News Article Archive
2008 Press Releases:
Wildlife biologist receives top honor (12/19/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Jeanne C. Jones of Mississippi State is a new Fellow of The Wildlife Society.
Papers of President Grant find new home at MSU (12/18/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Correspondence, photographs, books, memorabilia, and other documents related to the military career and presidency of Ulysses S. Grant now are being housed at Mississippi State.
Wiggers Scholarship fund grows at MSU (12/17/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The bequest of Richard G. "Dick" Wiggers, a late Columbus insurance executive, will complete a Mississippi State scholarship in business.
MSU transitions to new graphic marks, standards (12/16/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A nine-month process begun by former Mississippi State president Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong is culminating in the introduction of new graphic symbols intended to unify and modernize current university marks, said Interim President Roy H. Ruby.
Tennessee congresswoman sends off fall grads (12/13/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Magnolia State native and Mississippi State graduate soon to begin her fourth term a Tennessee congressman did double-duty this weekend as the university's fall commencement speaker.
Forest resource graduate students recognized (12/12/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A graduate student team in Mississippi State's College of Forest Resources is being honored by an international scientific and educational association.
Orchestra announces start of 2009 symphony season (12/11/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra launches its 2009 season Jan. 10 by performing the works of Franz Joseph Haydn.
Team scores big during first foray in robot design (12/10/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A compact robot designed and built by a Mississippi State team is this year's winner in student competition sponsored by the National Association of Industrial Technology.
Two leaders named scientific association 'Fellows' (12/09/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The head of Mississippi State's academic programs in engineering and the director of the university's Social Science Research Center are receiving the highest professional recognitions of the world's largest general scientific society.
Stevenson named president-elect of national body (12/08/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State engineering administrator is assuming a key position with a national association that helps promote more diversity in the professional field.
Starkville-MSU placed in environmental spotlight (12/05/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A prominent Washington, D.C., institution formally is recognizing Mississippi State and its home city of Starkville for being "green."
New Mills fund aids student support services (12/04/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Alumni and friends of Mississippi State often honor classmates and colleagues through special contributions, such as the recent one creating an excellence fund in the Division of Student Affairs.
Local students tapped for education honor society (12/03/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
More than 110 academically high achieving juniors, seniors and graduate students in Mississippi State's College of Education are new members of the university chapter of Kappa Delta Pi honor society.
MSU Alumni Delegate leaders are named (12/02/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
New officers of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association's student liaison group are named.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Russian specialist to speak (12/01/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Chris Bort, a veteran U.S. intelligence specialist on Russia politics and governmental policies, will be special guest Thursday [Dec. 4] for Jackson's Executive Lecture Forum.
Five from MSU garner top student affairs awards (11/25/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Three Mississippi State professionals and two graduate students are winners of major honors given recently by the 2008 Southern Association for College Student Affairs.
Christmas music of the ages to fill Lee Hall (11/24/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The Starkville-Mississippi State Symphony Chamber Orchestra performs music of the Christmas season during a free Dec. 4 concert in the university's Lee Hall auditorium.
MSU conducts emergency exercise (11/21/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
An early-morning emergency exercise Friday at Mississippi State was the literal wake-up call for many members of the university's Crisis Action Team.
MSU achieves major research status: Less red tape (11/20/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State's recent inclusion in a highly competitive federal partnership now allows university researchers to focus more on research and less on administrative "red tape."
Community-faculty chorus presents fall concert (11/19/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Chorus presents its 2008 fall concert Tuesday [Nov. 25] in the sanctuary of Starkville's First United Methodist Church.
Rep. Blackburn delivering commencement addresses (11/19/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
United States Rep. Marsha W. Blackburn, a Mississippi State alumna from Brentwood, Tenn., will be featured speaker for the university's two fall semester commencement programs next month.
As phone use changes, so do phone-based surveys (11/19/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Perhaps as never before, national polls generated almost daily discussion of how voters felt about this year's presidential candidates and related political issues.
MSU offers furniture resource service (11/18/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A new service at Mississippi State is assisting state furniture manufacturers and wood producers in exporting to foreign markets.
Landscape architect to discuss 'green' design (11/17/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
An internationally known landscape architect and Mississippi State alumnus will discuss the latest in ecological planning and design during a public program Thursday [Nov. 20] at the university.
Visiting speaker examines Civil War origins (11/17/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and prolific author discusses factors that brought about the Civil War during a Thursday [Nov. 20] public program at Mississippi State.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Hockey team competing in Tupelo (11/13/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The first--and only--home games of the Mississippi State University Ice Dog hockey team will be held this weekend at the Bancorpsouth Arena in Tupelo.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Day One to celebrate second year (11/13/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's Day One leadership program for new freshmen will hold its second showcase and celebration Thursday [Nov. 20] from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Colvard Union's Bill Foster Ballroom.
MISS MAROON AND WHITE (11/11/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Junior Joy E. Powell is Mississippi State's Miss Maroon and White 2008.
MSU ranked among Kiplinger's '100 best values' (11/11/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State University moves up four spots among the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" in the latest edition of Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine.
MSU honors alumni (11/11/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Sponsored and organized by the Mississippi State University Alumni Association for the 19th year, the Fellows program brings graduates of distinction back to campus each fall semester to share with students specific competencies, attitudes and efforts required for success.
MSU announces 2008 Veterans' Discovery Day (11/10/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 400 Mississippi National Guard recruits will be at Mississippi State Nov. 22 for the university's second Veterans' Discovery Day.
Gift from Lee Countian to aid visually impaired (11/07/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A recent financial bequest from a Tupelo resident and Mississippi State alumnus will assist the university in enhancing the education of blind children.
Lyceum faculty chamber concert set for mid-month (11/06/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Jackie Edwards-Henry's Nov. 16 concert of music for harpsichord is part of Mississippi State's 2008-09 Lyceum Faculty Chamber Series.
MEDIA ADVISORY: African-American scholar visiting (11/03/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State University's African American Studies program is welcoming a leading researcher in the field this week [Nov. 3-7] as part of its scholar-in-residence program.
MSU police investigate Saturday morning incident (11/01/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State University police officers are investigating reports of an early morning weapons discharge anad attempted abduction Saturday [Nov. 1] on campus.
Scholarships by Pearl River couple honor friends (10/31/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Pearl River County alumni couple is establishing two memorial scholarships at Mississippi State to honor former classmates.
Fans encouraged to pick up trash after tailgating (10/30/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The increased popularity of fall tailgating at Mississippi State--especially in the densely populated Junction area adjacent to Davis Wade Stadium--is causing university officials to call for more fans to bag their trash before departing for home.
MSU, ARC to expand higher education opportunities (10/29/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State soon will begin dispersing an $812,000 grant to help encourage high school students in 12 counties to attend college.
