January, 2016

#RacerHolidays crowdfunding campaign raises $19,391 for student scholarships and study spaces

MURRAY, Ky. – In December 2015 Murray State University issued a challenge for the campus community to create new opportunities for students. Racers jumped at the challenge, raising $19,391. The monies raised throughout the campaign will [...]

Murray State students are putting a ring on it!

First official Murray State University college ring to be unveiled this month MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will be unveiling its first ever official college ring during the Racer basketball game on February 6, where [...]

Wonder Whip Reopening in Owensboro

Lois Decker, Small Business Development Center director at Murray State University’s regional campus in Owensboro, Ky., has announced the return of the Wonder Whip restaurant. “Seth Woodward plans to reopen Wonder Whip at the end of [...]

Murray State hosts Soybean Promotion Day

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Hutson School of Agriculture and Kentucky Soybean Board present the 12th annual Soybean Promotion day. The event will feature Seminars and discussions from Randy Dowdy and Troy and Stacy Hadrick. [...]

Murray State Alumna appointed to Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board

MURRAY, Ky. — Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Sarah Thompson to the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (KEPSB). Thompson has been an active member of the Kentucky Education Association since 2008. The KEPSB is responsible for [...]

Spreading Good Cheer

Non-Profit Leadership Students (From left to Right) Kara Van Horn, Stefan Messmer and Holly Heathcott holding a Check for the Angel Fund (Santa Project). The money raised helped almost 1000 children in Murray/Calloway with clothing needs [...]

Murray State-Madisonville employee appointed to Kentucky Board of Education

MURRAY, Ky. — Gov. Steve Beshear has appointed Dr. Susan Edington, assistant professor and early childhood and elementary education program coordinator at Murray State University’s Madisonville Regional Campus, to the Kentucky Board of Education.  She represents [...]

Murray State students are putting a ring on it!

First official Murray State University college ring to be unveiled this month MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will be unveiling its first ever official college ring during the Racer basketball game against Eastern Illinois University [...]

Murray State University participates in Martin Luther King Day of Service

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University is hosting a community breakfast and day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Feb. 18. All Murray State University community members and Murray community member [...]

Murray State University doctoral student inspires via TEDx talk

MURRAY, Ky. — If you’ve ever had the pleasure of talking to Rob Carroll, you know that his enthusiasm is contagious. The elementary school principal and Murray State University doctoral student has a passion for leading [...]