A man stands outside the Hopkinsville regional campus wearing military fatigues.

Murray State University offers significant tuition discount for military students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now offering a new pricing model that will support military students in earning their college degrees at little or no out-of-pocket cost. The new initiative is available to service members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Murray State will now waive course fees, provide free textbooks and match remaining tuition costs not […]

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Two students wave as they walk in the Homecoming Parade.

Murray State to celebrate Homecoming 2018: Field of Dreams on Oct. 25–27

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is preparing to welcome alumni from all over the world back to campus Oct. 25–27 for Homecoming 2018. “Homecoming is a time when we are all back in the prime of our lives regardless of age or graduation year,” said Carrie McGinnis, director of alumni relations at Murray State. “Memories are not […]

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Murray State University will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King during the football game on Saturday, Oct. 27. Pictured from left to right are (front row) Tiffany Tate, Lindsay Crafton, Barrett Blackburn, Abby Jo Scheriger, Maggie Moore, (back row) Joey Wirth, John Zinobile, Paxton Crider, J.T. Payne and John Winchester.

Murray State announces Homecoming Court for fall 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King before the football game at Roy Stewart Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 27. “The Homecoming Court is a crucial piece of the historic Homecoming tradition at Murray State,” said Jeanie Morgan, advisor for the Student Government Association (SGA) and for […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus on a sunny day.

Sodexo and Murray State University to enhance dining options for campus community

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — After a comprehensive review of vendor proposals by a committee representing University constituents, Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving quality of life, has been selected to provide dining services to the Murray State University campus community in Kentucky of more than 10,000 students, faculty and staff beginning Dec. […]

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Three female students walk and talk through the halls of MSU-Madisonville.

Murray State now recruiting students for MBA cohort in Madisonville

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now recruiting students for an accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) cohort that begins in January 2019 on the University’s regional campus in Madisonville. The program is ideal for individuals looking to advance their careers and further their knowledge of business concepts. With a small classroom environment led by distinguished Murray […]

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A portion of the "Hometown Teams" exhibit that highlights local athletes. Pictured is a mannequin wearing a Murray State letterman jacket and several banners and display cases.

Smithsonian exhibit ‘Hometown Teams’ to open Oct. 6 at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — A new interactive museum exhibit about the role sports play in American society will open Oct. 6 at Wrather West Kentucky Museum on Murray State University’s campus. The exhibit, titled “Hometown Teams,” is a collaborative effort between University Libraries, Kentucky Humanities and the Smithsonian Institute Travel Exhibition Service’s Museum on Main Street program. “The general motivation […]

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A group of students walk across a wooden bridge on a lake surface.

Renewed Memorandum of Understanding highlights partnership between Murray State and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

MURRAY, KY. — For more than 50 years, Murray State University has enjoyed a mutually beneficial partnership with nearby Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and the U.S. Forest Service within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That relationship was recently extended through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between these entities that acknowledges the benefits that each provide […]

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A student talks with a recruiter at a Career Fair.

Murray State adopts Handshake as new internship, job portal

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has joined Handshake, a career management platform that allows students and alumni from approximately 500 schools opportunities to network and explore prospective career paths. “It’s really a tool to help connect students to employers,” said Matthew Purdy, director of Career Services at Murray State. He explained that as a more extensive and […]

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A family wearing Murray State t-shirts sits together at Family Weekend 2017.

Murray State welcomes families, loved ones to campus for Family Weekend 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome students and their families to campus Sept. 28–30 for Family Weekend 2018, an annual tradition that allows students to share their college experience with their loved ones. Throughout the weekend, the University will host a variety of fun events and activities for students and their families, including the Mr. MSU […]

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The exterior of the Sid Easley Alumni Center at Murray State.

Murray State University Alumni Association announces new Young Alumni Council

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association is proud to announce the launch of the new Young Alumni Council as a branch of the University’s larger alumni organization. The Young Alumni Council, which will officially kick off during Homecoming 2018, is open to any Murray State alumni who graduated within the last 10 years and are […]

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