MSU launches Veterans Day awareness effort (10/28/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Center for America's Veterans at Mississippi State next month sponsors the university's first Veterans Day Awareness Week.
Engineering adds new online graduate programs (10/28/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State is adding new online graduate degree programs in two engineering fields to help more working professionals and others expand their education through the latest in distance learning technology.
Music department announces 'discovery day' (10/27/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
High school junior, senior and other students interested in music are invited to register for the 2008 Music Discovery Day being organized Nov. 24 at Mississippi State.
Miss MSU 2009 (10/24/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
In ceremonies Thursday night [Oct. 23], freshman Sara Beth James of Madison (second from right) was chosen Miss Mississippi State University 2009.
Holiday Bazaar upcoming in mid November (10/24/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The 36th annual Holiday Bazaar will be held Nov. 13 and 14 at Mississippi State University.
Welty Symposium director to read at MSU (10/23/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A creative writing professor and director of the annual Eudora Welty Symposium will read from his works Nov. 6 at Mississippi State.
Rennie Harris Puremovement continues Lyceum Series (10/22/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A Philadelphia, Pa.-based hip-hop dance group is bringing its high-energy choreography to Mississippi State Nov. 11.
MSU 2008 Homecoming Queen And Court (10/21/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Senior Lauren Cobb of Starkville is the 2008 Homecoming Queen at Mississippi State University.
Mr. and Miss MSU named (10/21/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Seniors Braxton D. Stowe of Fayette, Ala., and Whitney E. Holliday of Gulfport are Mr. and Miss Mississippi State University 2008.
'Pathfinder' program celebrates continued success (10/20/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
What began as a research effort by a Mississippi State psychology professor now is a 10-year-old program giving the university's graduation and retention rate a significant boost.
Faculty, students receive Wildlife Society honors (10/17/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Three faculty members and two graduate students in Mississippi State's College of Forest Resources are being honored by The Wildlife Society, Mississippi Chapter.
Good news, boys and girls. 'Wood Magic' returns (10/16/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An event that once attracted thousands of elementary school students to the Mississippi State campus returns next week after a seven-year absence.
MSU offers free training for disaster workers (10/15/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A nationally recognized authority on skills essential to cope with the aftermath of natural disasters will lead three public programs next week at Mississippi State.
'Dream' chamber group to launch Lyceum Series (10/15/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
One of the nation's newest chamber music societies will be the opening act Oct. 28 of Mississippi State's annual Lyceum Series.
'Sugar Bean Sisters' to open MSU Theatre season (10/14/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Playing in the newly remodeled McComas theater, student actors at Mississippi State will open the 2008-09 MSU Theatre season Thursday [Oct. 16] with "The Sugar Bean Sisters."
Major gift honoring former MSU business dean (10/14/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
After a successful 45-year career of business education leadership at three Southeastern Conference universities, William C. Flewellen Jr. has the right to go easy with the dress code.
MSU names ballroom for first union director (10/14/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In weekend ceremonies, more than 200 university officials, local government representatives and friends gathered to officially name the approximately 9,200-square-foot, second-floor space in honor of retired student affairs administrator Bill R. Foster.
'Women who changed America' author speaks Tuesday (10/13/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
STARKVILLE, Miss.--An engineer who is among the nation's leading historians on women in science and technical fields visits Mississippi State Tuesday [Oct. 14].
MEDIA ADVISORY: Research park groundbreaking (10/13/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Officials of Mississippi State and Oktibbeha County will joined with U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran Thursday [Oct. 16] to break ground for a new multi-tenant building in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
C-SPAN bus visiting MSU, Starkville next week (10/10/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
C-SPAN's Campaign 2008 bus stops Friday [Oct. 17] at Mississippi State as part of a nationwide effort by the public television channel to encourage citizen engagement in the political process.
Political science scholars honored at MSU (10/09/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Eight Mississippi State students are being honored as special scholars during the 2008 fall semester by the university's department of political science and public administration.
Weapons incident leads to student suspension (10/09/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A campus dining employee has been fired and a Mississippi State student suspended following a Wednesday morning altercation involving weapons.
Oct. concert begins Lyceum Faculty Chamber Series (10/09/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The 2008-09 Mississippi State University Lyceum Faculty Chamber Series officially kicks off Oct. 20.
MSU exploring additional waste-handling methods (10/08/2008) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State student and administrative leaders are working to coordinate the university's current recycling efforts into a single cohesive plan.
2008 tax seminars scheduled for Nov., Dec. (10/08/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State is announcing the dates and locations of its annual "update" seminars for small business owners, certified public accountants and others interested in the latest taxation information.
Grad-rate award garnered by women's athletics (10/07/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
The women's athletic program at Mississippi State again is being honored for having the highest graduation rate among all of the state's public universities.
MSU recognized for commitment to diversity (10/07/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State is among 39 colleges and universities recognized as "role models" by a Maryland-based organization that works to improve the national recruitment, retention and enhancement of minorities in education, government and industry.
Wind Ensemble to be featured next week in concert (10/07/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The fall concert of Mississippi State's Wind Ensemble will take place Tuesday [Oct. 14] in Lee Hall auditorium.
MSU to observe Cyber Security Awareness Week (10/06/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Computer-related issues ranging from "phishing" to cyber stalking will be examined in detail next week [Oct. 13-17] as Mississippi State observes Cyber Security Awareness Week.
Grimes named economic education center director (10/03/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State business educator and administrator again is being honored by the National Council on Economic Education.
MSU announces United Way tailgate party Friday (10/03/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In support of the local 2009 United Way fund-raising campaign, Mississippi State University is sponsoring its first "United Way Tailgate."
MEDIA ADVISORY: Student advisers meeting at MSU (10/03/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Faculty and staff members from two- and four-year institutions of higher learning will be at Mississippi State next week for the 2008 Mississippi Advisers' Meeting.
Popular landscape design symposium scheduled (10/02/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The nation's longest running landscape design symposium continues for the 53rd year at Mississippi State.
MSU Libraries celebrating National Archives Month (10/01/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State University is participating during October in the Society of American Archivists' "Celebrating the American Record" program.
Carl Small Town Center aids Delta town (09/30/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
STARKVILLE, Miss.--Mississippi State's Carl Small Town Center is collaborating with a Central Delta town to help it increase local charm, attract more residents and tourists and enhance prospects for the future.
MSU announces waterfowl, wetlands endowed chair (09/29/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Waterfowl- and wetlands-related teaching, research and service are being greatly enhanced at Mississippi State through a significant gift from the chairman and chief executive officer of Cox Enterprises Inc.
Downtown 'Pops on the Plaza' announced for October (09/29/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Both of the Mississippi State University music department's Jazz Ensembles will be featured Oct. 16 in downtown Starkville for the annual Pops on the Plaza concert.
