Exterior gates on the campus of Murray State University.

Murray State University, Madisonville Community College and West Kentucky Community & Technical College sign partnership agreement for respiratory care program

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Murray State University, Madisonville Community College (MCC) and West Kentucky Community & Technical College (WKCTC) signed a formal partnership Sept. 9 that will expand MCC’s respiratory care program into the Jackson Purchase area while providing new baccalaureate degree options at Murray State. The partnership, which is funded through a Delta Health Care […]

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Murray State University to host Racer Day on Sept. 21

Interested students and families have opportunity to meet current students, faculty and staff while learning more about Murray State; can RSVP for open house event at murraystate.edu/RacerDays  MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University welcomes future students to campus for three Racer Days planned for the 2019-20 academic year, with the first set for Sept. 21. […]

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Murray State University to host 13th annual Fall Fanfare concert Sept. 21

Concert raises funds for University music scholarships MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Music will host the 13th annual Fall Fanfare concert Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. The annual event raises money to fund scholarships for University music students and features the University orchestra, choirs, percussion ensemble, flute quartet, […]

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2019 Murray State University DNP-FNP graduates earn 100 percent pass rate across nationally-recognized certification exams

MURRAY, Ky. — Graduates of Murray State University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) to Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program saw a 100 percent pass rate across certification exams this year. FNP graduates take either or both nationally-recognized certification exams that allow for licensure in any state — one administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center […]

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The Murray State University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was awarded the Circle of Excellence Gold Status for the 2018-19 academic year.

Brent and Jan Yonts scholarship to assist students from Muhlenberg County

MURRAY, Ky. — Jan Yonts, ‘71, mayor of Greenville, Kentucky, has endowed the Brent and Jan Yonts scholarship for students from Muhlenberg County to attend Murray State University beginning this fall. The Yonts family includes five Murray State graduates in various disciplines spanning more than 40 years.  Brent graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree […]

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Murray State University recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Murray State lauded for successful student outcomes, academic reputation and alumni giving, among other attributes MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top schools in the country. The rankings list, now in its 35th year, includes Murray State as one of the […]

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Murray State University’s 2020-21 scholarship application now open

Current students encouraged to visit murraystate.edu/scholarships to apply; prospective students can apply for fall 2020 enrollment today at admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s 2020-21 scholarship application is now open. Murray State provides many academic achievement scholarships as well as need-based scholarships and grants. Murray State offers two types of scholarships: academic achievement and […]

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Murray State University students receive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Congressionally-funded scholarship provides education abroad and internship opportunities MURRAY, Ky. —Three Murray State University students studied abroad or interned this summer through a national scholarship program. Maranda Barker of Louisville, Kentucky, Mariah Cox of Campbellsville, Kentucky, and Lacy Risner of Benton, Kentucky were selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The Congressionally-funded […]

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Murray State University telecommunications systems management program receives National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security designation

MURRAY, Ky. — The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated Murray State’s Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) program as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through 2024.  “This is a prestigious national recognition for our cybersecurity area,” said Dr. Danny Claiborne, Institute of Engineering department chair. “Our […]

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Registration for summer classes at Murray State University begins the week of April 8 for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a reduced workload for future semesters as students continue their pathway towards graduation.

Murray State University fall 2020 application for admission now open

Students interested in becoming a Racer encouraged to visit admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for the fall 2020 semester at Murray State University is open as future Racers can apply today for admission.  Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray location as well as five regional campuses and educational presences in Paducah, Henderson, […]

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