Registration for fall 2019 semester at Murray State University remains open for prospective students

Classes begin Aug. 20; interested students can take the first step in becoming a Racer for the upcoming fall semester at murraystate.edu/myopportunity MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for the fall 2019 semester at Murray State University remains open for prospective students ahead of classes beginning Aug. 20. Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray […]

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Murray State University to offer Racer One Stop in August

Student-centered services provide resources for admissions, dining, financial aid, academics and more for current students; University to provide on-site admissions for individuals interested in registering for Fall 2019 semester MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host 11 Racer One Stop dates for current students throughout the month of August. Also as part of the […]

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More than 100 rising high school seniors from across the region will arrive at Murray State University June 8 for the 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy.

Murray State University awarded $1 million grant from National Science Foundation

Grant funding will continue research and development rooted in strategic equity initiatives for female faculty in STEM disciplines MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a proposal led by the institution’s ADVANCE leadership team to promote strategic equity initiatives for female faculty members […]

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Murray State University to host ‘Great Beginnings’ in conjunction with start of fall semester

Registration remains open for upcoming fall 2019 semester; prospective students can apply at murraystate.edu/myopportunity MURRAY, Ky. — A Murray State University tradition, Great Beginnings begins its 25th year later this month with a series of programs, events and activities to provide new students the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the campus and surrounding community.  As part […]

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Kentucky Small Business Development Center of Murray State University celebrates opening of three partner businesses

MURRAY, Ky. — The Kentucky Small Business Development Center of Murray State University in Owensboro is proud to announce the grand opening of two new businesses, with a third under new ownership. The new businesses are Michael J. Gross, LLC and TrueNorth Treatment Center, with Hand Therapy Plus Total Body Rehab announcing new ownership. The […]

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Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2019 semester.

Murray State University launches new student success platform

Partnership with Hobsons’ ‘Starfish’ Enterprise Success Platform to connect University students with on-campus resources MURRAY, Ky. —  Murray State University is partnering with education technology company Hobsons to implement Hobsons’ Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to increase retention by providing students and faculty with easy-to-use and robust resources. Launching Aug. 7, Starfish is Murray […]

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More than 360 middle and high school students across the region visited Murray State University to compete in the annual West Kentucky History Day academic competition on March 7.

Murray State University students study abroad in Japan thanks to Sekisui Scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — A pair of Murray State University students had the opportunity to study abroad in Japan this summer with the Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) Japan Program, thanks to a scholarship generously funded by Sekisui Specialty Chemicals. Now in its eighth year, the Sekisui Scholarship has provided $40,000 to fund Murray State […]

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The Racers Roadshow, an eight-day tour of nine locations across Kentucky and Tennessee, wrapped up July 18 with a final stop in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. More than 1,200 guests attended during its tour, including many supporters of the University.

Murray State University reports significant increases in giving to benefit students and University community

Private support reflects 133% increase to $9.1 million in FY19 from $3.9 million in FY18 MURRAY, Ky. — The Office of Development at Murray State University reports a significant increase in private giving over the last year. With new gifts and pledges from over 5,000 donors, more than $9.1 million was raised from July 1, […]

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Manager of Murray State University NPR member station selected for Public Radio Incubation Lab

MURRAY, Ky. — WKMS Station Manager Chad Lampe is among three public radio station representatives from across the country selected for a 16-week National Public Radio (NPR) project to develop ideas to advance actionable, real-world solutions to benefit the entire digital network of public radio. Located on the main campus of Murray State University, WKMS […]

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Murray State University junior Mariah Cox of Campbellsville, Kentucky, participated in the University’s Education Abroad program this summer.

Murray State TESOL student studies abroad in Mexico

University, federal scholarships help make opportunity possible for junior Mariah Cox MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University junior Mariah Cox of Campbellsville, Kentucky, participated in the University’s Education Abroad program this summer. Thanks to her selection for the University’s Hunt and Jennye Sue Smock Scholarship for Spanish Language Immersion and the U.S. Department of State’s […]

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Pictured from left are Clinton and Mary Opal Moore, the namesakes of the Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer’s Residency. Established with generous gifts from their children, the residency was created to strengthen literary connections between Appalachia and western Kentucky while enhancing the creative and professional growth of students pursuing creative writing at Murray State.

Murray State creative writing program announces 2019 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence

MURRAY, Ky. — The creative writing program at Murray State University is pleased to announce author Robert Gipe as the 2019 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence.  An award-winning author, educator and activist, Gipe was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, raised in Kingsport, Tennessee, and now calls Harlan County, Kentucky his home. Gipe earned […]

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