• 'Howell at the Moon' with MSU’s Department of Physics and Astronomy
    The Mississippi State University Department of Physics and Astronomy is teaming up with the MSU Astronomy Club to host “Howell at the Moon,” a special Halloween viewing event. The free event will be held Friday [Oct. 28] from 7-9 p.m., at Howell Observatory. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and candy will be provided.
    October 28, 2016
  • Staff Council fleece jackets, tumblers still available
    Due to the huge demand for the Mississippi State fleece jackets, MSU Staff Council is taking additional orders. Orders must be placed no later than Oct. 28 on or before 5 p.m. When the jackets arrive, Staff Council will designate a date when you can pay for and pick up your jacket(s). Staff Council also has a large quantity of tumblers, and they will be available for purchase on the order pickup date. If you would only like to purchase a tumbler, please contact the Staff Council Office at The jackets sell for $25 each and the tumblers are $15 each.
    October 25, 2016
  • Collegiate student leaders invited to State of Growth conference
    The Department of Housing and Residence Life at Mississippi State University will host the annual State of Growth Leadership Conference for current and potential student leaders on Nov. 12. The event is free for MSU students and $25 for non-MSU students.
    October 21, 2016
  • 'Salvaged Splendor' art exhibition to benefit Maroon Edition Habitat house
    Mississippi State's Department of Art and Center for Student Activities is partnering with Starkville Habitat for Humanity for "Salvaged Splendor," an art exhibition celebrating the beauty found in overlooked items from everyday life.
    October 20, 2016
  • Have an opinion? MSU Dining wants to hear it
    MSU Dining Services invites patrons to complete a customer satisfaction survey. Participants are eligible to win a $150 Visa e-card or one of three $50 Visa e-cards. Offer ends Nov. 4. The survey is online at
    October 19, 2016
  • Local Food Systems Research Group meeting Nov. 11
    The Local Food Systems Research Group (LFSRG) at Mississippi State meets monthly, and interested faculty and staff are invited to attend the next meeting on Nov. 11 from noon-1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Social Science Research Center in the main conference room on the second floor. A light lunch will be provided.
    October 19, 2016
  • Learning Center at MSU offering ACT prep workshop Nov. 12
    The Learning Center at Mississippi State is offering an ACT Preparation Workshop on Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in Allen Hall, Room 246. The workshop is open to all area high school and college students who plan to take the ACT. There will be four areas of concentration: English, Math, Reading, and Science Reasoning. The cost is $75, and participants will receive a book, "Barron's 2nd/3rd Edition, ACT 36: Aiming for the Perfect Score." Beginning Nov. 7, there will be a $50 late fee in addition to the cost of $75.
    October 19, 2016
  • Melissa Etheridge brings Stax Records tribute to MSU Riley Center Oct. 27
    Melissa Etheridge will pay musical tribute to one of the great soul music record labels of the 1960s and ’70s when she performs "This Is MEmphis Rock & Roll: A Soul-ute to Stax Records" at the MSU Riley Center on Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
    October 19, 2016
  • Fair Labor Standards Act training sessions scheduled
    The Department of Human Resources Management at Mississippi State invites you to enroll in upcoming training sessions offered as a result of the federal Department of Labor's Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) final overtime rule and MSU's implementation. These sessions are designed to provide education for administrators, supervisors, and employees impacted by the new FLSA regulations.
    October 18, 2016
  • Call for proposals issued for Our Voices diversity conference
    The President's Commission on the Status of Minorities at Mississippi State will host the 2017 Diversity Conference: Our Voices on Jan. 26-27, 2017, at The Mill at MSU Conference Center in Starkville. This year's theme of "Our Voices" will focus on the need for using your voice and how it can be a source of power and strength for creating an environment of inclusiveness in higher education.
    October 11, 2016