Dr. John Dressler honored with the 2017 Distinguished Professor Award

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Dr. John C. Dressler, Murray State University music professor, was recently honored with the 2017 Distinguished Professor Award.   The Distinguished Professor Award was established in 1964 and recognizes an outstanding faculty member who has had a profound and positive influence on students, both inside and outside of the classroom. A student-nominated honor, the Distinguished […]

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All Campus Give crowdfunding campaign raises $15,060 for students

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The Racer community’s support for the first-ever All Campus Give campaign exceeded expectations, raising $15,060 to support experiential learning opportunities for students at Murray State University.   Murray State President Bob Davies thanked all of the alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members for their support. “In the end, the real winners are the students […]

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All Campus Sing welcomes many for campus tradition

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Sigma Alpha Iota’s All Campus Sing, a Murray State University tradition that has taken place since 1958, welcomed students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members Wednesday afternoon on Murray State’s campus.   The event, which included participation by 22 campus organizations, helped raise funds for the People to People Project, which takes resources, music, instruments […]

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Murray State University psychology students “Bring Learning to Life” with young children

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Students in Dr. Amanda Joyce’s Lifespan Development course are participating in a Murray State University Bring Learning to Life mini-grant project this semester. The mini-grants are competitive awards funded by the office of the provost and vice president for academic affairs and are designed to support learning experiences in which students apply principles learned in […]

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Murray State University speech and debate union wins 17 awards

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Murray State University’s speech and debate union won 17 awards, including two first place championships, at the 2017 Public Communication Speech and Debate League National Championship at Northwest Missouri State University.   The Murray State Speech and Debate Union (SDU) is comprised of members of the eight residential college debate societies, the unified travel team […]

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Murray State University hosted annual Spring Bankers’ Banquet

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The annual Spring Bankers’ Banquet was held March 1 at Murray State University.   Guest speakers were Jim Fuchs, assistant vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, who oversees the operations of the bank’s applications unit and its supervisory policy and risk analysis unit, and Allen North, assistant vice president in the […]

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