Students and faculty recognized during Spring Scholars Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Several Murray State University faculty, staff and students were recognized during Spring Scholars Week, held April 16–20, for their outstanding accomplishments in research and creative activity. “One of the most vital aspects of research is sharing your results with the world — whether it is at conferences or in publications,” said A.J. Boston, co-coordinator for […]

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Alumna prepares to cross commencement stage for second time for #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Graduate student Megan Gullett said she chose to stay at Murray State University to pursue her master’s degree in postsecondary education administration because she saw potential in the program and wanted to be a part of helping it grow. “Murray State won me over because of the programs they offered and the […]

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Daniel Bell stands in front of a recreation of the Murray State logo.

Murray State senior to cross the finish line at #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Since arriving at Murray State University, Daniel Bell has found communities to call his own in the Hutson School of Agriculture and the University’s ROTC program. Each organization and opportunity has led Bell to this point in time: preparing him to cross the finish line that is graduation. “My time at Murray State University has […]

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Austin sits inside Pogue Library.

Music major reminiscences on Murray State experience in advance of #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Austin Desjardins, a graduating senior at Murray State University from Upton, Kentucky, looks back on his time as a music major and looks ahead to his post-graduation plans. Commencement services at Murray State will take place May 12 in the CFSB Center with an undergraduate ceremony at 9 a.m.and a graduate and doctoral ceremony at 2 p.m. Tickets will […]

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A set of gates on campus.

Center for Telecommunications Systems Management at Murray State hosts security conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The 10th annual Patterns of Distinction – Security Matters Conference took place April 26 in the Curris Center at Murray State University. Murray State’s Program of Distinction in telecommunications systems management (TSM) and Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) co-hosted the conference, which is the largest security conference in the region with more than 200 […]

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Taylor Horton holds textbooks in her lap while wearing a graduation cap.

Taylor Horton appreciates Racer family and memories before #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — As a member of the Racer Band, soon-to-be graduate Taylor Horton shares an important concept and inevitable process of performing in a 200-person marching band. “We would start off the season relying on drill sheets to tell us where our spots were on the field,” Horton recalls. “It took hours of practice to learn the […]

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The panel participants stand together in front of a Murray State backdrop.

Murray State hosts annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture, examines the topic of community policing

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University held the 34th annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture on May 1 in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. This year’s free, community-wide event focused on the topic of community policing. Chief Brandon Barnhill of the Paducah Police Department served as both featured […]

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Benjamin Estes stands in the Rifle Team's training facility.

Environmental geology student shares Murray State memories before #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Benjamin Estes, a graduating senior at Murray State University from Ozark, Missouri, shares stories from his time as a member of the University’s Rifle Team and as an environmental geology student. Commencement services at Murray State will take place May 12 in the CFSB Center with an undergraduate ceremony at 9 a.m.and a graduate and doctoral ceremony […]

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Brandon Nolan sits in front of a window that looks out onto campus.

Graduating member of Racer Band looks back on time at Murray State before #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Brandon Nolan, a graduating senior at Murray State University, looks back on his time as a member of the Racer Band and as a student in the department of biological sciences. Commencement services at Murray State will take place May 12 in the CFSB Center with an undergraduate ceremony at 9 a.m.and a graduate and doctoral ceremony […]

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An official headshot of Allie-Kate Wiles standing on campus.

#RacerGraduation is a ‘roller coaster’ of emotions for Murray State student

MURRAY, Ky. — Allie-Kate Wiles will soon cross the stage of the CFSB Center, shake Murray State University President Bob Davies’ hand and earn her degree. It is the moment Wiles has been waiting for. “Looking back on all that it has taken me to get to this point is amazing — talk about a roller coaster of […]

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