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Find all upcoming  events on the Murray State event calendar. Use the search box or category function to find alumni specific events.

 

Racer Alumni, Meet us in New York!


Join the Murray State University Alumni Association and Collette Travel for our next  exciting alumni getaway from Nov. 27 through Dec. 1! "Spotlight on New York City Holiday" includes  the Christmas Spectacular at Radio  City Music Hall, featuring Murray State Alumnus  Charles Edward Hall as Santa. You'll visit the Statue of  Liberty, St. Paul's Chapel, the 9/11  Memorial and other time-honored landmarks, catch a Broadway show and get plenty of  free-time to shop NYC's famed department stores all dressed up for the holidays. Stay tuned for more opportunities to travel with Murray State University alumni at a discounted rate. Call for more information 800.758.8510.

 
Football Tailgating

Be sure to stop by the Murray State University Alumni Association Tailgate prior to each home game this season. Food and live music will be available for the whole family. Grab your friends, your blue and gold gear and join the fun! Go Racers!!! 

Bobbie Ann Mason at Sid Easley Lecture

Well-known author, Bobbi Ann Mason will be the speaker at the inaugural lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Mason is the author of many popular works including "Shiloh" and her novel In Country. Her lecture, which will explore the use of historical research in creative writing. Mason hails from Mayfield, Kentucky. The event will take place in the Curris Center Ballroom which is on the 3rd floor of the Curris Center. 


Legacy Tailgate

Join Murray State Alumni Association for the inaugural Legacy Tailgate to celebrate Family Weekend! Relax before the football game from 4-6 p.m. and enjoy dinner. Share the Murray State tradition and capture important memories at the Sid Easley Alumni Center.  To register visit murraystate.edu/legacytailgate

 

Paducah Beer Werks

Please join us for an evening with Racer alumni and friends at Paducah Beer Werks on Thursday, September 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. There is no cost to attend; light appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available. Please call our alumni office at 800.758.8510 to RSVP or contact us at msu.raceralumni@murraystate.edu. 

 

Homecoming queenHomecoming

Make plans to join us for Homecoming 2017, October 27-29. Murray State Alumni from all over the world are invited to return to campus for all of the Homecoming festivities including special class reunions, the Homecoming parade, Tent City and of course, the football game and crowning of the Homecoming King and Queen. Regardless of when you were a student at Murray State, this will always be your home. Go Racers!

 

Past Events

Owensboro event, woman with DunkerFriday After 5 in Owensboro

The Murray State University Alumni Association, along with our friends in the University Office of Recruitment, had a blast hanging out in Owensboro recently for Friday After 5.  We painted Owensboro's Riverfront Park blue and gold and rocked out with Racers past, present and future to the sounds of the Murr-Vegas Allstars. Check out the video highlights here

 
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Reunions

Kappa Delta Reunion
October 20-22, 2017


Make plans to join fellow Kappa Delta sisters for a reunion this fall!  Celebrate sisterhood and share our bond with the next generation.  For a full schedule of events please click here.


Golden Reunion
October 27 and 28, 2017

Calling all graduates of the Class of ’67! What about a sister you shared a bond with or a brother who guided you along the first year? Reunions are a special time for renewing friendships and making more memories. We have some special events planned for you on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28 including a campus tour, anniversary dinner, reserved seating at the Homecoming parade and of course, the big game on Saturday afternoon! Check out the upcoming 1967 Golden Anniversary reunion website and register today.

2002 Football Reunion
October 27 and 28, 2017

Make plans to join fellow teammates for Racer Homecoming this fall! Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the 2002 Racer football team who clinched the Racers eighth Ohio Valley Conference Championship. Relive Shane Andrus' thrilling 52-yard, last second, game-winning field goal that led to an amazing 37-35 victory over Eastern Illinois University. For more information on the reception Friday night, M Club breakfast Saturday morning and other reunion plans contact the Murray State Athletics office at 270-809-3000 or visit the reunion website.

Kappa Alpha Psi Reunion
October 27 and 28, 2017

Make plans to return to campus this Homecoming and join your fellow Kappa Alpha Psi brothers to celebrate the 45th anniversary! Festivities include a mixer, banquet, art exhibition and sale, tailgate and so much more! For the full schedule of events and to register visit the fraternity event site!

Golden Horn Reunion
February 17, 2018
The Department of Music is pleased to announce a special event on Saturday Feb. 17 at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Hall.  "The Golden Horn: A Concert Celebrating 50 Years of Playing and Teaching at MSU” will feature horn faculty at MSU from the last 50 years: Ashley Cumming, Jack Dressler, Charles Snead, Eldon Matlick and David Elliott.  The concert will feature several selections for the quintet including a world premiere, a performance by the MSU horn ensemble and a mass horn choir finale for alumni, faculty and students. Any Racer French horn alumni that are interested in participating in and attending the reunion concert and reception should stay tuned for more information!

Distinguished Alumni Dinner

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor granted by the Murray State Alumni Association, recognizing alumni who have excelled personally and professionally.  Annually the Alumni Association hosts a banquet in honor of the individuals and to allow friends, family and supporters of the University the opportunity to honor our Distinguished Alumni.  Join us on Friday, April 27, 2018 to celebrate our most accomplished alumni.

Register your event

Contact the Alumni Office to register your event at msu.raceralumni@murraystate.edu or 1-800-758-8510. Official Alumni events will be added to the Murray State University event calendar. 

Watch Parties

To host a Watch party simply choose a location, for example a local bar or restaurant, and click here to register your party with the Office of Alumni Relations.  Or, contact the Sid Easley Alumni Center and our alumni relations staff will assist you in planning your event. Our staff will help you get the word out and send you a “Watch Party in a Box” host package, which includes everything you need to rock your Racer Pride. Call 800-758-8510 with any questions or for more information. You can find a complete Murray State University Men’s Basketball schedule by visiting goracers.com/schedule.

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Travel Tours

collette NYCJoin the Murray State University Alumni Association and Collette Travel for our next  exciting alumni getaway from Nov. 27 through Dec. 1! "Spotlight on New York City Holiday" includes  the Christmas Spectacular at Radio  City Music Hall, featuring Murray State Alumnus  Charles Edward Hall as Santa. You'll visit the Statue of  Liberty, St. Paul's Chapel, the 9/11  Memorial and other time-honored landmarks, catch a Broadway show and get plenty of  free-time to shop NYC's famed department stores all dressed up for the holidays. Stay tuned for more opportunities to travel with Murray State University alumni at a discounted rate. Call for more information 800.758.8510.