Archives 2015 - 2017

McMurry University Senior to Present Art Show

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 —  McMurry University senior Kaitlynn Andrews invites you to her senior show A Potter’s Seasons on May 8-13 in the Amy Graves Ryan Art Gallery. A reception will be held immediately following Commencement ...

Daniel Zales is Featured Speaker at McMurry’s Johnson School of Business Speaker Series

Friday, April 21, 2017 — Daniel Zales, an expert in business investment, portfolio strategy development, and even microgravity research with NASA, will be the featured speaker at the Johnson School of Business Speaker Series at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 27, in Old Main ...

McMurry University Seniors Katy Headrick and Kim Fritz to Present Art Show

Friday, April 21, 2017 —  McMurry University seniors Katy Headrick and Kim Fritz invite you to their senior show Journal Entries on April 24-28 in the Amy Graves Ryan Art Gallery. Journal Entries exhibits paintings, drawings, photographs and ceramics created by ...

McMurry Wind Ensemble To Perform

Thursday, April 20, 2017 — The McMurry University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Band Director David Robinson, will present its spring concert “Something New” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1741 ...

McMurry Alumna Barbara Seidel Swagerty Receives John Wesley Award

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 — In recognition of her many years of service to McMurry University, alumna Barbara Seidel Swagerty ’56 has been selected to receive the John Wesley Award for exemplary service and giving to her alma mater. She will receive the award at ...

McMurry Model UN to Present “Disarmament at the Zoo” for McMurry Magnet Class

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — The McMurry Model UN class will be holding an in-class simulation of the United Nations for the Fifth Grade Math-Science Magnet Class at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in Old Main Building. The simulation is comparable to what the Model UN delegates ...

McMurry University Faculty and Student News

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — Below are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty and students. McMurry University Senior English and Writing major Dorothy Williams has been accepted to the NEW Leadership™ program held at the University of Texas ...

McMurry University Announces NCAA Division III Week Activities

Friday, March 31, 2017 — The McMurry University Athletics Department will be sponsoring several activities as a part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) "Division III Week," which runs April 3-9, 2017.   Division III Week is a positive ...

McMurry Model UN Wins Award at 2017 National Model United Nations Conference

Friday, March 31, 2017 — McMurry University’s Model United Nations team won an award at the 2017 National Model United Nations Conference in New York City March 19-23. Representing the diplomatic delegation of Kyrgyzstan, the Model UN team was rewarded for ...

McMurry University Faculty and Student News

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — Below are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty and students. McMurry University Director of Online Degrees Matt Dodd attended the 2017 Texas Council on Family Relations annual conference March 23-24 in Austin, TX. He serves ...

Save the Date for T.I.P. Sing Song at McMurry

Thursday, March 30, 2017 — Next to McMurry’s unique homecoming experience, the longest-lasting tradition on campus is the T.I.P. Sing Song.  First held in 1958, this year’s event will be the 59th anniversary of the student-produced song and ...

McMurry to Host Marimba Madness

Monday, March 27, 2017 — McMurry University is hosting the seventh annual Marimba Madness concert featuring guest artist Susan Powell. The concert, which also features regional high school, college and professional percussionists, is Friday, March 31 at 7:30 in the Bynum ...

McMurry University Annual Spring Student Art Competition

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 — The McMurry University Annual Spring Student Art Competition is scheduled for March 29-April 19 in the Ryan and Gypsy Ted Galleries. A reception for the competition will be held at noon, March 31, in the Ryan Gallery and foyer. Works on ...

90th Birthday Celebration Slated for McMurry Coaching Legend Hershel Kimbrell

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — McMurry University will be hosting a 90th birthday celebration for its former hall-of-fame men’s basketball head coach – and gymnasium namesake – Hershel Kimbrell on Saturday, April 1 at 2:30 p.m.  The event ...

McMurry to Host Texas Screenwriter

Monday, March 20, 2017 — McMurry University’s 2017 Knox-Bennett Guest Writer will be award-winning screenwriter Lauren Modery. Modery will discuss the importance of blogging at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in the Jay-Rollins Library.  The ...

Two McMurry Students Receive Dr. Sandra S. Harper Women's Leadership Scholarship

Monday, March 06, 2017 — Juniors Symphony Munoz and Chandi Chandler have been selected by McMurry University to receive the Dr. Sandra Harper Women’s Leadership Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year. The Dr. Sandra S. Harper Women’s Leadership ...

McMurry hosts V.A.S.E (Visual Art Scholastic Event) Breaking Through Exhibit

Monday, March 06, 2017 — McMurry University’s Gypsy Ted Gallery is hosting the V.A.S.E (Visual Art Scholastic Event) Breaking Through exhibit through March 24, 2017. A closing reception will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, March 24. The artwork, created by ...

