The Murray State University Board of Regents has appointed Dr. Robert L. (Bob) Jackson, ’85, as the 14th president of Murray State University, effective March 1, 2019.

Dr. Bob Jackson appointed 14th President of Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Board of Regents has appointed Dr. Robert L. “Bob” Jackson, ’85, as the 14th president of Murray State University, effective March 1, 2019. “I am honored to serve as the 14th president of Murray State University and greatly appreciate the support and confidence of the Board of Regents,” […]

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Summer Orientation contest through 3/8 to award meal plans, parking, housing and bookstore scholarships

Murray State University’s 2019 Summer Orientation sessions are open for Fall 2019 incoming freshman and transfer students at murraystate.edu/summero. New Racers will have the opportunity to register for classes at these sessions, meet faculty, staff and students, receive their student ID card as well as meet fellow incoming students through a variety of special programs […]

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Photo: Murray State University will soon offer a graduate certificate in economic development.

Murray State University introduces graduate certificate in economic development

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will offer a graduate certificate in economic development starting in fall 2019, blending together courses in its existing Master of Science in Economic Development program to provide students even more ways to succeed in a diverse range of business industries. The 12-hour program consists of four courses: • ECO […]

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Murray State University has announced a new Center for Agricultural Hemp, cementing its position in the forefront as a leader within the agricultural hemp industry. The center will be administered by the University’s Hutson School of Agriculture in coordination with industry partners. Pictured from left are Dr. Tony Brannon, dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture and Josh Hendrix, director of domestic hemp production at CV Sciences.

Murray State University introduces Center for Agricultural Hemp

Center to continue University’s position in the forefront as a leader in research, education, policy and innovation within hemp industry MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a new Center for Agricultural Hemp, cementing its position in the forefront as a leader in research, education, policy and innovation within the hemp industry. The center […]

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Murray State University celebrated the revitalization of a long-standing tradition with the opening of The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition currently on view through March 29 in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery.

The Magic Silver Show returns to Murray State

Exhibit features photography from local, national and world-renowned artists MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated the revitalization of a long-standing tradition with the opening of The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition currently on view through March 29 in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery. The Magic Silver Show, which began […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus on a sunny day.

Murray State University announces 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State Alumni Association is proud to announce that five outstanding Murray State alumni have been selected as the 2019 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. They will be honored during the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on April 12 at 6 p.m. in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. Established […]

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Murray State University President Bob Jackson, center left, shakes hands with West Kentucky Community and Technical College President Dr. Anton Reese upon signing a transfer agreement between the two institutions. Pictured from left to right are Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions Dean Dr. Marcia Hobbs, Dr. Miranda Terry, chair of the Murray State University Department of Applied Health Sciences and director of the public and community health program, Murray State University Board of Regents Chair Susan Guess, Jackson, Reese, WKCTC Dean of Allied Health and Personal Services Dr. Carrie Hopper, WKCTC Medical Information Technology Program Coordinator Jo Ann Knapp and WKCTC Board of Directors Chair Larry Kelley.

Transfer agreement between Murray State University, West Kentucky Community and Technical College held on Feb. 25

MURRAY, Ky. — A transfer agreement between Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College took place on Feb. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Murray State Paducah Regional Campus. The partnership, coordinated between the University’s public and community health program and WKCTC’s medical information technology program, will provide students pursuing a bachelor’s […]

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Photo: Murray State University will soon offer more opportunities for students in the Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts with new degree tracks.

Murray State University to offer new global languages tracks

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will soon offer more opportunities for students in the Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts with new degree tracks. Beginning in fall 2019, the University will offer new Japanese and Spanish programs including language tracks, teaching certification and translation/interpretation tracks, all for both languages. Brent Menchinger, chair of […]

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The Oakley Dining Room at Murray State University will open for business March 13. This pop-up restaurant is available each spring and is operated by the students in Murray State’s nutrition and dietetics program. The public is invited to experience the unique menus and recipes created by the students. Lunch is served every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. until May 3, excluding March 20 for spring break.

Murray State University students open pop-up restaurant for community

MURRAY, Ky. — The Oakley Dining Room at Murray State University will open for business March 13. This pop-up restaurant is available each spring and is operated by the students in Murray State’s nutrition and dietetics program. The public is invited to experience the unique menus and recipes created by the students. Lunch is served […]

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Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College will co-host a Nonprofit Connections event at the Murray State Paducah Regional Campus on March 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Murray State Paducah Regional Campus hosting Nonprofit Connections event March 5

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College will co-host a Nonprofit Connections event at the Murray State Paducah Regional Campus on March 5 from 11 a.m to 3 p.m., offering students a chance to meet with nonprofits and to explore potential employment, volunteer and service learning opportunities. This fair-style […]

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