Summer Orientation registration open for incoming freshman and transfer students

Murray State University’s 2019 Summer Orientation sessions are open for Fall 2019 incoming freshman and transfer students at murraystate.edu/summero. New Racers will have the opportunity to register for classes at these sessions, meet faculty, staff and students, receive their student ID card as well as meet fellow incoming students through a variety of special programs […]

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Racers Win OVC Tournament – Ready For 17th NCAA Appearance

Photo and story by Murray State Athletics The Murray State Racers used a gutsy second half to defeat the Belmont Bruins 77-65 for the championship of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, which pushes the Racers to their 17th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Racers’ 27th win of the season came in front a tournament […]

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Murray State University, Jackson State Community College sign Memorandum of Understanding

MURRAY, Ky. — Representatives from Jackson State Community College and Murray State University met Feb. 18 at the Paris City Hall to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU establishes a partnership that will offer students a structured, guaranteed pathway for transferring to Murray State by providing a seamless and guaranteed transition from a […]

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Alumni create scholarship to benefit Kentucky students in Graves and Muhlenberg counties

MURRAY, Ky. — Larry and Carol McClure have established annual scholarships at Murray State University to benefit undergraduate students from Graves and Muhlenberg counties in Kentucky. The Larry and Carol (Vincent) McClure Endowed Scholarship has been established to award scholarships annually to two students from Graves County High School and two students from Muhlenberg County […]

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Transfer agreement between Murray State University, West Kentucky Community and Technical College to take place Feb. 25

MURRAY, Ky. — A transfer agreement between Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) will take place Feb. 25 at 9 a.m. at the Murray State Paducah regional campus, located at 4430 Sunset Avenue. The partnership will provide students transferring with an associate degree in Medical Information Technology (MIT) from WKCTC […]

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Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series welcomes Sean Morrissey

MURRAY, Ky. — Sean Morrissey has been announced as the Spring 2019 Patricia Summerville Lecture Series Artist at Murray State University. Printmaker Morrissey will edition his work and present a public lecture Feb. 19 at 5 p.m. in Room 631 of the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. While at Murray State, Morrissey will be editioning […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of Feb. 11-15

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Feb. 11-15. ** A reception on Feb. 5 in Frankfort at the Governor’s Mansion welcomed a delegation of Chinese students from various universities across the Commonwealth, including representation by Murray State University. Murray State students […]

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Chief of Police Jamie Herring selected as 2018 Director of the Year finalist by Campus Safety Magazine

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Chief of Police Jamie Herring has been selected as a 2018 Director of the Year finalist by Campus Safety Magazine. Herring began at Murray State in 2016 after serving for more than 30 years in numerous roles at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Since beginning at Murray State, Herring […]

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Reading Series to welcome environmental essayist David George Haskell

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of English and Philosophy at Murray State University will host its next Reading Series event on Thursday, February 21, at 4:30 p.m. with a reading from biologist and essayist David George Haskell. The reading will be held in the Waterfield Library Gallery on the Murray State campus and is free […]

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Murray State University to welcome Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education President

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Aaron Thompson, President of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, will visit Murray State University Feb. 19 and 20 to meet with University leadership, faculty, staff, students and the greater community. A listening session is open to the public and will take place Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. inside Wrather Auditorium […]

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