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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Love for music brought upcoming graduate Anissa Quilling to Murray State University

Anissa Quilling, senior Vocal Music Major, from St. Louis, Missouri, explained how Murray State’s outstanding faculty helped her grow as an individual, musician and future educator.

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End of an era as Murray State prepares to retire Heidelberg press

Members of Printing Services at Murray State University discuss the end of an era as the University prepares to retire its offset presses and transition completely to digital printing.  

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Swing Into Spring concert and broadcast to feature Murray State University’s jazz big bands and jazz combos

MURRAY, Ky. — At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, historic Lovett Auditorium will be swinging with the sounds of three big bands and two small groups as well as a live radio broadcast on 91.3 WKMS, as it would have been made from a remote location in the 1930s or 1940s. Dr. Todd E. […]

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A close-up photo of the gates at Murray State University.

Dear Colleagues and Friends,   I am pleased to share some positive news with you.   U.S. News & World Report just released their annual rankings and we have moved up in the overall rankings.  We are now ranked 32nd (tied) of colleges and universities in the South.  Additionally, we moved up the rankings of Top Public […]

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Racer community encouraged to support All Campus Give campaign

MURRAY, Ky. — Inspired by Sigma Alpha Iota’s All Campus Sing, a beloved University tradition 59 years in the making, the All Campus Give campaign will provide all Racers — alumni, faculty, staff, friends, parents and students — the opportunity to support experiential learning opportunities for students at Murray State University. The campaign begins Sunday, […]

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Murray State University to host Easter egg hunt on April 10

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association and Murray State University Town & Gown will host their fourth-annual Easter egg hunt on Monday, April 10 at the Sid Easley Alumni Center. Registration and photos with Dunker Bunny begin at 5 p.m., and the egg hunt starts at 5:30 p.m. Past and present Racers […]

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Ashley Munie has gained technical skills needed to become a future scientist

Ashley Munie, senior biomedical science major from Breese, Ill., was drawn to Murray State University for its small campus and big opportunities. As part of her undergraduate research, she has worked in an on-campus science lab and gained the necessary skills to move on to graduate school, work toward her Ph.D. and eventually become a scientist.

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