Murray State University recognized nationally as a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ by Washington Monthly

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has once again been highlighted as a nationally recognized best value for students seeking a college degree by Washington Monthly. The University is featured in the publication’s “Best Bang for the Buck” South region category and ranks the highest in Kentucky among public regional comprehensive universities.  Murray State has […]

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Murray State University recognized nationally as one of Kentucky’s best employers by Forbes

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has been recognized nationally as one of Kentucky’s best employers by Forbes as part of the publication’s “2021 Best Employers” list. Murray State is ranked 13th among the 50 state employers which were recognized on the list and was the highest-ranked four-year public regional comprehensive university in Kentucky.  The […]

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Murray State University’s Education Abroad office provides enhanced resources to LGBTQ+ students studying abroad

MURRAY, Ky. — In honor of Pride Month this past June, Murray State University’s Education Abroad Coordinator, Rebecca Wylie, reevaluated how the Education Abroad office supports LGBTQ+ students both on campus and in their dreams of studying abroad. She is excited to announce new online resources available to students and faculty, new training opportunities, and […]

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Murray State University music professor wins prestigious award for excellence

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Chris Mitchell, Professor of Music at Murray State University, was recently awarded the Robert K. Baar Award for Excellence in Choral Music from the Kentucky chapter of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). Founded in 1959, the ACDA is a nonprofit music education organization whose central purpose is to promote excellence […]

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Murray State Department of Art and Design to host The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Department of Art & Design and Murray State University Galleries will be presenting The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition, on view in the Clara M. Eagle Main Gallery from September 8 through October 18. The exhibition, which features 83 works by 45 national and […]

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New “Show Us How You Lovett” fundraising campaign to benefit Murray State University’s historic Lovett Auditorium

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University, in collaboration with the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, has launched the new “Show Us How You Lovett” fundraising campaign to benefit historic Lovett Auditorium. The campaign is the culmination of over a decade of private support from donors and friends of the University, as well as investments […]

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Murray State University history student completes congressional internship in Washington, D.C.

MURRAY, Ky. — Nathaniel Humphrey, a senior history major from Owensboro, Kentucky, completed a six-week internship this summer in the office of United States Congressman Brett Guthrie in Washington, D.C. Guthrie represents Kentucky’s Second District, which includes 21 counties stretching from Owensboro through Fort Knox, eastward toward Danville, and southward to Bowling Green. While responsibilities […]

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Murray State University reports significant increases in giving to benefit students and University community

Generous donors continue to inspire impact and gratitude MURRAY, Ky. — The Office of Development at Murray State University reports that in a year like no other, donors continued to answer the call to support students and programs at record levels. With $13.2 million in total commitments from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021, […]

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Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services announces free services for regional schools

MURRAY, Ky. — The Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) hosted within Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services wishes all regional schools a great start to the beginning of the school year. Educators are facing rapidly-changing challenges and yet are always able to adapt and overcome. The Teacher Quality Institute is prepared to support […]

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RACERS HELPING RACERS FOOD PANTRY

Did you know there is a food pantry on campus just for students? Studies have shown that students are struggling to afford food due to the rising costs of on-campus expenses. “There are so many students working one or two jobs to support themselves while going to school,” said Re’Nita Avery, Director of the Murray […]

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