The jars of honey auctioned off at the event.

First jar of Racer honey auctioned at Hutson Harvest Gala

MacKenzie Jones, a student at Murray State University, along with her family, recently built an apiary at Pullen Farm over spring break. The bee farm has proven to be an educational tool — and a sweet treat — for the community.

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A student at Murray State University works with a child in a local school system.

Murray State University teacher education program receives continued accreditation by state board

MURRAY, Ky. — On Aug. 21, Kentucky’s Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) met in Frankfort to consider state reaccreditation of the unit-wide educator preparation program at Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services. Unanimously, the board voted to reaccredit the college’s 92 individual education programs, marking no areas for improvement. This achievement follows a […]

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Gates on the campus of Murray State University.

Murray State University receives funding from Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently received federal funding from the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program to support undergraduate students from first-generation or low-income families, as well as students from underrepresented groups, interested in pursuing graduate degrees with Ph.D. tracks. The current iteration of the McNair program at Murray State, which accepts 29 students per […]

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Two students walk across the campus of Murray State University.

Honors College continues to draw top students to Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. – Fall 2017 marks a decade that Murray State University’s Honors program and Honors College, which began in 2015, has attained record-high enrollment each year as it continues to grow and develop to provide students with a rigorous academic experience unlike any other. The Honors student’s college experience is shaped by all of the unique […]

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Families come together at Murray State University for Family Weekend.

Murray State University hosts family weekend Sept. 22-24

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University is preparing to welcome students and their families to campus for Family Weekend, an annual event that allows students to share their college experience with family members and loved ones. Family Weekend begins Friday, Sept. 22 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 24. Throughout the weekend, the University will host a wide variety […]

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Faculty members from the department of chemistry at Murray State University receive an award at the American Chemical Society's National Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Murray State University Information: Week of Sept. 11–15

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Sept. 11–15. ** Faculty members from the department of chemistry at Murray State recently attended the American Chemical Society’s National Meeting in Washington, D.C., to present papers and posters to fellow conference attendees. Murray State faculty members in attendance […]

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Several students sit in the end-zone at the football game against Central Arkansas.

Murray State students participate in Gold Rush

MURRAY, Ky. — The Gold Rush is a new tradition at Murray State University that invites all freshmen to join President Bob Davies for a pre-game tailgate before rushing the field at a home football game.  

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An official photo of Kathleen Driskell.

Murray State University Reading Series welcomes poet Kathleen Driskell

MURRAY, Ky. —  The department of English and philosophy at Murray State University will host the first visiting writer in its 2017-18 Reading Series on Thursday, September 21. Poet Kathleen Driskell will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. in the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery on campus. Driskell’s collections of poetry include “Blue Etiquette,” “Next Door to the Dead,” […]

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The campus of Murray State University.

Wisdom Tree Technologies awarded new defense contracts in support of Kentucky Air National Guard and U.S. Army

MURRAY, Ky.  — Wisdom Tree Technologies, LLC, (WTT) was recently awarded a contract with the Kentucky Air National Guard (KYANG) in Louisville. This effort provides operational management support to the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron (STS). WTT’s work with the 123rd STS will see the company take on the role of coordinating the missions and activities of […]

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The exterior for the Pony Express, the campus food truck at Murray State University.

Pony Express at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — The Pony Express at Murray State University offers students a fast and easy way to grab lunch or dinner between classes. For information about dining services at Murray State, please visit  

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