Murray State University helps students in need following incident at J.H. Richmond Hall

MURRAY, Ky. — Student-centered institutions are defined in many ways. A recent incident continued to emphasize Murray State University’s commitment to putting students first, even in difficult and unplanned circumstances.   An explosion at J.H. Richmond Hall on Wednesday afternoon, June 28 caused structural damage to the residential facility as well as other surrounding campus buildings. In […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of July 17-23

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University.   Murray State University faculty member Sandy Miles, the Hutchens Distinguished Professor of Management in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, was recently included in an announcement made by the World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY), which is soliciting […]

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Murray State’s Hopkinsville campus to host passenger vehicles for 2017 Solar Eclipse

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host passenger vehicles on Monday, August 21 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Hopkinsville campus for the 2017 Solar Eclipse. Hopkinsville, Ky. will provide the world’s longest solar eclipse viewing opportunity at 2 minutes and 41 seconds.   Participants can purchase a paved parking lot space in the lot off […]

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Student Spotlight: Mallory Gerzan

Name: Mallory Gerzan   Major: Environmental geology   Hometown: Madisonville, Kentucky   Clubs/Organizations: Sisterhood coordinator for Alpha Gamma Delta, vice president of Geoclub and the American Institute for Professional Geologists – Murray State chapter, teaching assistant in the department of geosciences and a McNair Scholar   Scholarships: Murray State Regents Scholarship and a research grant […]

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Murray State welcomes incoming students with Summer O

Multiple times each year, Murray State University welcomes incoming students with Summer Orientation. At Summer O, students prepare their schedules, tour campus, get all their questions answered and become more prepared for their first semester in Murray.

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Doctoral dissertation defense sets milestone for Murray State’s College of Education and Human Services

MURRAY, Ky. — On April 20, the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services saw its first doctoral-level dissertation defense. John Eveland, a student in the Ed.D. in P-20 and Community Leadership program, presented his dissertation entitled “The Relative Effectiveness of Course Delivery Methodology on Student Success, Retention, and Persistence in Remedial Mathematics.” […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of July 3-9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University.   Incoming Murray State freshman Jonah Brannon of Puryear, Tennessee recently received a $2,000 scholarship through the Independent Professional Seed Association. Brannon will major in agribusiness economics with an emphasis in crop production at Murray State. Brannon is a […]

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Presidential Update: Richmond Hall

Friends and Colleagues, As many of know, one of our residential halls, New Richmond, suffered from a tremendous explosion at 4:53 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28. I want to thank all of our first responders, the multiple police departments, firefighters, EMTs and others who went and helped as best and as quickly as possible. In […]

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Murray State University to hold Freedom Fest concert on July 4

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band, Town & Gown Chorale and Governor’s Scholars Program Chorus will host a concert on Tuesday, July 4 at 8 p.m. inside Lovett Auditorium on the Murray State campus. As part of this year’s Freedom Fest in Murray, the free concert is open to […]

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Murray State University’s Telecommunications Systems Management signs National Institute for Hometown Security contract

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) is the recipient of a $105,092.64 contract from the National Institute of Hometown Security (NIHS) tasked by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The contract focuses on the wired communications subsector of the communications critical infrastructure sector and the reliance of […]

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