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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Murray State University Racer Report: April 13-17

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University, including student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events and much more for the week of April 13-17. In this Racer Report: Dance and gymnastics class visits local dance studio Murray State named among ‘The Southeast’s 10 Best Hidden Gem […]

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Murray State University students maintain Equine Center operations

Student workers tend to needs of 50 University horses MURRAY, Ky. — Remaining true to their name, a group of Racers continue to care for the Murray State University Equine Center’s stable of 50 horses amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Bailey Coffman of Jackson, Tennessee, McKenna Debus of Fort Mill, South Carolina, Rachel Lawrence […]

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Murray State University students enrolled in instructor Robin Esau’s “Policy, Legal Issues, and Advocacy for Social Change in Nonprofit Organizations” course are wrapping up outreach projects as part of the class’s focus on community advocacy.

Murray State University students share community outreach efforts in class project

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students enrolled in instructor Robin Esau’s “Policy, Legal Issues, and Advocacy for Social Change in Nonprofit Organizations” course are wrapping up outreach projects as part of the class’s focus on community advocacy. The course provides an exploration of the legal issues impacting the nonprofit sector, the roles of policy […]

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Murray State University students and faculty travel to Frankfort for Posters at the Capitol event

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students traveled to Frankfort, Kentucky, to share their research with state legislators at the annual Posters at the Capitol event March 5.  Posters at the Capitol helps emphasize the important role undergraduate research plays in students’ education among those responsible for higher education funding in Kentucky.  About 300 students […]

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Murray State University students and faculty attend Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate students in the speech-language pathology program recently returned from the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association (KSHA) Convention in Lexington, Kentucky. Eight faculty members from the Murray State University Center for Communication Disorders (CDI), 27 graduate students, 18 undergraduate students and multiple University alumni attended the conference. CDI faculty member and […]

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Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture team takes first place in Southern Region American Society of Horticultural science contest

MURRAY, Ky. — For the second year in a row, the Murray State University Horticulture Judging Team brought home first place overall and earned 11 additional top placings in five categories at the Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science Judging Contest held in Louisville, Kentucky, in January.  The team received high marks […]

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Murray State University students stay up late for good with Up ‘til Dawn St. Jude fundraising event

Fundraiser generates more than $50,000 for nonprofit MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students participated in the Up ‘til Dawn event Saturday, Feb. 22., raising over $50,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. More than 100 students came to Racer Arena in John W. Carr Hall to stay up from midnight to 6 a.m. to […]

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