Murray State University awarded $554,750 to help low-income, potential first-generation college students access higher education

MURRAY, Ky. — The U.S. Department of Education announced that Murray State University will receive two federal Talent Search grants of $277,375.00 each to help more low-income students who would be the first members of their families to earn degrees to prepare for and enroll in college. Talent Search East will serve 500 students in […]

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Murray State University’s Fall 2022 application for admission open

Students interested in becoming a Racer encouraged to visit admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Admission for the Fall 2022 semester and 2022-2023 academic year at Murray State University is open as future Racers can apply today. Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray location as well as five regional campuses and educational presences in […]

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Murray State University awards the first Raymond L. Conklin Memorial Scholarship

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Music has selected freshman Noah Brooks of Evansville, Indiana as the first recipient of the Raymond L. Conklin Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship was named in loving memory of Raymond Conklin, an emeritus professor of low brass (trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, and tuba) who was an integral […]

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Murray State University’s rodeo team continues with preparations for successful season

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University rodeo team continues with preparations for a successful season and building momentum for the program, coupled with support from University administration, the Hutson School of Agriculture, as well as generous alumni and supporters. Through a strategic planning process which began earlier this year, many enhancements are underway that […]

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Murray State University’s Education Abroad office provides enhanced resources to LGBTQ+ students studying abroad

MURRAY, Ky. — In honor of Pride Month this past June, Murray State University’s Education Abroad Coordinator, Rebecca Wylie, reevaluated how the Education Abroad office supports LGBTQ+ students both on campus and in their dreams of studying abroad. She is excited to announce new online resources available to students and faculty, new training opportunities, and […]

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Murray State University history student completes congressional internship in Washington, D.C.

MURRAY, Ky. — Nathaniel Humphrey, a senior history major from Owensboro, Kentucky, completed a six-week internship this summer in the office of United States Congressman Brett Guthrie in Washington, D.C. Guthrie represents Kentucky’s Second District, which includes 21 counties stretching from Owensboro through Fort Knox, eastward toward Danville, and southward to Bowling Green. While responsibilities […]

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RACERS HELPING RACERS FOOD PANTRY

Did you know there is a food pantry on campus just for students? Studies have shown that students are struggling to afford food due to the rising costs of on-campus expenses. “There are so many students working one or two jobs to support themselves while going to school,” said Re’Nita Avery, Director of the Murray […]

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Murray State University to offer eligible students up to $4.5 million in federal stimulus funds

University has already forgiven up to $1 million in student debt MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is offering students up to $1,500 through federal stimulus funds. School officials announced today that the University will distribute approximately $4.5 million to eligible students who are enrolled in courses this fall semester. The money comes from the […]

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Murray State University’s pre-veterinary medicine program students set a veterinary school acceptance record

Seventy-five percent of Murray State’s pre-vet program’s graduating class of 2021 have been accepted into various vet school programs MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s pre-veterinary medicine program has consistently produced outstanding students who get accepted into veterinary school over the past ten years. The Veterinary Technology/Pre-Vet program began with four students in the 1980’s […]

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Murray State University announces its Regents Fellowship recipients for the 2021-22 school year

Graduate assistantship/scholarship designed for underrepresented minority students MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is proud to announce its second class of Regents Fellows. The Regents Fellowship is a graduate assistant program that is designed to help minority students matriculate into career development opportunities after graduation. The fellowship is for one year and renewable for a […]

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