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Murray State announces new ‘Racers Give’ campaign to continue to assist students, families in need

Murray State University’s “Racers Give” campaign will continue assisting students who are in need of financial assistance through the newly-established Racer Sustainability Fund. The campaign hopes to raise at least $250,000 in private support to assist both incoming and current students beginning this fall with tuition, housing, dining and textbook expenses. As part of the campaign, the Murray...

Murray State’s Racers Give fundraising campaign raises $217,871 for need-based student scholarships

Murray State University’s Racers Give fundraising campaign has raised $217,871 through the end of 2019, becoming the most successful need-based scholarship campaign in school history. Originally set to run from Nov. 29 through Dec. 6, Racers Give more than doubled its goal of $100,000, thanks to generous support from the University community. Dr. Jesse D. Jones, a 1964 alumnus, Distinguished Alumni...