Cases of coffee sit on a counter in a dining location on campus.

Murray State serves coffee owned and roasted by alumni

MURRAY, Ky. — Coffee and Murray State University are both significant parts of alumni Debbie and Jeff Hohman’s lives. This is the story of how Creative Coffees Roastery came to Murray State.

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Emma Whitt performs on stage.

Murray State student Emma Whitt performs in national Classical Singer Vocal Competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Emma Whitt has always felt at home on a stage, performing and sharing her passion for music with others. It is that same love for song that led the Murray State University senior to the Classical Singer Vocal Competition in Boston from May 24–27. Whitt is a senior from Knoxville, Tennessee, studying vocal performance in […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of May 21–25

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of May 21–25. ** Two riders from the Murray State University Equestrian Team competed at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Finals in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, in May 2018. The annual competition was the culmination of […]

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Recent graduate receives Non-traditional Student Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Recent Murray State University graduate Hassan Syed Ali received the Non-traditional Student of the Year Award from the University’s Office of Regional Academic Outreach. Ali was part of the University’s spring 2018 graduating class and earned his Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) degree with a social sciences emphasis at Murray State’s regional […]

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An official headshot of Samantha Wright standing on campus at Murray State.

Murray State student Samantha Wright selected as Fulbright scholar

MURRAY, Ky. — The Fulbright U.S. Student Program awarded Samantha Wright, a Murray State University student from Owensboro, with a 2018–19 English Teaching Assistant (ETA) grant to serve as a teacher and cultural ambassador in Taiwan beginning August 2018. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is an educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government that offers research, study […]

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Murray State celebrates Spring 2018 Commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — On Saturday, May 12, Murray State University celebrated Spring 2018 Commencement during two services in the CFSB Center with one program in the morning for undergraduates and one program in the afternoon for graduate and doctoral students. Altogether, 1,509 pending degrees were conferred to students representing 28 states and 23 countries. Murray […]

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Graduates stand during a commencement ceremony.

Murray State faculty and staff share congratulations for class of 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State faculty and staff shared their congratulations and words of wisdom for the class of 2018 in advance of #RacerGraduation in the videos below. Dr. Don Robertson, vice president of student affairs, shares his congratulations to each member of the class of 2018 as #RacerGraduation approaches: “Continue to learn once you get […]

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Students and faculty recognized during Spring Scholars Week

MURRAY, Ky. — Several Murray State University faculty, staff and students were recognized during Spring Scholars Week, held April 16–20, for their outstanding accomplishments in research and creative activity. “One of the most vital aspects of research is sharing your results with the world — whether it is at conferences or in publications,” said A.J. Boston, co-coordinator for […]

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Alumna prepares to cross commencement stage for second time for #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Graduate student Megan Gullett said she chose to stay at Murray State University to pursue her master’s degree in postsecondary education administration because she saw potential in the program and wanted to be a part of helping it grow. “Murray State won me over because of the programs they offered and the […]

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Daniel Bell stands in front of a recreation of the Murray State logo.

Murray State senior to cross the finish line at #RacerGraduation

MURRAY, Ky. — Since arriving at Murray State University, Daniel Bell has found communities to call his own in the Hutson School of Agriculture and the University’s ROTC program. Each organization and opportunity has led Bell to this point in time: preparing him to cross the finish line that is graduation. “My time at Murray State University has […]

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