Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin speaks at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. – Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin spoke at Murray State University on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. inside the Curris Center ballroom. The free event featured Ervin, a U.S. Olympic gold medalist, former world record holder in the 50 meter freestyle and former world champion in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle.

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iwis Donates Electric Car to Murray State Institute of Engineering

MURRAY, Ky. – iwis motorsysteme recently donated an electric car to Murray State University’s Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology’s Institute of Engineering. The car is intended to be a showpiece to promote the iwis/Murray State partnership and help foster student research, experiential learning and other education and enrichment opportunities.  

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College of Education and Human Services receives $130,000 grant to promote career and technical education

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University was recently awarded a $130,000 grant for a project entitled “Mathematics in the Context of Career and Technical Education.” These funds are provided by Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education and made possible by the U. S. Department of Education’s “Improving Teacher […]

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Award-winning nursing alumna credits School of Nursing and Health Professions for success

MURRAY, Ky. — Many Racers are able to begin their dream career after graduating from Murray State University. For nursing alumna Andrea Tanner, the blue and gold provided the solid educational base that launched her award-winning career. Tanner graduated from Murray State in 2002 after finding her home in the Murray State School of Nursing […]

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Town & Gown Program supports new EDC building

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Town & Gown Program has made a $25,000 financial commitment towards construction of a spec building that is designed to welcome future industry in the Murray-Calloway County area. The campaign for the new building is being led by the Murray-Calloway County Economic Development Corporation, a member of the Town […]

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Hutson School of Agriculture students compete and place at 2017 SAEA Conference

MURRAY, Ky. — Students from the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture competed and received recognition at the 2017 Southern Agriculture Economics Association (SAEA) Quiz Bowl competition. The undergraduate agricultural economics Quiz Bowl event was held Feb. 5–6 in connection with the SAEA annual meeting and saw participation from 122 college students from over […]

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University Advancement division receives several regional awards

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State’s University Advancement division recently received several regional awards for projects and initiatives. “These campaigns represent the collaborative work of our alumni, development and marketing teams. They are dedicated to their work in an effort to advance Murray State University’s reputation and afford new opportunities for our Racer community,” said Dr. […]

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Conference tournament play kicks off #RacerTradition

MURRAY, Ky. – With the start of post-season conference tournament play this week, Racer fans are encouraged to make murraystate.edu/racertradition their central hub for Racer basketball news, updates, social media contests and more!

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Alumnus continues to see success with scholarship

Ray Chumbler IV graduated from Murray State University in 2015, and continues to see great success with the Ray IV Autism Scholarship Endowment, a scholarship that began with money he helped raise dating back to Ray’s high school days. The fund has now surpassed the $25,000 endowment level thanks to the generosity of Ray’s family, friends, […]

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John A. Williams to receive Honorary Doctorate Degree at Spring 2017 Commencement Exercises

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University has announced that John A. Williams will be conferred an honorary doctorate degree at the University’s Spring 2017 Commencement exercises, to be held on Saturday, May 13, on the Murray State campus, in recognition of his ongoing support of the University. Williams graduated from the University of Kentucky in […]

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