in Region 2 Tournament


The Aggies head to Enid for the Region 2 Tournament.

UPDATE: Commencement plans changed due to weather


Murray State College announces Commencement Ceremony activities Friday, May 8 at 7:00 pm on the North Lawn of the Administration Building. There has been a slight change in inclement weather plans. Please see news story.

MSC players named All-Region, Presgrove NJCAA Player of the Week


Several Murray State College softball players received honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) this past week.

Devyn Johnson signs with Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College


Murray State College sophomore Devyn Johnson has signed on to play with Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College, a National Christian College Athletic Association program.

Murray State College Soccer teams taking shape for new season


The 2015 MSC Soccer schedules are ready, and Coaches Ross and Wiesler are hard at work building the teams.

Bailee Eldred signs with Murray State College


Sulphur High School stand-out Bailee Eldred has signed with the Murray State College Women's Basketball Team.

Tine Randrup-Thomsen signs with Colorado Mesa


Murray State College freshman Tine Randrup-Thomsen has signed on to play with Colorado Mesa University, an NCAA Division II program in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.

Debbie Simmons named Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant


PTA faculty Debbie Simmons has been named the Outstanding Physical Therapist Assistant for 2015 by the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association (OPTA).

Tierani Richardson signs with Arkansas Tech


Murray State College sophomore Tierani Richardson has signed on to play with Arkansas Tech University, an NCAA Division II program in the Great American Conference.

MSC Softball takes Region 2 Title


The Murray State College Softball Team has won the NJCAA Division II Region 2 title.

Landrum family continues to support MSC


Murray State College supporters, Brenda Bingham and Yulia Guseva, visited MSC’s Tishomingo campus to make generous donations to the MSC Foundation and the Nursing and Allied Health Building Renovation project.

MSC TRIBAL to Host Native American Stickball Demonstration


Members of TRIBAL, Murray State College’s Native American student organization, host a stickball demonstration from April 16 on the MSC-Ardmore campus.

MSC Student presents research at conference


MSC sophomore Jared Nenninger presented results from a research project at the 63rd meeting of the Southwestern Branch of the Entomological Society of America in Tulsa.

MSC Hosts Past State Poet Laureate in Writers Series


Murray State College welcomes immediate past Oklahoma Poet Laureate Nathan Brown to its Ardmore Campus at the University Center of Oklahoma and the Goddard Center on April 9 for a public writing workshop, presentation, and book signing.

President McDaniel appointed to State Education Advisory Panel


Murray State College President Joy McDaniel has been named to Governor Mary Fallin’s Education Advisory Panel.

State Regents Recognize Institution, Business Partnerships


The partnership between Murray State College and the Pink Pistol was recognized as one of twenty-seven business/higher education partnerships throughout the state.

MSC Drama plans production of Treasure Island


The Murray State College theater students are hard at work rehearsing for the spring production of Treasure Island.

Faculty Speakers Bureau shares interests with community


Members of the Murray State College faculty want to share their interests with the community through the MSC Speakers Bureau.

Annual STEM Academy planned at Murray State College


Hands-on and fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities are planned for the 2015 MSC Summer College STEM Academy.

MSC students chosen for All-Oklahoma Academic Team


Two Murray State College students and Phi Theta Kappa members have been chosen as All-Oklahoma Academic Team. Lourdes Martinez and Meagan Blake were honored at a luncheon at the State Capitol.

Competing water fleas, MSC instructor publishes work


Dr. Philip Morton, anatomy and physiology instructor at Murray State College, recently published in the journal Hydrobiologia: The International Journal of Aquatic Sciences.

Aggies heading to the DI Women's Basketball National Tournament


For the first time since 1981, the Murray State College women’s basketball team is going to the national tournament.

Christen Puckett-Smith named OK Veterinary Technician of the Year


Murray State College employee Christen Puckett-Smith was recently named Oklahoma Veterinary Technician of the Year at the annual Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association convention.

