Exterior gates on the campus of Murray State University.

Murray State University, Madisonville Community College and West Kentucky Community & Technical College sign partnership agreement for respiratory care program

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Murray State University, Madisonville Community College (MCC) and West Kentucky Community & Technical College (WKCTC) signed a formal partnership Sept. 9 that will expand MCC’s respiratory care program into the Jackson Purchase area while providing new baccalaureate degree options at Murray State. The partnership, which is funded through a Delta Health Care […]

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Murray State University to host Racer Day on Sept. 21

Interested students and families have opportunity to meet current students, faculty and staff while learning more about Murray State; can RSVP for open house event at murraystate.edu/RacerDays  MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University welcomes future students to campus for three Racer Days planned for the 2019-20 academic year, with the first set for Sept. 21. […]

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Murray State University to host 13th annual Fall Fanfare concert Sept. 21

Concert raises funds for University music scholarships MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Music will host the 13th annual Fall Fanfare concert Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium. The annual event raises money to fund scholarships for University music students and features the University orchestra, choirs, percussion ensemble, flute quartet, […]

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The Murray State University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was awarded the Circle of Excellence Gold Status for the 2018-19 academic year.

Brent and Jan Yonts scholarship to assist students from Muhlenberg County

MURRAY, Ky. — Jan Yonts, ‘71, mayor of Greenville, Kentucky, has endowed the Brent and Jan Yonts scholarship for students from Muhlenberg County to attend Murray State University beginning this fall. The Yonts family includes five Murray State graduates in various disciplines spanning more than 40 years.  Brent graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree […]

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Murray State University recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Murray State lauded for successful student outcomes, academic reputation and alumni giving, among other attributes MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top schools in the country. The rankings list, now in its 35th year, includes Murray State as one of the […]

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Murray State University’s 2020-21 scholarship application now open

Current students encouraged to visit murraystate.edu/scholarships to apply; prospective students can apply for fall 2020 enrollment today at admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s 2020-21 scholarship application is now open. Murray State provides many academic achievement scholarships as well as need-based scholarships and grants. Murray State offers two types of scholarships: academic achievement and […]

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Murray State University telecommunications systems management program receives National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security designation

MURRAY, Ky. — The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated Murray State’s Telecommunications Systems Management (TSM) program as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through 2024.  “This is a prestigious national recognition for our cybersecurity area,” said Dr. Danny Claiborne, Institute of Engineering department chair. “Our […]

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Murray State University recognized as a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ by Washington Monthly

Murray State ranked as the top public university in Kentucky by prestigious national publication MURRAY, Ky. — Washington Monthly’s 2019 College Rankings have highlighted Murray State University as a best value for students seeking a college degree. Murray State led all Kentucky public higher education institutions in the publication’s South region ‘Best Bang for the […]

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The Murray State University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was awarded the Circle of Excellence Gold Status for the 2018-19 academic year.

Murray State University Information: Week of August 26-30

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of August 26-30. ** The Sharilyn Dawn Almquist Memorial Voice Scholarship was established in January 2006 through generous gifts by family and friends of the late Sharilyn Dawn Almquist to memorialize her strength, determination, encouragement, and […]

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Murray State University celebrates opening of Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Center provides diagnostic and therapeutic options close to home for area families MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception Aug. 22 in Alexander Hall.  Led by Murray State University school psychology program director Dr. Sean Simons and College of Education and Human Services […]

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