Murray State University education abroad reinvents itself with intercultural experience courses

Courses offered to students will help them study abroad MURRAY, Ky. — As it became clear to Melanie McCallon Seib, Murray State University Education Abroad Office Director, that the COVID-19 pandemic was going to have a long-term impact on Murray State students’ ability to travel, she began immediately brainstorming how the education abroad office could […]

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Murray State University announces spring 2021 Dean’s List recipients

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced its Dean’s List recipients for the spring 2021 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students. A table sortable by city and state, located at murraystate.edu/deanslist, includes the University’s spring 2021 Dean’s List recipients. There is still time for soon-to-be graduating high school […]

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Murray State University celebrates commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University hosted in-person commencement ceremonies for May and August 2021 graduates as well as 2020 graduates on May 7 and 8 at the CFSB Center.  On May 7, the ceremony for Masters, Specialist and Doctoral graduates took place while on May 8, three ceremonies were held for undergraduates.  A total […]

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Murray State University announces new partnership with Christian County Public Schools to develop future educators

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has announced a new partnership with Christian County Public Schools (CCPS). This new program is centered on the premise of developing future educators and will involve students from both Hopkinsville and Christian County high schools in Murray State’s 18-county west Kentucky service region.  Participating high school students will take […]

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Murray State University scholars selected as Fulbright program finalists

Elena Hammann and Dylan Glunt are granted the distinct honor of representing Murray State in a U.S. student program competition MURRAY, Ky. — A pair of Murray State University students have been selected as Fulbright program finalists, receiving the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award (ETA). The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program […]

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Dr. Traci Byrd named recipient of 2021 Neil Weber award for excellence in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Dr. Traci Byrd, a professor in the department of Occupational Safety & Health, has received the 2021 Neil Weber Award for Excellence in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology. The Weber Award was established as a special tribute to former college dean Neil Weber after […]

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Murray State University Racer Report: May 3-7

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University for the week of May 3-7. ** Murray State University was recently recognized by College Factual as having one of 2021’s Most Popular Engineering Physics programs.  The Engineering Physics program is a four-year engineering program accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of […]

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Murray State University’s International Student Organization celebrates multicultural week

Racers from four countries share their culture with other students at Winslow Dining Hall MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s International Student Organization (ISO) celebrated multicultural week  the week of April 5-9 at Winslow Dining Hall. Racers representing four countries cooked traditional dishes from their respective countries to share with fellow students. The event, hosted […]

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Murray State University honors student research during the 2021 spring scholars week

More than 100 students are celebrated for their scholarly research MURRAY, Ky. — Scholars Week is a semi-annual event at Murray State University presented by University Libraries and the Office of Research and Creative Activity. During this spring Scholars Week, 106 students were able to participate. These scholars consisted of 21 graduate students with a […]

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Murray State University professor continues to reach new heights within her professional career

Dr. Rebecca L. Pender Baum makes major strides within the counseling program MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Rebecca L. Pender Baum, Ph.D., LPCC-S, NCC, RPT-S is an associate professor of Counselor Education at Murray State University. Pender Baum earned her master’s degree in Community and Marriage and Family Counseling at Southern Illinois University in 2008 and […]

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