Racers Serve


The Murray State Alumni Association is celebrating Homecoming 2020 by encouraging alumni all over the world to participate in a Global Week of Service. We may not be able to come together in person, but we can share our blue and gold pride by collectively serving others in our individual communities! Be sure to share your volunteer experiences with us so we can all celebrate Racer Nation doing what we do best while staying #HealthyatHomecoming. 

Mary Nguyen

Mary Nguyen poses with two firefighters in New York City.
Mary Nguyen poses with two firefighters in New York City. Photo courtesy of Murray Ledger & Times
Murray State alumna Dr. Mary Nguyen, '17, serves in the epicenter of the COVID-19 epidemic caring for patients at a hospital in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Read more about her story

Racers Helping Racers

A student hands a bag of sugar to another student.
Racers Helping Racers food pantry helps students in need.
The Murray State University Racers Helping Racers food pantry now offers curbside pickup as part of its mission to provide food for all students on campus. Read more about Racers Helping Racers.


Jackson sisters give back

Jackson sisters pose in a car.
The Jackson sisters launch Adopt-a-Grandparent in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Murray State alumnae Rose, '09,  and Rossetta, '10,  Jackson launched "Adopt-a-Grandparent" in Hopkinsville, Kentucky this summer to assist senior citizens in need of essential supplies during the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and beyond. Read more about their efforts!


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