Scholarship recipients seen at community engagement photoshoot at Farm Credit Office on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 in Louisville, KY. (Matthew Allen/AP Images for Farm Credit Mid-America)

Murray State University students accepted to Farm Credit Mid-America College Leaders Scholarship Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students were accepted into the Farm Credit Mid-America College Leaders Scholarship Program. This program provides professional development opportunities to students pursuing careers in agriculture. Caleb Brannon of Puryear, Tennessee, and Benjamin Hornback of Slaughters, Kentucky, are participating in the two-year program that awards 20 students with $5,000 scholarships and learning […]

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Sarai Dunn sits in Pogue Library on Murray State University's campus.

Student Spotlight: Sarai Dunn

MURRAY, Ky. — Many students discover their passion while attending Murray State University. Sarai Dunn is one such student. A history major from Murray, Dunn has succeeded on campus due to the small class sizes, faculty interaction, student organizations and her campus job as a student worker in Pogue Library. In fact, she has been […]

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Several students sit in the end-zone at the football game against Central Arkansas.

Murray State students participate in Gold Rush

MURRAY, Ky. — The Gold Rush is a new tradition at Murray State University that invites all freshmen to join President Bob Davies for a pre-game tailgate before rushing the field at a home football game.  

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Graduate Allen Stone shares story of determination

Guillain Barre Syndrome didn’t stop Allen Stone from graduating with a college degree. Murray State University’s Office of Student Disability Services and his advisor Lisa Schmidt helped him accomplish a dream. Hear his story of determination as Allen recently received his degree.

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Professor retires after 41 years of serving students

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Bill Payne, professor with the Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State, was recently recognized after announcing his retirement following 41 years of loyal service to the University. With nearly fifty years of experience in teaching at the collegiate level, Payne most currently served as a professor of agribusiness economics. His focus […]

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Professor chosen as president-elect for Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Kelly Kleinhans, associate professor with the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services, was recently named president-elect for the Kentucky Speech-Language-Hearing Association (KSHA). Her term as president-elect will begin August 1 and span through July 31, 2018, at which point she will assume the responsibilities of president through July […]

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Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing announces summer reading series

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing is pleased to announce its lineup of visiting writers as part of its July Residency Reading Series. All readings are free and open to the public. Acclaimed novelist, poet and historian Robert Morgan will read from his work on Friday, July […]

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Student Spotlight: Samantha Taylor

Name: Samantha Taylor Major: Organizational Communication Hometown: Murray, KY High School: Murray High School Activities/Organizations: Taylor is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi, in which she was named the 2017 Standard Committee Freshman Representative and won the Outstanding Freshman Award. She is also a Summer Orientation Counselor, a National Society of Collegiate Scholar, a member […]

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Spring 2017 Commencement celebrated at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University’s Spring 2017 Commencement ceremony was celebrated on Saturday, May 13, in the CFSB Center on the Murray campus. During the commencement program, the University awarded an honorary doctorate degree to Mr. John A. Williams, Sr., recognized the achievements of the 2017 Outstanding Students and acknowledged the 2017 Distinguished Faculty. […]

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​Spring 2017 Commencement to be celebrated at Murray State University

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University’s Spring 2017 Commencement ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m. in the CFSB Center with 1,629 pending degrees being conferred to May and August 2017 candidates, inclusive of associate, baccalaureate, master/specialist and doctoral programs. A total of 28 different states and 16 countries will be […]

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