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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A set of gates at Murray State University.

Murray State to host ‘Returning Home,’ exhibit by alumna Lauren McAdams Seldon

MURRAY, Ky. — University Galleries and the department of art and design at Murray State University are pleased to present “Returning Home,” an exhibit in metals by Lauren McAdams Selden, a 2005 graduate of Murray State. Selden’s work will be on display March 5 through April 13 in the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery. Selden will also present an artist’s […]

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Students work with dietetics equipment in a lab.

Murray State University Information: Week of Feb. 5–9

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Feb. 5–9. ** The dietetics program in the School of Nursing and Health Professions was recognized in January 2018 as a noteworthy dietetics practice among programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). […]

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A clock tower on Murray State University's campus.

Town & Gown to host Millennials in the Workplace workshop

MURRAY, Ky. — The Town & Gown Partnership at Murray State University is hosting a Millennials in the Workplace workshop March 7 from 7:30 a.m. to noon in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. The event is sponsored by the City of Murray with support from Heritage Bank. This four-hour interactive workshop focuses on developing a better understanding of […]

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Mike D’Ambrosio sits at a piano, composing music.

Accomplishments and upcoming events from department of music

MURRAY, Ky. — As the spring 2018 semester continues, the department of music at Murray State University has a number of exciting accomplishments to reflect on and events to anticipate. Below is information regarding recent news and upcoming events from the department of music at Murray State. ** The Music City Trombone Duo, featuring Nashville-based musicians, will be […]

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Admitted Student Open House to take place Feb. 6

Welcome to the next generation of Racers! Murray State will host an admitted student open house on Tuesday, February 6 from 5-8 p.m. at the CFSB Center. This event will welcome students who have been admitted to Murray State, along with their families. Individuals can take advantage of the following that evening: Priority sign-ups for […]

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Jimmy Wray receives his award from Dr. Brian Parr, head of the department of agricultural science at Murray State University.

Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes alumni during Homecoming 2017

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture announced the winners of two annual awards during Homecoming 2017 in October: Kirby Green as the 2017 Outstanding Young Agriculture Alumnus and Jimmy Wray as the 2017 Outstanding Agriculture Alumnus. “Each year, the Hutson School of Agriculture Alumni Association selects two alumni from among many outstanding alumni to […]

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