Murray State University’s Racers Give fundraising campaign raises $217,871 for student scholarships

Racers Give becomes most successful need-based scholarship campaign in University history MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Racers Give fundraising campaign has raised $217,871 through the end of 2019, becoming the most successful need-based scholarship campaign in Murray State history. Originally set to run from Nov. 29 through Dec. 6, Racers Give more than doubled […]

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Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus occupational therapy program earns five-year accreditation

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus’s occupational therapy (OT) program has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Following a positive on-site evaluation, ACOTE awarded the Paducah campus a five-year term of initial accreditation. “I am thrilled to help meet the […]

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Murray State University Phi Kappa Phi chapter awarded Circle of Excellence Silver Status

Honor society recognized for members’ academic research, outreach efforts MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was awarded the Circle of Excellence Silver Status for the 2019-20 academic year, the third highest achievement that a chapter can receive from the national office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  […]

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Murray State University presents 83rd annual Campus Lights

Student theatrical production of ‘All Shook Up!’ inspired by Shakespeare, features music of rock n’ roll legend Elvis Presley MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University presents the 83rd annual Campus Lights theatrical production, “All Shook Up!” in Lovett Auditorium on Jan. 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Campus Lights is a […]

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Murray State University completes renovation of new financial markets classroom

Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business classroom features live stock ticker, laptop computers, monitors MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business has recently completed the renovation of a state-of-the-art financial markets classroom. University leadership celebrated the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 13. The space is located front and […]

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Murray State University dedicates Charles and Marlene Johnson Lobby at Lovett Auditorium

Lobby named for alumni, longtime University supporters MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University officially dedicated the Charles and Marlene Johnson Lobby at Lovett Auditorium with a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 5. The lobby is named after University alumni and longtime supporters Charles, ’56 and Marlene Johnson, ’57, of Carrier Mills, Illinois.  Charles earned his Bachelor […]

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Murray State University nonprofit leadership studies class awards $3,000 in grant monies to CASA by the Lakes and Soup for the Soul

Grant made possible through Giving Back Endowment MURRAY, Ky. — This year, CASA by the Lakes and Soup for the Soul were the co-recipients of a $3,000 grant awarded by Murray State University’s nonprofit leadership class taught by Dr. Kelly Rogers.  CASA by the Lakes and Soup for the Soul were recognized during a presentation […]

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Murray State University announces Clara Gilliam Fund for Excellence

Fund honors daughter of University alumni, supports regional hemp industry and Murray State Center for Agricultural Hemp MURRAY, Ky. —  The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture has announced the establishment of the Clara Gilliam Fund for Excellence, named after the daughter of Murray State alumni Jerry and Julie Gilliam. The fund, made possible by […]

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#RacerGraduation: Murray State University students share their personal stories of the Racer journey

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated fall 2019 commencement Saturday, Dec. 14.  A trio of graduates had the opportunity to share their unique stories about their time at Murray State and their plans after graduation.  ** Hope Debowey, a middle school math education major from Pleasant Plains, Illinois, who runs track and field, will […]

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Murray State University Office of Branding, Marketing and Communication earns 10 awards at CASE Kentucky Conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Office of Branding, Marketing and Communication (BMC) received 10 awards at the 2019 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Kentucky Conference held earlier this month in Lexington, Kentucky. Competing in the District III/Southeast category, the department won awards in various areas including photography, print and graphic […]

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