Ally Grote stands in front of the Straatmann Feed building.

#RacerInternships: Hutson School of Agriculture students work from cattle to Capitol

MURRAY, Ky. — Several students in the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University have made their childhood dreams a reality. Fueled by their passion for agriculture, Ally Grote, Sydney Hunter and Cassidy Neal completed summer internships with regional and national organizations in the agriculture industry. “I was raised on a cattle farm, and I knew from a […]

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Inma and Natalia stand on the quad in front of Pogue Library.

Generation of Racers: Inma and Natalia

MURRAY, Ky. — When Inma came from Spain to study abroad at Murray State, she found a home away from home. Now, her daughter Natalia is following in her footsteps.

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Olivia Graff stands in front of a brick wall with a sign that reads "Public Defenders."

#RacerInternships: Graff defends knowledge through criminal justice internship

MURRAY, Ky. — After growing up watching attorneys on television, Olivia Graff was finally able to experience the thrills of a courtroom without a screen separating her from the action. This past summer, Graff was one of three students selected for an internship with the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy. The senior from Murphysboro, Illinois, is a criminal […]

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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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