MEDIA ADVISORY: E.U. diplomat coming to MSU (09/25/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A top official of the European Commission to the United States will be in the Magnolia State Wednesday and Thursday [Oct. 1 and 2] as part of a visit organized by Mississippi State's Radvanyi Chair in International Security Studies.
Daniel named student affairs development officer (09/25/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State alumnus and former Starkville resident is the university's new development officer for the Division of Student Affairs.
'Fox & Friends' host to help aid students (09/24/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Fox News Channel personality Steve Doocy will be the featured guest Oct. 12 for a department of food science, nutrition and health promotion fundraiser at Mississippi State.
Trio honored with national student advising awards (09/23/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Having been honored on campus earlier this year, three Mississippi State professionals now travel to the Windy City to be recognized at the highest level for helping students successfully complete their university course work.
Two new avenues for giving announced for donors (09/19/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi State University Foundation now has two new ways to support the institution, both dealing with real estate and timberland.
Tickets on sale for varied Lyceum Series season (09/18/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University's annual performing arts series this year features six diverse shows, including an historical drama by the Los Angeles-based Acting Company and "'Forties' feel good" music by Great Britain's Puppini Sisters.
MSU reports record enrollment, high retention (09/17/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State today announced an enrollment of 17,824, a 4.6 percent increase from the previous year and the highest in the university's history. The university last year announced it had for the first time surpassed the 17,000-mark.
MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Freedom schools' topic of program (09/16/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A University of Chicago scholar and authority on social change and modern African-American history will examine a state legacy of the 1960s civil rights movement during a 6:30 p.m. Thursday [Sept. 18] program at Mississippi State.
MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Advising' adviser to speak (09/16/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Charlie Nutt, executive director of the National Academic Advising Association, will speak Thursday [Sept. 18] at Mississippi State.
MSU hoping bicycle fleet supplants four-wheelers (09/16/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State should be a bit "greener," healthier and less traffic congested after next month.
National FFA recognizes MSU leader, faculty member (09/15/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The National Future Farmers of America is honoring the careers of Interim Mississippi State President Vance Watson and Kirk A. Swortzel, an associate professor of agricultural information science and education at the university.
PACCAR forms partnership with engineering college (09/12/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
At a Friday [Sept. 12] morning campus ceremony, Mississippi State Interim President Vance Watson announced that PACCAR is creating a new academic chair in the university's James Worth Bagley College of Engineering.
Starkville-MSU Symphony opens 08-09 season (09/12/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Association kicks off its 2008-09 "Simply Sensational" performance season next month with a concert featuring some young musicians.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Leadership summit speakers (09/11/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
All sessions Sept. 24 in the Colvard Student Union of Mississippi State University's 2008 High-Definition Leadership Summit are open to interested media.
Murray State poets share works next week (09/11/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Two nationally recognized Kentucky poets will read from their works Thursday [Sept. 18] at Mississippi State University.
MSU preparing launch of campus United Way campaign (09/10/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State faculty and staff next week will receive pledge cards inviting them to participate in the annual United Way campaign.
Air Force ROTC garners two service awards (09/10/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Arnold Air Society squadron at Mississippi State is receiving two major honors for community service achievements.
Faculty member honored for scientific research (09/09/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State geology professor who has earned international recognition for his scientific study of caves and landforms recently received the Honorary Member Award from the National Speleological Society.
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU announcing major gift Friday (09/09/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Officials at Mississippi State and the university's Bagley College of Engineering will announce a major private gift Friday [Sept. 12].
MEDIA ADVISORY: 'Sonny's' visiting Raymond (09/08/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The life-size statue at Mississippi State of former congressman G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery will take a short vacation this week from its pedestal near the university's Drill Field.
Future MSU students: Fall previews scheduled (09/08/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State is announcing Sept. 22 and Oct. 13 as 2008 Fall Preview Days for prospective students.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Guidelines for Powell visit (09/05/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Media wishing to cover the Sept. 24 visit and lecture by Gen. Colin Powell at Mississippi State will need to be aware of guidelines for interaction with the former Secretary of State. All other Sept. 23-24 Leadership Summit sessions in Hunter Henry Center are open to the media. See http://www.aoce.msstate.edu/summit/.
D'Abramo selected to head graduate school (09/05/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A veteran faculty member, aquaculture researcher and chairman of Mississippi State's distinguished professor group is the university's new graduate school dean.
Guest speaker to present world view of civil wars (09/05/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
"Civil War from Rome to Iraq" will be a Harvard University historian's topic during a Thursday [Sept. 11] public program at Mississippi State.
MSU role in Katrina recovery documented in exhibit (09/04/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
From a 4-H-distributed stuffed bear to redevelopment visuals and design awards, Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library now features considerable memorabilia related to the university's efforts to help the Gulf Coast rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.
Communication department golf tourney set for Oct. (09/04/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State University graduates, supporters and all others with a love for golf and higher education are encouraged to sign up for next month's Communication Alumni and Friends Golf Tournament.
New 'Bully' unveiling takes place at The Junction (09/03/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A public unveiling Saturday [Sept. 6] at Mississippi State of a life-size bronze sculpture of "Bully," the university mascot, takes place at 3:15 p.m. at The Junction.
Wesley Foundation announces weekend groundbreaking (09/03/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Groundbreaking for an $875,000 expansion of the Wesley Foundation Center at Mississippi State will be held Saturday [Sept. 6], several hours prior to the university's first home football game.
Students to debate at Stennis tournament (09/03/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
More than 200 representatives of some two dozen high schools in Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Tennessee will take part Sept. 26 and 27 in a speech and debate tournament on the Mississippi State University campus.
MSU to dedicate Zacharias Village (09/02/2008) Writer: Harriet Laird
Mississippi State dedicates its newest residence hall community Friday [Sept. 5] in honor of president emeritus Donald W. Zacharias.
MEDIA ADVISORY: How execs steal 'without a gun' (08/29/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A former business executive convicted of stealing millions from his company will discuss ethical decisions in the workplace with students in Mississippi State accounting classes Sept. 10, then with participants at a university accounting convocation on the 11th.
Lakiesha Williams getting national spotlight (08/27/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State research assistant professor of biomedical engineering is being called a "rising star" by Women of Color magazine and IBM Corp.
'Day One' leadership program expands with new year (08/26/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State freshman leadership program is beginning its second year with a nearly 50 percent increase in enrollment.
Forensic Training Center provides equipment (08/25/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State is providing digital forensic capabilities to five new locations around the state.
Band launching '08 season with new student leaders (08/22/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A new drum major quartet leads the way next Saturday [Aug. 30] when the Famous Maroon Band helps the Mississippi State Bulldogs usher in the 2008 football season.
MSU seeks additions to faculty author collections (08/22/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State's faculty authors are the focus of two developing campus collections, one in the office of Interim President Vance Watson.
