Murray State University President to serve as member of Commonwealth Education Continuum

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson has been asked to serve as a member of a new statewide partnership to assist students as they progress through each level of the public education system, from preschool through college and into sustainable careers. He will represent Kentucky’s public university presidents. Called the Commonwealth […]

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Murray State University Galleries hosts Visual Elegy exhibit

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to announce Visual Elegy, a collaborative printmaking exhibition in response to the poetry of bell hooks. Visual Elegy will be on exhibit in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery from January 28 through March 1, 2021. Twenty-six printmakers […]

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Trio of awards given to Murray State University graduate student and alumni

MURRAY, Ky. — Several achievements have been recently highlighted in the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University. Each year, the Kentucky Counseling Association (KCA) Graduate Student Award is presented to a graduate student who stands out as exemplary. This outstanding student is chosen based on their level of work that goes […]

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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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