Fall 2020 enrollment information reflects growth in a number of key categories at Murray State University

Data indicates second straight year with increases in new freshmen, graduate and transfer students, as well as increases in student retention and progression toward graduation MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s fall 2020 enrollment continues to indicate several positive trends and momentum, including increases in multiple student classifications.  Based on University data, this year’s entering […]

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Murray State University holds successful virtual Family Weekend event

MURRAY, Ky. —  Murray State University hosted an online Family Weekend event Sept. 11-12, offering Racers and their families numerous virtual activities to take part in.  Family Weekend 2020, held with social distancing and Racer Safe and Healthy Guidelines in mind, encouraged students to share their college experience with their loved ones. More than 3,500 […]

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Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus director named chair of Kentucky Association of Continuing Higher Education

Dr. Slone Cansler will lead organization devoted to improve students’ access to higher education MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus Director Dr. Slone Cansler, ’97, ’00, has been named chair of the Kentucky Association of Continuing Higher Education (KACHE), a statewide organization devoted to improving access to higher education for students across […]

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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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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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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. A stock market is a place where buyers and sellers can gain or get rid of stocks in an attempt […]

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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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