McMurry University Faculty and Student News

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 — Below are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty and students. Charlie Hukill, professor of theatre at McMurry University, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Stephen F. Austin (SFA) State University ...

Nancy E. Jones to Speak at Women’s Leadership Luncheon at McMurry

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 — Nancy E. Jones, President/CEO of the North Texas Community Foundation and a nationally-prominent leader in the development of community foundations across the United States, will be the featured speaker at the fourth annual Women’s ...

McMurry University to host Sikes-Melugin Lectureship

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — Dr. Philip Jenkins, the Distinguished Professor of History at Baylor University and co-director for Baylor's program on Historical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion, will deliver the 2017 Sikes-Melugin Lectures in ...

McMurry University Faculty and Student News

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 — Below are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty and students. APPA, the association dedicated to leadership in educational facilities, is proud to announce that Brad Poorman at McMurry University has received the Certified ...

McMurry University Theatre Alumnus Has Play Published

Monday, February 20, 2017 — McMurry University theatre alumnus David Remschel ’14 is having a play published by Dramatic Publishing Company.  The play, No Room for a Picture on the Blank Wall, was written while Remschel was a student at McMurry and ...

Become a Texas Teacher with McMurry’s FasTrack Program

Thursday, February 16, 2017 — Registration is now open for McMurry University’s FasTrack program. FasTrack presents an exciting opportunity for anyone who has a bachelor’s degree and is seeking Texas teacher certification. Coursework begins May 15 and can ...

McMurry Art Student Sara Kiser’s Works on Display This Week

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 — Works from McMurry alumna Sara Kiser will be on display at McMurry University’s Gypsy Ted Gallery, 1642 Sayles Boulevard, through February 18.  Gallery hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. ...

Olympian Gold Medal Winner Earl Young to Speak at McMurry University

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 — Earl Young, an Olympic gold medalist at the 1960 Summer Games and member of the Texas Track and Field Hall of Fame, will be speaking at McMurry University on Thursday, February 16. He will be speaking to Dr. Robert Wallace’s sociology ...

McMurry Professor Advocates for Rural Health Care Needs in Washington D.C.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 — Dr. Paul Fabrizio spent last week in Washington, D.C. attending the National Rural Health Conference with McMurry alumna Kelly Cheek '99, the director of the Big Country Area Health Center (AHEC). They heard from seven U.S. senators of both ...

McMurry University, Parker University to Sign Early Admission Agreement

Monday, February 13, 2017 — McMurry University and Parker University will sign an early admission articulation agreement at a ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 14, in the lobby of the Finch-Gray Science Building. Under the early admission articulation agreement, ...

McMurry University Theatre to Present A Park from Noon to Night

Friday, February 10, 2017 — The McMurry Department of Theatre is staging a production of A Park from Noon to Night, written by McMurry alumnus Charles Hughes ’16. The performances run Feb. 23-25 and March 2-4, in the Ryan Little Theatre. Curtain time is 7:30 ...

McMurry Students Perform at Texas Music Education Association

Thursday, February 09, 2017 — Six McMurry University band students from the McMurry Trumpet Ensemble performed for high schools and a Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) showcase in San Antonio February 7-10. Performing were Josh Mendoza of Winters, Texas; Karissa Means ...

McMurry University Reporting Strong Increase in Spring 2017 Enrollment

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 — McMurry University is reporting 998 total students enrolled for the Spring 2017 semester, an 8 percent increase in total student enrollment over the 915 students enrolled last Spring, McMurry officials announced today. “Our strong ...

Former McMurry Athlete/Coach Honored on "Good Morning America!"

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 —  McMurry University’s athletics family extends its congratulations to one of its own – Coach Phillip Rhodes (Cl. 1984) of Childress (Texas) High School – who was honored today live on “Good Morning ...

McMurry Student Thierry Tchenko to Attend National Prayer Breakfast

Thursday, January 26, 2017 — McMurry University Student Government President Thierry Tchenko will be one of only 80 students from across the United States attending the 65th Annual National Prayer Breakfast on February 2, 2017. Tchencko was nominated by Tracey Mann ...

McMurry University Professors Receive Research Grants From KIVA Exes Association

Thursday, January 26, 2017 — McMurry University Professors Dr. Tina Bertrand and Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth are the recipients of KIVA Exes Association Faculty/Staff Development and Research Fund for this academic year. The KIVA Award was established in 1991 by the KIVA Exes ...

