Murray State University to serve as a regional COVID-19 vaccination site

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has been selected by the Commonwealth of Kentucky as a regional COVID-19 vaccination site.  Registration will take place through the Calloway County Health Department at The University’s CFSB Center will serve as the regional vaccination site for the coming months beginning on February 10 and 17 from 8 […]

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Murray State University’s theatre arts program presents It’s a Wonderful Life on 91.3 WKMS

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts, in collaboration with 91.3 WKMS, will present It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is a radio adaptation by Joe Landry of […]

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Murray State University ranked 14th by U.S. News & World Report among the Best Colleges for Veterans

Murray State continues to be recognized as a top-tier University for student success MURRAY, Ky. — Along with several other recent rankings that Murray State University has received, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University 14th regionally in its “Best Colleges for Veterans” category. Murray State offers resources for veterans such as personalized […]

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Murray State University Doctorate of Arts alumna wins national award for article

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna Dr. Kristie Hofelich Ennis has been awarded the 2020 English Leadership Quarterly Best Article Award from the Conference on English Leadership (CEL), a membership group of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Ennis’s article, “A Blended Approach to ELA Instruction” appeared in the April 2019 issue […]

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Murray State University recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Murray State lauded for successful student outcomes, academic reputation and alumni giving, among other attributes MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top schools in the country. The rankings list, now in its 35th year, includes Murray State as one of the […]

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Murray State University recognized as a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ by Washington Monthly

Murray State ranked as the top public university in Kentucky by prestigious national publication MURRAY, Ky. — Washington Monthly’s 2019 College Rankings have highlighted Murray State University as a best value for students seeking a college degree. Murray State led all Kentucky public higher education institutions in the publication’s South region ‘Best Bang for the […]

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Murray State University celebrates opening of Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Center provides diagnostic and therapeutic options close to home for area families MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception Aug. 22 in Alexander Hall.  Led by Murray State University school psychology program director Dr. Sean Simons and College of Education and Human Services […]

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Peggy Whaley (center), Cindy Clemson (right) and Jeff Henry (left) stand in front of a red and gold curtain.

Murray State University earns national recognition for retention efforts

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently received national recognition for its retention efforts from the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) at the 14th annual National Symposium on Student Retention held in Salt Lake City, Utah. The University won the national organization’s 2018 Best Practices Award for the paper “Student Engagement and Success: Action and […]

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Two students stand and talk to a student sitting on a bench in front of Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State receives top recognition on Safe Campus national list

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Police Department and Center for Adult and Regional Education were named first in the nation for campus safety initiatives with both University units receiving the 2018 Department of the Year award from Safe Campus. Safe Campus recognizes outstanding achievement by administrative departments. Both the Police Department and the Center for Adult […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Amanda Watson Joyce.

Dr. Amanda Watson Joyce’s workplace happiness research goes viral

MURRAY, Ky. – Good-natured comedians rejoice – and don’t quit your day jobs! Dr. Amanda Watson Joyce, assistant professor of psychology at Murray State University, has been garnering attention in the national media for her research on happiness that focuses on how humor impacts workplace satisfaction. In recent years, workplaces have strived to make their […]

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