Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will perform August 10 at Murray State University’s CFSB Center.

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas coming to CFSB Center

MURRAY, Ky. — Starship featuring Mickey Thomas will perform on August 10 at the CFSB Center. Mickey Thomas, the owner of the soaring voice that propelled Starship through the 1980s and ‘90s, will headline the performance. The show will start at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. Tickets will include seating options ranging […]

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Wenqian Wang of Yantai, China, graduated from Murray State University on May 11 with her Doctor of Arts in English pedagogy. Pictured in the front row from left are Murray State University Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Don Robertson, Wenqian Wang, Wang’s son, Boran Song, Wang’s mother, Lingxun Zhang and Murray State Assistant Vice President for International Studies Dr. Guangming Zou. Pictured in the back row from left are Wang’s father, Bingzheng Wang and Wang’s husband, Chunliang Song.

#RacerGraduation: China native finds home at Murray State while earning Doctor of Arts

MURRAY, Ky. — Wenqian Wang of Yantai, China, graduated from Murray State University on May 11 with her Doctor of Arts in English pedagogy. While she plans to return to teaching English at Ludong University in China — where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees — she said Murray became a home of her […]

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Registration for summer classes at Murray State University begins the week of April 8 for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a reduced workload for future semesters as students continue their pathway towards graduation.

Murray State University summer class registration open

Summer courses offer current or prospective students a chance to reduce future workload; numerous online courses available MURRAY, Ky. — Registration for summer classes at Murray State University is open for both current and prospective students. Summer classes offer several benefits, including smaller class sizes, a quieter campus, the convenience of online courses, and a […]

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Murray State University and the Hutson School of Agriculture will hold a kickoff celebration May 29. The event celebrates foundational partners for its new Center for Agricultural Hemp and Kentucky Congressman James Comer for his work in revitalizing the Commonwealth’s hemp industry. Pictured from left are Dr. Tony Brannon, dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture and Josh Hendrix, director of domestic hemp production at CV Sciences.

Murray State to host Center for Agricultural Hemp kickoff celebration

Event features industry partners and Kentucky Congressman James Comer MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University and the Hutson School of Agriculture will hold a kickoff celebration May 29. The event celebrates foundational partners for its new Center for Agricultural Hemp and Kentucky Congressman James Comer for his work in revitalizing the Commonwealth’s hemp industry. The […]

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Murray State University celebrates Spring 2019 Commencement

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University celebrated Spring 2019 Commencement on Saturday, May 11, in the CFSB Center with a pair of ceremonies. The first included degree candidates from the Bauernfeind College of Business, College of Humanities and Fine Arts and Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology. The second included degree candidates […]

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Navaneet rao Chekuri of India will graduate from Murray State University May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

#RacerGraduation: Computer science major looks back on life at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. — Navaneet rao Chekuri of India will graduate from Murray State University on May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. In his undergraduate career, he has honed his skills to become a software developer while serving as president of the Murray State Indian Students Association. Chekuri credits his father as the […]

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On April 29, the Murray State University Center for Economic Education, part of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, honored more than 100 students and teachers from area schools who participated in the annual statewide Stock Market Game™competition. From left, Todd Broker, director of the Center for Economic Education and Kentucky Stock Market Game™ coordinator, takes a photo with students and teacher Jacqueline Raymer of Webster County High School, whose team won first place in Kentucky for the fall 2018 competition.

Murray State Center for Economic Education hosts Stock Market Game winners

Statewide program administered through University fosters financial literacy for more than 3,500 middle and high schoolers MURRAY, Ky. — On April 29, the Murray State University Center for Economic Education, part of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, honored more than 100 students and teachers from area schools who participated in the annual statewide […]

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Retired Murray State University Regent Don Sparks of Mayfield has generously established a scholarship for University students in honor of his late wife, Carolyn. Pictured in the front row from left are Brad Sparks, Don Sparks and Donna Sparks Moses. In the back row from left are Lynn Henderson, Mayfield High School counselor, Billy Edwards, Mayfield High School principal and Jamie Haynes, Murray State University assistant director of stewardship and donor relations.

Murray State alumnus establishes scholarship in honor of late wife

Generous gift from former Murray State Regent Don Sparks celebrates life and legacy of Carolyn Sparks MURRAY, Ky. — Retired Murray State University Regent Don Sparks of Mayfield, Kentucky, has generously established a scholarship for University students in honor of his late wife, Carolyn. Through the Carolyn Lowe Sparks Memorial Scholarship established with Don’s gift […]

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Kentucky Commissioner of Education, Dr. Wayne D. Lewis, right, receives a glass flame trophy from Murray State University College of Education and Human Services Dean Dr. David Whaley at the 35th annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture. Lewis was the night’s keynote speaker.

35th annual Sparks Lecture honors regional educators, welcomes state education commissioner

MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services held its 35th annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture on April 30 in the CFSB Center’s Murray Room. Dr. Wayne D. Lewis, Kentucky’s commissioner of education, was the featured speaker for this event, and several regional educators were honored with the college’s […]

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Murray State University awarded a total of 18 incoming students with the prestigious Presidential Fellowship, which includes full tuition, housing and meals for up to four years at the University. Not pictured are Ben Austin and Michael Webb, who participated in separate signings.

Murray State University awards 18 Presidential Fellowships

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has awarded a total of 18 incoming students with the prestigious Presidential Fellowship, which includes full tuition, housing and meals for up to four years at the University. “We are extremely proud of the incoming fall 2019 class of Presidential Fellowship recipients, as this group represents the very best […]

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