Category: Features

Private support for Murray State University exceeds $7.2 million in FY17

Private support for Murray State University during the 2017 fiscal year indicates strong support of the University with more than $7.2 million received in total gifts to the University. At the close of the fiscal year, a total of 14,507 gifts were made to benefit the University.   “Private support is vitally important and allows […]

Twenty-five Racers receive OVC Medal of Honor

— from   The Ohio Valley Conference honored 25 Murray State student athletes with the OVC Academic Medal of Honor for the 2016-17 academic year. The OVC Academic Medal of Honor is given annually to the student-athletes who achieves the highest grade point average in a conference-sponsored sport. Every Academic Medal of Honor recipient […]

Racer community provided a helping hand on move-in day

This past weekend, the Racer community came together to help students move into their residential halls. Faculty and staff welcomed students to their new home and provided parents with a sense of comfort as their child embarked on college life at Murray State.

Murray State University awards Presidential Fellowship scholarships

A total of 18 incoming Murray State University students have been awarded the prestigious Presidential Fellowship scholarship. The scholarship awards full tuition, housing and meals for up to four years at the University.“We’re extremely excited to welcome these fine individuals to Murray State University,” said Murray State President Bob Davies. “Through their continued aspirations of […]

Great Beginnings 2017

The fall semester is quickly approaching and that means that Great Beginnings is just around the corner. We are excited for our incoming and current Racers to be back on campus. Check out the full Great Beginnings schedule online at or download the Experience Murray State app for your phone or tablet.   Calling […]

Alumna Lisa Robin Sanford speaks of her journey at Murray State

Honors student Lisa Robin Sanford received her degree in clinical mental health counseling through Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services in 2017. The University provided her the opportunity to grow as a person and reach her professional goals.

GSP students present posters

Two classes in the Governor’s Scholars Program at Murray State University will showcase their research posters in the new gallery at Waterfield Library.   Both GSP classes are taught by Dr. Melony Shemberger, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications at Murray State. In GSP, she teaches Business, Accounting and Entrepreneurship as a Focus Area […]

Murray State University Information: Week of July 17-23

Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University.   Murray State University faculty member Sandy Miles, the Hutchens Distinguished Professor of Management in the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, was recently included in an announcement made by the World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY), which is soliciting proposals from local, […]