Communication prof named year's top PR educator (08/20/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Laura Walton, assistant professor of communication at Mississippi State, is being recognized as the 2008 Educator of the Year by the Southern Public Relations Federation. The award was made at the organization's recent annual conference.
Major summit features state, national, world execs (08/20/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Former U.S. secretary of state Colin Powell will be joined by leaders in energy, communications, trade, and economic development at a September 23 and 24 business leadership conference at Mississippi State.
Swing a club, hit a ball, help an MSU student (08/18/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A public golf scramble taking place this weekend will help provide continuing financial support for students and programs in Mississippi State's food science, nutrition and health promotion department.
Prof receives international wood science honor (08/18/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Terry L. Amburgey of Mississippi State is a new Fellow of the International Academy of Wood Science.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Bio-Inspired conference this week (08/15/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State University will be host Wednesday-Friday [Aug. 20-22] for the 2008 Bio-Inspired Design Conference.
Forestry, forest products programs reaccredited (08/15/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Society of American Foresters is reaccrediting Mississippi State's academic program in forestry through 2017.
Use of higher ed software to get European exposure (08/14/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State's contributions in fine-tuning a widely used education evaluation software program are gaining international visibility.
Need to improve your financial literacy? (08/13/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State is announcing a series of eight personal finance seminars scheduled on campus over the next nine months.
MSU 'Game Day' Web site reopens for football fans (08/12/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State athletic fans seeking information on this season's six-game campus football weekends should visit the 2008 Game Day Web site.
11 freshmen receiving Distinguished Scholarships (08/11/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Ten recent high school graduates from around the state and one from Central Tennessee are receiving Mississippi State's largest scholarships for the 2008-09 school year.
Community physicians can improve more than health (08/08/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A recent study by a Mississippi State economist concludes that one new doctor practicing in a Mississippi county can have an economic impact ranging from $120,000-$2 million.
Founding architecture faculty member honored (08/07/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A retired member of the Mississippi State architecture faculty is a recent national honoree of the Society of Architectural Historians.
Community planning conference next week at MSU (08/06/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State--organized program next week for public officials, community designers and planners will emphasize visionary planning concepts to eliminate or minimize effects of potential natural disasters, while maintaining and enhancing quality of life.
Students returning to campus with service in mind (08/06/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
After returning early to campus next week, nearly 150 Mississippi State students will be putting some sweat equity into area communities.
Present, future of biofuels to be examined (08/06/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A biofuels conference featuring presentations by academic researchers, government officials and energy industry professionals takes place next week at Mississippi State.
Reese honored for women-in-engineering efforts (08/05/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A top administrator in Mississippi State's Bagley College of Engineering is among 11 being honored nationally by the Women in Engineering Programs and Advocates Network.
Computer science student uncovers software flaw (08/04/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State graduate student working with the university's Critical Infrastructure Protection Center could be nicknamed "Johnny-on-the spot."
Police department earns elite accreditation (08/01/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
First earning the distinction in 2005, Mississippi State University's police department again is receiving a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
Landscape architecture again ranked nationally (08/01/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State's undergraduate landscape architecture program is once again among the top 15 in the nation as ranked by a national publication in its annual survey of architecture and design schools.
MSU announces High School Band Day key dates (07/30/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State University once again is giving 250 high school musicians across Mississippi an opportunity to perform with one of the oldest university bands in the Southeast, when The Famous Maroon Band hosts "High School Band Day."
MSU, local business launch satellite partnership (07/28/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State and a Starkville high-technology business are forming a partnership to develop small, low-cost satellites for the United States market.
Team of engineering majors among world leaders (07/25/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State University team is the sole U.S. entry ranked among the top five in recent worldwide computing competition attracting more than 2,000 submissions.
MSU expands role with National Security Agency (07/24/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State is among some two dozen universities being designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research.
Social work program maintains 'good standing' rank (07/23/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's social work academic program is being reaccredited through 2016.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Fulbright Scholars again at MSU (07/22/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Participants in the Fulbright Scholars Program from more than two dozen countries are at Mississippi State for three weeks to learn more about United States culture, language, politics, and legal systems.
MSU experiences strong year in private giving (07/21/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
For the fourth consecutive year, private giving totals for Mississippi State are surpassing the $50 million mark.
MSU/NSF effort seeks to shrink energy costs (07/17/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Two Mississippi State biology faculty members are receiving more than $460,000 from the National Science Foundation to support new agriculture-related research that could help reduce the nation's burgeoning energy costs.
MSU-led program seeks volunteer weather reporters (07/17/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Attention, Mississippians wishing to do more than just talk about the weather!
MSU announces major fall semester dates (07/17/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Aug. 18 is the first class day of Mississippi State's 2008 fall semester.
Olympic swim mentors draw faculty member to China (07/16/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A member of Mississippi State's kinesiology department faculty travels to China next month for the 2008 Olympic Games.
Mark Horstemeyer receives Powe research award (07/15/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
The head of Mississippi State's Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems is this year's selection for the university's Ralph E. Powe Excellence Award.
Sociology researcher being recognized by peers (07/14/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State center director is receiving a national professional award recognizing the positive impact of his sociological research.
Administrator to head facilities operations (07/14/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A 35-year employee of Mississippi State is assuming leadership of the university's facilities management operations.
MSU announces dates of annual send-off parties (07/14/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
More than 30 Mississippi State University Alumni Association chapters are sponsoring summer send-off parties for first-time students, their parents and prospective students.
Got weekend plans? What about a cricket event? (07/10/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 100 players from eight universities compete this weekend at Mississippi State in one of the Southeast's largest collegiate cricket tournaments.
Aldridge joins Bagley College fundraising effort (07/10/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Brett B. Aldridge is the new assistant director of development for Mississippi State's Bagley College of Engineering.
Aug. 9 is 'move-in' day for residence halls (07/09/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The third annual Mississippi State effort to help university housing residents move into their rooms will take place Aug. 9.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Tuck to address leadership forum (07/08/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Some 50 community and junior college students from around the state are at Mississippi State for the second Summer Leadership Honors Symposium sponsored by the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Chapter of the Appalachian Leadership Honors Program.
Team wins national unmanned aircraft competition (07/08/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State team is the victor over students from 13 other universities for a top prize of more than $10,000 in competition to navigate an unmanned radio-controllable aircraft system in a simulated combat zone.
MSU picks MDOT administrator for finance post (07/08/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Kevin Edelblute is the new controller and treasurer at Mississippi State University.
MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S.-European Counterterrorism (07/03/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An international specialist in counterterrorism and homeland security will be featured July 17 at Jackson's Executive Lecture Forum.
New MSU alumni leaders take office this week (07/02/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
New members of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association's national board of directors are beginning their one-year terms.
