Murray State alumni credit McNair Scholars Program and Murray State for success; nail family’s shoes to Shoe Tree

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Jordan and Sacha Sharp, 2011 and 2010 Murray State University graduates, recently visited campus for Sacha to speak at the McNair Scholarship Banquet as an alumna of the program. The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program aims to aid first-generation college students or those from underrepresented or disadvantaged segments of society.     During the visit, […]

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Join us for Friday After 5 in Owensboro

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Come join Racers past, present and future in Owensboro, Ky. on June 16, 2017 downtown on the riverfront for Friday After 5. Murray’s very own MurrVegas Allstars will be performing on the Overlook Stage from 6 – 8 pm. We will have giveaways to promote our proud Racer Spirit! Come out and wear your Blue […]

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Emergency Notification System test

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The Murray State University Police Department is committed to the safety of our students, faculty, and staff.  At approximately 9:07 a.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017, MSU will participate in a statewide Tornado Drill, which will include the testing of the RacerAlert Emergency Notification System.  This test will include the outdoor sirens and speakers, the campus (VOIP) phone system, the Emergency […]

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Phi Kappa Phi elects officers

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Murray State University Chapter 302 of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the most prestigious academic honor society on campus, elected officers for the 2017-18 academic year. New officers: President: William H. Mulligan, Jr., Professor of History Vice President: Melony A. Shemberger, Assistant Professor of Journalism and Mass  Communications Secretary: Alicia Carthell, Senior Lecturer in English Treasurer: Kenny […]

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Accounting professor receives distinguished member award from Institute of Management Accountants

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Accounting Prof Dr. Murphy Smith has been selected to receive the 2017 Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Distinguished Member Award.  The IMA Distinguished Member Award recognizes an IMA member whose successes, exceptional achievements, dedication, and professionalism bring honor to IMA and the profession, consistent with IMA’s Mission and Core Values. The award will be formally […]

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Professor Dennis Johnson receives prestigious invitation to the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles World Conference

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Dennis Johnson, Murray State University associate professor of music, has recently received the prestigious honor of being invited to present a conducting master-class session for the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE) World Conference.   WASBE is a nonprofit international association open to all individuals, institutions and industries interested in symphonic wind bands […]

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Murray State University announces spring 2017 dean’s list recipients

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Murray State University has announced its dean’s list recipients for the spring 2017 semester. The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students.   “We take great pride in our students’ academic achievements. This recognition is a testament to their hard work and dedication during the spring 2017 semester,” said Dr. Renae Duncan, […]

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