Summer Orientation registration open for incoming freshman and transfer students

Murray State University’s 2019 Summer Orientation sessions are open for Fall 2019 incoming freshman and transfer students at murraystate.edu/summero. New Racers will have the opportunity to register for classes at these sessions, meet faculty, staff and students, receive their student ID card as well as meet fellow incoming students through a variety of special programs […]

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Murray State University has announced a new Bachelor of Science degree in civil and sustainability engineering. Pictured is the University's new Engineering and Physics Building.

Murray State University announces Bachelor of Science degree in civil and sustainability engineering

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a new Bachelor of Science degree in civil and sustainability engineering. Knowledge and skills related to traditional civil engineering areas such as structural analysis and design, steel and concrete design, highway design, transportation systems, stormwater control, wastewater treatment and site remediation are fundamental to the program.  Unlike many […]

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Murray State University, JCPenney partner for ‘Suit-Up’ event

More than 400 students, faculty, staff and alumni take part in professional attire sale MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students, faculty, staff and alumni packed JCPenney’s Murray location Feb. 17 for the University’s inaugural JCPenney Suit-Up event, providing steep discounts on professional attire for career fairs, interviews and more. Matthew Purdy, Director of Murray […]

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Conference tournament play kicks off #RacerTradition

MURRAY, Ky. – With the start of post-season conference basketball tournament play this week, Racer fans are encouraged to make racertradition.com their central hub for Racer basketball news, updates, social media contests and more!

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Members of the Speech and Debate Union stand behind a table filled with trophies.

Murray State University Information: Week of Oct. 29–Nov. 2

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Oct. 29–Nov. 2. ** Several chemistry faculty members and students from Murray State presented research at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), which took place Aug. 19–23 in Boston, Massachusetts. ACS is the world’s largest scientific […]

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Winning students stand together in a line while holding their certificates.

Murray State offers Stock Market Game™ for Kentucky students

MURRAY, Ky. — More than 4,000 high school and middle school students across Kentucky participated in the Stock Market Game™ during the 2017–18 academic year through the Center for Economic Education at Murray State University. The Stock Market Game™ is a financial literacy program that has impacted thousands of students and teachers across the Commonwealth […]

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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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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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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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