MSU announces second statewide video conference (07/01/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State's alumni association and the university's extension service again are joining forces to give graduates, supporters, friends, and others around the state an opportunity to talk with leaders of the land-grant institution.
Nathan Moore joins MSU Foundation (06/30/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Starkville native Nathan Moore is the new director of development for Mississippi State's College of Architecture, Art and Design.
Honors college members chosen for research awards (06/26/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Fifteen Mississippi State students are receiving awards to support their summer research programs.
Local educators complete high-technology training (06/25/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Thirty teachers from around the state are graduates of a recent workshop at Mississippi State designed to help them better prepare students for the study of computational sciences and biotechnology.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Addressing MSU-Starkville links (06/24/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A July 9 economic development forum at Mississippi State will feature local, state and regional representatives discussing how to enhance local community-university partnerships.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Challenge X making state tour (06/18/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State's Challenge X team is inviting state residents to help celebrate its second consecutive first-place finish in a national competition to re-engineer a Chevrolet Equinox for higher fuel efficiency and lower emissions.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Economist, ethics expert to speak (06/16/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A group of high school teachers are at Mississippi State this week to learn more about the U.S. economy and business ethics, among other topics, during a special Tuesday-Thursday program organized, in part, by the university's Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy.
Student recognized with major PGA honor (06/12/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The Professional Golfers' Association of America is putting a Mississippi State senior atop its list of national professional golf management majors.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Researchers earn RARE grant (06/11/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Three Mississippi State chemical engineering researchers formally will accept a $200,000 grant from the regional director of the Environmental Protection Agency during an 11 a.m. Friday [June 13] campus ceremony in 250 McCain Hall, home of the Bagley College of Engineering.
'Fun with Food' camp again on summer menu (06/11/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
For the second year, elementary school students will have the opportunity to learn where food on the dinner table comes from before it arrives at the store.
Tuck appointed to White House screening commission (06/11/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Former lieutenant governor Amy Tuck is being appointed by George W. Bush to the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.
Information units score big in PR competition (06/05/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Public communication units at Mississippi State University are winners of some 30 top creative awards presented this year by the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
Sarah Rajala takes helm at engineering college (06/03/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
The former head of Mississippi State's electrical and computer engineering department now is dean of the university's Bagley College of Engineering.
'Bully' statue to be in place by football season (06/03/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
One of Mississippi State University's most recognizable and beloved icons will be immortalized when two life-sized statues in his likeness are placed on campus this fall.
Historic Perry Cafeteria undergoing renovation (05/30/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Students returning to Mississippi State's campus in August will find a revitalized and refreshed Perry Cafeteria and State Fountain Bakery waiting to greet them.
Jackson senior to see 2009 U.S. inaugural (05/30/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Whether it's John McCain, Hillary Clinton or Barrack Obama who makes history as the next U.S. leader, a Mississippi State senior will participate in the national presidential inauguration in January.
Business honor society selects students (05/29/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Nearly 70 top business students at Mississippi State are new members of the university's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.
Local students named members of Alumni Delegates (05/28/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Twenty-two Mississippi State students are joining one of the university's primary liaison and support group.
MSU archaeologist rates as real 'Indy' (05/27/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
According to no-less than the prestigious National Science Foundation, Evan Peacock is Mississippi State University's Indiana Jones.
School psychology program earns full accreditation (05/27/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A Mississippi State University doctoral program in school psychology again holds full accreditation with the American Psychological Association.
Faculty member receiving support for Harvard study (05/23/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State communication faculty member is receiving a National Endowment for the Humanities award for summer study at Harvard University.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Two wins for Challenge X (05/22/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
For the second consecutive year, Mississippi State's Challenge X team is taking first-place honors in student competition sponsored by General Motors and the U.S. Department of Energy.
Math major selected for summer study in Hong Kong (05/21/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State senior is traveling to Hong Kong for a once-in-a-lifetime educational experience.
Myers named permanent A&S leader (05/20/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State English professor is the new dean of the university's College of Arts and Science.
Popular floral design workshop to be held (05/19/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
For the ninth year, a weeklong workshop teaching the basics of floral design is being offered by Mississippi State University.
MSU grad wins Jeopardy championship (05/16/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Recent MSU graduate Joey Beachum catapulted himself and his alma mater to the national stage today when he realized his lifelong dream of competing on his favorite game show--and walked away with the $100,000 top prize.
Design camp offered for 11th-12th graders (05/16/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
High school students with interests in art, design or related areas are being invited to attend a new summer program at Mississippi State.
MSU grads at ExxonMobil remember alma mater (05/15/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State alumni working at the ExxonMobil Corp. continue to support programs in Mississippi State's Bagley College of Engineering, which has a long history of producing employees for the international oil and gas company.
MEDIA ADVISORY: MSU hosts genome research event (05/14/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Next week, Mississippi State and the university's Institute for Digital Biology welcome to campus some 60 scientists and researchers for an international conference on avian genomics and gene ontology.
Research leader being honored by engineering peers (05/14/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State's vice president for research and economic development will be inducted next month as a Fellow Member of the American Society for Engineering Education.
Grad students take top honors at competitions (05/13/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Three Mississippi State University graduate students in the College of Forest Resources are top winners in recent regional research competitions.
Administrator named to continuing ed commission (05/12/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The director of academic outreach and continuing education at Mississippi State is a new commissioner of the national association that serves the profession.
Bethany Stich named Miss. Heritage Trust member (05/09/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A member of the political science and public administration faculty at Mississippi State is joining the executive board of the Mississippi Heritage Trust.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Chinese military expert to speak (05/09/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for East Asia will speak Thursday [May 15] at Jackson's Executive Lecture Forum.
MSU announces dates for 2008 summer band camp (05/08/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Middle and high school students with a year of band experience are being invited to attend Mississippi State's annual summer band camp.
Award-winning Challenge X begins final journey (05/07/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Matthew Doude walks around the mid-sized sports utility vehicle in the Mississippi State University "showroom," pointing out the electric motor under the back cargo area and the dash-mounted personal computer.
Local residents selected for development institute (05/07/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Officials from more than 40 state and local government agencies are participating this week [May 4-9] in Mississippi State's 2008 State Executive Development Institute.
Alexander named head of diversity and equity (05/06/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A Mississippi State administrator with more than 20 years' experience in personnel management and administration is being named permanent head of the university's Office of Diversity and Equity Programs.
Wind ensemble taking their talents to the islands (05/05/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
In an inaugural overseas road trip that began this week, Mississippi State's wind ensemble will spend the next nine days performing in Ireland, Wales and England.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Martin Center project gets help (05/05/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
During a 10:30 a.m. ceremony Tuesday [May 6], representatives of the Mississippi District of Pilot International and its student affiliate, the Mississippi District Anchor Clubs, will present donations to Mississippi State's T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability.
