News from Murray State University

W. Earl Brown

2023 Presidential Lecture to welcome W. Earl Brown for “A Racer Success Story”

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University will welcome W. Earl Brown for the 2023 Presidential Lecture, to take place on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. inside the historic and newly-renovated Lovett Auditorium.

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Seussian Bloom created by Lauren Kussro

Department of Art & Design kicks off the New Year with three exhibitions

By Carrie Jerrell, Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to announce three exhibits displayed at the Clara M. Eagle Galleries and Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery on the sixth floor of the Doyle Price Fine Arts Building on Murray State’s campus.

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Sheila Smith and family

Athletics Hall of Fame celebrates December 2022 graduate

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University’s women's basketball 1998 Hall of Fame inductee, Sheila Smith, received her Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree at the Dec. 2022 commencement ceremony.

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RNO flyer with dates

Racer Nation Orientation registration open for incoming freshmen and transfer students

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s Racer Nation Orientation sessions are open for fall 2023 incoming freshmen and transfer students

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Doc McGaughey and Marc Murphy

MSU to host the McGaughey Lecture on Press Freedom and Responsibility

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University will host the McGaughey Lecture on Press Freedom and Responsibility on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. in Lovett Auditorium located on Murray State’s campus

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Dr. Kevin D. Woodgett, Sr., Senior Chair of the Health Coalition of Delaware County and Senior Pastor for the Church of the Living God in Muncie, Indiana

Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service set for Monday, Jan. 16

Murray State University’s Office of Multicultural Initiatives, Student Leadership, and Inclusive Excellence will host the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 16 at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott located at 1512 N. 12th Street in Murray, Kentucky.

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Karami Underwood

Karami Underwood named new Director of Murray State University’s Paducah Regional Campus

By Natalie Thurmond

Murray State University is pleased to announce its new Director of the Paducah Regional Campus, Karami Underwood.

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Ddr. Tony Brannon

Dr. Tony Brannon to retire in January 2023

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University Dean of the Hutson School of Agriculture Dr. Tony Brannon will leave behind a lasting legacy with more than 34 years of service to the institution while advancing teaching and learning, as well as leading numerous initiatives supporting agriculture at the local, regional, state and national levels.

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Pogue Statue

December 2022 President’s List and Dean’s List recipients announced

By Murray State Public Relations

Murray State University has announced its President’s List and Dean’s List recipients for the fall 2022 semester

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Justice Bill Cunningham

Justice Bill Cunningham awarded an honorary doctorate at Murray State University commencement

By Shawn Touney

Retired Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham was awarded an honorary doctorate from Murray State University, receiving a Doctor of Laws as part of the fall 2022 commencement ceremony on Dec. 10 at the CFSB Center.

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