A police car from the Murray State Police Department is parked on the lawn of the quad.

Murray State Police Department hosts day of fun on the quad

MURRAY, Ky. — On Thursday, Sept. 21, the Police Department at Murray State University hosted the second annual Community Fun Day for students, featuring free food, drinks and games.

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An official photo of Dr. Damon Williams.

Murray State University to welcome Dr. Damon Williams for diversity and inclusion keynote lecture on October 13

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome Dr. Damon Williams on Friday, Oct. 13 to meet with the campus community while sharing his expertise and insight on diversity and inclusion efforts. Williams will deliver a keynote lecture that afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Freed Curd Auditorium, located within the Collins Industry and Technology building. Sponsored by both […]

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DeCaen's artwork, featuring a milk carton with art on it.

Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series welcomes Andrew DeCaen to Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. — Andrew DeCaen will be the second Patricia Summerville Lecture Series artist at Murray State University Sept. 26–28. During his visit, DeCaen will be editioning a lithograph with the help of faculty member Nicole Hand’s advanced printmaking class. On Sept. 27, DeCaen will also give a public lecture about his work at 5 p.m. in the Price […]

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Families come together at Murray State University for Family Weekend.

Murray State University hosts family weekend Sept. 22-24

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University is preparing to welcome students and their families to campus for Family Weekend, an annual event that allows students to share their college experience with family members and loved ones. Family Weekend begins Friday, Sept. 22 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 24. Throughout the weekend, the University will host a wide variety […]

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Several students sit in the end-zone at the football game against Central Arkansas.

Murray State students participate in Gold Rush

MURRAY, Ky. — The Gold Rush is a new tradition at Murray State University that invites all freshmen to join President Bob Davies for a pre-game tailgate before rushing the field at a home football game.  

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An official photo of Kathleen Driskell.

Murray State University Reading Series welcomes poet Kathleen Driskell

MURRAY, Ky. —  The department of English and philosophy at Murray State University will host the first visiting writer in its 2017-18 Reading Series on Thursday, September 21. Poet Kathleen Driskell will read from her work at 7:30 p.m. in the Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery on campus. Driskell’s collections of poetry include “Blue Etiquette,” “Next Door to the Dead,” […]

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A close-up photo of the gates at Murray State University.

Murray State University’s department of global languages and theatre arts opens season with “The Praying Mantis”

MURRAY, Ky. — As theatre season commences at Murray State University, the department of global languages and theatre arts opens with a production of “The Praying Mantis” by Alejandro Sieveking on Sept. 20. Translated from “La Mantis Religiosa” by Charles Philip Thomas and directed by Daryl W. Phillipy, this darkly comedic Chilean tale of family […]

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An archway on the campus of Murray State University.

Murray State University’s Center for Telecommunication Systems Management and Community Financial Services Bank host information technology conference

MURRAY, Ky. — The second annual IT Matters will be held Sept. 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Murray State University’s Paducah Regional Campus. The free conference is hosted by Murray State’s Center for Telecommunications System Management (CTSM) and Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB). AT&T is the featured sponsor for this year’s conference. The […]

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Alumnus Mac Anderson to speak at Golden Anniversary Dinner and Banquet

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association’s Annual Golden Anniversary Dinner and Banquet is always a highlight of homecoming weekend, full of memories and reunions. This year, the MSUAA Class of 1967 is welcoming home classmate Mac Anderson to provide remarks during the event. Many are familiar with the name Mac Anderson thanks […]

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Murray State University invites community to inaugural Easley Lecture

MURRAY, Ky. — The Easley Lecture will be held Tuesday, September 19 at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom.   The series is named in honor of Sid Easley, former Murray State University Board of Regents chair, the first Golden Horseshoe Award recipient, Murray State alumnus and long-time supporter of the Murray State department of history. […]

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