Registration open for winter term online classes

Students can now register for online classes that are available for the upcoming winter term, which takes place from Dec. 11 through Jan. 3. A variety of classes (more than 30 total) are now open for registration! Benefits include: • Condensed timeframe • Online course convenience • Get ahead and take fewer hours in the […]

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Murray State University recognized by Forbes, Washington Monthly

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University was recently recognized by both Forbes and Washington Monthly. For the fourth consecutive year, Washington Monthly’s 2017 College Rankings has highlighted Murray State as a best value for students seeking a college degree. Murray State was the top-ranked public university in Kentucky within the Southern Schools category of “Best […]

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Clear the track! Racer One returns this fall

Jockey Anna Thomas and Murray State’s favorite thoroughbred, Racer One, are ready to run during the Racers’ 2017 football season. Murray State has enjoyed having Racer One at its games since 1976. Thomas is only the second Murray native to be Racer One jockey. Brooklyn Hjerpe was the first in 2013. “I feel honored because […]

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Graduate Allen Stone shares story of determination

Guillain Barre Syndrome didn’t stop Allen Stone from graduating with a college degree. Murray State University’s Office of Student Disability Services and his advisor Lisa Schmidt helped him accomplish a dream. Hear his story of determination as Allen recently received his degree.

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Professor retires after 41 years of serving students

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Bill Payne, professor with the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State, was recently recognized after announcing his retirement following 41 years of loyal service to the University. With nearly fifty years of experience in teaching at the collegiate level, Payne most currently served as a professor of agribusiness economics. His focus […]

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Alumnus Dr. Martin Tracy embarks on genealogical quest in newly released book

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State alumnus Dr. Martin Tracy’s new book charts his family name back a millennium — a journey that runs through a cast of characters including William the Conqueror’s Norman lords, an assassin of Archbishop Thomas Becket and one of the California wing of the Republican Party’s earliest and most enthusiastic Abraham […]

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Estate gift from lifelong fan and alumnus to benefit Murray State Racer Athletics

MURRAY, Ky. — A generous estate gift in the amount of $530,000 from the late James R. “Jim Bob” Kevil will directly benefit Murray State Racer Athletics. Kevil, a Murray State alumnus and long-time supporter of the athletics program, passed away in August 2015 at age 76. “Jim Bob Kevil was an outstanding supporter of […]

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Murray State University Alumni Association announces new Board of Governors, Executive Board members

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Office of Alumni Relations has announced new additions to the Alumni Association Board of Governors as well as the Executive Board of the governing body. The Board of Governors is comprised of 19 Murray State University alumni – four executive committee members and fifteen at-large members who each […]

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Professor chosen as president-elect for Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Kelly Kleinhans, associate professor with the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services, was recently named president-elect for the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association (KSHA). Her term as president-elect will begin August 1 and span through July 31, 2018, at which point she will assume the responsibilities of president through July […]

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Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing announces summer reading series

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing is pleased to announce its lineup of visiting writers as part of its July Residency Reading Series. All readings are free and open to the public. Acclaimed novelist, poet and historian Robert Morgan will read from his work on Friday, July […]

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