Students at Murray State University learned how to seek out opportunities upon graduation during a recent “meet the pros” alumni panel sponsored by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The panel consisted of the following alumni, pictured from left to right: Pat Summerville, ’72; David Schmoll, ’11; Ashley Ireland, ’05; and Chris Goodlett, ’95, ’98.

College of Humanities and Fine Arts holds alumni panel

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University learned how to seek out opportunities upon graduation during a recent “meet the pros” alumni panel sponsored by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The panel, titled “Professional Adventures of Alumni: What is Possible with Your Degree,” consisted of the following alumni: Pat Summerville, ’72; Chris Goodlett, ’95, ’98; […]

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A student presents a poster during the Kentucky Academy of Science's annual convention.

Murray State University Information: Week of Nov. 20 – Nov. 24

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Nov. 20–24. ** The Kentucky Academy of Science, which seeks to foster scientific discovery and understanding throughout the state, held its annual meeting at Murray State during the first weekend of November. More than 500 scientists and students attended the […]

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Three students walk on Murray State's campus on a fall afternoon.

Murray State enrollment continues to reflect academic achievement among students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s fall 2017 preliminary enrollment data indicates several continued positive trends, including another academically strong freshman class with a higher average ACT score and number of valedictorians from last fall’s class, along with a higher overall institutional retention rate. This year’s first-time freshman class of 1,443 students holds an average ACT score of […]

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Several boxes of canned food collected from the Pay it Forward program offered through Murray State's Parking Services.

Parking Services offers Pay it Forward program

MURRAY, Ky. — Beginning in fall 2017, Parking Services at Murray State University introduced the Pay it Forward program as an alternative solution for paying off select parking citations. For more information about Parking Services, the Pay it Forward program or the Racers Helping Racers Food Pantry, please visit murraystate.edu/parking.  

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The Town & Gown Community Band and Choir perform in First Baptist Church of Murray during the annual holiday concert (2016).

Pair of holiday events to take place in December

MURRAY, Ky. — The Town & Gown Partnership at Murray State University is hosting two events in December to put the campus and Murray community in the holiday spirit, including a holiday concert and open house. “We encourage both the campus and greater community to join us in December as these wonderful events will provide an […]

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A student presents research during Fall Scholars Week to a group gathered in Waterfield Library.

Students share research and creative work during Fall Scholars Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University had the opportunity to share their scholarly and creative endeavors with the campus community during Fall Scholars Week, a University-wide celebration held Nov. 13–17 that recognized student scholarship, research and creative work.

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Amine Abouda (left) and Ikram Ben Romdhane (right) are spending the 2017–18 academic year at Murray State University through the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) program, a nonprofit organization with the mission of building a more just, prosperous and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and strengthening institutions.

Students find opportunities at Murray State through IREX program

MURRAY, Ky. — Three students are serving as cultural ambassadors at Murray State University, supported with scholarships through the prestigious International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX), a nonprofit organization founded in 1968 with the mission of building a more just, prosperous and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders and strengthening institutions. Of the thousands of international students […]

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Miranda Bivins, a graduate student in the nonprofit leadership studies program at Murray State University, has received the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky: the title of Kentucky Colonel.

Murray State student recognized as Kentucky Colonel

MURRAY, Ky. — Miranda Bivins, a graduate student in the nonprofit leadership studies program at Murray State University, has received the highest honor awarded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky: the title of Kentucky Colonel, presented by the governor to individuals who have made significant philanthropic contributions to the greater community, state or nation. This prestigious accomplishment largely comes […]

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The Alumni Association at Murray State University recently recognized Donna Herndon, ’64, with the Golden Horseshoe Award during the annual Golden Anniversary Reunion as a part of the University’s Homecoming 2017 festivities.

Donna Herndon named recipient of Golden Horseshoe Award

MURRAY, Ky. — The Alumni Association at Murray State University recently recognized Donna Herndon, ’64, with the Golden Horseshoe Award during the annual Golden Anniversary Reunion as a part of the University’s Homecoming 2017 festivities. “This remarkable Racer bleeds blue and gold,” said Carrie McGinnis, director of alumni relations at Murray State. “Her heart is full of a […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus at Murray State.

Murray State affords incoming freshmen opportunities with new Deans Scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is adopting a new scholarship worth $1,500 per academic year for freshmen beginning in fall 2018. The Deans Scholarship is a new annual award for first-time freshmen who qualify. Recipients of the new scholarship will receive $750 for the fall and spring semesters, respectively, for four years or until their bachelor’s […]

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