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Murray State unveils new ‘We are Racers.’ marketing, brand identity with celebration in Curris Center

Murray State University recently launched its new marketing and brand identity, “We are Racers.” The university celebrated the official unveiling with a brand celebration event in the Curris Center on Feb. 26. Students, faculty, staff and the greater community enjoyed free food, “We are Racers.” giveaway items and prizes, a photo/video booth, interactive displays and much more. Led by Murray...

Murray State fall 2020 application for admission open; offers many degrees, classes entirely online

Registration for the fall 2020 semester at Murray State University is open as future Racers can apply today for admission. Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray location as well as five regional campuses and educational presences in Paducah, Henderson, Madisonville, Hopkinsville and Fort Campbell. The university also offers many degrees and classes entirely online, providing a flexible...

Fall enrollment information reflects significant increase in number of freshmen at Murray State

Enrollment in several key categories reflect increases and continued positive momentum at Murray State University for the 2019-20 academic year. Based on recent data, this year’s entering freshman class of 1,420 students indicates a significant increase of 7.7 percent as of Aug. 27, from the fall 2018 freshman class. By comparison, the fall 2018 freshmen class was down nearly 9 percent from the previous...

Murray State University to host Hemp Education and Field Day on Aug. 4

Murray State University will host and participate in a Hemp Education and Field Day held at the Curris Center on Thursday, Aug. 4. The event is free and no pre-registration is required. The educational program will begin at 1 p.m. and consist of hemp program updates from CV Sciences, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and other key individuals within the industry, including a keynote presentation...