News from Murray State University

Dr. Brian Parr

Dr. Brian Parr named dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University named Dr. Brian Parr dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture at the University’s Board of Regents meeting on June 2, 2023

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Dr. Gene W. Ray

Remembering Dr. Gene W. Ray

By Shawn Touney

Dr. Gene W. Ray, `60, a Murray State University distinguished alumnus and lifelong supporter of the institution, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2023

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Jody Cash Memorial Scholarship

Jody Cash Memorial Scholarship at Murray State University

By Alex Pologruto

Family and friends of Jody Cash establish the Jody Cash Memorial Scholarship at Murray State University

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Murray State campus

Town & Gown Advisory Board

By Christian Barnes

As Murray State Town & Gown celebrates 20 years of building campus and community partnerships, Murray State University, along with the Office of Development, have announced the newly reactivated Town & Gown Advisory Board, which will guide the University’s premier community partnership program into the next 20 years of excellence.

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Automation systems classroom

School of Engineering receives grant award from Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s School of Engineering recently received a grant award from the Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization (PACRO).

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In Harmony poster

Louisville Orchestra with special guest Chris Thile for “In Harmony” tour

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University is pleased to host “In Harmony: The Commonwealth Tour of the Louisville Orchestra (LO),” with special guest Chris Thile, on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium located on Murray State’s campus.

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Steve and Elizabeth Pierson

First recipient of the Steve and Elizabeth Pierson Endowed Scholarship

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University has announced the first recipient of the Steve and Elizabeth Pierson Endowed Scholarship.

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Students holding letters that spell RACERS

MSU recognized nationally by Colleges of Distinction in its 2023-2024 rankings

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University has been recognized nationally by Colleges of Distinction in its 2023-2024 “Best Colleges” rankings.

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Brandon Anderson

Brandon Anderson named Director of Development for the CoEHS and UL

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University has named Brandon Anderson director of development for the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) and University Libraries (UL)

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CHA students

Commonwealth Honors Academy celebrates the program’s 23rd year

By Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is a challenging three-week enrichment program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year of high school

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