Summer Orientation sessions for incoming freshman and transfer students at Murray State University are filling up quickly with strong momentum ahead of the fall 2019 semester.

Murray State University sees high demand for Summer Orientation sessions

Registration filling up quickly for summer dates; still time to apply for 2019-20 admission MURRAY, Ky. — Summer Orientation sessions for incoming freshman and transfer students at Murray State University are filling up quickly with strong momentum ahead of the fall 2019 semester. Two of six remaining Summer O sessions have already reached capacity. Only […]

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Dr. Claire Fuller has been named as the dean of the Murray State University Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, effective July 1, 2019.

Dr. Claire Fuller named dean of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Claire Fuller has been named dean of the Murray State University Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, effective July 1, 2019. Fuller is a biological sciences professor who has served as interim dean since July 1, 2018, after former dean Dr. Steve Cobb stepped down from the position […]

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Jared Hill of Murray, Kentucky, is set to earn his Clinical Mental Health Counseling Educational Specialist degree this summer.

#RacerGraduation: Murray native tells inspirational story of earning his degree

MURRAY, Ky. — Jared Hill of Murray, Kentucky, is set to earn his Clinical Mental Health Counseling Educational Specialist degree this summer. Hill has overcome a bevy of personal challenges in earning his degree; now seven years sober, the single father has carved out his own path at Murray State through his work with Phi […]

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Kaylin Duke of Channahon, Illinois, will graduate from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in animal and equine science.

#RacerGraduation: Animal and equine science student reflects on Racer experience

MURRAY, Ky. — Kaylin Duke of Channahon, Illinois, will graduate from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in animal and equine science. After her involvement in several campus organizations, including the Horseman’s Association, Stock Horse Show Team and Rodeo Club, as well as her hands-on agriculture classes, she took time reflect […]

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Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception earlier this week in Mason Hall. Hobbs, left, shares a moment with Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson after a ceremony at Mason Hall.Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception earlier this week in Mason Hall. Hobbs, left, shares a moment with Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson after a ceremony at Mason Hall.

Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions Dean Dr. Marcia Hobbs to retire after 23 years of service

MURRAY, Ky. — Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception on April 29 in Mason Hall. Hobbs has worked at Murray State a total of 23 years, with eight of those as dean and 15 as the chair […]

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Pictured are retiring Murray State University faculty posing for a photo with Murray State administrators, including President Dr. Bob Jackson, far right, and Board of Regents Chair Susan Guess, far left. Retiring professor of English Helen Roulston, center left and holding flowers, has taught at the University for 53 years.

Murray State University honors faculty in 2019 Faculty Recognition Banquet

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University honored outstanding professors during the 2019 Faculty Recognition Banquet held April 18 in the Curris Center Ballroom. The banquet, led by Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Mark Arant, awarded faculty for their roles in the classroom and as mentors and researchers. The banquet also recognized faculty that […]

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Murray State University will celebrate Spring 2019 Commencement on Saturday, May 11, in the CFSB Center with a pair of ceremonies.

Murray State University to celebrate Spring 2019 Commencement May 11

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will celebrate Spring 2019 Commencement on Saturday, May 11, in the CFSB Center with a pair of ceremonies. The first is set for 9 a.m. and will include degree candidates from the Bauernfeind College of Business, College of Humanities and Fine Arts and Jesse D. Jones College of Science, […]

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Bailey Porter, a senior graduating with a liberal arts major, has turned her major in liberal arts and an academic internship with the Paducah Quilt Show into a job with the American Quilter’s Society.

#RacerGraduation: Senior transitions from liberal arts major to full-time position with American Quilter’s Society

MURRAY, Ky. — Bailey Porter, a senior from Clarksville, Tennessee graduating May 11 with a liberal arts major, has turned her Murray State University education and academic internship with the Paducah Quilt Show into a job with the American Quilter’s Society. Porter has accepted a position as the official vendor coordinator for the AQS.  She […]

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Murray State University has named Morgan Pulliam, right, and JT Payne as the Outstanding Seniors for spring 2019.

Murray State University announces May 2019 Outstanding Seniors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has named Morgan Pulliam and JT Payne as the Outstanding Seniors for spring 2019. Students recognized with this honor are known for going above and beyond what is expected of them academically and professionally. Pulliam is the daughter of James and Kelly Pulliam of Normal, Illinois. She will graduate […]

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On Wednesday, April 24, all meals for guests in the Oakley Dining Room at Murray State were paid for by a generous contribution from the Kindness Revolution organization on behalf of Ed and Debra Horrell of Memphis, Tennessee. Murray State University student Bailey Lankster, center, the student manager of the restaurant that day, is pictured serving a table that includes Ed’s father and mother-in-law, Norm and Roberta Lewellyn, on the left.

Oakley Dining Room receives day sponsorship from the Kindness Revolution organization

MURRAY, Ky. — On Wednesday, April 24, all meals for guests in the Oakley Dining Room at Murray State University were paid for by a generous contribution from the Kindness Revolution organization on behalf of Ed and Debra Horrell of Memphis, Tennessee. The Oakley Dining Room is a pop-up restaurant managed by students in the […]

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