Murray State University looks forward to successful fall semester

Prospective students for upcoming fall semester can still apply for admission and learn more about joining the Racer Family at admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University continues to carry out its Racer Restart initiative as faculty and staff prepare to welcome students back to campus in August for the upcoming fall semester. The University’s […]

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Murray State University’s Leigh Landini Wright, associate professor of journalism, is among 17 journalism professors selected through a competitive process for the Solutions Journalism Educator Academy through the University of Oregon.

Murray State University professor selected to join Solutions Journalism Educator Academy

Associate professor of journalism, alumna Leigh Landini Wright will train to teach solutions journalism MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Leigh Landini Wright, ’93, ’10, associate professor of journalism, is among 17 journalism professors selected through a competitive process for the Solutions Journalism Educator Academy at the University of Oregon. In light of the ongoing […]

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Murray State University College of Education and Human Services Director of Assessment and Accreditation Dr. Jessica Evans has been elected to the board of directors for Amnesty International USA (AIUSA), the world’s largest grassroots human rights organization.

Murray State University staff member elected to Amnesty International USA board of directors

College of Education and Human Services Director of Assessment and Accreditation Dr. Jessica Evans will work to develop strategic priorities, evaluate policies, offer fiscal oversight and support fundraising MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Dr. Jessica Evans, who serves as director of assessment and accreditation within the College of Education and Human Services, has been […]

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As part of its commitment to foster a truly inclusive and welcoming learning environment, Murray State University has launched its new Regents Fellowship.

Murray State University announces Regents Fellowship

Graduate assistantship/scholarship designed for underrepresented minority students MURRAY, Ky. — As part of its commitment to foster a truly inclusive and welcoming learning environment, Murray State University has launched its new Regents Fellowship. The one-year fellowship is designed to assist underrepresented minority students at Murray State with career development opportunities while completing their graduate degree. […]

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The Murray State University Center for Economic and Entrepreneurial Development (CEED), along with the Center for Computer and Information Technology (CCIT), have announced their continued participation in the new GroWest Coalition, an initiative equipped to provide assistance to startups and expand tech-enabled businesses across western Kentucky.

Murray State University joins GroWest Coalition

University Center for Economic and Entrepreneurial Development along with Center for Computer and Information Technology part of initiative centered on small business/startup support services MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Center for Economic and Entrepreneurial Development (CEED), along with the Center for Computer and Information Technology (CCIT), have announced their continued participation in the […]

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Murray State University alum and artist Jalynn Heerdt, ’19, will see her work featured on notebooks sold at Target this summer. (Photo courtesy of jalynncreates.com)

Murray State University Racer Report: July 6-10

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University, including student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming events and much more for the week of July 6-10. In this Racer Report: Center for Adult and Regional Education’s Community Outreach office launches summer youth program Alumna’s graphic design work featured on […]

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Murray State University has selected Justin Holder as the first recipient of the David and Susan Beeny Business Scholarship.

Murray State University selects first recipient of David and Susan Beeny Business Scholarship

Incoming freshman Justin Holder earns scholarship thanks to generous gift to Murray State University Foundation MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has selected Justin Holder as the first recipient of the David and Susan Beeny Business Scholarship. Holder is a graduate of Owensboro High School and the Owensboro Innovation Academy in Daviess County, Kentucky. He will […]

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The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services and the Paducah Police Department are continuing their five-year partnership in offering the Cultural Leadership Academy (CLA), a professional development opportunity that provides officers with advanced training centered around diversity awareness.

Murray State continues partnership with Paducah Police Department for Cultural Leadership Academy

Academy offers advanced diversity awareness training for officers; fifth cohort begins this fall MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services and the Paducah Police Department are continuing their five-year partnership in offering the Cultural Leadership Academy (CLA), a professional development opportunity that provides officers with advanced training centered around […]

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Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson has been appointed to the Kentucky AgriTech Advisory Council, a group tasked by Gov. Andy Beshear with establishing the Commonwealth as a leader in agriculture technology.

Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson appointed to Kentucky AgriTech Advisory Council

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear names Jackson to group committed to agriculture technology MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University President Dr. Bob Jackson has been appointed to the Kentucky AgriTech Advisory Council, a group tasked by Gov. Andy Beshear with establishing the Commonwealth as a leader in agriculture technology. Jackson will join a group of other […]

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Murray State University graduate Jessica Stoner, ’20, of Henderson, Kentucky, was recently profiled by Agriculture Future of America (AFA), an organization devoted to developing future leaders in the industry.

Murray State University graduate featured in Agriculture Future of America profile

Jessica Stoner, ’20, shares her story with agriculture education organization MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna Jessica Stoner, ’20, of Henderson, Kentucky, was recently profiled by Agriculture Future of America (AFA), an organization devoted to developing future leaders in the industry. Stoner is a graduate of the University’s agronomy program within the Hutson School […]

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