Roundabout U visits across state lines in Southern Illinois

Murray State University’s Roundabout U co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark visit Southern Illinois in a classic rewind show. This episode features a special co-host, Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn as he interviews some old friends in the Illinois school systems. Roundabout U was also able to tour the Marion Pepsi Plant and see […]

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Travel to China reaps benefits for Murray State and Kentucky

Interest in equine, business and communications programming Murray State University (MSU) representatives traveled to China during the fall semester to extend its already strong relationship with Qingdao Agricultural University (QAU) in the Shandong Province. Discussions of faculty and student exchanges, a promising equine program and degree offerings were explored during the visit. According to Dr. […]

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Murray State University awards local nonprofits pay it forward grants

Murray State University, through the Pay It Forward grant program, announced its Fall 2011 student-selected grant awards to local nonprofits. Students enrolled in YNL 351: Leadership and Support Systems in Youth and Human Services Organizations were charged with awarding a total of $2,000 to nonprofits that demonstrate innovation in volunteer leadership development. Over the course […]

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MSU students win with their research at Kentucky Academy of Science competition

A group of Murray State University science faculty and student researchers participated in the 2011 meeting of the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS). More than 600 students and faculty from across the state attended the meeting, which was held on Murray State’s campus this fall semester. The 97th annual meeting provided a venue for Kentucky’s […]

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Murray State’s institutional advancement area wins top awards from CASE

Murray State University’s institutional advancement (IA) division was the recipient of three Grand Champion Awards, four Awards of Excellence and seven Special Merit recognitions from CASE-Kentucky (Council for Advancement and Support of Education-Kentucky) at its winter conference held in Lexington, Ky. “I could not be prouder of the recognition Murray State University received at the […]

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University strides toward lofty goals in the music industry

Murray State University has always been a competitor. To turn a phrase, if Murray State has a horse in the race, it is a solid bet. Competition helps breed innovation and excellence, and every year the university finds new ways to extend itself into new territories that help to boil those ideals to the surface. […]

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Henderson Community College awards 2+2 elementary program, associated with MSU-Henderson Regional Campus

This year Henderson Community College presented the Distinguished Alumni Award to the Murray State University 2+2 elementary program. The program gives students the opportunity to achieve a bachelor degree in elementary education at Henderson Community College by taking classes through the Murray State Henderson Regional Campus. Mike Freels, director of MSU-Henderson Regional Campus, and Dr. […]

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Rise and Roar

Fuel the Racers’ to dominance and we could earn our place on a custom Nike T-shirt for all fans to wear! Click here to visit the Nike Roar site, scroll down to find the the Racers, then click on the megaphone!

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Roundabout U explores music in east Kentucky

Murray State University’s Roundabout U co-hosts Jim Carter and Sarah Clark travel to the hills of Eastern Kentucky to learn more about the roots of country music and hear stories of country music legends. Carter hits the hills to catch up with Herman Webb on the front porch of the Loretta Lynn home place while […]

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Information Systems awarded “ Model of Efficiency” distinction

Murray State University was recognized in the November/December 2011 issue of University Business as a Model of Efficiency program. Murray State’s information systems is utilizing new technologies to improve response time and reduce costs of its disaster recovery program. This has resulted in a collaboration with Northern Kentucky University (NKU) to reduce system recovery time following a […]

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