News from Murray State University

Constitution Day 2021

Murray State University hosts Constitution Day symposium

By Shawn Touney

The Department of Political Science and Sociology at Murray State University will host its annual Constitution Day celebration on Friday, September 17, with a number of lectures, debates, and games about topics related to the Constitution of the United States.

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Raymond Conklin

Murray State University awards the first Raymond L. Conklin Memorial Scholarship

By Shawn Touney

The Murray State University Department of Music has selected freshman Noah Brooks of Evansville, Indiana as the first recipient of the Raymond L. Conklin Memorial Scholarship.

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Murray State Shield

Murray State University recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report for 31st consecutive year

By Shawn Touney

University receives national accolades in the quality and value of a Murray State education as well as student success, among other attributes.

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Zac Boardman

Murray State University student gains valuable professional experience through internship with Sony Music Publishing

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University student Zac Boardman recently completed an internship with Sony Music Publishing, gaining great exposure to the professionals that work within multiple departments. Boardman, of Murray, Kentucky, is a senior and is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in music/music business.

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CASD ribbon cutting

Murray State University’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 10

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) is nearing the launch of its new service this fall, the Early Childhood program. A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating its opening will be held on September 10 at 9 a.m. at John W. Carr Hall, Room 105.

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MSU 2021 Rodeo Team

Murray State University’s rodeo team continues with preparations for successful season

By Shawn Touney

The Murray State University rodeo team continues with preparations for a successful season and building momentum for the program, coupled with support from University Administration, the Hutson School of Agriculture, as well as generous alumni and supporters.

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Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck

Murray State University recognized nationally as a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ by Washington Monthly

Murray State University has once again been highlighted as a nationally-recognized best value for students seeking a college degree by Washington Monthly.

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Forbes Best Employer

Murray State University recognized nationally as one of Kentucky’s best employers by Forbes

Murray State University has been recognized nationally as one of Kentucky’s best employers by Forbes as part of the publication’s “2021 Best Employers” list. Murray State is ranked 13th among the 50 state employers which were recognized on the list, and was the highest-ranked four-year public regional comprehensive university in Kentucky.

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Pogue Library

Murray State University to host panel, ‘Democracy and the Informed Citizen’, on September 14

Murray State University is among selected colleges and universities in Kentucky to host a regional panel discussion sponsored by the Kentucky Humanities Council

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Education Abroad Resources

Murray State University’s Education Abroad office provides enhanced resources to LGBTQ+ students studying abroad

By Jennifer Cline

In honor of Pride Month this past June, Murray State University’s Education Abroad Coordinator, Rebecca Wylie, reevaluated how the Education Abroad office supports LGBTQ+ students both on campus and in their dreams of studying abroad.

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