Murray State University’s Nonprofit Leadership Studies program names new director

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Nonprofit Leadership Studies program has announced the appointment of Dr. Elise Lael Kieffer as the new program director. In addition to her role as program director, Kieffer will serve as an assistant professor in the Department of Organizational Communication and Leadership. Kieffer’s first love was musical theatre. She earned […]

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Murray State University to host “Racer Ready Enrollment Days” in July

Free events are geared toward admitted students for upcoming fall as well as prospective students MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host three “Racer Ready Enrollment Days” in July for admitted students for the upcoming fall as well as for prospective students and their families. The free events will be a one-stop-shop for students […]

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Murray State University Racer Report: July 5-9

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University for the week of July 5-9. ** Murray State University’s department of journalism and mass communications (JMC) has received ninth place honors in the Hearst Journalism Awards Intercollegiate Broadcast Competition. The Hearst Journalism Awards are among college journalism’s most prestigious awards. Schools […]

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Racer ready, set, go: Murray State University offers upcoming orientation dates for new, incoming students

There is still time for prospective students to apply for admission for the 2021-22 academic year MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is offering two dates, July 8 and August 5, for its Racer Nation Orientation program. Formerly known as Summer Orientation, Racer Nation Orientation is the required new student program for incoming freshmen and […]

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Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band presenting Freedom Fest Concert of American Music on July 4

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will present its Freedom Fest Concert of American Music at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 4 on the lawn in front of Lovett Auditorium. The band is in its tenth (including the “silent ninth”) season under the direction of Dr. Todd E. Hill, […]

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Murray State University “Racer Ready” recruitment events scheduled for June and July

Free events for prospective as well as incoming students and families to take place in Bowling Green, Owensboro, Henderson and Evansville MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will be hitting the road for a series of “Racer Ready” recruitment and admissions events scheduled for June and July. Staff from the University’s office of recruitment will […]

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Murray State University graduate selected for the Japan Exchange and Teaching program

David Wallace selected to represent United States in the JET program MURRAY, Ky. — Recent Murray State University Honors College graduate David Wallace has been selected to represent the United States in this year’s Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program. The JET program is a competitive job opportunity that allows young professionals to live and […]

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Murray State University awards its first pathways certificates for the Racer Academy program

Academy offered to high school students to earn college credit MURRAY, Ky. — Racer Academy is Murray State University’s dual credit program offered to high school juniors and seniors. Students may take these courses while in high school and work ahead to earn college credit hours. The new certificates are offered to high school students, […]

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Regional campuses offer opportunities for adult learners, nontraditional students, and those looking to stay close to home

If you live in western Kentucky, did you know you can earn an accredited, nationally-ranked education at a location near you? Murray State University offers a variety of courses and degree programs at our regional campuses and educational presences in Fort Campbell, Henderson, Hopkinsville, Madisonville and Paducah.

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Murray State University graphic design program ranked #1 in Kentucky

MURRAY, Ky. — The graphic design program housed in Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design has been ranked #1 in the state of Kentucky for 2021 and in the Top 25 in the South by the Animation Career Review, a major online resource for people aspiring for careers in animation, game design, graphic […]

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