Brunetti to be First Speaker at McMurry’s Johnson School of Business Monthly Series

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 — McMurry University alumna Tamika Thurman Brunetti ’02 will be the first speaker in a monthly series sponsored by the Walter F. and Virginia Johnson School of Business at 11 a.m. Friday, January 27, in the Old Main Mathews ...

McMurry University Faculty and Student News

Monday, January 23, 2017 — Below are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty and students. Dr. Joel Olufowote presented his latest scholarly work, “The Andragogical Case for Sport: A 'Knowlesian' approach to Teaching Political ...

Ceramic Exhibition and Workshop at McMurry University

Monday, January 23, 2017 — Dallas clay artist Rebecca Boatman will present her work “Transitions” in the Amy Graves Ryan Fine Arts Gallery at McMurry University with an opening reception and gallery talk from 5-6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 10, ...

McMurry's Parris Family to Receive 2017 Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame Legacy Award

Thursday, January 19, 2017 — McMurry University’s “first family of track and field” – Rickey, Pug and Brad Parris – will be given the 2017 Legacy Award by the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame, it was announced today. The ...

McMurry University to host Blood Drive

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 — Meek Blood Center is conducting a blood drive competition between McMurry University and Hardin-Simmons University as part of the cross town rivalry week. The Meek Blood Center Donation van will be in the Garrison Campus Center parking lot on ...

McMurry to Offer Spring Group Exercise Classes

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 — McMurry University will begin spring semester open-to-the-public group exercise classes on Tuesday, January 17.  Classes include Aquatic Fitness, Yoga, Low Impact Aerobics, and Zumba around the noon hour and at 5:30 and 6:30 ...

McMurry University to offer Painting on Photographs Workshop Featuring Michael Collins

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 — McMurry University is hosting a Painting on Photographs workshop by Michael Collins from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, January 21, in the Chapin Pottery Building.  Collins is an artist recognized for producing some of the most ...

McMurry University Faculty and Student News

Monday, December 12, 2016 — Below are news items of interest from McMurry University faculty and students. McMurry University Biology faculty member Dr. Malaney O'Connell and senior students Rachel Thompson and L'Ne Kirkes attended the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium ...

David McNally Named as McMurry's First-Ever Softball Coach

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 — McMurry University did not have to look very far to find the first-ever head coach for its inaugural softball team, tapping David McNally '07, for the job. McNally, who is a McMurry University graduate, has been coaching softball and teaching at ...

McMurry University to help students traveling home with pre-trip Pit Stop

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 — The McMurry University staff council is sponsoring the McMurry Pit Stop free to students from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, December 6-8, between Gold Star Residence Hall and Hunt Physical Education Center. Volunteers ...

McMurry to Host High School Debate Contest

Thursday, December 01, 2016 — McMurry University will partner with the Abilene Independent School District in hosting the third-annual McMurry Honors Program Speech and Debate Tournament on December 2-3, 2016. According to Seth Pietsek, speech and debate teacher at Abilene ...

McMurry University Model UN Wins Two Awards

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 — The McMurry University Model UN team won two awards at the National Model UN-Japan conference held November 20-26, 2016. Representing Portugal and Spain, McMurry’s Model UN team won a delegation award for sponsoring numerous working ...

McMurry University Students Get “StressLESS” Bags for Finals

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 — McMurry University students feeling the stress of upcoming finals will be able to pick up some stress relieving tips and a “stressLESS bag” from the McMurry Counselling Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, December 1, in ...

McMurry University’s Christmas Light Show Opens on November 29

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 —   McMurry University invites the Abilene community to enjoy its annual Christmas light show starting Tuesday, November 29, in front of the Old Main Building. Throughout the season, a coordinated audio-visual Christmas light show will ...

McMurry Students Visit Churches In Dallas Area

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — Thirty-six McMurry students traveled with Dr. Philip LeMasters, professor of religion and director of the Honors Program, to tour Coptic (Egyptian), Malankara (Indian), and Eastern Orthodox churches in the Dallas area on November ...

McMurry Chanters, Wind Ensemble to Present Christmas Concert

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 — McMurry Chanters and Wind Ensemble will present their annual Christmas Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 1 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church. The program will feature works by Gustav Holst, Stephen Main, Phillip Kern, John Cacavas, Dan ...

McMurry University Percussion Ensemble to Present Free Concert

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 — The McMurry University Music Department is presenting Variants of Seven, a percussion and steel drum ensemble concert, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 17, in Ryan Recital Hall.  The concert features two videos created by ...

Archives 2015 - 2017

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 — The McMurry University Music Department is presenting Variants of Seven, a percussion and steel drum ensemble concert, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 17, in Ryan Recital Hall.  The concert features two videos created by ...

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