OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to be held at the Ford Center through 2023

The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents have voted to accept a three-year agreement to continue to hold the OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana through the 2023 Championship. The agreement also includes an option for a fourth year (2024), which would be considered by the OVC Board […]

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The Racers Roadshow, an eight-day tour of nine locations across Kentucky and Tennessee, wrapped up July 18 with a final stop in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. More than 1,200 guests attended during its tour, including many supporters of the University.

Murray State University reports significant increases in giving to benefit students and University community

Private support reflects 133% increase to $9.1 million in FY19 from $3.9 million in FY18 MURRAY, Ky. — The Office of Development at Murray State University reports a significant increase in private giving over the last year. With new gifts and pledges from over 5,000 donors, more than $9.1 million was raised from July 1, […]

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Murray State University graduate students and professionals took part in a 10-day education abroad program in South Korea in late May, exploring how educational institutions in southeast Asia can define, assess and support the wellness of their students. From left to right are Dorothy Boyle, Amelia Comper, Joni Moody, Anthony Prewitt, Dr. Ben Littlepage, Daegu University Vice President Kun Yong Rhee, Dr. Samir Patel, Emily Whitehouse, Kaitlyn Brooks and Alesha Allen.

Discover Korea takes Murray State graduate students abroad

Program teaches student support, counseling concepts through lens of Korean culture MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate students and area professionals took part in a 10-day education abroad program in South Korea in late May, exploring how educational institutions in southeast Asia can define, assess and support the needs of their students. The new […]

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Associate English professor Dr. Jeff Osborne’s Purchase Area Writer’s Workshop featured guided readings and spirited discussion on classic literature from “Beowulf” to modern favorites, including “The Hunger Games.” Pictured are students in this year's workshop, one of three camps offered at this year's Creative Arts Workshops program.

Murray State University College of Humanities and Fine Arts hosts 2019 Creative Arts Workshops

High schoolers visit Murray State for writing, singing and art camps MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Humanities and Fine Arts hosted its 2019 Creative Arts Workshops (CAW) program from June 9-15, bringing 75 young artists from six states on campus to participate in writing, singing and art camps taught by University […]

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The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will kick off the summer season with a free concert June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Amphitheater Performing Arts Pavilion, located in Murray’s Central Park.

Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band to play summer concert June 4 in Murray’s Central Park

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will kick off the summer season with a free concert June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Rotary Amphitheater Performing Arts Pavilion, located in Murray’s Central Park. This year, the band welcomes guest conductor and Director of University Bands Dr. Trae Blanco, also […]

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Dr. Claire Fuller has been named as the dean of the Murray State University Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, effective July 1, 2019.

Dr. Claire Fuller named dean of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Claire Fuller has been named dean of the Murray State University Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, effective July 1, 2019. Fuller is a biological sciences professor who has served as interim dean since July 1, 2018, after former dean Dr. Steve Cobb stepped down from the position […]

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Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception earlier this week in Mason Hall. Hobbs, left, shares a moment with Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson after a ceremony at Mason Hall.Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception earlier this week in Mason Hall. Hobbs, left, shares a moment with Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson after a ceremony at Mason Hall.

Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions Dean Dr. Marcia Hobbs to retire after 23 years of service

MURRAY, Ky. — Colleagues and friends of Dr. Marcia Hobbs, dean of the Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions, gathered for her retirement reception on April 29 in Mason Hall. Hobbs has worked at Murray State a total of 23 years, with eight of those as dean and 15 as the chair […]

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Eunice Mills, spouse of the late Dr. Marvin Mills, cuts a ceremonial ribbon to open the Dr. Marvin D. Mills, Sr. Multicultural Center on April 12 in the Curris Center. Mills was assisted by her son, Glenn, as Murray State University Dr. Bob Jackson, left, looks on.

Murray State University Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence rededicates Dr. Marvin D. Mills, Sr. Multicultural Center

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence hosted a rededication of the new Dr. Marvin D. Mills, Sr. Multicultural Center on April 12 at the Center’s location on the first floor of the Curris Center. Murray State administrators, students and the greater campus community came together […]

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Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary David Dickerson speaks to a group of Murray State University Occupational Safety and Health students during a campus visit March 13.

Kentucky Labor Cabinet administrators meet with Murray State Occupational Safety and Health students and faculty

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) welcomed representatives from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet on March 13 to meet with students and faculty, discuss internship opportunities and more. In attendance were Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary David Dickerson, KLC Deputy Secretary Michael Swansburg, Jr., KLC Department of Workplace Standards Commissioner […]

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The Murray State University chapter of a storied fraternity will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a full weekend of events next month.

Zeta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha commemorates 50 years

Murray State chapter of America’s first historically African-American fraternity plans weekend of celebration festivities MURRAY, Ky. —  The Murray State University chapter of a storied fraternity will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a full weekend of events next month. The Zeta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc. is a historically African-American fraternity centered on […]

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