September, 2016

Murray State University receives $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s department of biological sciences, through the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology, recently received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s initiative, S-STEM (Scholarships in [...]

Nonprofit Leadership student receives United Way internship

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University nonprofit leadership studies student, Sabrina Smith, is interning at Murray-Calloway County United Way for the entirety of the fall 2016 semester. After being informed by Peter Weber, director of nonprofit [...]

​Murray State University Telecommunications Systems Management program receives NIHS contract

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Program of Distinction in Telecommunications Systems Management is the recipient of a $95,290 contract issued by the Department of Homeland Security through the National Institute of Hometown Security focusing on [...]

Murray State University to host Project Leadership workshop Oct. 31

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University will conduct its 7th annual Project Leadership workshop on Oct. 31. Project Leadership is an interactive leadership workshop led by Murray State faculty and staff and sponsored by the Arthur [...]

Murray State University alumna coaches in 2016 Summer Olympics

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University alumna Ashley Rose-MacAllister experienced the recent 2016 Summer Olympics from a different perspective than most: as head coach of the Puerto Rican rifle team. In March, MacAllister, head coach of [...]

An “Opportunity Afforded” by Murray State University reaches beyond Kentucky

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State alumna Taylor Grace Suiter has an “Opportunity Afforded” in Washington D.C. at the Smithsonian Museum. Suiter serves as the social media intern for The Smithsonian Associates, which allows her the opportunity [...]

Tim and Patsy Miller to serve as parade grand marshals for Murray State homecoming

MURRAY, Ky. — The only Murray State University graduates to become Murray State president and first lady, Dr. Thomas “Tim” Miller and Patsy Miller, have been named 2016 Homecoming Parade grand marshals. In commemoration of Murray [...]

Former Murray State University football coach Frank Beamer to attend Homecoming 2016

MURRAY, Ky. — Homecoming 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of Racer Football’s Ohio Valley Conference championship season in 1986. Coach Frank Beamer and many of the players from this era will return to campus for a weekend of [...]

Family Weekend 2016 set at Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. – Students and their family members can feel right at home during Murray State University’s Family Weekend starting Friday, Sept. 23. There will be a wide range of events all weekend, sure to cater [...]

Murray State University Information: Week of September 19-25

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University. The Murray State University department of political science and sociology invites the Murray State community to watch the first presidential [...]