Peggy Whaley (center), Cindy Clemson (right) and Jeff Henry (left) stand in front of a red and gold curtain.

Murray State University earns national recognition for retention efforts

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently received national recognition for its retention efforts from the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) at the 14th annual National Symposium on Student Retention held in Salt Lake City, Utah. The University won the national organization’s 2018 Best Practices Award for the paper “Student Engagement and Success: Action and […]

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Murray State University announces fall 2018 Dean’s List recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the fall 2018 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students. “We take great pride in our students’ academic achievements,” said Dr. Mark Arant, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “This recognition is a testament to their hard […]

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An aerial view of campus in the fall.

Murray State offers new undergraduate program offerings in game development, design and unmanned aerial systems

MURRAY, Ky. — In an effort to continue meeting the needs of current and prospective students, Murray State University is expanding its undergraduate program offerings to include specializations in game development and design as well as unmanned aerial systems. “Our colleges and departments constantly seek ways to innovate and make available new academic opportunities for our students and […]

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Two students stand and talk to a student sitting on a bench in front of Lovett Auditorium.

Murray State receives top recognition on Safe Campus national list

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Police Department and Center for Adult and Regional Education were named first in the nation for campus safety initiatives with both University units receiving the 2018 Department of the Year award from Safe Campus. Safe Campus recognizes outstanding achievement by administrative departments. Both the Police Department and the Center for Adult […]

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Four female students stand together in their commencement regalia inside the CFSB Center.

Murray State to celebrate December 2018 Commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will celebrate December 2018 Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 8, in the CFSB Center with a combined undergraduate and graduate ceremony at 10 a.m. A total of 721 pending degrees will be conferred during the service — including associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees — with 19 states and 15 countries represented […]

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A birds-eye view of the quad in the fall.

Murray State University support strengthens Facilities Management sustainability initiatives

MURRAY, Ky. — Getting recyclables to their new home is a two-part job at Murray State University, and it all starts with source separation. As campus dining shifts to recyclable food containers, like the BOTTLEBOX®, the University community has even more opportunities to decrease the waste going to landfills. “Getting more people involved is the biggest desire we […]

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A man stands outside the Hopkinsville regional campus wearing military fatigues.

Murray State University offers significant tuition discount for military students

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now offering a new pricing model that will support military students in earning their college degrees at little or no out-of-pocket cost. The new initiative is available to service members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Murray State will now waive course fees, provide free textbooks and match remaining tuition costs not […]

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Three female students walk and talk through the halls of MSU-Madisonville.

Murray State now recruiting students for MBA cohort in Madisonville

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is now recruiting students for an accelerated Master of Business Administration (MBA) cohort that begins in January 2019 on the University’s regional campus in Madisonville. The program is ideal for individuals looking to advance their careers and further their knowledge of business concepts. With a small classroom environment led by distinguished Murray […]

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The exterior of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus on a sunny day.

Sodexo and Murray State University to enhance dining options for campus community

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — After a comprehensive review of vendor proposals by a committee representing University constituents, Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving quality of life, has been selected to provide dining services to the Murray State University campus community in Kentucky of more than 10,000 students, faculty and staff beginning Dec. […]

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A group of students walk across a wooden bridge on a lake surface.

Renewed Memorandum of Understanding highlights partnership between Murray State and Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area

MURRAY, KY. — For more than 50 years, Murray State University has enjoyed a mutually beneficial partnership with nearby Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area and the U.S. Forest Service within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That relationship was recently extended through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between these entities that acknowledges the benefits that each provide […]

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