Incoming Murray State University freshman Azzie Cunningham from Asheville, North Carolina, joined members of Congress, luminaries, award-winning authors and renowned civil rights activists for the Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage this past spring in Alabama. Pictured from left are Ruby Bridges, the first child integrated into the William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana in 1960, and Azzie.

Murray State University student participates in Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Incoming freshman Azzie Cunningham joins civil rights leaders for event, including late U.S. Rep. John Lewis MURRAY, Ky. — Incoming Murray State University freshman Azzie Cunningham from Asheville, North Carolina, joined members of Congress, luminaries, award-winning authors and renowned civil rights activists for the Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage this past spring in Alabama. It would be […]

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Murray State University associate professor of theatre and actor Daryl Phillipy appears in two feature-length films releasing to wide audiences this month: “Star Light,” distributed through 1091 Films, and “The Silent Natural,” distributed through Freestyle Digital Media. Pictured is Phillipy dressed as his character in “The Silent Natural.”

Murray State University theatre professor appears in pair of feature-length films

Daryl Phillipy featured in ‘Star Light’ and ‘The Silent Natural’ releasing this month MURRAY, Ky. —  Murray State University associate professor of theatre and actor Daryl Phillipy will appear in two feature-length films releasing to wide audiences this month: “Star Light,” distributed through 1091 Films, and “The Silent Natural,” distributed through Freestyle Digital Media. “Star […]

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Murray State University faculty members earn Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education awards

Dr. Kemaly Parr recognized as postsecondary teacher of the year, Dr. Kimberly Bellah named teacher educator of the year MURRAY, Ky. — A pair of Murray State University faculty have earned awards from the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE). Dr. Kemaly Parr, who serves as an assistant professor and program coordinator of […]

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Murray State University Racer Report: Aug. 3-7

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University, including student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming events and much more for the week of Aug. 3-7, 2020. In this Racer Report: Department of Applied Health Sciences professor publishes research Nursing faculty selected to present posters Graduate student selected to […]

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The Murray State University chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has been recognized as the organization’s 2020 Outstanding Student Section. Pictured are the chapter’s 2019-20 officers during a recent trip to the AASP Future Safety Leaders Workshop in Chicago, Illinois. From left are Treavor Cheatham, Melina Eaker, Austin Zinobile, Madison Ohlmann, Madison Jones, Amelia Newton and Jacob Littlefield.

Murray State University American Society of Safety Professionals chapter named 2020 Outstanding Student Section

Award recognizes chapter’s contributions toward advancing safety education and research MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has been recognized as the organization’s 2020 Outstanding Student Section. For more than 100 years, the ASSP has supported occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals in their efforts to […]

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Murray State University will host an online Family Weekend event from Sept. 11-12, offering Racers and their families plenty of virtual activities in the name of Racer spirit.

Murray State University to celebrate virtual Family Weekend Sept. 11-12

Slate of planned virtual activities includes ‘Bring your Family along’ scavenger hunt, ‘Racer Family Rewind’ video challenge, ‘Racer Recipes’ and more; learn more at murraystate.edu/familyweekend MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host an online Family Weekend event from Sept. 11-12, offering Racers and their families plenty of virtual activities in the name of Racer […]

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Murray State University Racer Academy looks ahead to successful year

Dual-credit program provides nationally-ranked educational experience for high school juniors and seniors looking to get ahead on college plans; learn more at murraystate.edu/raceracademy. MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is looking forward to a successful 2020-21 academic year for Racer Academy, a dual-credit program offered to high school juniors and seniors looking to work ahead […]

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Murray State University will offer a modified Racer One Stop experience this academic year, providing three convenient options for students to receive information about student accounts, financial aid, scholarships, tuition, bill payments, registration and other key areas.

Murray State University to offer virtual, in-person Racer One Stop

Student-centered services provide resources for dining, billing, financial aid, scholarships, registration and more; University to provide on-site admissions for individuals interested in registering for fall 2020 semester MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State will offer an enhanced Racer One Stop experience for the fall semester, providing three convenient options for students to receive information about student […]

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Dr. Melony Shemberger, ’04, ’06, faculty regent and associate professor of journalism and mass communication in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, was selected for the 2020 cohort of the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning.

Murray State University Faculty Regent Dr. Melony Shemberger chosen for 2020 Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning

Shemberger to work with colleagues around the world to advance online education MURRAY, Ky. — A faculty member at Murray State University is among a group of online educators across the United States chosen for the 2020 Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL), a unique blended-learning leadership development program sponsored by the Online […]

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Murray State University has renamed its award-winning telecommunications systems management Bachelor of Science program — designated a program of distinction —to cybersecurity and network management (CNM). The change took effect July 1, 2020.

Murray State University introduces cybersecurity and network management program

University renames its telecommunications systems management program of distinction MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has renamed its award-winning telecommunications systems management Bachelor of Science program — designated a program of distinction —to cybersecurity and network management (CNM). The change took effect July 1, 2020.  Though the program name is changing, the program of distinction […]

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