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Murray State President on Efforts in Frankfort, Millennials, Retiring Canaan's No. 3, More

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Each month, Matt Markgraf sits down on Sounds Good with Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies to discuss the latest goings-on at the university. This month: recent campus community accomplishments, lobbying efforts in Frankfort and more.

'Sounds Good' Broadcast Part 2
Extended Interview

This month, they discuss:

  • Recent faculty, staff and student accomplishments, including Honors Day and Posters at the Capitol.
  • The 'surprise' retirement of former star men's basketball payer Isaiah Canaan's uniform over the weekend.
  • A 'kindness' effort to help students dress for a job.
  • A workshop focusing on millennials in the workplace.
  • The university's recent efforts in Frankfort as lawmakers discuss the next state budget and pension reform. (Please note: This interview was recorded on Monday before the pension bill was released)
  • How the university is working to address budget pressures.
  • An annual fundraiser for students dealing with catastrophic events.
Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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