An official headshot of Mark Trout standing in front of a U.S. flag.

U.S. Secret Service agent and Murray State alumnus to visit campus Oct. 26

MURRAY, Ky. — United States Secret Service Special Agent Mark Trout will speak at the Murray State University Carr Health Building on Friday, Oct. 26, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Trout, a native of southeast Missouri, is a 1997 graduate of Murray State’s criminal justice program. His lecture on Friday will highlight his experiences as a local police […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Mark Arant.

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education appoints Murray State’s Arant as convener

MURRAY, Ky. — The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) appointed Dr. Mark Arant of Murray State University as convener for the state’s chief academic officers. Arant, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Murray State, will hold the following responsibilities in his role as convener: serving as moderator for meetings of the chief academic officers and […]

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An official headshot of Ron Beshear.

Murray State alumnus Ron Beshear to speak at Golden Anniversary Dinner and Banquet during Homecoming 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association will celebrate the class of 1968 on Oct. 26 during the Golden Anniversary Dinner and Banquet with alumnus Ron Beshear serving as the evening’s highlighted speaker. Beshear, who currently lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, graduated from Murray State in 1968 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and history. He […]

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A birds-eye view of the quad in the fall.

Murray State University support strengthens Facilities Management sustainability initiatives

MURRAY, Ky. — Getting recyclables to their new home is a two-part job at Murray State University, and it all starts with source separation. As campus dining shifts to recyclable food containers, like the BOTTLEBOX®, the University community has even more opportunities to decrease the waste going to landfills. “Getting more people involved is the biggest desire we […]

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A man stands outside the Hopkinsville regional campus wearing military fatigues.

Murray State University offers significant tuition discount for military students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now offering a new pricing model that will support military students in earning their college degrees at little or no out-of-pocket cost. The new initiative is available to service members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Murray State will now waive course fees, provide free textbooks and match remaining tuition costs not […]

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The interior of the "Hometown Teams" exhibit, featuring bleachers in front of a display.

Murray State opens ‘Hometown Teams’ exhibit in Wrather Museum

MURRAY, Ky. — A new interactive museum exhibit about the role sports play in society is now open at Wrather West Kentucky Museum on Murray State University’s campus. The exhibit, titled “Hometown Teams,” is a collaborative effort between University Libraries, Kentucky Humanities and the Smithsonian Institute Travel Exhibition Service’s Museum on Main Street program.

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The Jazz Orchestra poses for a group photo on a stage while holding their instruments.

Murray State to host fourth annual Swingin’ Memories Homecoming Dance

MURRAY, Ky. — On Friday, Oct. 26, the walls of Lovett Auditorium will resonate with sounds of the big band era during the fourth annual Swingin’ Memories Homecoming Dance, which features the University’s Jazz Band and award-winning Jazz Orchestra. The event will take place Oct. 26 on the stage of historic Lovett Auditorium beginning at 8 p.m. The […]

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Melvin and Rita Henley stand together in front of a tree.

Murray State to honor Henleys as grand marshals during Homecoming 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association is excited to present Dr. Melvin and Rita Henley as the grand marshals for Homecoming 2018: Field of Dreams. The couple will be honored as a pivotal part of the Homecoming Parade on Oct. 27, which begins at 9:30 a.m. “With big dreams and passion, Melvin Henley has never […]

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Two students wave as they walk in the Homecoming Parade.

Murray State to celebrate Homecoming 2018: Field of Dreams on Oct. 25–27

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is preparing to welcome alumni from all over the world back to campus Oct. 25–27 for Homecoming 2018. “Homecoming is a time when we are all back in the prime of our lives regardless of age or graduation year,” said Carrie McGinnis, director of alumni relations at Murray State. “Memories are not […]

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Emily Berger leans over a table working on artwork.

Murray State’s art department to welcome four artists for Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of Art & Design at Murray State University will host four visiting arts professionals for the Patricia L. Summerville Emerging Artist and Professionals Program, a lecture series and panel discussion about career possibilities for Murray State students in the arts. The visiting artists include Emily Berger, Nick DeFord, Meghan Wnorowski and Jaclyn Stephens. […]

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