Murray State University fall 2019 enrollment reflects overall growth and continued momentum with significant increases in new freshmen, graduate and transfer students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s fall 2019 enrollment indicates several positive trends, including significant increases in multiple student classifications as well as an increase in overall enrollment at the institution. Based on University data, this year’s entering freshman class of 1,421 students indicates a significant increase of 7.7 percent from the fall 2018 freshman […]

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Murray State University students participate in inaugural College Summit on Kentucky Pensions

Students offer creative policy solutions for state pension system MURRAY, Ky. — Three students from the Murray State Department of Political Science and Sociology participated in the inaugural College Summit on Kentucky Pensions at the Henry Clay Center in Lexington, Kentucky, from Oct. 17-19. The summit largely revolved around discussion of key issues in the […]

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Murray State University to host Racer Day Nov. 16

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 next set for Nov. 16. […]

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Murray State University students host photo exhibition at Calloway County Public Library Nov. 10

MURRAY, Ky. — On Nov. 10, Murray State students enrolled in a University globalization course will hold a photography exhibition as part of their final projects at the Calloway County Public Library, located at 710 Main Street in Murray, Kentucky. The photo exhibition will take place from 2–4 p.m. with students presenting between 2–3 p.m.  […]

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Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture names Curtis Dame Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture has named Curtis Dame, ’10, ’12, the 2019 Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus Award recipient during Homecoming 2019 earlier this fall. Dame is a native of McLean County, Kentucky, and served his local FFA chapter as president in high school. He attended Murray State, where […]

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Murray State University announces endowment of Brannon Family Scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture Dean Dr. Tony Brannon and his brother, Tim, have recently established and endowed the Brannon Family Scholarship for current and incoming Murray State students pursuing a degree in agriculture. Tim graduated from Murray State in 1976. He was an active FFA member at Henry County […]

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Murray State Department of Art and Design hosting annual Holiday Art Auction Nov. 8

Proceeds fund art student scholarships and educational experiences MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Department of Art and Design will host its annual Holiday Art Auction on Nov. 8 in the Clara M. Eagle Gallery at the Murray campus. The event features artwork from faculty, students, alumni and local artists. All works will be up […]

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Murray State Hutson School of Agriculture honors Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus Award recipients

Kentucky State Reps. Richard Heath and Steven Rudy honored for contributions to agriculture MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture honored Kentucky State Reps. Richard Heath, ’84, ’89, and Steven Rudy, ’00, as co-recipients of this year’s Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus Award. The pair were honored during Homecoming Weekend in October for […]

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As the college’s outstanding alumna, Stubblefield rode in the University’s Homecoming parade.

Murray State College of Education and Human Services announces Outstanding Alumni Service Award recipient

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services recently selected Jennifer Stubblefield, ’92, a business education teacher at Calloway County High School (CCHS), to receive the college’s 2019 Outstanding Alumni Service Award. Stubblefield was recognized with a plaque during the college’s 34th annual Homecoming Breakfast on Oct. 19. A 27-year […]

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Murray State University hosts Student Government Association President’s Reunion

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University welcomed home 24 past presidents of the Student Government Association (SGA) and their families for a reunion Oct. 19 as part of Homecoming 2019. Originally launched as the Student Organization in 1936, SGA serves as an advocate for the student body within University administration. Presidents serve as members of […]

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