Pictured from left are Clinton and Mary Opal Moore, the namesakes of the Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer’s Residency. Established with generous gifts from their children, the residency was created to strengthen literary connections between Appalachia and western Kentucky while enhancing the creative and professional growth of students pursuing creative writing at Murray State.

Murray State creative writing program announces 2019 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence

MURRAY, Ky. — The creative writing program at Murray State University is pleased to announce author Robert Gipe as the 2019 Clinton and Mary Opal Moore Appalachian Writer-in-Residence.  An award-winning author, educator and activist, Gipe was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, raised in Kingsport, Tennessee, and now calls Harlan County, Kentucky his home. Gipe earned […]

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Murray State University to offer Racer One Stop in August

Student-centered services provide resources for admissions, dining, financial aid, academics and more for current students; University to provide on-site admissions for individuals interested in registering for Fall 2019 semester MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host 11 Racer One Stop dates for current students throughout the month of August. Also as part of the […]

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Murray State alumnus Trey Morris wins 2019 NAA International Auctioneer Championship

New Orleans, La. – Trey Morris, ’06, an auctioneer from Murray, Kentucky, Murray State alumnus and former public address announcer for University athletics, recently won the 2019 National Auctioneers Association (NAA) International Auctioneer Championship (IAC) after competing among 68 participants in the men’s and women’s divisions from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Ireland. The […]

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The Racers Roadshow, an eight-day tour of nine locations across Kentucky and Tennessee, wrapped up July 18 with a final stop in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. More than 1,200 guests attended during its tour.

Murray State University’s ‘Racers Roadshow’ wraps up at CFSB Center in Murray

More than 1,200 guests attended nine stops over eight days across Kentucky and Tennessee for a celebration of all things Murray State MURRAY, Ky. — The Racers Roadshow, an eight-day tour of nine locations across Kentucky and Tennessee, wrapped up July 18 with a final stop in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. The […]

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Murray State University has introduced new programs in culture and language studies and human services, with a third planned in cybersecurity management.

Murray State University introduces new academic programs

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has introduced new programs in culture and language studies and human services, with a third planned in cybersecurity management. These new programs, which will be offered beginning fall 2019, reflect the University’s commitment to providing modern courses that incorporate real-world experience to ensure students are prepared for the workforce. […]

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Former Murray State basketball star Ja Morant is coming back to campus Friday, Aug. 23, as he travels with his new team, the Memphis Grizzlies, in the team’s preseason Regional Caravan Tour.

Former Murray State University basketball star Ja Morant to visit Murray State Aug. 23

Morant’s visit part of Memphis Grizzlies’ preseason Regional Caravan Tour MURRAY, Ky. — Former Murray State basketball star Ja Morant is coming back to campus Friday, Aug. 23, as he travels with his new team, the Memphis Grizzlies, in the team’s preseason Regional Caravan Tour. In June, Morant became the highest NBA Draft pick in […]

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Murray State biology students researching snake fungal disease in western Kentucky

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students are researching a fungal disease found in snakes that has been observed in western Kentucky and other states. Graduate student John Hewlett and undergraduate student Gage Barnes are both part of a lab group led by Dr. Andrea Darracq, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. The […]

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Murray State University announces Center for Computer and Information Technology

Transformation of Murray State Center for Telecommunications Systems Management to focus on career outcomes, relationships with industry partners MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Center for Telecommunications Systems Management is transforming into the Center for Computer and Information Technology — its award-winning Program of Distinction — to reflect its modern approach to computer education. […]

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Murray State University is hitting the road in July with the Racers Roadshow, an eight-day tour of nine locations that will feature special guests including Murray State President Dr. Bob Jackson, Director of Athletics Kevin Saal, mascot Dunker, faculty, staff and students.

Murray State’s online BSB program named among most affordable in nation

Great Business Schools praises program for valuable, high-impact educational opportunities MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Bachelor of Science in business administration online program has been named among the most affordable online BSBs in the country. Great Business Schools, an online resource for prospective business school students, ranked the Murray State program sixth most affordable […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of July 15–19

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of July 15–19. ** The Murray State Delta Tau Chapter of Alpha Sigma Phi has earned its sixth Grand Senior President’s Cup award from the national fraternity organization, marking one of the highest honors a chapter […]

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