Murray State University telecommunications systems management program receives National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security designation

MURRAY, Ky. — The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated Murray State’s Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) program as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through 2024.  “This is a prestigious national recognition for our cybersecurity area,” said Dr. Danny Claiborne, Institute of Engineering department chair. “Our […]

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Registration for summer classes at Murray State University begins the week of April 8 for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a reduced workload for future semesters as students continue their pathway towards graduation.

Murray State University fall 2020 application for admission now open

Students interested in becoming a Racer encouraged to visit admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for the fall 2020 semester at Murray State University is open as future Racers can apply today for admission.  Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray location as well as five regional campuses and educational presences in Paducah, Henderson, […]

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

Murray State ranked as the top public university in Kentucky by prestigious national publication MURRAY, Ky. — Washington Monthly’s 2019 College Rankings have highlighted Murray State University as a best value for students seeking a college degree. Murray State led all Kentucky public higher education institutions in the publication’s South region ‘Best Bang for the […]

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Fall 2019 enrollment information reflects significant increases in number of new freshmen, graduate and transfer students at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — Enrollment in several key categories reflect increases and continued positive momentum at Murray State University for the 2019-20 academic year. Based on recent University data, this year’s entering freshman class of 1,420 students indicates a significant increase of 7.7 percent, as of August 27, 2019, from the fall 2018 freshman class. By […]

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Arboretum at Murray State University to host sixth annual Hutson Harvest Gala September 12

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Friends of the Arboretum Board of Directors are excited to announce that the sixth annual Hutson Harvest Gala — a fundraiser for The Arboretum at Murray State University — will take place September 12 at 5:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Home,” […]

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More than 100 rising high school seniors from across the region will arrive at Murray State University June 8 for the 19th Commonwealth Honors Academy.

Murray State University awarded $1 million grant from National Science Foundation

Grant funding will continue research and development rooted in strategic equity initiatives for female faculty in STEM disciplines MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation for a proposal led by the institution’s ADVANCE leadership team to promote strategic equity initiatives for female faculty members […]

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Murray State University to host ‘Great Beginnings’ in conjunction with start of fall semester

Registration remains open for upcoming fall 2019 semester; prospective students can apply at murraystate.edu/myopportunity MURRAY, Ky. — A Murray State University tradition, Great Beginnings begins its 25th year later this month with a series of programs, events and activities to provide new students the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the campus and surrounding community.  As part […]

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Kentucky Small Business Development Center of Murray State University celebrates opening of three partner businesses

MURRAY, Ky. — The Kentucky Small Business Development Center of Murray State University in Owensboro is proud to announce the grand opening of two new businesses, with a third under new ownership. The new businesses are Michael J. Gross, LLC and TrueNorth Treatment Center, with Hand Therapy Plus Total Body Rehab announcing new ownership. The […]

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Registration for fall 2019 semester at Murray State University remains open for prospective students

Classes begin Aug. 20; interested students can take the first step in becoming a Racer for the upcoming fall semester at murraystate.edu/myopportunity MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for the fall 2019 semester at Murray State University remains open for prospective students ahead of classes beginning Aug. 20. Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray […]

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The Racers Roadshow, an eight-day tour of nine locations across Kentucky and Tennessee, wrapped up July 18 with a final stop in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. More than 1,200 guests attended during its tour, including many supporters of the University.

Murray State University reports significant increases in giving to benefit students and University community

Private support reflects 133% increase to $9.1 million in FY19 from $3.9 million in FY18 MURRAY, Ky. — The Office of Development at Murray State University reports a significant increase in private giving over the last year. With new gifts and pledges from over 5,000 donors, more than $9.1 million was raised from July 1, […]

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