Murray State University music major wins trombone competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University trombone major Luke Weatherly recently won the Blue Grass Brass Young Artist Competition (age 19-26). The competition is sponsored by the Kentucky Music Teachers Association (KMTA), a nonprofit educational organization representing music teachers in studios, conservatories, music schools, public schools, private schools, colleges and universities. The purpose of KMTA […]

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Murray State University Department of Music offers new degree program

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Music is excited to announce the new offering of a Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre degree. The program professionally prepares musicians who wish to blend music, theatre, and dance so they may successfully navigate the musical theatre world upon graduation. Students will be accepted into […]

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Murray State University introduces Racer Football Alumni Association Fund for Excellence

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State Athletics has announced the establishment of the Racer Football Alumni Association Fund for Excellence at Murray State University. The newly-endowed excellence fund was established by the Racer Football Alumni Association, LLC (RFAA), an organization comprised of historical Racer student-athletes, coaches, supporters and staff. The Racer Football Alumni Association Fund for […]

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Murray State University nonprofit leadership studies alumna Ashley Dumas Agada reflects on Racer experience

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s nonprofit leadership studies (NLS) graduates were recently asked to reflect on their career journeys, the impact of their work, and their aspirations for the future. A series of eight stories have emerged and will be shared in the months to come. The stories will be presented with the title […]

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Murray State University chemistry and biology labs testing wastewater to help identify potential COVID-19 outbreaks

MURRAY, Ky. — A recent wastewater testing project in Mayfield, Kentucky is providing assistance to the local community to help identify potential COVID-19 outbreaks prior to area residents ever experiencing any symptoms of the virus.  The project, which began in early November, is a partnership between the Graves County Health Department, Mayfield Electric and Water […]

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Dennis Jackson Racer Room Dedicated

Murray State’s first African-American student-athlete honored for his life-long commitment, which began in 1961  Murray State Athletics honors Dennis Jackson, the first African-American student-athlete at MSU, by naming the Dennis Jackson Racer Room in Roy Stewart Stadium. A celebration of the event for the Racers’ Distinguished Alumnus, multi-sport star and 2007 Murray State Athletics Hall […]

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Murray State University to host Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. virtual celebration

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership & Inclusive Excellence, in collaboration with various University offices and community organizations, are excited to present the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Virtual Celebration on Monday, January 18 at 10:30 a.m.  This year’s theme is titled, Living the Dream: Committing to […]

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Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson receives national award

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Bob Jackson, President of Murray State University, has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus of Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity and inducted into the Order of West Range, a lifetime achievement award and the highest honor bestowed upon alumni for service to society and accomplishments in their careers.  Pi Kappa Alpha […]

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Murray State University announces fall 2020 Dean’s List recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the fall 2020 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students. A table sortable by city and state, located at murraystate.edu/deanslist, includes the University’s fall 2020 Dean’s List recipients.

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Murray State University’s Center for Economic and Entrepreneurial Development celebrates operations

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated 39 years of providing entrepreneurial support to the region in 2020. Since 1981, the Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business has been providing consulting and training outreach services to pre-venture and existing businesses in the region. What began as a partnership with the Small Business […]

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