News from Murray State University

Mary Ford Holland student card

Murray State University to welcome Ms. Elnora Ford on Dec. 9

By Shawn Touney

Ford is the niece and longtime caretaker of Ms. Mary Ford Holland, the first Black student at Murray State University

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Oakhurst with holiday decorations

Murray State University to celebrate holiday season with a pair of special events

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University will celebrate the holiday season with a pair of special events in December that are free and open to the public; the events include the Town & Gown Holiday Concert and the annual Holidays at Oakhurst.

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Racer One statue

Board of Regents Retreat and Meeting - Live Stream

By Shawn Touney

Live stream of the Board of Regents meeting on Dec. 2 at 8:30 a.m.

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FFA All-Stars

Hutson School of Agriculture recognizes area FFA students for outstanding accomplishments

By Christy Watkins

The Hutson School of Agriculture at Murray State University recently honored high school students from the Purchase, Pennyrile and Green River regions as Murray State FFA All-Region Stars based on the students’ demonstrated leadership in Future Farmers of America (FFA).

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School of Engineering

Engineering Physics program re-accredited

By Annie Dail

Murray State University’s Engineering Physics degree program, administered by the School of Engineering, recently received reaccreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology).

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Mom's fridge exhibit flyer

Waterfield Library to host Painting Exhibit

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University’s Waterfield Library will host an exhibition of paintings by students in Painting II-Painting VII courses.

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Murray State University has named Mirielle Erpelding as the recipient of the fall 2022 Outstanding Senior recognition.

Mirielle Erpelding named fall 2022 Outstanding Senior

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University has named Mirielle Erpelding as the recipient of the fall 2022 Outstanding Senior recognition.

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Iphigenia in Aulis poster

Theatre Arts program presents Iphigenia in Aulis

By Carrie Jerrell

The Murray State University Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts is pleased to present Iphigenia in Aulis, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Nov. 17-19, at 7:30 p.m.; and on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2:30 p.m.

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Senior Exhibits 2022

Department of Art & Design hosts Senior Exhibitions

By Carrie Jerrell

The Murray State University Department of Art & Design and University Galleries are pleased to announce the capstone exhibitions of Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) students who are graduating from the Art & Design program in December 2022.

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Murray State University's campus

Fall 2022 data highlights increase in enrollment

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University’s fall 2022 enrollment indicates many positive trends including overall enrollment growth, an increase in student retention and progression toward graduation and its largest enrollment of graduate students since 2015.

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