MSC students taking donations for crisis centers


The Murray State College Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is taking donations to support supporting a statewide community service project. Donations will also be distributed locally.

New recruits signed for 2015-2016 Softball Team


The Murray State College Softball program is hard at work recruiting the Aggies of 2015. The newly signed class is comprised of 12 young ladies hailing from various cities and towns across Oklahoma and Texas.

Strike Out Cancer


The Murray State College Softball Team hosts Strike Out Cancer game.

5K Color Run raises money for military service scholarship


The Murray State College President’s Scholars Program (PSP) is hosting a 5K Color Fun Run open to all ages. The proceeds from sponsors and participants will be contributed to the Veteran’s Scholarship Fund.

MSC Scholastic Contest rescheduled for March 25


The annual Murray State College Scholastic Contest has been rescheduled for March 25.

Aggies Baseball off to a winning start


A month into the Murray State College baseball schedule, winter weather has changed things up for the team. Despite the cold weather, postponements, and cancelations, the team is off to a winning start.

Softball Signing: Kylie Manning


Holocaust Survivor speaking appearances canceled due to weather


The Murray State College Global Education Committee presents holocaust survivor Inge Auerbacher for two presentations on Tuesday, February 24.

Students travel to Costa Rica for Ecology course


Students and faculty traveled to the La Suerte Biological Field Station in northeastern Costa Rica as a part of the Rainforest Ecology class.

Softball Signing: Macenzie McKeever


Softball Signing: Sydnee Hinkle


Softball Signing: Macey Spear


Instructor elected to board of French history society


History instructor Rebecca Jacobs-Pollez has been chosen to serve on the board of the Western Society for French History.

Former MSC Aggie to play in ABA League


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Softball Signing: Kaycee Koiner


MSC Livestock Judging Team competes in national contest


The Murray State College Livestock Judging Team finished strong at the Denver National Western competition.

Softball Signing: Randi Vencent


Softball Signing: Audrey Simpson


Softball Signing: Katie Caraway


Softball Signing: Shelby Wilson


Softball Signing: Taylor Bankston


Cortney Wiesler named Women's Soccer Coach


Murray State College has hired Cortney Wiesler to lead the women's soccer team in its inaugural season.

Softball Signing: Kayla Phillips


Softball Signing: Kayla Mitchell


Softball signing season is here and Coach Stone is one the road signing new Aggies.

Fall 2014 Honor Rolls Announced


Outstanding Murray State College students are honored with the President's and Vice President's Honor Rolls.

Season of Giving: Merry "Niche"mas


The MSC Niche Club lends a helping hand to Johnston & Carter County families and individuals.

Season of Giving: Phi Beta Lambda Jane Bullard Memorial Food Drive


Phi Beta Lambda continues a decade-long tradition of collecting and delivering non-perishable food items to local food banks.

Season of Giving: Santa Night


MSC Veterinary Technology Students hold 9th Annual Santa Night for hundreds of Johnston County children.

Murray State College celebrates International Education Week


Murray State College celebrates International Education Week

Season of Giving: "Shop for a Student" Program


Students in the President’s Scholars Program (PSP) are organizing a “Shop for a Student” program to benefit local children.

MSC students selected for International education program


Meagan Blake, Paige Garvin, and MSC Instructor Michele Elmer are selected to participate in the Oklahoma Study Abroad Program.

New members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa


Ten new members are inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges.

Aggie Baseball Players Sign Early


Three members of the Murray State College baseball program signed national letters of intent to continue their baseball careers at the NCAA Division I level.

MSC golfer receives top tournament prize


Women's golfer Ali White brought back the top individual prize from the Lady Cardinal Classic.

Groundbreaking ceremony held for new building


As a part of Murray State College’s homecoming festivities, a groundbreaking was held for the new agriculture and science building.

New members inducted into Halls of Fame


Murray State College recently honored seven men with induction into one of MSC’s two Halls of Fame.

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