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. 

WE ARE RACERS
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Events

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Join Racer Athletics every Monday for the "Hey Coach" Show!

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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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Story courtesy of MSU News, by Amanda Grau, News Editor, and Teddy Martin, Staff writer

Panelists Lucretia McClenny, Sonja Martinez and Kristie Helms were invited to Murray State for the Global Alumni Distinguished Lecture Series because of their accomplishments, but those accomplishments were born out of the experiences they gained at Murray State, they said.


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Calling all Alumni Pep Band Members!!!   Join us for an Alumni Pep Band Reunion as the Racers face Illinois St. Redbirds at the CFSB Center.   Bring your instrument and come rock with the band.   Reconnect with former friends and cheer on the Racers as they continue on the journey to a Championship.

Alumni

Thile Recognized at MSU as 2014 Outstanding Alumnus in Fine Arts
Grammy Award-winning musician Chris Thile won the 2014 Outstanding Alumni in Fine Arts award, presented at the 6th Annual A Taste of the Arts Dinner and Auction at Murray State University on 9 October. 

COL Lucretia McClenney named to Speak at MSU annual Global Alumni Lecture Series
The Alumni Association recently announced alumna COL Lucretia McClenney will speak at the ninth annual Global Alumni Lecture Series on Nov. 19 in the Curris Center Theater from 7-9 p.m.

Rutland receives the Alumni Achievement Award 2014 from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
On October 9, 2014 James "Steve" Rutland of Enterprise, Alabama was presented the Alumni Achievement Award 2014 for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University at the Daytona Beach Campus in Florida.  Selection for this award is based on exceptional commitment to the aviation and aerospace industry through personal and professional success.

Three Sigma Pi Alumni Honored
Three Murray State University Sigma Pi Fraternity Alumni honored at the 52nd annual Biennial Convocation in Florida on August 7-10.  In its 117-year history this was the first time Sigma Pi Fraternity elected two alumni from the same chapter and year of graduation to the Grand Council. E. Andrew Morris, Gamma-Upsilon Chapter '70, was elected the 45th Grand Sage and Leslie L. (Les) Wright, Gamma-Upsilon '70, was elected Grand Herald. David A. Presson, Gamma-Upsilon '77, was elected Vice President of Investments.

Murray State Alumni Association Launches Ring Program
Murray State University Alumni Association is launching a college ring program.  One of the major goals of the Alumni Association and the students is to design a unique and iconic ring. MSU is collaborating with Balfour to create a MSU-unique class ring. 

Murray Independent School District Finance Officer named 2015 Goldenrod Outstanding Kentucky School Business Official
Sarah Kaegi, Murray Independent School District Finance Officer and a 1987 graduate of  Hardin County High School and a 1991 Murray State University Accounting graduate, was named the 2015 Goldenrod Outstanding Kentucky School Business Official this week. 

Athletics

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.

Benefits

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, Hotels.com, Ralph Lauren, J.Crew, Hertz, Avis, 1800Flowers, ProFlowers, Restaurant.com and Many More!  Join the Alumni Association and click on the link below for instant access.
http://corporateshopping.com/login/murraystate

For questions about this program contact us at: info@corpshopping.com

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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! 

News

Murray State Alumni Association Launches Ring Program
Murray State University Alumni Association is launching a college ring program.  One of the major goals of the Alumni Association and the students is to design a unique and iconic ring. MSU is collaborating with Balfour to create a MSU-unique class ring. 

Dedication of Hogancamp General Services Building held on campus
Murray State University colleagues, friends and family members of the late Dr. Thomas B. Hogancamp gathered to cut the ribbon for the official dedication of the Hogancamp General Services Building on campus. Hogancamp was an MSU graduate and long-time administrator and professor at the university.

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.

Keeping Your Car Battery Healthy

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

Whether you’re taking a family road trip or just running an errand at the store, a reliable car battery is imperative. Here are some tips for a healthier, better-performing car battery.