• Big Head Todd and the Monsters bring blues to MSU Riley Center Oct. 15
    The Colorado-based rock band Big Head Todd and the Monsters with Mud Moganfield, Billy Branch and Ronnie Baker Brooks will bring its Big Head Blues Club tour to the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian on Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will showcase songs by blues great Willie Dixon.
    September 29, 2016
  • Information session set for Boren scholarships, fellowships
    Students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Shackouls Honors College and the International Institute at Mississippi State for an information session about 2017 Boren scholarships and fellowships on Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. in Colvard Student Union, Room 329.
    September 28, 2016
  • Applications sought for Grisham teaching excellence awards
    Mississippi State University faculty who are interested in submitting applications for the 2017 Grisham Master Teacher Award, the Alumni Association Early Career Teaching Excellence Award or the Alumni Association Graduate Teaching Excellence Award have until Oct. 17 to do so. After careful review, the University Instructional Improvement Committee will select and announce the winners before the end of the spring 2017 semester.
    September 28, 2016
  • PERS leader to speak on campus Thursday afternoon
    The director of the Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System will speak Thursday [Sept. 29] at Mississippi State. Pat Robertson, a university alumna, is visiting campus as a guest of the Association of Retired Faculty. Open to all, her presentation will begin at 2 p.m. in the Parker/North Ballroom of the Hunter Henry Alumni Center.
    September 28, 2016
  • 'Dinner & A Mystery' special event to benefit Save the Children
    The Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures and the Cobb Institute of Archaeology at Mississippi State will host "Dinner and A Mystery" from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 28. Guests are invited to come dressed in 1920’s-themed attire and be prepared for a fun and mysterious evening.
    September 27, 2016
  • Benefits open enrollment begins Saturday
    Starting Saturday [Oct. 1], benefits open enrollment will be available for eligible Mississippi State University employees. Open enrollment is required only if you are adding new coverage, changing existing coverage or canceling coverage. If you aren’t adding new coverage, changing existing coverage or canceling coverage, you do not need to participate in open enrollment, and your current benefits will continue into 2017.
    September 26, 2016
  • Fire safety preparedness training, awareness event scheduled
    The Department of Human Resources Management and the Community Emergency Response Team at Mississippi State invite you to participate in fire safety preparedness training to be held Tuesday [Sept. 27] and Friday [Sept. 30] from 2-4 p.m. in Colvard Student Union's Fowlkes Auditorium.
    September 22, 2016
  • Healthy U: 'Clear the Air MSU for a Smoke-Free Campus' session Sept. 30
    As part of the “Healthy U” series, Mississippi State's Staff Council, in partnership with Health Promotion and Wellness and ActiveHealth, invites you to attend the workshop, “Clear the Air MSU for a Smoke-Free Campus” on Sept. 30 from noon-1 p.m. in the Hunter Henry Center's Parker Ballroom. This session will focus on the new smoke-free policy, cessation programs offered through the university, and discuss strategies to quit smoking and identify tips to help keep you on track with your tobacco free goals.
    September 21, 2016
  • Listening session set for Every Student Succeeds Act feedback
    Mississippi State University and the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District will host a joint listening session on the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) at Starkville High School on Oct. 3 at 6 p.m.
    September 20, 2016
  • Mississippi State Trial Gardens plans fall pumpkin planters workshop
    The Mississippi State Trial Gardens will present a workshop on fall pumpkin planters on Oct. 11 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Dorman Hall greenhouse on the Mississippi State campus in Starkville.
    September 19, 2016