Loretta Daniel (pictured at left), director of the Kentucky Innovation Network office, accepts an award with Penny Fletcher, assistant director, as the office was recognized by the State Science & Technology Institute for its “Next Big Thing” entrepreneurship competition.

Murray State University’s Kentucky Innovation Network recognized by national organization

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Kentucky Innovation Network was recently recognized as a Creating a Better Future award winner by the State Science & Technology Institute (SSTI) for its The Next Big Thing (NBT) young entrepreneurial competition. With support from the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, the Kentucky Innovation Network office at Murray State University created […]

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An official photo of Dr. Damon Williams.

Murray State University to welcome Dr. Damon Williams for diversity and inclusion keynote lecture on October 13

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome Dr. Damon Williams on Friday, Oct. 13 to meet with the campus community while sharing his expertise and insight on diversity and inclusion efforts. Williams will deliver a keynote lecture that afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Freed Curd Auditorium, located within the Collins Industry and Technology building. Sponsored by both […]

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A student at Murray State University works with a child in a local school system.

Murray State University teacher education program receives continued accreditation by state board

MURRAY, Ky. — On Aug. 21, Kentucky’s Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) met in Frankfort to consider state reaccreditation of the unit-wide educator preparation program at Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services. Unanimously, the board voted to reaccredit the college’s 92 individual education programs, marking no areas for improvement. This achievement follows a […]

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Gates on the campus of Murray State University.

Murray State University receives funding from Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University recently received federal funding from the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program to support undergraduate students from first-generation or low-income families, as well as students from underrepresented groups, interested in pursuing graduate degrees with Ph.D. tracks. The current iteration of the McNair program at Murray State, which accepts 29 students per […]

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Families come together at Murray State University for Family Weekend.

Murray State University hosts family weekend Sept. 22-24

MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University is preparing to welcome students and their families to campus for Family Weekend, an annual event that allows students to share their college experience with family members and loved ones. Family Weekend begins Friday, Sept. 22 and continues through Sunday, Sept. 24. Throughout the weekend, the University will host a wide variety […]

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Gates on the campus of Murray State University.

Murray State University recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 27th consecutive year

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 33rd year, includes Murray State as one of the best regional universities for 2018, marking the University’s 27th consecutive year of top-tier rankings by […]

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Murray State University invites community to inaugural Easley Lecture

MURRAY, Ky. — The Easley Lecture will be held Tuesday, September 19 at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom.   The series is named in honor of Sid Easley, former Murray State University Board of Regents chair, the first Golden Horseshoe Award recipient, Murray State alumnus and long-time supporter of the Murray State department of history. […]

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Murray State University colleges collaborate to hold solar eclipse watch party

MURRAY, Ky. — On August 21, the Murray State University College of Education and Human Services and the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology collaborated to hold an Eclipse Watch Party at the Murray campus. This event was open to the entire University community, including students, faculty, staff and administrators. Several hundred […]

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Local business with Murray State University partnership accepted into prestigious business program

MURRAY, Ky. — Scott Allen, president and CEO of Wisdom Tree Technologies LLC (WTT) in Murray has been selected to participate in the prestigious Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Cohort/Scholars program.   Allen will participate in the 12-week program through a combination of online and in-person sessions this fall. In-person classes will be held at […]

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Sue Darnell Ellis encouraged campus community to dream big

Murray State University alumna and former NASA director Sue Darnell Ellis presented a special lecture, entitled “Creating Tomorrows by Dreaming Today,” and spoke to classes about her successful career.

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