Murray State University faculty members receive Faculty Innovation Grant Awards from Giving Back Endowment

MURRAY, Ky. — Three Murray State University faculty members were selected to receive grants from the Giving Back Endowment’s Faculty Innovation Initiative.  The effort encourages faculty to incorporate innovative approaches to student community engagement into their courses. Dr. Alyx Shultz, chair of agriculture science in the Hutson School of Agriculture; Holly Bloodworth, instructor in the […]

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Murray State University to host virtual Racer Day event Dec. 5

Geared toward prospective students and families, event will provide helpful information from admissions staff, financial services, housing and more MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host a virtual Racer Day event on Saturday, Dec. 5. Geared toward prospective students and families, the event will provide helpful information through live, interactive sessions with admissions staff, […]

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Murray State University administration continues to visit area high schools

High schools and school districts can contact the University’s Office of recruitment for more information or to schedule a visit by Racer faculty and staff MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University administration, including President Dr. Bob Jackson continue to visit area high schools to share more about the University’s offerings and overall college experience with […]

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Murray State University announces fall 2020 Outstanding Seniors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has named Jeff Payne and Aspen Arnold as the Outstanding Seniors recipients for fall 2020. Students recognized with this honor are known for their academic excellence and professionalism.  Jeff Payne is a computer science and mathematics double major from Bernie, Missouri. He will graduate this semester with plans to […]

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Murray State University Theatre Arts program produces children’s play, Vasilisa: Brave and Wise

MURRAY, Ky. — The Theatre Arts program at Murray State University recently completed production and recording of an original children’s play, Vasilisa: Brave and Wise to distribute to regional elementary schools.  Traditionally, the Theatre Arts program invites elementary students from around the area to its annual children’s show on campus. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, that […]

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Murray State University ranked 14th by U.S. News & World Report among the Best Colleges for Veterans

Murray State continues to be recognized as a top-tier University for student success MURRAY, Ky. — Along with several other recent rankings that Murray State University has received, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University 14th regionally in its “Best Colleges for Veterans” category. Murray State offers resources for veterans such as personalized […]

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Murray State University Doctorate of Arts alumna wins national award for article

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna Dr. Kristie Hofelich Ennis has been awarded the 2020 English Leadership Quarterly Best Article Award from the Conference on English Leadership (CEL), a membership group of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Ennis’s article, “A Blended Approach to ELA Instruction” appeared in the April 2019 issue […]

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Murray State University nonprofit leadership studies alumnus Nikkous Crump 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.  This is the fourth of an eight-part series by Visiting Distinguished Professor of Nonprofit Leadership Dr. Bob Long, with an additional four stories to […]

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Murray State University faculty member receives 2020 Open Access Initiatives Award

MURRAY, Ky. — A faculty member from Murray State University has been named the recipient of the Lana Porter Open Access Initiatives Award. Dr. Gary ZeRuth of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology has received a $1,000 stipend from the Lana Porter Open Access Initiatives Award for his exemplary work at […]

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Fall 2020 enrollment information reflects growth in a number of key categories at Murray State University

Data indicates second straight year with increases in new freshmen, graduate and transfer students, as well as increases in student retention and progression toward graduation MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s fall 2020 enrollment continues to indicate several positive trends and momentum, including increases in multiple student classifications.  Based on University data, this year’s entering […]

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