An official headshot of Tim Miller.

Dr. Tim Miller honored with 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently named Dr. Tim Miller, president emeritus and professor emeritus of the University, one of the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. Murray State presents the Distinguished Alumni Award annually to alumni who have made meaningful contributions to their profession on a local, state and national level. Established in 1962, the award is […]

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Fulbright students at Murray State reflect on time at the University

MURRAY, Ky. — Three graduate students are currently attending Murray State University as Fulbright scholars, a prestigious opportunity in academia for high-achieving students with demonstrated leadership abilities. Fulbright is an American scholarship program that offers opportunities for recent graduates and graduate students to research, study and teach in more than 140 countries. Since President Harry Truman signed the […]

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Renee Fister, the University's chief of staff, works with a student on an assignment.

Murray State offers Racer Connection Mentoring Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Students and staff at Murray State University have the opportunity to work together through the Racer Connection Mentoring Program, which was established to pair staff with students to guide and support them in developing and achieving their academic goals.

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An official headshot of SreeHarsha Chamala.

Murray State University celebrates outstanding international students

MURRAY, Ky. — Since being founded in 1922, thousands of students have accepted Murray State University as their home away from home. And though the University is widely recognized for its outstanding academics and active campus community, it is also known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Murray State is the alma mater of proud Racer alumni from […]

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College Personnel Association of Kentucky inducts Don Robertson into 2018 Hall of Fame

MURRAY, Ky. — The College Personnel Association of Kentucky inducted Dr. Don Robertson, vice president of student affairs and assistant professor at Murray State University, into the association’s 2018 Hall of Fame in January. The College Personnel Association of Kentucky is a state division of the American College Personnel Association. The honor of induction into the Hall of […]

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A nursing student crochets a hat for a newborn.

Nursing students crochet hats for infants and children

MURRAY, Ky. — Students and faculty in the School of Nursing and Health Professions at Murray State University are crocheting hats and cocoons to keep premature infants and hospitalized children warm. Items will ultimately be donated to Newborns in Need, the American Heart Association and St. Jude.

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Hendrith named Ashland, Inc. Endowed Professor in College of Education and Human Services

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Stephanie Hendrith, lecturer of early childhood and elementary education in the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University, was recently selected to receive the Ashland, Inc. Endowed Professorship in Education. Hendrith specializes in teaching elementary science and STEM education. “This honor has reaffirmed and solidified that I made a great choice […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Kala Chakradhar.

Murray State professor completes Rotary Peace Fellowship in Thailand

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Kala Chakradhar, associate professor of social work in the College of Education and Human Services at Murray State University, recently completed a three-month fellowship at a Rotary Peace Center in Bangkok, Thailand. This honor, awarded by Rotary International, was part of a professional development certificate program and focused on peace and conflict resolution. […]

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Kathryn Followell, a senior from Paducah, stands in front of a brick wall.

Student Spotlight: Kathryn Followell

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Kathryn Followell, a senior from Paducah, is one such student. Throughout her time at Murray State, Followell has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to her at the University as a student […]

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Kevonte Turnley, an occupational safety and health major from Evansville, Indiana, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Turnley has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at the University through his coursework in the department of occupational safety and health, his performances in the Racer Band’s drumline and so much more.

Student Spotlight: Kevonte Turnley

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Kevonte Turnley, an occupational safety and health major from Evansville, Indiana, is one such student. Throughout his time at Murray State, Turnley has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to him at […]

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