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Veteran coordinator shines light on mental health

Veteran coordinator shines light on mental health

Bri Hunter, Chief Copy Editor April 11, 2024

Discussions surrounding mental health have become more common in recent years. Resources have increased among various groups, such as workplaces and universities,...

President of Students of Veterans of America Lacey Pritchard, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Don Robertson and President Bob Jackson celebrated Veterans Day. (Photo courtesy of Murray State University)

University celebrates Veterans Day virtually

November 11, 2020

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief [email protected] On Veterans Day, Murray State took to a virtual setting to honor those who have served and protected...

Flags adorn the Quad to commemorate the 111 Kentucky servicemembers who have died in combat since 9/11. (Photo courtesy of Jeremy McKeel)

University honors Veterans Day

November 14, 2019

Sarah Mead Staff Writer [email protected] On Nov. 11, Murray State celebrated Veterans Day by honoring the Armed Forces with a ceremony and remembrance...

Murray State named Military Friendly

Murray State named Military Friendly

January 18, 2017

Story by Michelle Hawks, Contributing writer Murray State University was named a Military Friendly School for the seventh year in a row by Victory Media. ...

Photo courtesy of Horicon Marsh Veterans Hunt

Briggs and Stratton helping veterans

November 16, 2016

Story by Matthew Parks, Staff writer Briggs and Stratton in Murray is working to provide financial donations and equipment for the Horicon Marsh Veterans...

Student veterans find comfort in student organization

Student veterans find comfort in student organization

September 6, 2016

By Da'Sha Tuck, Staff writer Murray State’s Veteran Student Organization (VSO) is making strides to support veterans on campus and those serving overseas....

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Chris Jeter, assistant registrar for Veteran Affairs, said he hopes Murray State’s first scholarship for veterans will reach $25,000 in funding, making it an endowed scholarship.


May 1, 2015

Story by Zachary Orr, Assistant News Editor In the fall of 2016, Murray State will offer its first University scholarship for veterans: Operation...

Organizations honor graves of fallen veterans in Calloway County

April 10, 2015

The Revolutionary War took place more than 200 years ago. Generations of descendants of the Revolutionary War veterans have kept their heroes’ memories...

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A member of the MSU Army ROTC Color Guard presenting the colors at the Veterans Day ceremony.

Veterans ceremony honors military past, present

November 13, 2014

(WITH SLIDESHOW AND VIDEO) – When veteran alumni were asked to stand for recognition, a young man in a black sweatshirt proudly stood with nearly 20...

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