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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Four Murray State University graduates have been named 2016 Distinguished Alumni by the Murray State Alumni Association. David Beck, ’77; Bill Cunningham, ’66; Janice Padgett Harper-Smith, ‘63, ’68; and Dennis Jackson, ‘66, ‘71 will receive their awards at the Distinguished Alumni Dinner on Friday, April 15.


Murray State alumna part of winning team at national Moot Court competition
Murray State University alumna Kellie Money was part of a three-student team that won the 40th annual Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court competition in March 2016.

MSU Alumni Association and Retriever Consulting create partnership
The Murray State University Alumni Association recently partnered with Retriever Consulting Inc. The company provides merchant services at a fraction of the cost of other providers, and 20 percent of its profits will be donated to the MSU Alumni Association. 

Honor the class of 2016 with a gift of $16

Did you know that the more alumni who give, at any amount, boosts our national rankings?  Your gift of $16 in recognition of the Class of 2016 can be designated to your school, college, scholarship, or any fund of your choice. All gifts that are received by June 30, 2016 count toward our alumni participation rates for the next year!  Please help keep your degree strong and Give Now!  Thank you!

Your Alma Mater is calling...
Your Alma Mater is calling...

MSU’s student calling program, Racer-Thon, is an important program that connects our current students with MSU alumni, friends and parents.  Students call Sunday-Thursday during the academic year and also make calls during the summer months.  Did you receive a call from one of our Racer-Thon callers and already pledge a gift?  Fulfill your pledge now and make your gift today!

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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.


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. 

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 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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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
Its always 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! 


Partnership with SocialCoaster

Founded by a Murray State University graduate, SocialCoaster helps users grow social communities around specific areas of interest. The Murray State Alumni Association is the latest organization to connect members of their communities using the free SocialCoaster platform.

MSU Named a University of Choice
Murray State University prides itself on becoming the University of Choice for thousands of students with aspirations to achieve greatness. With an enrollment of 11,207 students to date, the university is experiencing the largest enrollment in its history, while continuing to maintain a 16 to 1 student-to-faculty ratio.

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.

Get smarter about back to school

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance

The days may be longer, but summer sure goes by quickly. It seems like the kids are just getting started running through sprinklers before it’s time to run and catch the morning school bus. If you don’t want to be caught in a back-to-school panic at the end of the summer, then start preparing a little bit earlier. Here are some ideas for making the back-to-school transition smoother: