Murray State University jazz ensembles return on stage for concert for first time in 18 months

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s nationally-recognized Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Workshop, and Blue Jazz Combo will return to the stage with an on-campus concert, Tuesday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom. All three groups are under the direction of Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies, Dr. Todd E. Hill. […]

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Murray State University annual art auction to benefit student scholarships

2021 annual art auction features student, faculty, and local artwork MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and the University Galleries are pleased to present the 2021 Annual Art Auction. The art auction is a scholarship fundraiser that showcases talented faculty, students, alumni, and local artists. Works from multiple artistic […]

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Murray State University to celebrate First-Generation Day event on November 4

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will welcome alumna Alyson Van Hooser to campus on November 4 as part of its annual First-Generation Celebration. The event will take place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. that day in the Curris Center Ballroom.  First-generation students, faculty and staff, and first-generation supporters are welcome to attend. Light […]

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WKMS to air Vintage Hitchcock radio play performed by Murray State University theatre arts students

MURRAY, Ky. — WKMS will air Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play, written by Joe Landry and performed by students in the Murray State University theatre arts program, on Friday, October 29 at 7 p.m. Spies, murder, love, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life in the style of a 1940s radio broadcast […]

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Murray State University professor of sociology exhibits work at Murray Art Guild

MURRAY, Ky. — Emergent SocialScapes, an exhibit of photographs by Dr. Diane Sabenacio Nititham, associate professor of sociology at Murray State University, is on display at the Murray Art Guild (MAG) through Saturday, October 30. A reception for the exhibit will be held at MAG on Friday, October 22 from 5-6:30 p.m. The exhibit and […]

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Murray State University to celebrate Homecoming 2021: 99 years and counting

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is preparing to welcome alumni back to campus the week of October 18-24 for Homecoming 2021. A full schedule of activities, events, reunions, and more are scheduled to take place as Racer alumni return, with all planned in-person activities following health and safety guidelines.  Highlights include: A Taste of […]

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Murray State University Department of Art & Design hosts printmakers for the Patricia Summerville Lecture Series

MURRAY, Ky. — The Department of Art & Design at Murray State University will host printmakers Susanna Crum and Rodolfo Salgado for the Patricia Summerville Lecture Series on October 19-21.  On Tuesday, October 19, and Thursday, October 21, the visiting artists will be editioning a collagraph and intaglio print in a collaborative workshop with Professor […]

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Murray State University awarded $554,750 to help low-income, potential first-generation college students access higher education

MURRAY, Ky. — The U.S. Department of Education announced that Murray State University will receive two federal Talent Search grants of $277,375.00 each to help more low-income students who would be the first members of their families to earn degrees to prepare for and enroll in college. Talent Search East will serve 500 students in […]

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Murray State University invites community to A Taste of the Arts

MURRAY, Ky. — The College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Murray State University invites the public to attend their 12th Annual fundraising gala, A Taste of the Arts, on Thursday, October 21 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Murray Room of the CFSB Center. The event is sponsored by FNB Bank and will be […]

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Dr. David Eaton named dean of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University named Dr. David Eaton, dean of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at the University’s Board of Regents meeting on September 3, 2021. Eaton had served as the interim dean of the college since 2019. Eaton earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland, Master of […]

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