• Energetic DRUMLine! Live Marches into MSU Riley Center on March 18
    Get ready for an earthquake of musical energy to hit downtown Meridian. DRUMLine Live! will bring its irresistible drum rhythms, brassy musical arrangements and exuberant showmanship to the MSU Riley Center for a concert on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. DRUMLine Live developed from the marching band traditions at historically black colleges and universities. In fact, the show takes you through a day at a college football game, complete with a pep rally, the most spectacular halftime show you can imagine and even an audience-participation post-game party.
    February 28, 2017
  • 'Why Your Distance Education Website Matters' topic of March Lunch & Learn
    The Center for Distance Education at Mississippi State invites interested faculty and staff to its March Lunch & Learn presentation: "Why Your Distance Education Website Matters." The session takes place March 9 in Memorial Hall's Coskrey Auditorium. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m., and the program starts at noon.
    February 24, 2017
  • Campus visit schedules updated for MWRRI director finalists
    Mississippi State University will host three finalists for director of the Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute over the next several weeks. During their visits, each candidate will deliver a public presentation where they will share their vision for the institute, as well as discuss their leadership style, professional background and priorities, among other topics. Interested members of the campus community are invited to attend these sessions. Please note that the itinerary for each candidate was updated Tuesday [Feb. 28].
    February 23, 2017
  • Mississippi Economic Council names MSU alum Scott Waller interim CEO
    Scott Waller has been named interim president and chief executive officer of the Mississippi Economic Council effective May 1, in preparation for the planned retirement of 19-year CEO Blake Wilson on June 16, after a 47-year career, 37 in association work. A native of Shubuta and a graduate of Mississippi State University, Waller is in his 11th year on staff at MEC, serving most recently as executive vice president & COO, focusing specifically on driving MEC’s legislative agenda, targeting communications and generating grassroots outreach on behalf of the MEC membership.
    February 22, 2017
  • Food resources available for campus community members in need
    The MSU Food Security Network has partnered with the Student Association's Block by Block Meal Program to connect members of the Mississippi State community who lack food to available food resources on campus and in the community. The MSU Food Security Network connects students, faculty and staff to a local food pantry, and Block by Block provides block meals specifically for students in need.
    February 22, 2017
  • Information Technology Services planning major Banner upgrade
    Beginning in April, Information Technology Services at Mississippi State will begin the process of upgrading Banner 8 to Banner 9, also referred to as Banner XE. This is a major upgrade that will take over a year to complete. Campus users are asked to visit for details about the upgrade, including a timeline, a video, FAQs, and other important information. Additional information will be made available as the upgrade progresses.
    February 22, 2017
  • Reminder: Review and update departmental directory information
    Information Technology Services at Mississippi State reminds the campus community that university directory information is available online at, and this information should be reviewed and updated as necessary by visiting Departmental personnel with access to key payroll time in Banner also have access to this website to review and update departmental directory information.
    February 22, 2017
  • Nominations sought for 2017 Irvin Atly Jefcoat Excellence in Advising Awards
    The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President at Mississippi State is now taking nominations for the 2017 Irvin Atly Jefcoat Excellence in Advising Awards. The Jefcoat awards honor both a full-time MSU faculty adviser and a full-time staff adviser for contributions to student advising. The deadline to submit nominations is March 31.
    February 17, 2017
  • Community-engaged learning mini-grants available to MSU faculty, Extension personnel
    Applications for community-engaged learning projects in the 2017-2018 academic year are now available at Any full-time Mississippi State faculty member or MSU Extension personnel is eligible to apply. Applications are due by March 31, 2017. Awards will be announced in May 2017.
    February 17, 2017
  • Southern Soul Assembly launches Riley's new series in March
    Southern Soul Assembly, featuring four of the South’s most perceptive and passionate singer-songwriters, will kick off the MSU Riley Center’s 2017 Spring/Summer Performing Arts Series with a concert on March 4 at 7:30 p.m. A free pre-show party with refreshments will begin at 6:30 p.m. Southern Soul Assembly consists of JJ Grey of JJ Grey & Mofro, Luther Dickinson of North Mississippi Allstars, and solo artists Anders Osborne and Marc Broussard.
    February 17, 2017