Incoming Murray State University freshman Azzie Cunningham from Asheville, North Carolina, joined members of Congress, luminaries, award-winning authors and renowned civil rights activists for the Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage this past spring in Alabama. Pictured from left are Ruby Bridges, the first child integrated into the William Frantz Elementary School in Louisiana in 1960, and Azzie.

Murray State University student participates in Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Incoming freshman Azzie Cunningham joins civil rights leaders for event, including late U.S. Rep. John Lewis MURRAY, Ky. — Incoming Murray State University freshman Azzie Cunningham from Asheville, North Carolina, joined members of Congress, luminaries, award-winning authors and renowned civil rights activists for the Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage this past spring in Alabama. It would be […]

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Murray State University alum and artist Jalynn Heerdt, ’19, will see her work featured on notebooks sold at Target this summer. (Photo courtesy of jalynncreates.com)

Murray State University Racer Report: July 6-10

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University, including student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming events and much more for the week of July 6-10. In this Racer Report: Center for Adult and Regional Education’s Community Outreach office launches summer youth program Alumna’s graphic design work featured on […]

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Pictured is Kendrick Quisenberry, assistant director of regional programs in the Louisville area and recipient of the KYACAC Les Grisby Service Award.

Murray State University recruitment directors earn Kentucky Association for College Admission Counseling awards

Roslyn White, Kendrick Quisenberry recognized for commitment to student success MURRAY, Ky. — Two directors of the Murray State University Office of Recruitment have earned awards from the Kentucky Association for College Admission Counseling (KYACAC) for their commitment to students as they transition to college life. Senior associate director and coordinator of multicultural recruitment Roslyn […]

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Schedule a virtual visit and take our virtual campus tour!

One of our students, Sara Ann Bazzell, is here to lead you on a virtual tour of campus! Following your tour, be sure to click HERE to register for a one-on-one virtual campus visit and meeting by Zoom or phone with one of our Office of Recruitment staff! We are here to assist you in […]

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We are here for you – a letter from Murray State President Dr. Bob Jackson

One of my favorite quotes is by Admiral Bill McRaven:  We will all find ourselves neck deep in mud someday.  This is the time to sing loudly, to smile broadly, to lift up those around you and give them hope that tomorrow will be a better day.” We are in the middle of the most […]

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Institute of Engineering producing face shields for local COVID-19 response

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Institute of Engineering is producing and donating face shield apparatuses as part of its response to the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. Engineering graphics and design program coordinator Dr. Rudy Ottway and student worker Clay Doron, a junior majoring in engineering graphics and design, are using 3D […]

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A special message for new Fall 2020 students and parents

To our new Racers beginning this fall – welcome to the Racer Family! Please see the below video from President Dr. Bob Jackson, with a reminder of several key steps to take now in preparing for the fall semester. Go Racers!

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Murray State University to transition to online/alternative delivery method of instruction for remainder of Spring semester

MURRAY, Ky. — In response to mitigating the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19, Murray State University will continue the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester with an online/alternative delivery method of instruction, effective March 23, 2020. All campus and student events and activities are postponed or canceled through Friday, May 15, 2020. Murray State will […]

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Murray State University Institute of Engineering hosts E-Day 2020

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Institute of Engineering hosted more than 400 students across 12 high schools on March 5 for Engineering Day 2020, a series of engineering, technology, physics and math-centered challenges designed to explore engineering, construction and cybersecurity concepts under the direction of Murray State faculty and staff. Students competed in […]

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Murray State University announces fall 2019 Dean’s List recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the fall 2019 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students. “We do it all for our students, and it’s an honor to recognize the hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence of each and every Racer on […]

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