Murray State University recognized nationally as one of Kentucky’s best employers by Forbes

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has been recognized nationally as one of Kentucky’s best employers by Forbes as part of the publication’s “2021 Best Employers” list. Murray State is ranked 13th among the 50 state employers which were recognized on the list and was the highest-ranked four-year public regional comprehensive university in Kentucky.  The […]

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Murray State University’s Education Abroad office provides enhanced resources to LGBTQ+ students studying abroad

MURRAY, Ky. — In honor of Pride Month this past June, Murray State University’s Education Abroad Coordinator, Rebecca Wylie, reevaluated how the Education Abroad office supports LGBTQ+ students both on campus and in their dreams of studying abroad. She is excited to announce new online resources available to students and faculty, new training opportunities, and […]

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New “Show Us How You Lovett” fundraising campaign to benefit Murray State University’s historic Lovett Auditorium

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University, in collaboration with the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, has launched the new “Show Us How You Lovett” fundraising campaign to benefit historic Lovett Auditorium. The campaign is the culmination of over a decade of private support from donors and friends of the University, as well as investments […]

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

Generous donors continue to inspire impact and gratitude MURRAY, Ky. — The Office of Development at Murray State University reports that in a year like no other, donors continued to answer the call to support students and programs at record levels. With $13.2 million in total commitments from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021, […]

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Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services announces free services for regional schools

MURRAY, Ky. — The Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) hosted within Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services wishes all regional schools a great start to the beginning of the school year. Educators are facing rapidly-changing challenges and yet are always able to adapt and overcome. The Teacher Quality Institute is prepared to support […]

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RACERS HELPING RACERS FOOD PANTRY

Did you know there is a food pantry on campus just for students? Studies have shown that students are struggling to afford food due to the rising costs of on-campus expenses. “There are so many students working one or two jobs to support themselves while going to school,” said Re’Nita Avery, Director of the Murray […]

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Murray State University’s Department of Music presents Monteverdi opera L’Orfeo

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Music’s Opera Theatre Ensemble recently presented its first fully virtual opera production. The production, titled “L’Orfeo”, was under the direction of Dr. Maribeth Crawford, associate professor of music, voice, and opera. L’Orfeo is the title of the Monteverdi opera, which is an early opera. It was […]

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Murray State University to host annual Sid Easley lecture on September 14

MURRAY, Ky. — The fifth annual Sid Easley Lecture will be held Tuesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom. The lecture series is named in honor of Sid Easley, Murray State alumnus, former Murray State University Board of Regents chair, the first Golden Horseshoe Award recipient and long-time supporter of the […]

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Murray State University chemistry professor named as Fulbright Specialist

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Bommanna Loganathan, professor of chemistry at Murray State University, has been accepted to the Fulbright Specialist program and will be on the Fulbright Specialist roster for a tenure of four years. The highly selective Fulbright Specialist program is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural […]

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Murray State University Racer Report: August 9-13

MURRAY, Ky. — The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events and more for the week of August 9-13. ** Murray State University student Clayton Bobo of Kirksey, Kentucky has been awarded a $1,000 Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship through Alpha Lambda Delta, for the […]

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