Murray State University annual art auction to benefit student scholarships

2021 annual art auction features student, faculty, and local artwork MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and the University Galleries are pleased to present the 2021 Annual Art Auction. The art auction is a scholarship fundraiser that showcases talented faculty, students, alumni, and local artists. Works from multiple artistic […]

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Murray State University to celebrate First-Generation Day event on November 4

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome alumna Alyson Van Hooser to campus on November 4 as part of its annual First-Generation Celebration. The event will take place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. that day in the Curris Center Ballroom.  First-generation students, faculty and staff, and first-generation supporters are welcome to attend. Light […]

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Murray State University to celebrate Homecoming 2021: 99 years and counting

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is preparing to welcome alumni back to campus the week of October 18-24 for Homecoming 2021. A full schedule of activities, events, reunions, and more are scheduled to take place as Racer alumni return, with all planned in-person activities following health and safety guidelines.  Highlights include: A Taste of […]

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Murray State University awarded $554,750 to help low-income, potential first-generation college students access higher education

MURRAY, Ky. — The U.S. Department of Education announced that Murray State University will receive two federal Talent Search grants of $277,375.00 each to help more low-income students who would be the first members of their families to earn degrees to prepare for and enroll in college. Talent Search East will serve 500 students in […]

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Dr. David Eaton named dean of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University named Dr. David Eaton, dean of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at the University’s Board of Regents meeting on September 3, 2021. Eaton had served as the interim dean of the college since 2019. Eaton earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland, Master of […]

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Murray State University Department of Art & Design hosts gallery exhibit by David Plunkert, illustrator and graphic designer

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Galleries and the Department of Art & Design are pleased to present David Plunkert: The Visual CommuniGATOR, a range of recent work by the famed illustrator and graphic designer David Plunkert, on view from September 30 through November 1, in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery. Plunkert’s illustrations […]

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Murray State University’s Fall 2022 application for admission open

Students interested in becoming a Racer encouraged to visit admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Admission for the Fall 2022 semester and 2022-2023 academic year at Murray State University is open as future Racers can apply today. Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray location as well as five regional campuses and educational presences in […]

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Murray State University hosts Constitution Day symposium

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of Political Science and Sociology at Murray State University will host its annual Constitution Day celebration on Friday, September 17, with a number of lectures, debates, and games about topics related to the Constitution of the United States. The sessions will be held in-person on Murray State’s campus inside the […]

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Murray State University to host panel, ‘Democracy and the Informed Citizen,’ on September 14

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is among selected colleges and universities in Kentucky to host a regional panel discussion sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council.  The panel, titled “Democracy and the Informed Citizen”, will be held as a webinar at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 14.  The public is invited to watch the webinar […]

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Murray State University recognized nationally as a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ by Washington Monthly

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has once again been highlighted as a nationally recognized best value for students seeking a college degree by Washington Monthly. The University is featured in the publication’s “Best Bang for the Buck” South region category and ranks the highest in Kentucky among public regional comprehensive universities.  Murray State has […]

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