Rebecca Mackey stands in a field of corn at Murray State University.

Student Spotlight: Rebecca Mackey

MURRAY, Ky. — Students at Murray State University are consistently going above and beyond, finding new ways to get involved and obtain their future goals. Rebecca Mackey, a senior from Elizabethtown, is one such student. Throughout her time at Murray State, Mackey has taken full advantage of the opportunities afforded to her at the University […]

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Murray State University colleges collaborate to hold solar eclipse watch party

MURRAY, Ky. — On August 21, the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services and the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology collaborated to hold an Eclipse Watch Party at the Murray campus. This event was open to the entire University community, including students, faculty, staff and administrators. Several hundred […]

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Sue Darnell Ellis encouraged campus community to dream big

Murray State University alumna and former NASA director Sue Darnell Ellis presented a special lecture, entitled “Creating Tomorrows by Dreaming Today,” and spoke to classes about her successful career.

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Department of geosciences student, faculty member lead development of new online campus map

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of geosciences and office of branding, marketing and communication have partnered on the development of a new online campus map. The map, which lists more than 60 campus buildings and areas through modern mapping technology, serves as a valuable walking tour of Murray State’s campus. The map is […]

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Alumna and former NASA director Sue Darnell Ellis to speak on campus in advance of 2017 Solar Eclipse

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna and former NASA director Sue Darnell Ellis will present a special lecture entitled “Creating Tomorrows by Dreaming Today” on August 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Wrather Auditorium. The lecture will be streamed live at   At just 18 years old, Darnell Ellis took her first steps on the path that […]

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Murray State’s Hopkinsville campus to host passenger vehicles for 2017 Solar Eclipse

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will host passenger vehicles on Monday, August 21 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Hopkinsville campus for the 2017 Solar Eclipse. Hopkinsville, Ky. will provide the world’s longest solar eclipse viewing opportunity at 2 minutes and 41 seconds.   Participants can purchase a paved parking lot space in the lot off […]

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Student Spotlight: Mallory Gerzan

Name: Mallory Gerzan   Major: Environmental geology   Hometown: Madisonville, Kentucky   Clubs/Organizations: Sisterhood coordinator for Alpha Gamma Delta, vice president of Geoclub and the American Institute for Professional Geologists – Murray State chapter, teaching assistant in the department of geosciences and a McNair Scholar   Scholarships: Murray State Regents Scholarship and a research grant […]

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Dedication ceremony held for Murray State University’s Breathitt Veterinary Center

MURRAY, Ky. — Special guests attended the dedication ceremony of the new Breathitt Veterinary Center on May 11 in Hopkinsville. The event included a speaker’s program along with a reception, ribbon cutting and guided tour of the new facility, which totals 77,000 square feet, significantly larger than the 44,000-square-foot original building. The Breathitt Veterinary Center, […]

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Murray State University dedicates two new campus spaces

Murray State University recently dedicated two campus spaces in the new Engineering and Physics building on the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus on Friday, April 21, 2017 — the Dr. Gary W. Boggess Science Resource Center and Timothy D. Jones Gateway.

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Nursing faculty mentoring program helps recent graduates obtain licensure

Murray State University School of Nursing and Health Professions alumna Kaile Turner recently returned to the University to mentor and speak with soon-to-be graduates. Through the University’s strategic plan funding, Turner was provided access to the licensure exam preparatory program.  

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