Murray State University graduate selected for the Japan Exchange and Teaching program

David Wallace selected to represent United States in the JET program MURRAY, Ky. — Recent Murray State University Honors College graduate David Wallace has been selected to represent the United States in this year’s Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program. The JET program is a competitive job opportunity that allows young professionals to live and […]

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Murray State University alumna wins human rights fellowship

MURRAY, Ky. — Ashleigh Deno, an alumna of Murray State, has been awarded the Edmonds Summer Fellowship from Human Rights Educators USA. The fellowship supports hands-on leadership experience in human rights education and works to engage young people in building human rights-friendly schools and communities. Deno graduated in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in […]

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Murray State University Racer Report: May 3-7

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University for the week of May 3-7. ** Murray State University was recently recognized by College Factual as having one of 2021’s Most Popular Engineering Physics programs.  The Engineering Physics program is a four-year engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of […]

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Murray State University alumna creates pen pal program between students in Spain and Mayfield Elementary School

MURRAY, Ky. —Lauran Young, an alumna of Murray State University’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program and a Fulbright grant recipient, has partnered with teachers at Mayfield Elementary School for a pen pal program with students from Spain. The Fulbright U.S. Student program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for […]

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Murray State University announces Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

Virtual ceremony set for April 16 at murraystate.edu/streaming MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association (MSUAA) is proud to announce that three outstanding Murray State alumni have been selected as the 2021 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. This year’s Distinguished Alumni event will be held virtually on Friday, April 16, and will […]

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Murray State University Racer Report: March 15-19

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University for the week of March 15-19. ** Murray State University’s StockSeat Equestrian Team hosted its last regular show of the season as well as a regional competition March 13-14, with four other universities competing in addition to an alumni class. Murray State […]

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Abby Siegel Hyman is a 2017 Murray State alumna that graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership Studies and Public Relations along with a minor in Organizational Communication.

Murray State University Nonprofit Leadership Studies Alumna Abby Hyman speaks out about her enriching Racer experience

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Nonprofit Leadership Studies (NLS) graduates have been asked to reflect on their career journeys, the impact of their work, and their aspirations for the future. A series of very interesting stories have emerged. The stories are presented with the title “Your Story and Impact” and introduce the reader to […]

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Murray State University graduate returns after 45 years and finishes her degree at MSU-Paducah Regional Campus

Elaine Fletcher decides after 45 years and retirement to restart her journey at Murray State MURRAY, Ky. — Before starting college, Elaine Fletcher participated in Murray State University’s Upward Bound program for high school students during the summer of 1965. Upward Bound is a program for high school students to gain instructional help, management skills […]

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Murray State University nonprofit leadership studies alumnus Gavin Posey reflects on Racer experience

MURRAY, Ky. — 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 stories by Visiting Distinguished Professor of Nonprofit Leadership Dr. Bob Long have emerged and are being shared to illustrate the […]

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Murray State University President to serve as member of Commonwealth Education Continuum

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson has been asked to serve as a member of a new statewide partnership to assist students as they progress through each level of the public education system, from preschool through college and into sustainable careers. He will represent Kentucky’s public university presidents. Called the Commonwealth […]

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