Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2020 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students.

Murray State University announces spring 2020 Dean’s List recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2020 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students. “We want to recognize the hard work of our students as much as we can, and the Dean’s List exemplifies the commitment to academic excellence we see […]

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Murray State University student Lu Colby, a senior art major from Tawas City, Michigan, is the recipient of a Southern Graphics Council International (SCGI) Student Fellowship Award for 2020.

Murray State University art student named 2020 Southern Graphics Council International Student Fellow

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Lu Colby, a senior art major from Tawas City, Michigan, is the recipient of a Southern Graphics Council International (SCGI) Student Fellowship Award for 2020. Each year, SCGI presents only one undergraduate award and one graduate award. Colby is the first Murray State student to win the national […]

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Murray State University’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi welcomed 21 new members during the spring 2020 semester.

Murray State Phi Kappa Phi chapter welcomes 21 new members

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi welcomed 21 new members during the spring 2020 semester. Phi Kappa Phi is the highest academic honor society at Murray State. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of […]

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Two Murray State University students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts have won prestigious Fulbright Scholarships.

Murray State University students named Fulbright Scholars

Two students representing College of Humanities and Fine Arts will study, work abroad MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts have won prestigious Fulbright Scholarships.  Eriko Whittaker, a senior art major from Zama, Japan, is the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship to complete research and create […]

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Murray State University students win competitions at Bluegrass Japanese Speech Contest

Eight Murray State University students participated in the seventh annual Bluegrass Japanese Speech Contest, held in late March. Following social distancing guidelines in line with the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the contest was shifted from its physical presence in Lexington, Kentucky, into an online format.  Racers competed against nearly 30 students from three area […]

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Pictured is Murray State University alumna, photographer and advocate Killian Rose, ’14.

Murray State University alumna, photographer shares advocacy work

Photographer and human anti-trafficking advocate Killian Rose, ’14, shares story in part two of ‘Your Story and Impact’ eight-part series highlighting program graduates MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Nonprofit Leadership Studies (NLS) graduates were recently asked to reflect on their career journeys, the impact of their work and their aspirations for the future.  This […]

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Murray State University announces May 2020 Outstanding Seniors

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has named Kyle Britton and Rachel Huck as the Outstanding Seniors for spring 2020. Students recognized with this honor are known for going above and beyond what is expected of them academically and professionally. Britton is the son of Mark and Wanda Britton of Springfield, Illinois. He will graduate […]

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WKMS news staff earns Kentucky Associated Press Awards

National Public Radio member station takes home accolades for staff and student work MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s listener-supported public radio station, WKMS, is proud to announce its news department has earned several awards in the 2019 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters competition. The awards recognize the best in television and radio journalism for the […]

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The Murray State University Nonprofit Leadership Studies Program is pleased to announce the presentation of the Fundraising Plan Award to Lotus Children’s Advocacy and Sexual Violence Resource Center, serving west Kentucky. Pictured from top to bottom on the left are students Anna Hughes, Gavin Posey and Visiting Distinguished Professor of Nonprofit Leadership Dr. Bob Long. Pictured right is Lotus Development Director Amberly Haverstock.

Murray State University nonprofit leadership studies program presents Fundraising Plan Award to Lotus Children’s Advocacy and Sexual Violence Resource Center

Student-presented award recognizes organization’s fundraising strategy MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Nonprofit Leadership Studies Program is pleased to announce the presentation of the Fundraising Plan Award to Lotus Children’s Advocacy and Sexual Violence Resource Center, serving west Kentucky.  The award was created by the students in the University’s financial management and development course.  […]

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Murray State University International Student Organization celebrates Multicultural Night

Racers from nine countries cook and share traditional meals at Winslow Dining Hall MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University International Student Organization (ISO) celebrated Multicultural Night last month at Winslow Dining Hall, where Racers representing nine countries cooked traditional dishes to share with fellow students. The annual event, hosted in partnership with Racer Dining […]

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