News from Murray State University

COEHS annual luncheon

College of Education and Human Services holds annual Honors Luncheon

By Natalie Copeland

On May 12, Murray State University’s College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) held its annual Honors Luncheon to recognize graduating student teachers and outstanding seniors in the college.

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Dr. Robin Zhang and Neil Weber

Dr. Robin Zhang named recipient of 2023-2024 Neil Weber award

By Angela Guyton

Murray State University’s Dr. Robin Zhang, a chair and professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2023-2024 Neil Weber Award for Excellence in the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology (JCSET).

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist visits for bowling event

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist visits for speaking and bowling event for stuttering community

By Natalie Copeland

On May 19, Founder and CEO of Change & Impact, Inc., NBA veteran, and University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball National Champion, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist visited Murray State University to speak with graduate students in the Center for Communication Disorders (CDI) in the College of Education and Human Services, as well as host a bowling event for local families and speech-language pathologists.

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Racers Classroom of the Month

Athletics announces Racers Classroom of the Month initiative

By Murray State Athletics

Presented by Southern Family Dental, new outreach initiative will recognize classrooms that consistently showcase their Racer pride

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Murray State Racer Report

Racer Report: May 22-26

By Shawn Touney

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff, and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events, and more for the week of May 22-26.

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Yoko Hatakeyama carrying mace

Yoko Hatakeyama named 2023 Alumni Association Distinguished Professor

By Carrie McGinnis

Senior instructor of Japanese Yoko Hatakeyama, ’95, ’05, was selected as the 2023 Murray State University Alumni Association (MSUAA) Distinguished Professor, and served as the faculty mace-bearer during spring commencement exercises May 13.

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Carrie Gibbs

Alumna named Museum Professional of the Year

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State alumna Carrie Gibbs was recently named the 2022 Museum Professional of the Year by the Illinois Association of Museums (IAM)

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SGA ribbon cutting ceremony

SGA held ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates grand opening of new office space

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) held an official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, April 26 outside the newly-renovated Center for Student Involvement to commemorate the official opening of the new office space.

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Roy and Dollie Clark

Roy and Dollie Clark Endowed Scholarship

By Tina Bernot

The Roy and Dollie Clark Endowed Scholarship has been established at Murray State University to benefit first-generation students who graduate from Calloway County High School in Murray, Kentucky

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Murray Academy for Nonprofit Development and Leadership Program

By Alex Pologruto

Developed by Nonprofit Leadership faculty, local nonprofit leaders, and professional consultants

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