Addison Peter sits on a set of steps while wearing a graduation robe and cap.

#RacerInternships: Murray State music business student earns dream internship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate Addison Peter of Tell City, Indiana, interned with Live Nation Entertainment this summer, fulfilling a dream she’s carried since high school. “Going into my freshman year at Murray State, all I had going for myself was my passion and work ethic,” Peter said. “I had no experience with the music industry […]

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A family wearing Murray State t-shirts sits together at Family Weekend 2017.

Murray State welcomes families, loved ones to campus for Family Weekend 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome students and their families to campus Sept. 28–30 for Family Weekend 2018, an annual tradition that allows students to share their college experience with their loved ones. Throughout the weekend, the University will host a variety of fun events and activities for students and their families, including the Mr. MSU […]

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A professional headshot of Brad Aaron Modlin sitting on metal steps.

Murray State Reading Series to welcome alumnus Brad Aaron Modlin

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of English and Philosophy at Murray State University will begin the 2018–19 Reading Series on Thursday, Sept. 27, with a reading from alumnus Brad Aaron Modlin. Modlin will read from his fiction and poetry Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery located in the Price Doyle Fine Arts […]

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The exterior of the Sid Easley Alumni Center at Murray State.

Murray State University Alumni Association announces new Young Alumni Council

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association is proud to announce the launch of the new Young Alumni Council as a branch of the University’s larger alumni organization. The Young Alumni Council, which will officially kick off during Homecoming 2018, is open to any Murray State alumni who graduated within the last 10 years and are […]

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A standing students talks with two volunteers who are sitting at a booth during the fair.

Murray State hosts Nonprofit Connections fair for students, community

MURRAY, Ky. — The Nonprofit Connections fair at Murray State University brought together representatives from regional organizations to discuss with students the needs and issues that drive their work. They also provided information about how students could explore volunteer opportunities within their organizations as well as internship and job availabilities in the nonprofit sector.

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Pots in a greenhouse filled with dirt and various plants, including sweet potatoes.

Murray State students work with Organilock sweet potatoes

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students work with Organilock to plant, grow and gather data on experimental sweet potatoes.

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Two people hug in the middle of a larger group of people standing on the campus mall at Murray State.

Murray State honors Bailey Holt with memorial scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — The School of Nursing and Health Professions at Murray State University partnered with the Kentucky Nurses Association in creating the Bailey Holt Memorial Nursing Scholarship. The scholarship honors Holt, one of two Marshall County High School students who lost their lives during the tragic events at the high school in January 2018.

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Three students walk on the quad during the fall semester.

Murray State University recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 28th consecutive year

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top schools in the country. The rankings list, now in its 34th year, includes Murray State as one of the best regional universities for 2019, marking the University’s 28th consecutive year of top-tier rankings by the reputable […]

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Three students walk outside Franklin Hall.

Murray State University announces new Illinois housing scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a new Illinois housing scholarship for eligible students who are enrolled at the University beginning with the fall 2019 semester. Incoming full-time freshman and incoming full-time transfer students from Illinois who receive a regional tuition rate are eligible for the new $3,000 annual on-campus housing scholarship that will be awarded […]

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The exterior of Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State introduces statewide Murray State Promise tuition program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has introduced the Murray State Promise tuition program. First-time freshmen and new transfer students throughout the state of Kentucky are eligible for this tuition assistance program, which is an expansion of the previous Racer Promise tuition assistance program that had been offered to students living within the University’s 18-county west Kentucky […]

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