A lantern light in front of Pogue Library.

Murray State’s Cinema International series announces fall 2018 season

MURRAY, Ky. — The Cinema International film series at Murray State University has announced its fall 2018 lineup, which begins Aug. 23 with the French drama film “Far from Men.” The fall 2018 Cinema International lineup features movies from a number of countries around the world, including France, Germany, Russia and China. A new film will play on […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus.

Murray State begins 2018–19 Road Scholars program

MURRAY, Ky. — Beginning this fall, Murray State University faculty and staff members will visit high schools throughout Kentucky during the Road Scholars program as a recruitment initiative to assist in enrolling interested students at the University. “Murray State University is fortunate to have such outstanding relationships with high schools throughout the state of Kentucky,” said Murray State […]

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The exterior of Waterfield Library at night.

Governor’s Scholars Program at Murray State hosts digital research poster showcase

MURRAY, Ky. — The Business, Accounting and Entrepreneurship class in the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) at Murray State University will showcase digital research posters in the Waterfield Library gallery Monday, July 23, from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. in an event open to the public. The class is offered through the state Governor’s Scholars Program and is taught by […]

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Students in a printmaking workshop work with art supplies.

Murray State hosts Creative Arts Workshops for high school students

MURRAY, Ky. — High school students from the greater region visited Murray State University during the last week of June for the 2018 Creative Arts Workshops sponsored by the University’s College of Humanities and Fine Arts. The Creative Arts Workshops are a collection of week-long events held each summer at Murray State where high school students interested in […]

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A wall in Clarence Morgan's studio filled with art.

Murray State to present ‘On the Fringe of Conformity’ art exhibit by Clarence Morgan

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Galleries and the department of art & design present “On the Fringe of Conformity,” an art exhibit by Clarence Morgan on display in the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery now through Sept. 18. This exhibition of drawings and paintings explores linear patterns that operate in a pictorial space. Utilizing random shapes and […]

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Attendees of the College and Career Readiness Summit sit around several tables while listening to a presenter.

Murray State hosts annual College and Career Readiness Summit for educators

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University hosted the sixth annual College and Career Readiness Summit for educators June 12–13 with participants eligible to receive up to 12 hours of free professional development or EILA credit. More than 750 teachers, counselors, school principals, superintendents and other educators from 46 school districts […]

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The Town & Gown Band and Chorale, respectively, sit and stand on stage in Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State to hold Freedom Fest concert July 4

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band, Town & Gown Chorale and Governor’s Scholars Program Chorus will host a concert Wednesday, July 4, at 8 p.m. inside Lovett Auditorium on the Murray State campus. As part of this year’s Freedom Fest in Murray, the free concert is open to the public and […]

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Attendees at the 2017 summit sign in before the day's activities.

Annual educator summit to be held at Murray State on June 12–13

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s sixth annual College and Career Readiness Summit is scheduled to occur June 12–13 in Murray. This two-day event hosted by the College of Education and Human Services offers free professional development to teachers, counselors, school administrators, superintendents and educators of all kinds. Participants are eligible to receive six hours of professional […]

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A group of people stand beside a table and podium during the Hitimu Ceremony.

Scholarship created to recognize Drs. S.G. and Alicia Carthell, benefit future students

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Peggy Pittman-Munke, associate professor of social work at Murray State University, has established the Drs. S.G. and Alicia Carthell Scholarship to honor the significant contributions of the Carthells to the University and to support future students. “Drs. Carthell have worked collaboratively with me to help many of my social work students be successful at […]

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A crowd of people sits on lawn chairs and blankets outside Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State Town & Gown Community Band concert to take place June 5

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will host a free concert June 5 at 7 p.m. outside Lovett Auditorium on the campus quad. The 90-member band is under the direction of Murray State’s Dr. Todd E. Hill and is comprised of various community members, including Murray State students and alumni. Attendees are encouraged to […]

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