The exterior of Woods Hall, the home to Murray State's education abroad office.

Two Murray State students receive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships

MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students — Charesa Rogers of Oak Grove and Vanessa Smith of Calvert City — have been selected as recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad in summer 2018. The Gilman scholarship is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural […]

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Murray State awards 16 Presidential Fellowship scholarships

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University awarded a total of 16 incoming students with the prestigious Presidential Fellowship scholarship, which includes full tuition, housing and meals for up to four years at the University. “I am pleased to welcome the 2018 Presidential Fellowship class to Murray State,” said Murray State President Bob Davies. “Each of the presidential fellows […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of May 21–25

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of May 21–25. ** Two riders from the Murray State University Equestrian Team competed at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Finals in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in May 2018. The annual competition was the culmination of […]

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Registration open for summer term at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Students can now register for summer classes at Murray State University. The benefits of summer classes include smaller class sizes, convenience, fewer distractions and an opportunity to reduce workload in future semesters. Summer term at Murray State offers short-term or five-week sessions as well as on campus or online options. Classes are available in a […]

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Murray State to begin offering master’s degree in economic development

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently announced a new Master of Science in Economic Development program to prepare students through classroom and practical training to work in the field of local and regional economic development. “We are excited about this new degree offering and the potential it has to be a game-changer for many communities throughout the […]

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Murray State student Samantha Wright selected as Fulbright scholar

MURRAY, Ky. — The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awarded Samantha Wright, a Murray State University student from Owensboro, with a 2018–19 English Teaching Assistant (ETA) grant to serve as a teacher and cultural ambassador in Taiwan beginning August 2018. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government that offers research, study […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of April 29 – May 4

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of April 29 – May 4. ** On Wednesday, April 25, all meals for guests in the Oakley Dining Room at Murray State were paid for by a generous contribution from the Kindness Revolution organization on behalf of Ed and […]

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Murray State introduces statewide Murray State Promise tuition program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has introduced the Murray State Promise tuition program. Beginning with the fall 2018 semester, first-time freshmen and new transfer students throughout the state of Kentucky are now eligible for this tuition assistance program, which is an expansion of the previous Racer Promise tuition assistance program that had been offered to students […]

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The exterior of the University's Business Building.

Murray State maintains prestigious AACSB business accreditation

MURRAY, Ky. — The Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at Murray State University has maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. “The faculty […]

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Murray State wins awards at national information technology conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The telecommunications systems management case study team from Murray State University won the 2018 ITERA National Case Study Competition in Lexington on April 7, competing against many universities from across the country. The annual competition is hosted by the Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA) with teams of students required to solve a […]

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