Ann Caldwell stands in front of a brick wall.

#RacerInternships: Caldwell channels creativity through internship with Dining Services at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — For every marketing campaign, there is someone behind the scenes: creating the graphics, managing the social media and conducting the research. It is a vital role — one that Ann Marie Caldwell takes seriously as an intern with the Dining Services unit at Murray State University. Caldwell is a sophomore from Fulton studying accounting in […]

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The Town & Gown Band and Chorale, respectively, sit and stand on stage in Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State to hold Freedom Fest concert July 4

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band, Town & Gown Chorale and Governor’s Scholars Program Chorus will host a concert Wednesday, July 4, at 8 p.m. inside Lovett Auditorium on the Murray State campus. As part of this year’s Freedom Fest in Murray, the free concert is open to the public and […]

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An official headshot of Crystal Wilkinson.

MFA program to host writing workshop for adults and July Residency Reading Series

MURRAY, Ky. — The MFA program in creative writing at Murray State University will sponsor a number of events in July, including a weekend of creative writing workshops for adults as well as several free events open to the public that are part of the program’s July Residency Reading Series. The weekend of creative writing workshops for adults […]

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Attendees of the College and Career Readiness Summit sit around several tables while listening to a presenter.

Murray State hosts annual College and Career Readiness Summit for educators

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University hosted the sixth annual College and Career Readiness Summit for educators June 12–13 with participants eligible to receive up to 12 hours of free professional development or EILA credit. More than 750 teachers, counselors, school principals, superintendents and other educators from 46 school districts […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Debbie Owens.

Owens selected to attend HERS Leadership Institute

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Debbie Owens, associate professor and interim chair for the department of journalism and mass communications at Murray State University, has been selected to attend the 2018 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Leadership Institute. The two-week intensive institute Owens will attend in 2018 is held at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. The three-pronged management development […]

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Four professors sit around tables with their laptops out.

Research circle retreat helps Murray State faculty produce papers for publication

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Humanities and Fine Arts (CHFA) at Murray State University has a cure for writer’s block: an interdisciplinary circle of tenure-track faculty working together to support each other through the grueling process of academic writing. Drs. Antje Gamble and Rebecca Williams from the department of art and design teamed up with Drs. Rebecca […]

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Emma Whitt performs on stage.

Murray State student Emma Whitt performs in national Classical Singer Vocal Competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Emma Whitt has always felt at home on a stage, performing and sharing her passion for music with others. It is that same love for song that led the Murray State University senior to the Classical Singer Vocal Competition in Boston from May 24–27. Whitt is a senior from Knoxville, Tennessee, studying vocal performance in […]

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The exterior of Woods Hall, the home to Murray State's education abroad office.

Two Murray State students receive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships

MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students — Charesa Rogers of Oak Grove and Vanessa Smith of Calvert City — have been selected as recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad in summer 2018. The Gilman scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural […]

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The interior of the Clara M. Eagle Gallery at Murray State.

Murray State and Murray Art Guild to present ‘Side by Side 2018’ exhibit

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Galleries, in conjunction with the Murray Art Guild and the Murray State art education program, present the “Side by Side 2018” exhibit to be on display in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery from June 10 through July 9. Side by Side is a program that was conceptualized 15 years ago by […]

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A clock tower on campus.

Murray State awards 16 Presidential Fellowship scholarships

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University awarded a total of 16 incoming students with the prestigious Presidential Fellowship scholarship, which includes full tuition, housing and meals for up to four years at the University. “I am pleased to welcome the 2018 Presidential Fellowship class to Murray State,” said Murray State President Bob Davies. “Each of the presidential fellows […]

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