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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. 

Murray State is coming to Boston!

Join fellow Racers for a Murray State University Alumni Reception on Friday, April 20, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Del Frisco's Grille-Chestnut Hill. For more information, please contact Joyce Whitney at or 270-809-4894. 

Homecoming queen


Make plans to join us for Homecoming 2018, October 26-27. 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


Football Tailgating

Tailgate pictureThe Murray State University Alumni Association hosted exciting tailgates prior to each home game this season. Food and live music were available for the whole family.  Watch out for plans next season to cheer on the team!   Go Racers!!! 


OVC Blue and Gold Weekend

Racer fans gathered during the the OVC Tournament at Kevin’s Backstage Bar and Grill before each game for a HUGE celebration to support the team!  Make plans for the next season in Evansville to join us once again and enjoy drink specials and free appetizers (while they last) in a family-friendly atmosphere! Watch Murray State Alumni Association social media and emails for more details and exact times closer to the OVC Tournament in 2019. GO RACERS!

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June 8-9, 2018

Join us at “Conkfest” to celebrate the retirement of Mr. Raymond Conklin. After 45 years of teaching at Murray State, we want to honor Mr. Conklin by gathering together to reminisce, rehearse, perform, and socialize. This event is scheduled for June 8-9 on the Murray State campus. To find the full schedule and register, visit the registration site at Registrations must be received by May 29, 2018.

Commonwealth Honors Academy Reunion
June 22 and 23, 2018

Make plans to return to Murray State University's campus this summer and enjoy an opportunity to reminisce about the Commonwealth Honors Academy! Relive the moments performed in Spotlight or studying in the classroom while connecting with the current class of CHA students. Check out the full schedule and register at

Sigma Pi 50th Anniversary Reunion
July 20-21, 2018

It is that time of year when we all come together to rekindle old friendships and make new ones. Make plans for the Sigma Pi 50th Anniversary Reunion. The reunion includes a reception, golf scramble, alumni club meeting, softball game, dinner and social function. For a complete schedule and reunion details visit

Golden Reunion
October 26 and 27, 2018

Calling all graduates of the Class of ’68! 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 26 and Saturday, October 27 including a campus tour, anniversary dinner, reserved seating at the Homecoming parade and of course, the big game on Saturday afternoon! Save the date and watch out for more details to come this summer!

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 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

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Travel Tours

Join the Murray State University Alumni Association and Collette Travel for exciting alumni getaways!  Stay tuned for more opportunities to travel with Murray State University alumni at a discounted rate. Call for more information 800.758.8510.