Loretta Daniel (pictured at left), director of the Kentucky Innovation Network office, accepts an award with Penny Fletcher, assistant director, as the office was recognized by the State Science & Technology Institute for its “Next Big Thing” entrepreneurship competition.

Murray State University’s Kentucky Innovation Network recognized by national organization

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Kentucky Innovation Network was recently recognized as a Creating a Better Future award winner by the State Science & Technology Institute (SSTI) for its The Next Big Thing (NBT) young entrepreneurial competition. With support from the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, the Kentucky Innovation Network office at Murray State University created […]

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An official photo of Dr. Damon Williams.

Murray State University to welcome Dr. Damon Williams for diversity and inclusion keynote lecture on October 13

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome Dr. Damon Williams on Friday, Oct. 13 to meet with the campus community while sharing his expertise and insight on diversity and inclusion efforts. Williams will deliver a keynote lecture that afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Freed Curd Auditorium, located within the Collins Industry and Technology building. Sponsored by both […]

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An official headshot of Tim Adams.

Murray State accounting alumnus reflects on time at University

MURRAY, Ky. — During those initial days before beginning his freshman year at Murray State University, Tim Adams, ’82, like many first-year students, was excited. “I started Murray State as a 17-year-old kid fresh out of high school,” Adams said. “I was ready to go to college and meet new friends from all over the country. I […]

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DeCaen's artwork, featuring a milk carton with art on it.

Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series welcomes Andrew DeCaen to Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — Andrew DeCaen will be the second Patricia Summerville Lecture Series artist at Murray State University Sept. 26–28. During his visit, DeCaen will be editioning a lithograph with the help of faculty member Nicole Hand’s advanced printmaking class. On Sept. 27, DeCaen will also give a public lecture about his work at 5 p.m. in the Price […]

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Daren Tindle sits with Murray State President Bob Davies.

Murray State University student selected for Legislative Research Commission internship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Daren Tindle has recently been selected by the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) to take part in the LRC Internship Program for the upcoming 2018 Legislative Budget Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Tindle is currently a Murray State junior majoring in political science in the department of political science […]

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The jars of honey auctioned off at the event.

First jar of Racer honey auctioned at Hutson Harvest Gala

MacKenzie Jones, a student at Murray State University, along with her family, recently built an apiary at Pullen Farm over spring break. The bee farm has proven to be an educational tool — and a sweet treat — for the community.

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A student at Murray State University works with a child in a local school system.

Murray State University teacher education program receives continued accreditation by state board

MURRAY, Ky. — On Aug. 21, Kentucky’s Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) met in Frankfort to consider state reaccreditation of the unit-wide educator preparation program at Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services. Unanimously, the board voted to reaccredit the college’s 92 individual education programs, marking no areas for improvement. This achievement follows a […]

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Gates on the campus of Murray State University.

Murray State University receives funding from Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently received federal funding from the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program to support undergraduate students from first-generation or low-income families, as well as students from underrepresented groups, interested in pursuing graduate degrees with Ph.D. tracks. The current iteration of the McNair program at Murray State, which accepts 29 students per […]

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Two students walk across the campus of Murray State University.

Honors College continues to draw top students to Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. – Fall 2017 marks a decade that Murray State University’s Honors program and Honors College, which began in 2015, has attained record-high enrollment each year as it continues to grow and develop to provide students with a rigorous academic experience unlike any other. The Honors student’s college experience is shaped by all of the unique […]

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Families come together at Murray State University for Family Weekend.

Murray State University hosts family weekend Sept. 22-24

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University is preparing to welcome students and their families to campus for Family Weekend, an annual event that allows students to share their college experience with family members and loved ones. Family Weekend begins Friday, Sept. 22 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 24. Throughout the weekend, the University will host a wide variety […]

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