Boles named to board of former MSU Olympian (05/05/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A longtime Mississippi State sports administrator is the newest member of a philanthropic body founded by a former Mississippi State track standout and Olympic medalist.
Doctor, business executive send off graduates (05/03/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Two Mississippi State alumni with professional achievements in very different worlds helped spring graduates consider their futures during weekend commencements.
MSU classified in top level by educational board (05/02/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Based on the number of doctoral degrees awarded and various other factors, Mississippi State now is ranked Level 1 by the Southern Regional Education Board.
Mathematician named 2008 Fulbright Scholar (05/02/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A mathematics and statistics faculty member at Mississippi State is receiving a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and conduct research this fall in the Republic of Slovenia.
Artist Brent Funderburk opens Tenn. exhibit (05/01/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
New works by a veteran Mississippi State faculty member and artist are being featured during May at a Memphis gallery.
Peers recognize innovative engineering professor (04/30/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State faculty member is being honored by the American Society for Engineering Education-Southeastern Section for her innovative research techniques and impact on students.
Education honor society taps local students (04/30/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
More than 40 academically achieving juniors, seniors and graduate students in Mississippi State's College of Education are new members of the university chapter of Kappa Delta Pi honor society.
Landscape architecture-contracting majors are tops (04/29/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State team is among the overall winners in a national student competition for landscape architecture and landscape contracting majors.
Local students named to Who's Who (04/28/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Some 40 Mississippi State seniors are included in the 2007-08 edition of Who's Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Honor society honors business majors (04/28/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Two juniors at Mississippi State are receiving major recognitions by the university's chapter of a national business honor society.
Police investigating early Saturday campus wreck (04/26/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State University police officers continue their investigation of a one-vehicle accident early Saturday morning, April 26 on the east side of campus.
Architecture 'discovery camp' to be held (04/25/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A weeklong Mississippi State program for prospective students considering an academic major in architecture will be held again this summer.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Choctaw students to visit campus (04/23/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A small group of high school students from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will be on the Mississippi State campus Friday [April 25] to learn more about the fields of criminal justice and political science.
Retired faculty colleagues honor Charles Moore (04/23/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Association of Retired Faculty at Mississippi State is honoring one of its members with a new scholarship at the university.
MSU helping neighboring city 'unlock' secrets (04/22/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
As long as anyone can remember, West Point's downtown has maintained an aura of traditional small-town Southern charm and hospitality.
OMNOVA grant to help architecture research (04/21/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's College of Architecture, Art and Design is receiving assistance from OMNOVA Solutions to support university research designed to improve the lives of Mississippi's rural aging and elderly populations.
MSU Army ROTC commands high ground once again (04/18/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State's Army ROTC program continues its recognition by the U.S. Department of the Army as one of the nation's Top 50.
Country doctor, world mining exec to address grads (04/17/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi physician praised for her "country doctor" skills and the head of a major international minerals supplier will address Mississippi State graduates during the university's two May commencement programs.
Special weekend golf program invites swingers (04/16/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Golfers--and all those who would like to be--are being invited Saturday [April 19] to Play Golf America Day at the Mississippi State University Golf Course.
MSU senior honored by national engineering body (04/16/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State biological engineering major from Shuqualak is receiving a National Society of Black Engineers scholarship for his efforts to increase the number of African-Americans entering engineering fields.
Starkville historian honors memory of late mentors (04/15/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Martha Helen Swain of Starkville learned life lessons and the historian's craft from two well-known 20th century faculty members at Mississippi State.
Prominent wood scientist to deliver Owen Lecture (04/14/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A retired Minnesota university administrator, author and wood science researcher will be featured speaker April 22 for Mississippi State's Carlton N. Owen Lecture.
Japanese business leader makes return visit (04/14/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
The widely recognized former head of Japan's Seiko Instruments makes a return visit to Mississippi State April 22.
Virginia Tech memorial service scheduled mid-week (04/11/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The tragedy of campus shootings at Virginia Tech University will be remembered Wednesday at Mississippi State.
Evans now leading Bagley College fundraising (04/11/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Bennett Evans is the new director of development for Mississippi State's James Worth Bagley College of Engineering.
'Space Cowboys' welcome rocketeers (04/10/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Students from around the state converge on the Mississippi State campus this weekend in hopes of winning a $1,000 top prize in the 2008 Middle School Launch Competition.
'Road Dawgs' to visit more than a dozen cities (04/10/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State head football coach Sylvester Croom will be among those taking part in the university's second "Road Dawgs Tour," a visit later this month to 15 cities in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Texas.
Prof chosen for professional development program (04/10/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State engineering professor is a recent selection for the Boeing Co.'s prestigious Welliver Faculty Fellowship Program.
Annual MSU event celebrates reading (04/10/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
During a Wednesday [April 16] Children's Reading Conference at Mississippi State, readers young and old will share their favorite children's books and explore activities designed to promote reading.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Education authority to speak (04/09/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A nationally recognized authority in the identification and implementation of successful education programs will address Mississippi State faculty and students Friday [April 11] during a special university program.
Bailey to serve on student gaming task force (04/09/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State's director of housing and residence life is among 15 individuals selected to participate in a national student gaming task force sponsored by the Harvard Medical School.
Scientist helps more U.S. oil find way to tanks (04/08/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Lewis Brown continues to devote much of his more than 40 years in petroleum microbiology figuring out how to squeeze more petroleum out of abandoned or soon-to-be-abandoned oil fields.
Sunday events include music, music, more music (04/08/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The Colvard Student Union ballroom at Mississippi State will be the scene Sunday [April 13] for a musical "double-header."
MSU requiring training for information security (04/07/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Current and future employees of Mississippi State are being required to complete online training to learn how best to safeguard sensitive information.
'Denim Day'-'Take Back the Night' events (04/07/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
As part of its support for the annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month observance, Mississippi State is sponsoring a series of events during April.
Watson outlines plans for MSU athletic director (04/04/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Interim President Vance H. Watson said Friday [April 4] that Greg Byrne, Mississippi State's recently named athletic director, and current AD Larry Templeton are promising a smooth transition process as the department moves forward.
Mixon named interim MSU vice president (04/04/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Melissa J. Mixon will assume the role of interim vice president of Mississippi State's Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine.
Dance performance to debut efforts of students (04/04/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A new student dance group holds its first performance April 17 at Mississippi State University.
Program to answer questions about world terrorism (04/03/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
"Blood and Rage: The Cultural Foundations of Terrorism" will be the topic of a Wednesday [April 9] address at Mississippi State by an internationally known author.
MEDIA ADVISORY: School violence expert speaks (04/02/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A nationally recognized researcher and authority on school violence will discuss "Kids and Guns: Why They Do It" during a 2 p.m. Thursday [April 3] program in Mississippi State's Mitchell Memorial Library auditorium.
