Announcements

  • Temporary power outage scheduled for Mize Pavilion early Wednesday
    Facilities Management at Mississippi State has scheduled a temporary power outage for Wednesday [Feb. 10] from 4:30-7:30 a.m. at Mize Pavilion in order to install a new MV transformer in the building.
    February 9, 2016
  • Arbor Day celebration and tree planting coming up Friday
    The Campus Tree Advisory Committee at Mississippi State will hold an Arbor Day celebration on Friday [Feb. 12] at 1:30 p.m. in the area between Magruder Hall and Harned Hall. The event is free and open to all. Several trees will be planted during the celebration, including autumn blaze maple, American sycamore and burr oaks.
    February 8, 2016
  • Apply today: Grant program encourages new ideas for improving undergrad teaching
    The Center for Teaching and Learning at Mississippi State is accepting proposals for the 2016 Ottilie Schillig Special Teaching Projects Program. This program provides financial support to encourage new ideas for improving undergraduate teaching. Individuals who hold academic status as instructor, assistant professor, associate professor or professor at MSU are eligible to receive funds through this program.
    February 5, 2016
  • Registration underway for Maroon Institute for Writing Excellence
    The Maroon & Write QEP Office at Mississippi State will offer the Maroon Institute for Writing Excellence (MIWE) in May. The MIWE is designed to introduce writing-to-learn strategies for use in the classroom. The MIWE is open to all full-time faculty members at the rank of instructor or above who are scheduled to teach undergraduate courses during the 2016-2017 academic year. Applications must be received by March 25.
    February 5, 2016
  • Op-Ed: Inspiring the Next Generation of Engineers and Scientists Through Sports
    Al Williams, president of Chevron Pipe Line Company and a former Mississippi State football player, writes about how technology has changed the game of football from equipment, helmets and huddles, to referee reviews and playback options. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is at work in our lives, both on and off the football field, he says.
    February 4, 2016
  • Center for Continuing Education offering variety of enrichment classes
    Spring is the perfect time to try something new with the Center for Continuing Education's spring personal enrichment classes at Mississippi State. Classes being offered this spring include Advanced Sign Language, Baskets and Buckets: Spring Floral Arranging, Be My Valentine — Guy Style, Beginner Quilting, Keep it Simple: An Introduction to Investing, Home Brewing and Beer Appreciation, Introduction to Sign Language, Paint Your Own Piece: Furniture Refurnishing, Personal Safety & Defense, and Wine Appreciation.
    February 4, 2016
  • Undergrads invited to compete in 3rd-annual MLK Jr. speech contest
    The African American Studies program at Mississippi State is partnering with the MSU Speech and Debate Team to host the third-annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest on Feb. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in McCool Hall's Taylor Auditorium. The contest is for undergraduate students from all majors to prepare and deliver original speeches that focus on an aspect of King's life and legacy. All applications are due by Feb. 12.
    February 3, 2016
  • Tuck launches 'PRO Chats' professional development series at MSU
    Mississippi State Vice President for Campus Services Amy Tuck helped launch a new professional development series sponsored by the university’s Human Resources Management office Wednesday [Jan. 27]. “PRO Chats” is a new HR series designed to provide faculty and professional staff at MSU with insightful and practical information for improving their professional and personal lives. Future “PRO Chat” topics will include managing conflict, building meaningful relationships, stress management and healthy lifestyle, keys to success, leadership and motivation, setting and achieving goals, building strong teams, project management, creativity and innovation, and next level communication.
    January 29, 2016
  • MSU Riley Center announces spring/summer series
    A farewell to an icon, a hello to some energetic newcomers and lots of heartwarming rock ’n’ roll memories will highlight the 2016 spring/summer series at the MSU Riley Center in historic downtown Meridian. The MSU Riley Center’s restored Victorian theater will also host the world’s best dancers, one of the most powerful voices in country music, and the returns of both an intimate songwriters showcase and a beloved children’s character. The series begins on March 10.
    January 22, 2016
  • Faculty and staff: MSU summer camps page ready for updates and additions
    The Center for Continuing Education's summer camp webpage is now online, and it is ready to be updated with 2016 Mississippi State camp information. MSU employees may access the summer camp admin site, and then update information from last year's camp or enter information for a new summer camp.
    January 22, 2016

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