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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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 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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All Campus Sing – April 17 live stream

Click HERE to view a live stream of All Campus Sing, scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 17.

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Morant Thrives, Racers Advance With NCAA Win Over Marquette

Story, video and photo by Murray State Athletics The Murray State Racers made history Thursday when they posted their fourth victory in the NCAA Basketball Tournament when they took down the Marquette Golden Eagles, 83-64, at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Ja Morant made history as well by becoming the 12th player to record […]

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Racers Win OVC Tournament – Ready For 17th NCAA Appearance

Photo and story by Murray State Athletics The Murray State Racers used a gutsy second half to defeat the Belmont Bruins 77-65 for the championship of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, which pushes the Racers to their 17th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Racers’ 27th win of the season came in front a tournament […]

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Murray State University, JCPenney partner for ‘Suit-Up’ event

More than 400 students, faculty, staff and alumni take part in professional attire sale MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University students, faculty, staff and alumni packed JCPenney’s Murray location Feb. 17 for the University’s inaugural JCPenney Suit-Up event, providing steep discounts on professional attire for career fairs, interviews and more. Matthew Purdy, Director of Murray […]

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Murray State University, Jackson State Community College sign Memorandum of Understanding

MURRAY, Ky. — Representatives from Jackson State Community College and Murray State University met Feb. 18 at the Paris City Hall to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU establishes a partnership that will offer students a structured, guaranteed pathway for transferring to Murray State by providing a seamless and guaranteed transition from a […]

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Alumni create scholarship to benefit Kentucky students in Graves and Muhlenberg counties

MURRAY, Ky. — Larry and Carol McClure have established annual scholarships at Murray State University to benefit undergraduate students from Graves and Muhlenberg counties in Kentucky. The Larry and Carol (Vincent) McClure Endowed Scholarship has been established to award scholarships annually to two students from Graves County High School and two students from Muhlenberg County […]

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