A man stands outside the Hopkinsville regional campus wearing military fatigues.

Murray State University offers significant tuition discount for military students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now offering a new pricing model that will support military students in earning their college degrees at little or no out-of-pocket cost. The new initiative is available to service members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Murray State will now waive course fees, provide free textbooks and match remaining tuition costs not […]

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Murray State University will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King during the football game on Saturday, Oct. 27. Pictured from left to right are (front row) Tiffany Tate, Lindsay Crafton, Barrett Blackburn, Abby Jo Scheriger, Maggie Moore, (back row) Joey Wirth, John Zinobile, Paxton Crider, J.T. Payne and John Winchester.

Murray State announces Homecoming Court for fall 2018

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King before the football game at Roy Stewart Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 27. “The Homecoming Court is a crucial piece of the historic Homecoming tradition at Murray State,” said Jeanie Morgan, advisor for the Student Government Association (SGA) and for […]

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Camila de Prado and Dylan Christian stand next to the leader board in the Wellness Center.

Murray State Wellness Center hosts Thoroughbred Challenge

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Susan E. Bauernfeind Recreation and Wellness Center hosted the Thoroughbred Challenge fitness event on Sept. 26. Sixteen participants competed in various physical activities, including shuttle runs, full-court sprints, pull-ups, push-ups, three-lap runs and squats. Dylan Christian of Owensboro won the male division and Camila de Prado of Goiânia, Brazil, won the […]

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Juanita Williams, recipient of the Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention Scholarship and student ambassador for Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services, is pictured with Dr. David Whaley, dean of the college.

Annual Murray State banquet introduces scholarship recipients to award benefactors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services held its sixth annual Scholarship and Service Recognition Banquet on Sept. 20 to recognize the college’s scholarship recipients for the 2018–19 academic year and to honor the generous benefactors who made those awards possible. “This event creates a unique opportunity for our outstanding students to meet […]

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A large group of students stands outside the Curris Center with several holding large checks.

Emerging Scholars Institute at Murray State receives $10,000 for scholarships

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence awarded five $2,000 scholarships to participants of the Dr. Marvin D. Mills, Sr., Emerging Scholars Institute for the 2018–19 academic year. Alumnus Johnnie Green, who attended Murray State in 2002, donated the funding for the scholarships. Green also donated $10,000 in scholarship […]

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Addison Peter sits on a set of steps while wearing a graduation robe and cap.

#RacerInternships: Murray State music business student earns dream internship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate Addison Peter of Tell City, Indiana, interned with Live Nation Entertainment this summer, fulfilling a dream she’s carried since high school. “Going into my freshman year at Murray State, all I had going for myself was my passion and work ethic,” Peter said. “I had no experience with the music industry […]

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Shelby Wright stands in a field.

Murray State University Information: Week of Sept. 3–7

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Sept. 3–7. ** Abbie Niemeier, a sophomore studying accounting at Murray State from Edwardsville, Illinois, received a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). PCAOB awarded scholarships to one undergraduate or graduate student per institution at […]

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Jodi Henon stands in front of an American flag and framed photo of U.S. Senator Rand Paul.

Murray State students pursue summer internships in Kentucky politics

MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students pursuing degrees in political science spent their summers experiencing the Kentucky political system in action through regional internship opportunities. Jodi Henon of Bowling Green interned at the state office of U.S. Senator Rand Paul, while Christopher Stewart of Kuttawa worked as a student intern for the Lyon County Courthouse. “This was […]

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Ally Grote stands in front of the Straatmann Feed building.

#RacerInternships: Hutson School of Agriculture students work from cattle to Capitol

MURRAY, Ky. — Several students in the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University have made their childhood dreams a reality. Fueled by their passion for agriculture, Ally Grote, Sydney Hunter and Cassidy Neal completed summer internships with regional and national organizations in the agriculture industry. “I was raised on a cattle farm, and I knew from a […]

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Inma and Natalia stand on the quad in front of Pogue Library.

Generation of Racers: Inma and Natalia

MURRAY, Ky. — When Inma came from Spain to study abroad at Murray State, she found a home away from home. Now, her daughter Natalia is following in her footsteps.

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