'World' gathering for weekend International Fiesta (04/02/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
More than 70 nations will be represented Saturday [April 5] when Mississippi State welcomes the 18th annual International Fiesta.
Rester honored by state professional organization (04/02/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A Mississippi State administrator is receiving the Mississippi Association of Governmental Purchasing and Property Agents' 2008 Purchasing Agent of the Year award.
Theatrical production offers plot to chew on (04/01/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An internationally popular small-cast musical based on a low-budget 1960s movie will be performed April 10-12 at Mississippi State University.
'Tearing down walls' focus of Unity Week events (04/01/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Hurtful words people say to each other can build human barriers, many that last forever.
Shows to help students see science come 'alive' (03/31/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
For students from 10 Northeast Mississippi schools, Sir Isaac Newton's three laws of motion will come to life Friday [April 4] at Mississippi State.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Salter, Reeves to speak in April (03/31/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
During two Mississippi State events in April, a longtime observer of state politics and the state's treasurer will provide individual perspectives on current issues of public interest.
Thursday night MSU incident leads to two arrests (03/28/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Two Mississippi State students have been arrested following a Thursday night campus incident involving two handguns. No one was injured, and the weapons were subsequently recovered by university police officers.
English faculty member to read from her new book (03/28/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An award-winning member of Mississippi State's English department faculty will read from her new book Thursday [April 3] at the university bookstore.
Floral designers prepare for national event (03/28/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Three floral management majors at Mississippi State University are top winners in the American Institute of Floral Design's 2008 regional challenge.
Works of Dvorak, Smetana featured in performance (03/27/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
"A Bohemian Rhapsody" is both title and theme for the final concert of the Starkville-Mississippi State University Symphony Orchestra's 2007-08 season.
MEDIA ADVISORY: VERTEX facility opening ceremony (03/26/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's High-Performance Computing Collaboratory will hold a grand-opening ceremony Thursday [April 3] for its new Virtual Environment for Real-Time Exploration, or VERTEX, facility.
Computer science prof assists European colleagues (03/26/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State computer science and engineering professor will serve as an evaluator for a European research group.
Watson to Assume Presidential Duties April 1 (03/26/2008) Writer: Annie Mitchell/IHL
Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Thomas C. Meredith announced today that Dr. Vance H. Watson, named Interim President by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) during its March 2008 Board meeting following the resignation of Mississippi State President Dr. Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong, will immediately begin working in transition with President Foglesong and will assume the presidential post on Tuesday, April 1, 2008. Dr. Watson's salary is to be determined.
Turtle Island Quartet to be featured in concert (03/25/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An innovative group from the San Francisco Bay area brings its distinct musical sound to Mississippi State April 3 for the final program of the university's 2007-08 Lyceum Series.
Colvard Union officially re-opens with ceremony (03/24/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Ribbon-cutting ceremonies formally re-opening the Dean W. Colvard Student Union at Mississippi State will be held Thursday [March 27] on the front patio of the central-campus building.
'TRIO' helping some students succeed, excel (03/24/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
When senior Allison Jones enrolled at Mississippi State four years ago and stepped into the "real world" of college academics, she felt a little bit over her head, to say the least.
Health ed center, social scientists join forces (03/24/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State's Social Science Research Center now is home for the Northeast Mississippi Area Health Education Center, part of a program focusing on critical statewide health-care issues.
IHL names Vance Watson Interim President (03/20/2008) Writer: Annie Mitchell/IHL
Following its regular monthly meeting today, Dr. L. Stacy Davidson, Jr., President of the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL), announced that the Board unanimously named Dr. Vance H. Watson as the Interim President at Mississippi State University, following the resignation of Dr. Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong. "Dr. Watson is the perfect choice as Mississippi State's interim leader," said President Davidson. Dr. Watson will begin working in transition, with a specific start date and salary to be determined. In addition, the Board also announced the initiation of the institutional executive officer search processes at both Mississippi State University and Mississippi Valley State University. Although exact timeframes have yet to be announced, both searches will start shortly.
Area, international students combine talents (03/20/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A group of South American piano students will help showcase the music of their native homeland during next month's Seventh Annual Brazilian Music Festival at Mississippi State University.
Prospective students invited to recruiting event (03/20/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
In conjunction with the upcoming Super Bulldog Weekend at Mississippi State, the university is sponsoring a special program for prospective students and their families.
Carl Center program for public officials (03/20/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A national authority on culture, heritage and sustainable development will speak to some 200 state public officials expected March 27 for a Mississippi State seminar sponsored by the university's Carl Small Town Center.
Templeton Festival weekend: Ragtime, all the time (03/19/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Combining history, musical performance and even a little theater, pianists from Canada, California and points in between will be at Mississippi State March 28-30 to celebrate American ragtime and early jazz.
MEDIA ADVISORY: They'll talk about the weather. (03/19/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
More than 200 weather professionals and others from around the region will be at Mississippi State April 4 and 5 for the Seventh Annual Southeast Severe Storms Symposium.
Scruggs scrutinizer to headline Insurance Day (03/18/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's 21st annual Insurance Day program will be held April 2 at the university's Bost Extension Center auditorium and theater.
Former Tulia 38 counsel to discuss women's rights (03/17/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A nationally recognized member of the American Civil Liberties Union's national office will speak Monday [March 24] at Mississippi State.
MSU home of future attorneys (03/14/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
When Todd Butler enrolled at Mississippi State-Meridian out of East Central Community College, the possibility of attending law school always was in the back of his mind.
ADVISORY: Hungarian ambassador coming to Jackson (03/13/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Hungary's ambassador to the United States will be in the state next week for a visit organized by the Radvanyi Chair in International Security Studies at Mississippi State University.
MSU pres outlines reasons for departure (03/13/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In a new online 'State-Gram' released to faculty and staff today [March 13], Mississippi State University President Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong addressed questions related to his recent resignation. The text of the newsletter follows:
New MSU officers elected (03/13/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Leading Mississippi State University's Student Association for the 2008-09 academic year are Treasurer William C. "Will" Moon of Columbia, Tenn.; Vice President Braxton D. Stowe of Fayette, Ala.; President Braxton T. Coombs of New Albany; Secretary Whitney E. Holliday of Gulfport; and Attorney General Blake Jeter of Brandon.
Wolverine State justice to be honored by students (03/12/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A veteran Michigan district court judge is the 2008 selection for Mississippi State's annual judicial recognition.
Students using Google skills to help businesses (03/11/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State students are participants in an international Internet marketing competition organized by Google Inc., the online search engine corporation.
Foglesong announces he will leave MSU (03/07/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University's 18th president, Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong, today [March 7] announced his plans to leave his position no later than June 30.
