MSU alum appears on new NBC series

When Murray State University graduate Matthew Collins moved to Chicago, he had one goal, to stay consistently employed – no small task as an aspiring actor. So far, the capstone of his career is an appearance on NBC’s new hit drama, “Chicago Med” in February 2016. A native of Marion, Kentucky, Collins graduated from MSU […]

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Murray State students are putting a ring on it!

First official Murray State University college ring to be unveiled this month MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will be unveiling its first ever official college ring during the Racer basketball game against Eastern Illinois University on January 21, where student teams will have a chance to compete for free rings during the first time-out […]

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Alumni association sponsoring event featuring live music in Paducah

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association is sponsoring the Fridays@5 event at the Carson Center in Paducah on July 17. The event, held on the Williams Family Terrace, begins at 5 p.m. and continues until sunset. Dr. Todd Hill, associate professor in the department of music at Murray State, will perform favorites […]

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Murray State Jazz Orchestra Releases Crowdfunded Album

Originally appeared on WKMS Murray State University’s first crowd-sourced fundraiser ended with the successful printing of the MSU Jazz Orchestra album “Why We Can Have Nice Things,” now available at the University Bookstore, featuring 13 classic tunes, including “Hope Swings Eternal,” “Walkin’ and Swingin'” and “Why Don’t You Do Right.” Director Dr. Todd Hill stops […]

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Alumni association partners with SocialCoaster

MURRAY, Ky. — Founded by a Murray State University graduate, SocialCoaster helps users grow social communities around specific areas of interest. The Murray State Alumni Association is the latest organization to connect members of their communities using the free SocialCoaster platform. Jonathan Burdon, a 27-year old local entrepreneur and his team of recent Murray State […]

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MSU alumnus, NPR reporter to speak to students on campus

MURRAY, Ky. — A two-day seminar at Murray State University (MSU) focusing on business news will feature an MSU alumnus who reports for National Public Radio. The inaugural event, with the theme “Show Me the Money: Topics in Business Journalism,” will highlight Jim Burress, senior reporter for NPR station WABE 90.1 FM in Atlanta, Ga. […]

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Murray public relations graduate promoted to company presidency

MURRAY, Ky. — Werkshop Branding’s founder and CEO, Tim Earnhart, announced the promotion of Jessica Yonts to president. With more than 10 years of marketing, development and leadership experience, Yonts will be responsible for leading day-to-day operations of the agency, including global strategy, client development and engagement. Yonts most recently served as vice president of […]

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Former Murray resident to receive Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Growing up in the small town of Murray, David Dill knew he wanted to go to Murray State University (MSU). His father coached basketball for the Racers and his parents still reside in Murray. Now, Dill is being recognized with a Murray State University Distinguished Alumni Award. Given the requirements needed to […]

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Local teacher, director and mentor named a 2015 MSU Distinguished Alumni

MURRAY, Ky. — Recently named as a 2015 MSU Distinguished Alumni by the Murray State University Alumni Association, Holly Bloodworth has made a positive and major impact in the lives of teachers, students and community members throughout western Kentucky over the course of her teaching career. Currently a reading interventionist at Murray Independent Schools, Bloodworth […]

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Student research supported by funds given in honor of Murray State graduate

MURRAY, Ky. — Thanks to a family’s devotion to wildlife research, the Larry D. Pharris Memorial Wildlife Fund provided three deserving students with the opportunity to further conduct research this school year. The Pharris’ lifelong commitment to outdoor recreation and wildlife biology continues through an endowed fund established by family and friends in 2000 to support […]

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