Murray State University graduate Jessica Stoner, ’20, of Henderson, Kentucky, was recently profiled by Agriculture Future of America (AFA), an organization devoted to developing future leaders in the industry.

Murray State University graduate featured in Agriculture Future of America profile

Jessica Stoner, ’20, shares her story with agriculture education organization MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna Jessica Stoner, ’20, of Henderson, Kentucky, was recently profiled by Agriculture Future of America (AFA), an organization devoted to developing future leaders in the industry. Stoner is a graduate of the University’s agronomy program within the Hutson School […]

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Murray State University students are reflecting on their time studying abroad this past academic year while looking forward to future opportunities in a post-COVID-19 world.

Murray State University students reflect on value of studying abroad

Students, faculty look forward to resuming educational opportunities after COVID-19 pandemic MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students are reflecting on their time studying abroad this past academic year while looking forward to future opportunities in a post-COVID-19 world. Retired faculty member and alumni Dr. Celia Wall led and instructed nearly a dozen education abroad […]

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Minus (second from left, front row), poses for a photo with fellow international students at the HC Franklin Residence Hall following a cultural event.

A Racer’s journey: Dibash ‘Minus’ Acharya pursues college dreams 8,000 miles from native Nepal

Editor’s note: this is a first-person account written by Dibash “Minus” Acharya, an occupational safety and health student at Murray State University who traveled nearly 8,000 miles from his home country of Nepal to attend college in the United States. After growing up in a country embroiled in civil war and living three months displaced […]

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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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