Like the Thoroughbreds we are named for, Racers are spirited and proud.  We have the heart and will to succeed, to go farther, learn more and embrace wisdom.  We are champions who take our place in the Murray State tradition. 



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Join us on campus this year during Group Tour Days.  Students grades 7-12 have the opportunity to participate in a a Murray State information session and take a tour of campus. 

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The Murray State University Office of Multicultural Affairs' 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Black History Celebration calendar contains events spanning January 17 - April 3, 2015.  

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Connect with Murray State students at the Career Fair on Wednesday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  We are honored to have many companies return each year, several with loyal alumni.  If you  have not joined us at the career fair please take a moment to explore our site and consider joining us for another successful year!  For more information visit the career services site by clicking here.

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The MSU men have solidified the number one seed for the OVC tournament.  They will play Friday, March 6th at 6:30 p.m. (CST) featured on ESPNU.  We will  gather with other OVC tournament fans at the Music City Mingle  at the Doubletree Nashville Downtown Hotel (315 4th Avenue North/Nashville, TN 37219) from 4:30-6 p.m. for a pre-game Racer Party. 


MSU Adminstrator Passed Away
Long-time Murray State Administrator Jim Carter passed away over the weekend after a battle with cancer. Carter most recently served as the Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Funeral Arrangements will be held on Wednesday, February 17 at Lovett Auditorium. Visitation is Tuesday at the funeral home.

Dick Anderson named Fulton County Manager

Dick Anderson, Murray State University Alumnus has been named the sole finalist for Fulton County manager.  Anderson served as the chief operating officer for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and held the title of Director of the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority. Read more.

Rev. Dr. Bernice Belt Will Speak at Women's Luncheon

This year’s keynote speaker, Rev. Dr. Bernice Belt of Paducah, Kentucky will return to campus to speak at the 27th annual Celebrate Women’s Luncheon.

In recognition of National Women’s History Month and in partnership with the black student council the MSU Women’s Center is hosting its annual Celebrate Women’s Luncheon on March 26 in the Curris Center ballroom at 12:15p.m.



Murray State University Athletics Home Page
This is the official site of Murray State University Athletics.  It is the mission of intercollegiate athletics at Murray State University to offer a high quality and competitive NCAA Division I athletics program.

#RacerTradition Updates
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#RacerTradition Updates
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Exclusive Savings on Auto and Home Insurance
By: Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

As a member of the Murray State University Alumni Association, you could receive exclusive savings on your auto and home insurance. Plus, with Liberty Mutual, you get service and support when and where you need it, and the latest tips and tools to help keep you and your family safe. 

Racer Nation App Launched
Hold your horses Murray State Racer fans, a new app has been designed and it’s free.

T-shirt memories in a quilt
Whether it's college, sports, travel, or just life events, chances are you've got t-shirts you're not ready to throw in the trash pile.  Recycle your shirts by turning them into a keepsake t-shirt quilt with Project Repat!  MSUAA members receive 15% off their order.

MSUAA members save with Orlando Vacations
As a Murray State University Alumni Association member you could receive discounts to theme parks, hotels, and more during your Florida stay!

The group code for Orlando Vacations can be obtained by joining the Alumni Association and calling the Alumni Center at 800-758-8510.

MSUAA saves with online shopping
MSUAA saves with online shopping
Corporate Shopping Company connects Murray State Alumni to over 250 top national retailers offering member discounts and special pricing.  A few of our top retailers include:  Costco, Lands' End, Orbitz,, Ralph Lauren, J.Crew, Hertz, Avis, 1800Flowers, ProFlowers, and Many More!  Join the Alumni Association and click on the link below for instant access.

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IntroMaps alumni network at Murray State

The Murray State University Alumni Association announced the highly anticipated launch of its map-based alumni directory, IntroMaps and alumni now have full access to this great system.

MSUAA announces new MSU credit card
The Murray State Alumni Association is pleased to announce an affinity credit card relationship with Commerce Bank to offer the Murray State Rewards Visa® Credit Card. The card offers Murray State Alumni a rewards program that allows card holders to earn unlimited reward points that are redeemable for thousands of items including gift cards, travel, merchandise, and more.

Get your Murray State Racer Gear Here
With spring right around the corner, it's time to load up on new Murray State University Racer gear!  Our online MSU gear store has something for everyone.  Shirts, sweaters, polos, hats, mugs, accessories, and much more! 


Be Bold Support the Blue and Gold
Great ideas need to be supported by great communities.  Show your support by backing a MSU project today.  The Jazz Orchestra would like to share their passion by creating a piece of history, but they need your help.  Please consider supporting this very important campus project during our 30 day challenge.

Strategic Planning Initiative underway
Dr. Bob Davies officially launched the strategic planning initiative this week at a Town Hall meeting on Monday, Oct. 10th in Freed Curd Auditorium.

Dr. Bob Davies and family make $117,000 gift to university
Murray State University president, Dr. Bob Davies, along with his wife, Cindy, and their daughter, Katie, made a $117,000 gift to support student scholarships, academic enhancements and other student needs at Murray State. Upon his arrival in July, Dr. Davies was researching the university’s history and learned that university founder, Dr. Rainey T. Wells, raised nearly $117,000 to provide the seed funds to found the university in 1922.

Racer Nation App Launched
Hold your horses Murray State Racer fans, a new app has been designed and it’s free.

MSU Extends U.S. News Rankings Streak to 24th Consecutive Year
MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University (MSU) has taken its top rankings streak into its 24th consecutive year of being recognized by U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges as one of the top schools in the country. The 2015 rankings have just been released and Murray State is in ninth place among the top public regional universities in the South.

Important Fire Prevention Lessons

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance By Dennis Goebel, Vice President, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

By Michael Rudeen

Fire is one of the most serious dangers in the home, and the kitchen presents the greatest risk. 
But wherever a fire starts, there are steps you can take to reduce the danger and help keep your 
family safe.