#RacerGraduation: Murray State University students share their personal stories of the Racer journey

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated fall 2019 commencement Saturday, Dec. 14.  A trio of graduates had the opportunity to share their unique stories about their time at Murray State and their plans after graduation.  ** Hope Debowey, a middle school math education major from Pleasant Plains, Illinois, who runs track and field, will […]

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Murray State University announces Hutson, Inc. as Hutson School of Agriculture Support Award winner

Award honors outstanding organizations for their support of Murray State MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture (HSOA) has named Hutson, Inc. as a recipient of the prestigious HSOA Support Award, reserved for only a select few who have assisted Murray State agriculture in enormous ways. Hutson, Inc. is a farm […]

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Murray State University to celebrate December 2019 Commencement Dec. 14

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will celebrate December 2019 Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 14, in the CFSB Center with a combined undergraduate and graduate ceremony at 10 a.m. A total of 750 pending degrees will be conferred during the service — including associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees — with 19 states and […]

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Murray State University and the Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence celebrated nearly 50 graduating multicultural students and their families during a Hitumu ceremony in the Curris Center Theatre May 10. Graduates are pictured taking a photo with Murray State administrators.

Murray State University celebrates Hitimu commencement ceremony

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University and the Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence celebrated nearly 50 graduating multicultural students and their families during a Hitumu ceremony in the Curris Center Theatre May 10. Hitimu — Swahili for “graduate” — is an inclusive and traditional ceremony in its 15th year at Murray […]

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Julie Knight of Catawissa, Missouri, graduated from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in vocal performance.

#RacerGraduation: Music student ends undergraduate career on high note

MURRAY, Ky. — Julie Knight of Catawissa, Missouri, graduated from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in music. Through her involvement in several campus organizations, including Concert Choir, Campus Lights and Racer Band, she is excited to finish her undergraduate career on a high note. This is her story. What first […]

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Wenqian Wang of Yantai, China, graduated from Murray State University on May 11 with her Doctor of Arts in English pedagogy. Pictured in the front row from left are Murray State University Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson, Wenqian Wang, Wang’s son, Boran Song, Wang’s mother, Lingxun Zhang and Murray State Assistant Vice President for International Studies Dr. Guangming Zou. Pictured in the back row from left are Wang’s father, Bingzheng Wang and Wang’s husband, Chunliang Song.

#RacerGraduation: China native finds home at Murray State while earning Doctor of Arts

MURRAY, Ky. — Wenqian Wang of Yantai, China, graduated from Murray State University on May 11 with her Doctor of Arts in English pedagogy. While she plans to return to teaching English at Ludong University in China — where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees — she said Murray became a home of her […]

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Navaneet rao Chekuri of India will graduate from Murray State University May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

#RacerGraduation: Computer science major looks back on life at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Navaneet rao Chekuri of India will graduate from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. In his undergraduate career, he has honed his skills to become a software developer while serving as president of the Murray State Indian Students Association. Chekuri credits his father as the […]

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Imani Oliver of St. Louis, Missouri, will graduate from Murray State University May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in not one, but two different majors: chemistry and mathematics.

#RacerGraduation: Chemistry and mathematics major prepares for work at AT&T

MURRAY, Ky. — Imani Oliver of St. Louis, Missouri, will graduate from Murray State University May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in not one, but two different majors: chemistry and mathematics. As a Dr. Marvin D. Mills Scholar, Oliver has made her mark in academics and the Racer community as a whole. Oliver has served […]

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Jared Hill of Murray, Kentucky, is set to earn his Clinical Mental Health Counseling Educational Specialist degree this summer.

#RacerGraduation: Murray native tells inspirational story of earning his degree

MURRAY, Ky. — Jared Hill of Murray, Kentucky, is set to earn his Clinical Mental Health Counseling Educational Specialist degree this summer. Hill has overcome a bevy of personal challenges in earning his degree; now seven years sober, the single father has carved out his own path at Murray State through his work with Phi […]

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Kaylin Duke of Channahon, Illinois, will graduate from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in animal and equine science.

#RacerGraduation: Animal and equine science student reflects on Racer experience

MURRAY, Ky. — Kaylin Duke of Channahon, Illinois, will graduate from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in animal and equine science. After her involvement in several campus organizations, including the Horseman’s Association, Stock Horse Show Team and Rodeo Club, as well as her hands-on agriculture classes, she took time reflect […]

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