Join the Racer Family! Key dates and reminders for prospective students

At Murray State, we’re all about providing countless opportunities for you to achieve your goals and realize your dreams. We’re proud to be recognized as one of America’s Best Values in providing a high-impact, high-value college experience. Learn More. Prospective undergraduate students can visit admissions.murraystate.edu to see what being a Racer is all about and the incredible opportunities […]

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Murray State University Jazz Orchestra releases fourth holiday album

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Jazz Orchestra released their fourth album, “More Season’s Greetings,” which will be available on all major streaming platforms later the week of December 14, 2020.   The selections for “More Season’s Greetings” were recorded during 2018 and 2019. Some of the featured selections include White Christmas, The Christmas Song, Let […]

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Enjoy the sounds of the season with The Holidays at Murray State

Enjoy the sounds of the season with The Holidays at Murray State, an annual production which showcases our department of music. Wishing you the happiest of holidays and new year. Go Racers! Holidays at Murray State 2020 Airings (subject to change): Kentucky KET – 12/21 at 8 p.m. ESTKET2 – 12/30 at 7 p.m. EST […]

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Nonprofit Leadership Studies alumna reflects on Racer experience

Murray State University’s Nonprofit Leadership Studies (NLS) graduates were recently asked to reflect on their career journeys, the impact of their work, and their aspirations for the future. A series of eight very interesting stories have emerged and will be shared in the months to come. The stories will be presented with the title “Your […]

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Racer Report: Oct. 12-16

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University, including student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming events and much more for the week of Oct. 12-16, 2020. Dr. Shea Porr, Animal/Equine Science Department Head for the Hutson School of Agriculture, has been selected as the Distinguished Educator for the […]

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Students encouraged to complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAFSA opened Oct. 1; apply today at fafsa.ed.gov MURRAY, Ky. — Current and future students at Murray State University are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), now open as of Oct. 1. A completed FAFSA is required in order to receive financial aid, such as a Pell Grant or other […]

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Murray State University faculty and staff attend Leadership Women Pipeline program

MURRAY, Ky. — Nine Murray State University faculty and staff attended the national Leadership Women Pipeline program September 2.  Pipeline is a virtual, one-day program with innovative speakers and mentors offered by Leadership Women, the largest and longest running leadership development nonprofit organization for women in the nation. With a mission to ensure women’s full […]

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Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus director named chair of Kentucky Association of Continuing Higher Education

Dr. Slone Cansler will lead organization devoted to improve students’ access to higher education MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus Director Dr. Slone Cansler, ’97, ’00, has been named chair of the Kentucky Association of Continuing Higher Education (KACHE), a statewide organization devoted to improving access to higher education for students across […]

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Murray State University hosts diversity, equity and inclusion virtual symposium

Nearly 300 members of both the campus and broader community throughout the country attend virtual event MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University hosted a diversity, equity and inclusion virtual symposium on Oct. 2, promoting cross-racial dialogue, education and increased awareness of issues related to race and ethnicity. Coordinated by the University’s Office of Multicultural Initiatives, […]

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Murray State University Promise covers tuition and mandatory fees for qualifying students

Since 2018, program has continued to position University as one of America’s best college values for students MURRAY, Ky. — In a continued effort to ensure both access and affordability for students, the Murray State Promise awards need-based scholarships to eligible students who pay no tuition to attend Murray State University. First-time freshmen and new […]

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