Murray State University recognized as a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ by Washington Monthly

Murray State ranked as the top public university in Kentucky by prestigious national publication MURRAY, Ky. — Washington Monthly’s 2019 College Rankings have highlighted Murray State University as a best value for students seeking a college degree. Murray State led all Kentucky public higher education institutions in the publication’s South region ‘Best Bang for the […]

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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.

Murray State University Information: Week of August 26-30

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of August 26-30. ** The Sharilyn Dawn Almquist Memorial Voice Scholarship was established in January 2006 through generous gifts by family and friends of the late Sharilyn Dawn Almquist to memorialize her strength, determination, encouragement, and […]

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Murray State University celebrates opening of Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Center provides diagnostic and therapeutic options close to home for area families MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception Aug. 22 in Alexander Hall.  Led by Murray State University school psychology program director Dr. Sean Simons and College of Education and Human Services […]

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Fall 2019 enrollment information reflects significant increases in number of new freshmen, graduate and transfer students at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — Enrollment in several key categories reflect increases and continued positive momentum at Murray State University for the 2019-20 academic year. Based on recent University data, this year’s entering freshman class of 1,420 students indicates a significant increase of 7.7 percent, as of August 27, 2019, from the fall 2018 freshman class. By […]

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Murray State University to host Family Weekend Sept. 20-22

Event includes Mr. MSU Pageant, Racer 5K, Fall Fanfare Concert and more; visit murraystate.edu/familyweekend for a full itinerary MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome students and their families to campus Sept. 20-22 for Family Weekend 2019, an annual tradition that encourages students to share their college experience with their loved ones. Throughout the […]

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The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will kick off the summer season with a free concert June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Amphitheater Performing Arts Pavilion, located in Murray’s Central Park.

Murray State University students earn valuable work experience with summer internships

MURRAY, Ky. — Many Murray State University students spent their summer getting ahead on career plans through internships at a wide variety of companies, from nonprofits, city government, energy companies, higher education institutions and much more. ** Dorothy Boyle, a second-year graduate student from Middleton, Tennessee, was a NODA (Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention […]

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Murray State University recognized as one of ‘America’s Best Colleges’ by Forbes for 12 consecutive years

Registration for the fall 2019 semester at Murray State remains open for prospective students; visit admissions.murraystate.edu for more information MURRAY, Ky. — Forbes Magazine has recognized Murray State University on its “America’s Best Colleges” list for 2019. This marks the 12th consecutive year the University has been included on the prestigious list since its inception. […]

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Arboretum at Murray State University to host sixth annual Hutson Harvest Gala September 12

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Friends of the Arboretum Board of Directors are excited to announce that the sixth annual Hutson Harvest Gala — a fundraiser for The Arboretum at Murray State University — will take place September 12 at 5:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Home,” […]

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Murray State University has announced a partnership with MyMajors, a career assessment tool designed to explore best-fit majors that match individual students’ interests, preferences, aptitude and other criteria.

Murray State University Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders to open August 22

New Center provides affordable diagnostic evaluations, family support and applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders will formally open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception set for Aug. 22 from 1–2 p.m. in Alexander Hall. The Center was created to help meet the unique needs […]

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More than 100 rising high school seniors from across the region will arrive at Murray State University June 8 for the 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy.

Murray State University awarded $1 million grant from National Science Foundation

Grant funding will continue research and development rooted in strategic equity initiatives for female faculty in STEM disciplines MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a proposal led by the institution’s ADVANCE leadership team to promote strategic equity initiatives for female faculty members […]

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