The exterior of Pogue Library at night.

Archival archeologists rediscover the past in Pogue Library through Archives After Dark

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of English & Philosophy collaborated with University Libraries to bring students into Pogue Library for an in-depth tour of the archives and special collections in late September. It all began when Ashley Ireland, dean of University Libraries, and Dr. Carrie Jerrell, professor of English, wanted to do something […]

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Murray State offers Racer One Stop for students in January

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University staff will be available in the Curris Center Stables for Racer One Stop to assist students with inquiries regarding billing, direct deposit, RacerCard, registration, scholarships and veterans affairs. Racer One Stop will be available from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on January 14 and 15, and from 8 a.m. until […]

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Attendees during A Taste of the Arts 2018 bid on items during the auction.

Murray State celebrates the arts during A Taste of the Arts 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently celebrated the 10th annual A Taste of the Arts dinner and auction, bringing together friends and alumni for an evening of giving back to art, music and theatre students. During the event, which was sponsored by FNB Bank, guests enjoyed fine dining and entertainment on the stage of historic Lovett Auditorium. […]

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The exterior of the Curris Center with a school bus in front of it.

High school students compete during Educators Rising Conference at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Earlier this month, 84 students from eight regional high schools visited Murray State University to participate in the 2018 Educators Rising Conference, an annual event that focuses on why teaching is an important career path. The conference was hosted by the College of Education and Human Services’ Teacher Quality Institute and was supported through a […]

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A group of middle school students lean over a table while working on a project.

Murray State hosts College Day 2018 for local middle school students

MURRAY, Ky. — On Friday, Nov. 2, 68 eighth grade students from Calloway County Middle School visited Murray State University for the 36th annual College Day event. The annual event is a collaborative effort between Murray State students in courses taught by Mike Gowen and Dr. Kelly Rogers, who are both professors in the nonprofit leadership studies program […]

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The exterior of the Oakhurst home.

Murray State to celebrate holiday season and Oakhurst anniversary with pair of events

MURRAY, Ky. — The Town & Gown Partnership at Murray State University is hosting a holiday concert as well as “An Oakhurst Centennial Celebration” open house to put the Murray community in the holiday spirit and celebrate the centennial anniversary of Oakhurst. “Town & Gown strives to support events that bring the University and community together,” said Carol […]

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Four female students stand together in their commencement regalia inside the CFSB Center.

Murray State to celebrate December 2018 Commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will celebrate December 2018 Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 8, in the CFSB Center with a combined undergraduate and graduate ceremony at 10 a.m. A total of 721 pending degrees will be conferred during the service — including associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees — with 19 states and 15 countries represented […]

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Six students pose on stage while rehearsing a scene.

Murray State to present ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Global Languages & Theatre Arts presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” with performances Nov. 15–18. The show will be presented in the Robert E. Johnson Theatre in the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. Shows run Nov. 15–17 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. The […]

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Pictured is “Barrette no. 2” by Murphy-Price.

Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series to welcome Althea Murphy-Price to Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Printmaker Althea Murphy-Price has been named the Patricia L. Summerville Lecture Series Artist at Murray State University for fall 2018. Murphy-Price will edition her work and present a public lecture Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. in room 631 of the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building. She will also edition a screenprint with the help of […]

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A clock tower on the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus.

Murray State University to host Fall Scholars Week from Nov. 12–16

MURRAY, Ky. — In celebration of scholarly research and creative activity, Murray State University students will have the opportunity to present their findings at Fall Scholars Week from Nov. 12–16. Scholars Week is a semi-annual event at Murray State presented by University Libraries and the Office of Research and Creative Activity. The variety of presentation topics — from […]

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