Students in the clarinet studio within the Murray State University Department of Music recently took part in an online masterclass exchange between Murray State’s Dr. Amy McCann (left) and Dr. John Weigand at West Virginia University (right).

Murray State University clarinet studio participates in masterclass exchange

MURRAY, Ky. — Students in the clarinet studio within the Murray State University Department of Music recently took part in an online masterclass exchange between Murray State’s Dr. Amy McCann and Dr. John Weigand at West Virginia University. McCann contacted Weigand, her former clarinet teacher, about the possibility of exchanging a studio masterclass online to […]

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Faculty Regent Dr. Melony Shemberger, associate professor of journalism and mass communication in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, has earned the Quality Matters (QM) Teaching Online Certificate, joining approximately 860 faculty throughout the world in receiving the distinction.

Murray State University Faculty Regent Dr. Melony Shemberger earns Quality Matters Teaching Online Certificate

Less than 900 faculty worldwide have earned distinction MURRAY, Ky. — A faculty member at Murray State University has earned the Quality Matters (QM) Teaching Online Certificate, joining approximately 860 faculty throughout the world in receiving the distinction. Faculty Regent Dr. Melony Shemberger, associate professor of journalism and mass communication in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind […]

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Murray State University student Lu Colby, a senior art major from Tawas City, Michigan, is the recipient of a Southern Graphics Council International (SCGI) Student Fellowship Award for 2020.

Murray State University art student named 2020 Southern Graphics Council International Student Fellow

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University student Lu Colby, a senior art major from Tawas City, Michigan, is the recipient of a Southern Graphics Council International (SCGI) Student Fellowship Award for 2020. Each year, SCGI presents only one undergraduate award and one graduate award. Colby is the first Murray State student to win the national […]

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As Murray State University proceeds with its “Racer Restart” initiative and planning process for the fall 2020 semester, the University continues to receive applications and admit students for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year while assisting both incoming and current students in various ways to fulfill its student-centered mission.

Murray State University continues to award scholarships and need-based money for 2020-21 academic year

Prospective students can schedule a one-on-one virtual visit and tour of campus, apply for admission at admissions.murraystate.edu to join the Racer Family for the upcoming fall semester MURRAY, Ky. — As Murray State University proceeds with its “Racer Restart” initiative and planning process for the fall 2020 semester, the University continues to receive applications and […]

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Murray State University’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi welcomed 21 new members during the spring 2020 semester.

Murray State Phi Kappa Phi chapter welcomes 21 new members

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi welcomed 21 new members during the spring 2020 semester. Phi Kappa Phi is the highest academic honor society at Murray State. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of […]

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Two Murray State University students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts have won prestigious Fulbright Scholarships.

Murray State University students named Fulbright Scholars

Two students representing College of Humanities and Fine Arts will study, work abroad MURRAY, Ky. — Two Murray State University students in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts have won prestigious Fulbright Scholarships.  Eriko Whittaker, a senior art major from Zama, Japan, is the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship to complete research and create […]

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Murray State will host the annual Fall Faculty Summit on Friday, August 14, 2020, in the Curris Center or virtually, and all individuals with teaching responsibilities are invited to attend.

Fall Faculty Summit set for Aug. 14

We are pleased to announce that Murray State University will host the annual Fall Faculty Summit on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 in the Curris Center or virtually, and all individuals with teaching responsibilities are invited to attend.  The deadline for SHORT proposals, which may be submitted here, has been extended to Friday, May 22 at […]

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Murray State University celebrated faculty this year with a digital iteration of the annual Faculty Recognition Banquet.

Murray State University celebrates faculty with annual awards

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated faculty this year with a digital iteration of the annual Faculty Recognition Banquet. The virtual banquet recognized faculty for their roles in the classroom and as mentors and researchers. The awards presented at the annual faculty banquet are chosen from a variety of methods including student nominations, formal […]

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Murray State University music student wins vocal competition

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University freshman Traicoryon West, a music performance major from Hopkinsville, Kentucky, recently won first place in the first-year tenor/baritone/bass category of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-South 2020 competition. Founded in 1944, NATS is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world, with more […]

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Murray State University plans for the fall semester

‘Racer Restart’ initiative and planning process underway Murray State University has announced its “Racer Restart” initiative and planning process to collaboratively, thoughtfully and proactively restart campus for the fall 2020 semester.   The University, which has been reviewing plans for the past several weeks, has established the Fall 2020 Racer Restart Committee, co-chaired by University leadership. […]

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