Great Beginnings to welcome new and returning students

It’s Great Beginnings for students at Murray State University starting Wednesday, Aug. 10. Now in its 21st year, the program originated in the 1990s to welcome new students to the University and community by assisting them in making the transition from high school to college easier. The event has continued to grow in popularity and […]

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Murray State University Honors College students present at annual conference

Murray State University Honors College students traveled to Orlando, Fla. March 31–April 2 for the 2016 Southern Regional Honors Council conference. Eight students represented the University at the conference and presented on varying research topics.  “SRHC saw Murray State Honors College students presenting their research alongside the highest-achieving students in the southeastern United States,” said […]

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After 25 years as a part-time student, David Buchold to participate in #RacerGraduation

David Buchold’s college career hasn’t been like most students. As a father and grandfather with a full-time job, the Evansville, Ind. resident has been taking classes at Murray State University’s regional campus in Henderson, Ky. for 25 years. This spring, he will graduate with a degree in Computer Information Systems. “I honestly thought it would […]

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Murray State University students gain insight into the real world of finance during New York City trip

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business students traveled to New York City Nov. 12–15, 2015 to participate in the Robbins Finance and Leadership New York Experience. The development trip was funded by a $75,000 gift from alumni Kris and Lori Robbins of Louisville, Ky. Kris said the chance to […]

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Murray State students work to diversify campus

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Emerging Scholars Institute and Black Student Council initiated the Diversity Pledge Challenge last semester. The Challenge began in September after flyers promoting a campus event, Hijab Day, were vandalized. In response to the vandalism, students initiated the diversity pledge to the Murray State community. To […]

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Heather Raley, a Star on the Rise

MURRAY, Ky. — Sigma Theta Tau International Inc. (STTI), a nursing honors society founded in 1922, named Murray State student Heather Raley as the recipient of the 2015 Rising Star award. Gaining membership to STTI and winning the Rising Star award are not easy tasks, both membership and the award demand a demonstration of excellence […]

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Murray State ROTC Excels in Recent Competitions

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Department of Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) recently participated in two events, the Ranger Challenge and the German Armed Proficiency Badge Competition. These competitions were designed to challenge Cadets in physical, mental and teamwork challenges. The Ranger Challenge took place on Nov. 1 at Hamilton field. Cadets were allowed […]

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Murray State announces 2015 Homecoming King and Queen

Blake Thomas (left) and Kristin Henson (right) were selected by the Murray State University community as Homecoming King and Queen for 2015. They were crowned at the football game on Oct. 10 at Roy Stewart Stadium. Kristin Henson is the daughter of Greg and Tracey Henson of Hickory, Ky. She is a senior public relations […]

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Murray State Homecoming Queen and King court selected for 2015

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will be celebrating its 2015 Homecoming Oct. 9-10. One of the event’s special traditions is the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and King. Students selected for this year’s Homecoming Court include Victoria Mohon, Katie Granstaff, Laken Kanipe, Kevyn Cunningham, Kristin Henson, Landon Gibbs, Alex Hopewell, Sawyer Lawson, Nathaniel Payne […]

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Murray State students make diversity pledge

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority Originally appeared on WPSD Local 6 A student program at Murray State University is taking action after a flyer was vandalized. The program advocates for multicultural students on campus. It now works to stop discrimination by encouraging other students to take a diversity pledge. Devante Thomas is one […]

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