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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Three students walk on the quad during the fall semester.

Murray State University recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 28th consecutive year

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top schools in the country. The rankings list, now in its 34th year, includes Murray State as one of the best regional universities for 2019, marking the University’s 28th consecutive year of top-tier rankings by the reputable […]

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The exterior of Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State introduces statewide Murray State Promise tuition program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has introduced the Murray State Promise tuition program. First-time freshmen and new transfer students throughout the state of Kentucky are eligible for this tuition assistance program, which is an expansion of the previous Racer Promise tuition assistance program that had been offered to students living within the University’s 18-county west Kentucky […]

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Three students stand on a mountain top overlooking a mountain range in Chile.

Murray State to host Education Abroad Fair Sept. 13

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s education abroad office will hold an Education Abroad Fair Sept. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the second floor of the Curris Center. “It’s a big event to showcase all the study abroad programs we have coming up in the next year,” said Robyn Pizzo, education abroad advisor at Murray […]

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The exterior of Heritage Hall on Murray State's campus.

Murray State Small Business Development Center launches new Books to Business program

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business Small Business Development Center has launched a new Books to Business program to guide college students on their path to becoming entrepreneurs. Balancing schoolwork and the entrepreneurial dream can be a challenge. Subsequently, the Books to Business program is geared toward helping students get on […]

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A representative from Purchase Area Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center stands at a booth during the Nonprofit Connections fair.

Nonprofit leaders to share opportunities at Murray State’s Nonprofit Connections

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students will have the opportunity to meet with nonprofit leaders in the community during the Nonprofit Connections fair Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom. Nonprofit Connections takes place twice per year and brings together representatives from regional organizations to discuss with students the needs and […]

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Dr. Bob Jackson stands in front of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus.

Interim President Bob Jackson: ‘Our best days are in front of us’

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Bob Jackson discusses his excitement at being named interim president of his alma mater Murray State University. “This is a special place,” Jackson said. “Our best days are in front of us.”

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Pictured (from left to right) are Dr. Robin Zhang, chair for the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Jennie Rottinghaus, director of development for the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology; Dr. George Kipphut, professor emeritus and former department chair; and Dr. Claire Fuller, interim dean of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Professor emeritus creates Murray State scholarship for earth and environmental sciences students

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. George Kipphut of Murray established and endowed an annual scholarship at Murray State University to benefit students preparing for careers in the field of earth and environmental sciences. The Alice and George Kipphut Sr. Scholarship in Earth and Environmental Sciences supports junior and senior students pursuing degrees in the University’s Department of Earth and […]

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