Murray State University music professor wins prestigious award for excellence

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Chris Mitchell, Professor of Music at Murray State University, was recently awarded the Robert K. Baar Award for Excellence in Choral Music from the Kentucky chapter of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). Founded in 1959, the ACDA is a nonprofit music education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence […]

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Murray State Department of Art and Design to host The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design and Murray State University Galleries will be presenting The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition, on view in the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery from September 8 through October 18. The exhibition, which features 83 works by 45 national and […]

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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 graphic design program ranked #1 in Kentucky

MURRAY, Ky. — The graphic design program housed in Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design has been ranked #1 in the state of Kentucky for 2021 and in the Top 25 in the South by the Animation Career Review, a major online resource for people aspiring for careers in animation, game design, graphic […]

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Murray State University’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders launches Early Childhood Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders is preparing to launch a new Early Childhood Program for local children needing individualized intervention in an early childhood classroom environment. The primary goal of this initiative is to prepare young children with developmental disabilities to be successful in an educational setting by kindergarten. […]

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Murray State University department of music to host outdoor spring concert on April 22

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of music will host an outdoor “Bright Days Ahead” spring concert on April 22 beginning at 6 p.m. at Woods Park, located at the corner of 14th Street and Olive Boulevard. The free concert is open to the public and will be the department’s first public performance in […]

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Murray State University alumna creates pen pal program between students in Spain and Mayfield Elementary School

MURRAY, Ky. —Lauran Young, an alumna of Murray State University’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program and a Fulbright grant recipient, has partnered with teachers at Mayfield Elementary School for a pen pal program with students from Spain. The Fulbright U.S. Student program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects or for […]

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Murray State University graduate of Portuguese program wins prestigious scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — Cameron Garcia, a graduate of the online Portuguese Language and Culture certification program in Murray State University’s Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts, has been awarded a prestigious Critical Languages Scholarship to study at the University of Santa Catarina in Brazil. The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program is a summer study […]

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Murray State University Racer Report: March 15-19

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University for the week of March 15-19. ** Murray State University’s StockSeat Equestrian Team hosted its last regular show of the season as well as a regional competition March 13-14, with four other universities competing in addition to an alumni class. Murray State […]

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Murray State University to host “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” exhibit

Smithsonian traveling exhibit opens to the public on March 27 MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Wrather West Kentucky Museum will host the “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” exhibit beginning March 27 through May 1. The traveling exhibit comes to the University through the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street and is offered to the […]

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