Spring 2017 graduate, Dean Charles Anthony II, credits Murray State for receiving endless opportunities and being pushed out of comfort zone

MURRAY, Ky. — Within a student’s undergraduate career, he or she has a finite amount of time to discover one’s passion. For senior Murray State University student, Dean Charles Anthony II, the blue and gold offered endless opportunities and helped the out-of-state student feel at home. Originally from Lithonia, Georgia, Anthony has a major in […]

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Gregory Smith pursued passion for social work at Murray State’s Hopkinsville campus

Gregory Smith, a senior from Hopkinsville, explains why he came to Murray State University as a nontraditional student, seeking a degree in social work to enhance his career opportunities toward his passion of helping others.  

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Love of horses, feeling of home brings Paige Chamerlik to Murray State for experiential learning opportunities

Paige Chamerlik is an equine science major from Antioch, Illinois. She was given the opportunity to work with horses at the Murray State University Equine Center.

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Murray State affords Lance Stewart the opportunity to become a scientist

As Lance Stewart prepares for #RacerGraduation, the geosciences student is appreciative of Murray State University faculty and staff for helping prepare him for becoming a scientist.

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Student Spotlight: Thomas Derossett

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Thomas Derossett shares the experiences and accomplishments he has attained while at Murray State University. Major: Psychology Hometown: West Paducah, KY High School: McCracken County High School Activities/Organizations: Student ambassadors, summer orientation, social psychology club, psi chi, psychology club, independent research and intramural sports. If any, what scholarships […]

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Inspired by her parents, spring 2017 graduate Zuleyka Valdes hopes to make a difference through teaching

MURRAY, Ky. — Two years ago, Zuleyka Valdes’ father passed away during her sophomore year at Murray State University. It was an incredibly hard experience to endure, but her father’s motivation for her to do well in school convinced Valdes to work toward a double degree. She kept going strong because of him. “I live […]

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Ashley Munie has gained technical skills needed to become a future scientist

Ashley Munie, senior biomedical science major from Breese, Ill., was drawn to Murray State University for its small campus and big opportunities. As part of her undergraduate research, she has worked in an on-campus science lab and gained the necessary skills to move on to graduate school, work toward her Ph.D. and eventually become a scientist.

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Soon-to-be graduate Millicent Green found her home at Murray State University with the Racer family

MURRAY, Ky. — When asked, third-year senior from Paducah, Millicent Green, gave credit to multiple components that contributed to molding her into the industrious student she has become throughout her college career. Green graduated from Ballard Memorial High School in 2014 as salutatorian with 37 college credit hours. The soon-to-be magna cum laude graduate will […]

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W. Earl Brown, alumnus and Hollywood actor, honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — W. Earl Brown, 1986 alumnus and professional Hollywood actor, was recently named one of the 2017 recipients of Murray State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni who have made meaningful contributions to their profession on a local, state and national level. Established in 1962, […]

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Award-winning nursing alumna credits School of Nursing and Health Professions for success

MURRAY, Ky. — Many Racers are able to begin their dream career after graduating from Murray State University. For nursing alumna Andrea Tanner, the blue and gold provided the solid educational base that launched her award-winning career. Tanner graduated from Murray State in 2002 after finding her home in the Murray State School of Nursing […]

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