An official headshot of Patricia Summerville.

Patricia Summerville, Esq., honored with 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently named Patricia Summerville, Esq., retired attorney and hospital administrator, one of the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni who have made meaningful contributions to their professions on a local, state and national level. Established in 1962, the award is the […]

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Representatives from the Pi Kappa Alpha stand with University officials and the All Campus Give trophy.

All Campus Give campaign raises more than $8,000 for Murray State traditions

MURRAY, Ky. — The alumni and community support at Murray State University for the second annual All Campus Give campaign in April raised $8,224.11 to help launch the new Racer Traditions Fund. Established in 2018, the Racer Traditions Fund will provide support for the University’s most beloved campus traditions. From Racer One to Campus Lights, these are the […]

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An official headshot of Tim Miller.

Dr. Tim Miller honored with 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently named Dr. Tim Miller, president emeritus and professor emeritus of the University, one of the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni who have made meaningful contributions to their profession on a local, state and national level. Established in 1962, the award is […]

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A view of the Murray Room in the CFSB Center for behind the podium.

Murray State to host annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture on May 1

MURRAY, Ky. — The 34th annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture Series at Murray State University will take place Tuesday, May 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. All members of the community are welcome to attend this free event hosted by the College of Education and Human Services. Those planning to attend are […]

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Murray State University announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State Alumni Association is proud to announce that four outstanding Murray State alumni have been selected as the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. They will be honored during the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on April 27 at 6 p.m. in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center.   Established in 1962, the Distinguished Alumni Award is […]

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A group of students (three pictured) perform on the steps of Lovett Auditorium during All Campus Sing.

Murray State to celebrate 60th annual All Campus Sing on April 11

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is celebrating the 60th annual All Campus Sing on April 11, hosted on the steps of Lovett Auditorium, with a pre-show at 3 p.m. and the main event beginning at 3:30 p.m. All Campus Sing, which is organized by the University’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, is one of the most anticipated campus events at Murray […]

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Dr. Susan Edington stands in line with a group of University officials and representatives.

Dr. Susan Edington honored with 2018 Distinguished Professor Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Susan Edington, a Murray State University faculty member, was honored with the 2018 Distinguished Professor Award on April 5. Edington is a senior instructor in early childhood and elementary education at the Madisonville campus. She is the first recipient of the prestigious award from one of Murray State’s regional campuses. The Distinguished Professor Award […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Don Tharpe.

Dr. Don Tharpe to receive the 2018 African American Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Don Tharpe has been selected to receive the 2018 African American Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th annual Diversity Achievement Award reception Friday, April 6, in Murray State University’s Curris Center Banquet Room beginning at 6 p.m. Tharpe’s career in association management spans more than 30 years. Tharpe served as chief operations officer of the […]

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An assortment of Easter eggs on the lawn at the Sid Easley Alumni Center.

Murray State University to host fifth annual Easter egg hunt March 27

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association and Town & Gown Partnership will host the fifth annual Easter egg hunt Tuesday, March 27, at the Sid Easley Alumni Center. Registration and photos with Dunker Bunny begin at 5 p.m. with the egg hunt starting at 5:30 p.m. Past and present Racers, along with members of the local community, are invited […]

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Racers Earn Trip to NCAA Tournament, Win OVC Tourney Championship

Photo and story by Murray State Athletics; video by Murray State University Digital Media Services EVANSVILLE, Indiana – The Murray State Racers earned their first trip to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament with a 68-51 victory Saturday over the Belmont Bruins to win the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. […]

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