OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to be held at the Ford Center through 2023

The Ohio Valley Conference Board of Presidents have voted to accept a three-year agreement to continue to hold the OVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana through the 2023 Championship. The agreement also includes an option for a fourth year (2024), which would be considered by the OVC Board […]

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Arboretum at Murray State University to host sixth annual Hutson Harvest Gala September 12

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture and the Friends of the Arboretum Board of Directors are excited to announce that the sixth annual Hutson Harvest Gala — a fundraiser for The Arboretum at Murray State University — will take place September 12 at 5:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Home,” […]

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Murray State University has announced a partnership with MyMajors, a career assessment tool designed to explore best-fit majors that match individual students’ interests, preferences, aptitude and other criteria.

Murray State University Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders to open August 22

New Center provides affordable diagnostic evaluations, family support and applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders will formally open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception set for Aug. 22 from 1–2 p.m. in Alexander Hall. The Center was created to help meet the unique needs […]

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The Racers Roadshow, an eight-day tour of nine locations across Kentucky and Tennessee, wrapped up July 18 with a final stop in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. More than 1,200 guests attended during its tour, including many supporters of the University.

Murray State University reports significant increases in giving to benefit students and University community

Private support reflects 133% increase to $9.1 million in FY19 from $3.9 million in FY18 MURRAY, Ky. — The Office of Development at Murray State University reports a significant increase in private giving over the last year. With new gifts and pledges from over 5,000 donors, more than $9.1 million was raised from July 1, […]

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Murray State University is hitting the road in July with the Racers Roadshow, an eight-day tour of nine locations that will feature special guests including Murray State President Dr. Bob Jackson, Director of Athletics Kevin Saal, mascot Dunker, faculty, staff and students.

Murray State’s online BSB program named among most affordable in nation

Great Business Schools praises program for valuable, high-impact educational opportunities MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Bachelor of Science in business administration online program has been named among the most affordable online BSBs in the country. Great Business Schools, an online resource for prospective business school students, ranked the Murray State program sixth most affordable […]

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#RacerInternships: Murray State student interning with Paducah City Manager’s Office

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University graduate student Harrison Fry of South Fulton, Tennessee, is interning this summer in the City Manager’s Office within the City of Paducah government. Fry is pursuing his master’s degree in public administration (MPA) at Murray State, where he also received his bachelor’s degree. Much of Fry’s work centers on […]

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Registration for summer classes at Murray State University begins the week of April 8 for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a reduced workload for future semesters as students continue their pathway towards graduation.

Murray State University summer class registration open

Summer courses offer current or prospective students a chance to reduce future workload; numerous online courses available MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for summer classes at Murray State University is open for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a […]

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Murray State University and the Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence celebrated nearly 50 graduating multicultural students and their families during a Hitumu ceremony in the Curris Center Theatre May 10. Graduates are pictured taking a photo with Murray State administrators.

Murray State University celebrates Hitimu commencement ceremony

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University and the Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership and Inclusive Excellence celebrated nearly 50 graduating multicultural students and their families during a Hitumu ceremony in the Curris Center Theatre May 10. Hitimu — Swahili for “graduate” — is an inclusive and traditional ceremony in its 15th year at Murray […]

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Julie Knight of Catawissa, Missouri, graduated from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in vocal performance.

#RacerGraduation: Music student ends undergraduate career on high note

MURRAY, Ky. — Julie Knight of Catawissa, Missouri, graduated from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in music. Through her involvement in several campus organizations, including Concert Choir, Campus Lights and Racer Band, she is excited to finish her undergraduate career on a high note. This is her story. What first […]

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Murray State University celebrates Spring 2019 Commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated Spring 2019 Commencement on Saturday, May 11, in the CFSB Center with a pair of ceremonies. The first included degree candidates from the Bauernfeind College of Business, College of Humanities and Fine Arts and Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology. The second included degree candidates […]

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