Murray State University faculty member receives 2020 Open Access Initiatives Award

MURRAY, Ky. — A faculty member from Murray State University has been named the recipient of the Lana Porter Open Access Initiatives Award. Dr. Gary ZeRuth of the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology has received a $1,000 stipend from the Lana Porter Open Access Initiatives Award for his exemplary work at […]

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Fall 2020 enrollment information reflects growth in a number of key categories at Murray State University

Data indicates second straight year with increases in new freshmen, graduate and transfer students, as well as increases in student retention and progression toward graduation MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s fall 2020 enrollment continues to indicate several positive trends and momentum, including increases in multiple student classifications.  Based on University data, this year’s entering […]

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Murray State University unveils two campus statues recognizing Dr. John W. Carr and Racer One

Generosity from University supporters funds permanent sculptures to further enhance beauty of campus MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University formally unveiled a pair of statues Saturday, Oct. 31 to recognize an instrumental figure in the institution’s history as well as a beloved campus tradition, thanks to the generous support of alumni and friends of Murray […]

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Jerry and Judy Rhoads to serve as parade grand marshals for Murray State University’s Homecoming

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Alumni Association has named University Board of Regents chair Jerry Rhoads, ‘63 and his wife, Dr. Judith Rhoads, ‘64, retired Madisonville Community College president, to serve as the grand marshals for this year’s Homecoming Parade of Banners. They will kick off the banner parade with a ribbon cutting […]

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Murray State University students encouraged to register for Spring 2021 semester as well as upcoming holiday session and winter term

MURRAY, Ky. —  Murray State University students are encouraged to begin forming a plan and meeting with their academic advisor as registration is open for the upcoming holiday session and winter term, and will be opening soon for the Spring 2021 semester. The holiday session, which is part of the fall semester, takes place Nov. […]

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Murray State University offers new Opportunity Scholarship for entering fall 2021 freshmen

Automatic $1,000 renewable scholarship for eligible students does not require ACT or SAT test score MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has introduced the new Opportunity Scholarship for entering fall 2021 freshmen students as part of its current Academic Achievement Scholarships, furthering its reputation as one of America’s best college values.  The Opportunity Scholarship is […]

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Murray State University holds successful virtual Family Weekend event

MURRAY, Ky. —  Murray State University hosted an online Family Weekend event Sept. 11-12, offering Racers and their families numerous virtual activities to take part in.  Family Weekend 2020, held with social distancing and Racer Safe and Healthy Guidelines in mind, encouraged students to share their college experience with their loved ones. More than 3,500 […]

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Murray State University Career Services prepares students for successful employment outcomes

Career Services offers students opportunities to get ahead of goals and meet aspirations MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University offers several opportunities for students to get ahead of their career goals. Career Services is available to undergraduate and graduate students who are looking for ways to secure their future, in addition to Murray State alumni […]

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Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus director named chair of Kentucky Association of Continuing Higher Education

Dr. Slone Cansler will lead organization devoted to improve students’ access to higher education MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Hopkinsville Regional Campus Director Dr. Slone Cansler, ’97, ’00, has been named chair of the Kentucky Association of Continuing Higher Education (KACHE), a statewide organization devoted to improving access to higher education for students across […]

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Murray State University partners with area organizations to present Women in Economic Development Conference Series

Series, established in part by Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, kicks off Oct 15. with presentation by Regent Virginia Gray MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, alongside the Lake Barkley Partnership, Greater Paducah Economic Development and Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation, present the inaugural Women in Economic […]

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