Registration for fall 2019 semester at Murray State University remains open for prospective students

Classes begin Aug. 20; interested students can take the first step in becoming a Racer for the upcoming fall semester at murraystate.edu/myopportunity MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for the fall 2019 semester at Murray State University remains open for prospective students ahead of classes beginning Aug. 20. Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray […]

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Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will perform August 10 at Murray State University’s CFSB Center.

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas coming to CFSB Center

MURRAY, Ky. — Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will perform on August 10 at the CFSB Center. Mickey Thomas, the owner of the soaring voice that propelled Starship through the 1980s and ‘90s, will headline the performance. The show will start at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. Tickets will include seating options ranging […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of July 8-12

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of July 8-12. ** Murray State University students took home the 2019 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship in Maryland last month. Adam Puckett and Blake Albertson, both of Bloomington, Indiana, clocked in a three-day, 15 […]

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Murray State University is announcing new outreach initiatives to develop and support the business community.

Murray State University announces new business outreach initiatives

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is announcing new outreach initiatives to develop and support the business community. Murray State President Dr. Bob Jackson said the University remains committed to regional support for entrepreneurial and economic services while also involving student and academic advancement.  “Murray State University has been providing entrepreneurial and economic development support […]

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Through numerous fundraising events as well as gifts received from family and friends of Preston Cope, a scholarship has been established at Murray State University in honor of the late Marshall County school shooting victim. Pictured from left-right, front row: Teresa Cope, Maddox Cope and Brian Cope. Pictured from left-right, back row: Director of Development, College of Education and Human Services and University Libraries, Melanie Brooks; President of the Murray State University Foundation, Dr. David Durr; Murray State President Dr. Bob Jackson; Executive Director of Development, Tina Bernot; Dean of the College of Education and Human Services, Dr. David Whaley.

Preston Cope Memorial Scholarship established at Murray State University

Family, friends of Marshall County High School shooting victim honor 15-year-old’s legacy MURRAY, Ky. — Through numerous fundraising events as well as gifts received from family and friends of Preston Cope, a scholarship has been established at Murray State University in honor of the late Marshall County school shooting victim. The scholarship will serve as […]

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Murray State alumni Steve and Elizabeth Pierson, pictured from left, are giving back to their alma mater by establishing a scholarship that will benefit incoming first-time freshmen from Steve’s native Jackson County, Illinois.

Murray State alumni Steve and Elizabeth Pierson establish scholarship

Steve & Elizabeth Pierson Endowed Scholarship created to benefit incoming first-time freshmen from Jackson County, Illinois, starting fall 2020 MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State alumni Steve and Elizabeth Pierson are giving back to their alma mater by establishing a scholarship that will benefit incoming first-time freshmen from Steve’s native Jackson County, Illinois. The Steve & […]

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About 1,500 educators representing 81 school districts across five states convened at Murray State University June 11-12 for a professional development conference. Educator and social media star Gerry Brooks, left, delivered a keynote at Lovett Auditorium June 12.

Murray State University sees record turnout for education summit

‘The Summit: A Teaching and Technology Conference’ draws 1,500 educators for keynote speeches and workshops MURRAY, Ky. — Nearly 1,500 educators representing 81 school districts across five states convened at Murray State University June 11-12 for a professional development conference that featured nationally-known keynote speakers spanning a variety of educational roles. Through a partnership between […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of June 3–7

MURRAY, Ky. —  Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of June 3–7. ** Murray State psychology professor Dr. Daniel Wann has been cited in a Wall Street Journal story on the psychology behind parents’ sportsmanship at their children’s games. The article, “What to Do About […]

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The Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus will host an open house event for its occupational therapy (OT) program on June 18 from 2–4 p.m.

Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus to host occupational therapy program open house June 18

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus will host an open house event for its occupational therapy (OT) program on June 18 from 2–4 p.m. Occupational therapy is one of the fastest-growing professions in the country; according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of occupational therapists is projected to […]

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Murray State University has announced a partnership with MyMajors, a career assessment tool designed to explore best-fit majors that match individual students’ interests, preferences, aptitude and other criteria.

Murray State University announces partnership with MyMajors

Career assessment tool matches students with major options, explores career outcomes MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a partnership with MyMajors, a career assessment tool designed to explore best-fit majors that match individual students’ interests, preferences, aptitude and other criteria. The customized program, using a unique algorithm backed by the National Science Foundation, […]

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