Former Murray State University football coach Frank Beamer to attend Homecoming 2016

Homecoming 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Racer Football’s Ohio Valley Conference championship season in 1986. Coach Frank Beamer and many of the players from this era will return to campus for a weekend of celebration at Murray State Homecoming, Oct. 27-29. Many of the Racer football alumni will be stopping by the Murray State Alumni Association tent as […]

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Tim and Patsy Miller to serve as parade grand marshals for Murray State homecoming

The only Murray State University graduates to become Murray State president and first lady, Dr. Thomas “Tim” Miller and Patsy Miller, have been named 2016 Homecoming Parade grand marshals. In commemoration of Murray State history, Homecoming 2016 has been deemed Decades: Building Memories and will take place Oct. 27-29. The Homecoming Parade will take place […]

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Murray State University names Carrie McGinnis director of alumni relations

Murray State University has named Carrie McGinnis the new director of alumni relations. McGinnis will lead the University’s office of alumni relations, which serves as a direct link to nearly 70,000 alumni worldwide. “Carrie’s ability to both establish and nurture relationships, combined with her track record of effective leadership and strong communication skills, will enable […]

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Murray State University graduate to host alumni event in Paducah

Award-winning brewery Paducah Beer Werks, owned by Murray State University alumnus Todd Blume, will host a Murray State alumni event on Sept. 22. Blume graduated from Murray State University in 2013 with a degree in integrated studies. A Graves County native with a love of homebrewing, Blume spent time with brewers in Colorado and North […]

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Opportunities afforded at Murray State University led alumna to a career in banking

Alumna Elizabeth Frame is still reaping the benefits of Murray State University since graduating in 2008. Frame was a double major in economics and political science. She is currently the vice president, loan review manager for Republic Bank in Louisville. While at Murray State, Frame was involved on campus in many different ways; she was a resident […]

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Dr. Bob McGaughey receives national award for volunteer service

Dr. Bob McGaughey, retired chairman and professor of Murray State University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, was named one of 20 Volunteers of the Year (2015-16) at the national Pi Kappa Alpha convention August 6 in New Orleans. Nominated by the Murray State Pike chapter adviser and the Murray-Calloway County Hospital CEO, Jerry Penner, […]

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Choral reunion and banquet set for October 28-29

Murray State University’s Department of Music will be hosting a choral reunion October 28 – 29 to coincide with Homecoming 2016, which features the theme of Decades: Building Memories. Celebrating the choral traditions of Murray State University, the choral reunion will be a chance for Murray State music alumni to connect with current music students. […]

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“How to learn for life”: Becky Steele finds foundation for success, discovery through opportunities afforded at Murray State University

Murray State University alumna Becky Steele is not one to rest on her accomplishments. Steele, a 2008 Murray State engineering physics graduate, commends her alma mater for showing her “how to learn for life”. The pursuit of lifelong learning is constant and earnest for Steele, driving her to set bigger and better goals that will […]

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Class of 1966 celebrates Golden Anniversary

This year marks the Class of 1966’s Golden Anniversary. It has been 50 years since graduates have proudly walked across the stage at Commencement. Members of the Golden Class, along with classmates from 1965 and 1967 are invited to reconnect on campus during Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 28-29. Graduates will participate in a number of reunion activities beginning with […]

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Murray State University Alumni Association trip allowed four members to experience Europe

The Murray State University Alumni Association hosted their first trip tailored specifically to members. The “British Landscapes” trip, which was organized by Collette Travel, brought four Alumni Association members to England, Scotland and Wales June 2–11. “We hoped alumni would enjoy traveling together and rekindle some of the great bonds they experienced on campus,” said Katie Payne, associate director […]

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