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Rajant establishes scholarship endowment to support KCTM students, announces first recipient  

Rajant Corporation, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, expanded operations to Morehead in 2015. Since that time, the company has demonstrated its support for Morehead State University students. Rajant recently announced a gift of $50,000 to establish a scholarship endowment through the MSU Foundation. The Hal Rogers Traditional Music Scholarship Endowment will support students studying at the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music (KCTM).   

Learn more about MSU at upcoming Open House events

Morehead State University provides opportunities for students in the region, state and beyond through excellent academic programs, hands-on career skills and a commitment to student success. It is why MSU has been named a Top 25 institution in “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report for the past six years.     

Constitution Day events are Sept. 16-17

Morehead State's Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, Global Studies and Legal Studies is sponsoring events Sept. 16 and 17 to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.   

MSU Anthropology Professor Dr. Tim Hare publishes research on Mayan ruins and Yucatan Peninsula 

Dr. Timothy Hare, associate professor of anthropology at Morehead State University, published a new book centered around his extensive work in Mayan ruins and the Yucatan Peninsula. The book is titled "Settlement, Economy, and Society at Mayapán, Yucatan, Mexico," and was published by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Comparative Archeology. The authors (Hare, Marilyn Masson, Carlos Peraza Lope and Bradley Russell) were participants in the Proyecto Económico de Mayapán (PEMY) from 2001 to 2009.  

MSU music professor Dr. Michele Paise is KMEA University Teacher of the Year 

Dr. Michele Paynter Paise, assistant professor of music education at Morehead State University and director of The Kodály Institute of Kentucky, was is Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) District 8's 2021-22 University Teacher of the Year. Paise was among several teachers nominated for the award and was elected by regional KMEA representatives.  

MSU alumnus Willie Carver named Kentucky Teacher of the Year 

Willie Edward Taylor Carver Jr. (Class of 2006, 2009), French and English teacher at Montgomery County High School and a dual-credit French and English instructor through MSU's Eagle Scholars program, was recently awarded one of the state's highest honors in his field after being named the 2022 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.