Events

Black alumni legacy to be honored with summer reunion at Murray State

Murray State University and the Murray State University Alumni Association are honored to welcome back to campus several prestigious alums and their families to campus for the 2015 Black Alumni Reunion on July 3-4. This summer’s [...]

Town & Gown hosts Top Gun Firecracker Sparkle and Shine Cruise In

Join Racer Alumni on the 4th of July at MSU’s Stewart Stadium parking lot for the free Top Gun Firecracker Sparkle and Shine TM Cruise In hosted by MSU’s Town & Gown Partnership from 4-9 p.m.  Car [...]

WKMS presents four-hour music festival: Fireworks Rhythm & Blues Revue

Murray State’s listener supported public radio service WKMS-FM celebrates Independence Day Eve with the four-hour Fireworks Rhythm & Blues Revue that pre-empts regular programming on Friday, July 3 from 7 – 11 p.m.  It’s the longest [...]

West KY Mentoring hosts Youth Unity March/Event

On July 11th, West KY Mentoring, a local nonprofit, will host YUM Summer 2015, a Youth Unity March/Event at Murray-Calloway County Park. The Youth Unity March is all about unity in the community and awareness. The [...]

Governor’s Scholars Program arrives on campus Saturday

Murray State University is excited to welcome the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) to campus Saturday, June 27. For five weeks, 350 of Kentucky’s brightest rising high school seniors will live on campus and participate in a [...]

MSU to host CPE sponsored Town Hall

Murray State University is proud to host a Town Hall sponsored by the Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at 6 p.m. in Freed Curd Auditorium in the Collins Center for Industry [...]

Special Programming for 4th of July Weekend on WKMS

Murray State’s listener supported public radio service WKMS-FM celebrates Independence Day with unique programs on July 3, 4 & 5. The broadcasts include the story of southern singer and pianist Marcia Ball, the WKMS recent documentary [...]

Paducah area middle schoolers will LEAP into STEM

Approximately 30 middle school students will be “leaping” into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) on Wednesday, June 10, at the Murray State University Paducah Regional Campus. The “LEAP into STEM” initiative is specifically designed to [...]

Authors for July Reading Series at Murray State selected

The Murray State University master of fine arts program has announced its line-up of guest writers for its July 2015 Reading Series. Readings are free and open to the public. Fiction writer Erin McGraw will open [...]

Department of Art and Design presents Highlights from the Murray State University Permanent Collection

The Murray State University Department of Art and Design presents Highlights from the Murray State University Permanent Collection, on display at the Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Sixth Floor, Fine Arts Building at Murray State University, beginning [...]

Summer Youth camps at Murray State

Murray State University is again offering Summer Youth programs for interested students. The office of non-credit and youth programs is currently registering campers for the Young Authors Camp and the Purchase Area Writers Workshop. The Young [...]

WKMS News Explores the Iron and Steel Making Process in Western Kentucky

Murray State’s listener supported public radio service WKMS broadcasts a new one-hour documentary, “Western Kentucky A Birthplace of Steel” on Friday, May 15 at noon and Sunday, May 17 at 9 a.m. The production explores the [...]

WKMS Broadcasts Live from Lowertown Arts and Music Fest

Public radio service 91.3 WKMS-FM broadcasts live this weekend from the Main Stage of the Lowertown Arts & Music Festival in Paducah. On Friday, May 15, WKMS Program Director and host of Beyond the Edge and [...]

Kentucky Chautauqua presents Johnny Green: An Orphan’s Survival at Wrather Museum

Murray State University Libraries, together with Fort Donelson National Battlefield and the Fort Heiman Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, in conjunction with the Kentucky Chautauqua, will present Johnny Green: An Orphan’s Survival at the [...]

May 2015 Commencement to be celebrated at Murray State University

Murray State University’s May 2015 Commencement ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, in the CFSB Center, and will begin with the Presentation of Colors by the Murray State University Army ROTC [...]

Traffic/parking concerns for MSU Commencement on May 9

As Murray State University approaches its Spring Commencement/Graduation Ceremony Saturday, May 9, individuals planning to attend should be aware of transportation logistics that have recently changed. Currently, the State Highway Department has a construction project that [...]

MSU’s Low-residency M.F.A. in Creative Writing offers community workshop

Award-winning fiction writer Julia Watts will lead a community workshop for creative writers sponsored by Murray State University’s Low-residency M.F.A. in Creative Writing as part of its 10th anniversary celebration. The two-day, non-credit writing workshop is [...]

Cyber Academy scheduled at Murray State

Introductory and advanced camps open to high school students It’s time again for Murray State University’s Summer Cyber Academy. Cyber Academy, a telecommunications technology camp for high school students, will begin its first session on June [...]

Annual Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture Series set for May 4

MSU President Bob Davies to keynote The Murray State University college of education and human services will host the Harry M. Sparks Distinguished Lecture Series on Monday, May 4, in the auditorium of Alexander Hall at [...]

Graduation reception planned, commemorative DVDs available for order

Murray State University’s graduation ceremony is coming up soon. A reception on Friday, May 8, will be held in honor of graduating students at MSU by the MSU Alumni Association. Murray State graduates, along with their [...]