A student rides Racer One during the Homecoming 2016 parade.

Murray State University prepares for Homecoming 2017

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is preparing for another unforgettable Homecoming experience packed with memorable reunions and events. This year’s Homecoming theme, Once Upon a Homecoming, will showcase the magic of Racer pride. Festivities will commence Oct. 26–28. The campus community will come alive with a series of events throughout the weekend. Campus Activities Board (CAB) Homecoming […]

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The orchestra performs on the stage of Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State University Information: Week of Oct. 16–20

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Oct. 16–20. ** On Friday, Oct. 20, the string unit of Murray State’s department of music will host the 71st Annual Quad State String Festival, a long-standing musical tradition in Murray, under the supervision of Dr. Sue-Jean Park, […]

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Miranda Brewer sits in front of the John Lennon Wall in the Czech Republic.

Murray State University student pursues opportunities through logistics and supply chain management program

MURRAY, Ky. — When Miranda Brewer first arrived at Murray State University, she did not plan on pursuing a degree in the field of logistics and supply chain management (LSC). Now, as a senior with graduation in sight, Brewer could not imagine her future without it. Over the summer, the Murray State student from Perryville, Missouri, applied […]

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The Dills stand together outside.

David and Ashley Dill to be honored as grand marshals at Murray State’s Homecoming 2017

MURRAY, Ky. — Once Upon a Homecoming has proven to be the perfect theme for Murray State University’s Homecoming 2017 as this year’s grand marshals’ story is nothing short of a fairytale. The Murray State Alumni Association is ecstatic to present David and Ashley Dill the honor of being named grand marshals in celebration of their […]

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A headshot photo of Dr. Jeffrey Bennett.

Murray State University to host Dr. Jeffrey Bennett for presentation on global warming

MURRAY, Ky. — On Thursday, Nov. 2, Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, astronomer and author, will present “Global Warming Demystified,” a free presentation open to the public at Murray State University. The lecture will take place Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Freed Curd Auditorium, located in the Collins Industry and Technology Center on Murray State’s campus. In his presentation, […]

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Murray State to host Swingin’ Memories Homecoming Dance

MURRAY, Ky. — On Friday, Oct. 27, the walls of Lovett Auditorium at Murray State University will resonate with sounds of the big band era during the third annual Swingin’ Memories Homecoming Dance featuring the award-winning Murray State University Jazz Orchestra directed by Todd E. Hill, professor of music and director of jazz studies. This year, […]

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The officers stand together on a staircase.

Murray State University awards Paducah law enforcement with cultural awareness certificates

MURRAY, Ky. — On Sept. 28, 2017, members of the Paducah Police Department and the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services gathered at Murray State’s regional campus in Paducah for the second annual certificate ceremony of the Cultural Leadership Academy, which was developed as a professional development opportunity to provide officers with advanced […]

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Wyatt Daglã Severs standing in front of a piece.

Murray State University Galleries present “Amongst Dust” exhibit

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Galleries and the Department of Art & Design are pleased to present the art of Wyatt Daglã Severs, an artist who specializes in woodworking. His work is currently on display in the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery, located on the sixth floor of the Fine Arts Building on Murray […]

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The 2017 Homecoming Court at 2017 stands together on a set of stairs.

Murray State selects Homecoming Court for fall 2017

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will celebrate Homecoming 2017 with one of the event’s special traditions: the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King during the football game against Eastern Kentucky University on Saturday, Oct. 28. Students selected for this year’s Homecoming Court include Christian Barnes, Karlie Blain, Kaylee Capps, Emily Cook, Emma Cook, Caleb Coomes, Drue […]

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Student Spotlight: Malcolm Jones

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Malcolm Jones shares the experiences and accomplishments he has attained while at Murray State University.   Major: Liberal Arts Minor: Gender Diversity Hometown: Louisville, Ky. High School: Eastern High School Activities/Organizations: Racer Band, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Student Ambassadors If any, what scholarships have you received? The Marvin […]

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