iwis Donates Electric Car to Murray State Institute of Engineering

MURRAY, Ky. – iwis motorsysteme recently donated an electric car to Murray State University’s Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology’s Institute of Engineering. The car is intended to be a showpiece to promote the iwis/Murray State partnership and help foster student research, experiential learning and other education and enrichment opportunities.  

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Alumnus continues to see success with scholarship

Ray Chumbler IV graduated from Murray State University in 2015, and continues to see great success with the Ray IV Autism Scholarship Endowment, a scholarship that began with money he helped raise dating back to Ray’s high school days. The fund has now surpassed the $25,000 endowment level thanks to the generosity of Ray’s family, friends, […]

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John A. Williams to receive Honorary Doctorate Degree at Spring 2017 Commencement Exercises

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University has announced that John A. Williams will be conferred an honorary doctorate degree at the University’s Spring 2017 Commencement exercises, to be held on Saturday, May 13, on the Murray State campus, in recognition of his ongoing support of the University. Williams graduated from the University of Kentucky in […]

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Murray State hosts 80th annual Campus Lights

The 80th annual Campus Lights, held Jan. 20-22 at the historic Lovett Auditorium on the Murray State campus, featured a performance of ““Sister Act.” Campus Lights is Murray State’s oldest tradition and the longest-running musical that is entirely produced and performed by students in the south. Proceeds from the musical directly benefit music scholarships at […]

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Career Closet

The Career Services Office at Murray State University has created a “Career Closet” to provide professional outfits for career fairs, interviews, and internship opportunities for students who may not be able to afford such items on their own. Since June 2016, the office has been collecting items to build a strong inventory. The goal is […]

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Partner Highlight: Murray – Calloway Economic Development Corporation

Murray State University’s newest Town & Gown partner is a quiet entity that makes a huge impact in our community. The history of the Calloway Economic Development Corporation (EDC) dates back to the closing of the Tappan Heating and Cooling Products plant. While initially viewed negatively in the community, it turned into a net plus […]

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New Murray State University facility to be named Dr. Gary W. Boggess Science Resource Center

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced the naming of the Dr. Gary W. Boggess Science Resource Center. In recognition of Boggess’ countless contributions and loyal dedication to the University, his lifelong friend and fellow alumnus Dr. Jesse D. Jones made a generous donation in his honor to the MSU Foundation. “Dr. Gary Boggess […]

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Murray State Alumna Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton Honored at December Commencement

Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, ’69 and ‘70, was recognized with an honorary doctorate at Commencement in December for her significant professional impact in higher education and outstanding service to Murray State University. “I’m very proud and honored to accept this honorary degree. Being a Murray State graduate is, to me, simply the best,” explained Thornton. […]

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Hart family continues to give back to Murray State University

The Hart family’s love affair with Murray State University began in 1922, when George S. Hart, a leader in the Calloway County community, donated a sum of money to establish the Murray Normal School. Today, ninety-four years later, the family continues to give back through a generous scholarship donation made by Samuel Collins, Hart’s great-nephew. […]

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College of Humanities and Fine Arts to honor alumnus W. Earl Brown as part of A Taste of the Arts event

Murray State University, in conjunction with the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and the office of development, will host the eighth annual A Taste of the Arts Dinner and Auction event on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. A night of fine art paired with fine dining, […]

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