MSU takes top rankings from USNews into 21st consecutive year

Murray ranked in top 10 public universities in the South  Murray State University has just been recognized for the 21st consecutive year as one of the best schools in the country in the 2012 U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings. The university is at eighth place among the top public regional universities in the […]

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Calling all Racers to participate in the 2011 MSU Homecoming Parade

In 1941, a tradition started at Murray State University that continues to this day — the Homecoming Parade. MSU students and alumni, along with community members, line Main Street each year to take in the floats, bands, horses and more. This year’s Homecoming theme is “Once a Racer, Always a Racer.” Any group, organization or […]

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Festival of Champions set at Murray State Sept. 24 for marching band enthusiasts

Murray State University will be hosting one of the oldest and most prestigious marching band festivals of its kind in the South when the 34th annual Festival of Champions high school marching band competition takes the field in Stewart Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 24.  More than 20 bands from throughout Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and […]

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Separate, but together (Video)

Roundabout U co-hosts, one in Murray and one in China  Roundabout U’s Sarah Clark and Jim Carter co-host this week from opposite sides of the world. Clark spends her time in Murray while Carter looks at academic opportunities from China. Clark explores the importance of the local United Way Campaign with Murray State University’s Tina […]

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Agriculture takes center stage at Fall on the Farm

The Ag Leadership Council, in cooperation with the Murray State University Hutson School of Agriculture, is hosting the eighth annual Fall on the Farm Sept. 21-24. The farm will be open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. School visits will be hosted on Sept. 21-23. […]

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UNC author and professor to speak at Hammack Scholarship Banquet

The Murray State University department of history is sponsoring the 10th annual Dr. James W. Hammack Jr. Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Curris Center Ballroom on campus. This year, associate professor of history from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte Dr. Karen L. Cox will deliver the keynote speech on […]

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MSU Athletics live streaming fall lineup

Murray State Athletics is again offering several home events that will be streamed live on OVCSports.tv during the 2011-12 school year. The lineup for streamed events includes all home games for Murray State football, soccer and volleyball as well as men’s and women’s basketball. Through OVCSports.tv, the broadcasts of MSU soccer are free, while the […]

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Kentucky ranked no. 1 in nation for improvement on key higher education metrics

Over the past decade, Kentucky has improved faster than any state in the nation on key higher education performance measures, according to a report issued by the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems of Boulder, Colorado. Realizing Kentucky’s Educational Attainment Goal: A Look in the Rear View Mirror and Down the Road Ahead measures […]

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Atwater to receive Distinguished Alumnus Award

Alumnus of Murray State University, Dr. Ken Atwater will be recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus on Thursday, Sept 15 at 6 p.m. in Pogue Library on the campus of Murray State University. This award established in 1962 acknowledges the service of outstanding alumni who have held responsible positions and made significant contributions to their professions on […]

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Stock Market Game™ workshop helps to champion fiscal diversity

The Murray State University Center for Economic Education and the Kentucky Council on Economic Education will offer a free workshop for the Stock Market Game™ for grade 4-12 teachers. This workshop will take place from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the McCracken County School board offices in the Technology Center in Paducah, located […]

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