Math team comes through when it counts (03/06/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
For the second consecutive year, a Mississippi State student team is the winner of a regional mathematics competition.
Registration deadline for spring class reunions (03/05/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Graduates of Mississippi State's classes of 1938, 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, and 1968 will be recognized March 28 and 29 during the university's 2008 Super Bulldog Weekend.
National organization makes prof 'rare' honoree (03/05/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A national teaching association is honoring a Mississippi State special education professor for her dedication in helping provide quality educations to students preparing to teach in the field.
Promotional programs honored by peer groups (03/04/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State public information professionals working in separate areas of the university are being recognized by a national education support organization for accomplishments in 2007.
Historic link takes birthday celebration statewide (03/03/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In what is believed to be a first for any university, Mississippi State simultaneously took its 130th birthday celebration to more than 80 statewide sites.
Miss Maroon and White named at MSU (03/03/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Junior Kalea E. Henry of Corinth is the new Miss Maroon and White at Mississippi State.
Students being encouraged to start businesses (03/03/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A group of Mississippi State students will win $5,000 as part of an April business competition emphasizing Internet use as part of an entrepreneurial effort.
Unique team often 'lured' from campus (03/03/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
For many Mississippi State students, spring's arrival brings to mind baseball and charcoal grills fired up in the outfield at Dudy Noble Field.
Painting of Davis Wade Stadium to begin (02/29/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field, the nation's second-oldest campus football stadium, soon will undergo a three-to-four-year phased painting upgrade.
New MSU survey: University moving ahead (02/29/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In the second yearly survey of faculty, staff and students, Mississippi State officials say they see a continued belief among campus constituencies that the university is moving ahead.
MSU moves ahead with maintenance strategy (02/28/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
With nearly 800 acres of maintained grounds, 300 buildings, 15 miles of roadways, and thousands of people making use of the Mississippi State University campus daily, MSU's facilities management group is one of the busiest units at the land-grant institution.
Professor and author honored by his peers (02/28/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Stephen Middleton of Mississippi State is being honored by his peers with election to a five-year term on the National Association of African-American Studies and Affiliates' board of directors.
Dates set for 2008 Templeton ragtime festival (02/27/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Registration now is open for the March 28-30 Charles Templeton Ragtime Music Festival at Mississippi State.
MSU announces Bodron education scholarship (02/27/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Lauderdale County resident is establishing a scholarship at Mississippi State in tribute to her late husband, a retired Biloxi educator.
March public programs focus on computer security (02/26/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Center for Computer Security Research at Mississippi State is announcing three March presentations by internationally prominent speakers.
Congressional candidate debate now in Lee Hall (02/25/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi State group currently sponsoring a series of four debates among 3rd Congressional District representative candidates is announcing a new location for the final debate March 3 at the university.
Extension offering gatherings for 130th birthday (02/25/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Coinciding with the Thursday [Feb. 28] celebration of Mississippi State's 130th birthday, university extension service offices around the state are inviting prospective students and their parents to drop by for cake.
Fraternity organization garners awards (02/22/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The elected governing body for 14 Mississippi State social fraternities is the winner of five major awards in regional competition.
Byrne named MSU's athletic director (02/21/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Greg Byrne, who has served since 2006 as Mississippi State's associate athletic director for development and external affairs, is the university's new athletic director. His appointment, was approved Thursday [Feb. 21] by the state Board of Trustees, Institutions of Higher Learning.
Big slice of New Orleans comes 'blowin' in' to MSU (02/20/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
New Orleans' famous Preservation Hall Jazz Band is bringing its timeless river-city repertoire to Mississippi State for a March 4 performance.
Administrator honored by national peers (02/20/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State's associate provost is being included in the inaugural class of Fellows of the Institute of Biological Engineering.
Nevada author Coake to discuss his works (02/19/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A reading and book signing by award-winning fiction writer Christopher Coake will be held Feb. 28 at Mississippi State.
Minneapolis soprano to be featured this week (02/19/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Minnesota-based soprano Carrie Henneman Shaw will be featured in a free recital Friday [Feb. 22] at Mississippi State.
Investigation continues in MSU entrance sign theft (02/19/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State police continue to investigate an early February vandalism of university entrance signs at the west-campus intersection of Creelman Street and state Highway 12.
Tuesday recital to feature Japanese art songs (02/18/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Connoisseurs of international music will have a rare opportunity to experience Japanese art songs during a free recital Tuesday [Feb. 19] at Mississippi State University.
Game-day Web site up for Super Bulldog Weekend (02/18/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
In advance of Mississippi State's annual Super Bulldog Weekend next month, the university is reactivating its game-day Web site.
Mississippi State: 130 candles and counting (02/18/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A campus birthday party Feb. 28 will mark the 130th birthday of Mississippi State University.
MSU announces tent-size rules for tailgating (02/15/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Beginning in the fall, Mississippi State will require all tailgaters using the Junction--a major campus picnicking and gathering area for football fans--to restrict personal tents to sizes no larger than 12-by-12 feet.
Communication department sponsoring career fair (02/15/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The second Communication Career Fair will be held Feb. 27 at Mississippi State.
African-American achievements to be highlighted (02/14/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State's Richard Holmes Cultural Diversity Center will sponsor the Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels next week at the Colvard Student Union.
MSU contracts new vendor for text-messaging alerts (02/14/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
The Maroon Alert emergency communication system in place for about six months at Mississippi State now will operate with a new text-messaging provider.
Program helping 'homegrown' talent find careers (02/14/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
High school students from rural areas of Mississippi don't always see industry and professional opportunities in towns where they grow up.
MSU 'good Samaritan' returns cash found at ATM (02/13/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State employee Jacob Selzer said growing up in a large family in Slidell, La., grounded him in the core values of honesty and hard work.
Prof to help lead high-voltage research conference (02/12/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Mississippi State's high-voltage laboratory director will help lead an international conference in China on high-voltage engineering and its applications.
Interactive display to simulate DUI dangers (02/12/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A sophisticated driving simulator designed to replicate the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol will be featured Feb. 26 at Mississippi State.
MSU landscape involves constant maintenance (02/11/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Observing that the Mississippi State campus "has never looked better," university President Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong expressed pride that its appearance is catching eyes despite recent droughts.
Japanese 'Suiboku-Ga' art form on display (02/11/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A centuries-old type of Japanese brush painting will be on display for the first time to the American public during a Feb. 25-March 21 exhibition at Mississippi State.
As flu persists, MSU doc urges rest, caution (02/08/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Nearly 400 reported flu cases as of 5 p.m. Thursday [Feb. 7] at Mississippi State represents a significant increase over similar illnesses at the university last year.
Paul Grimes to lead economic educators group (02/08/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An administrator and researcher in Mississippi State's College of Business and Industry is the new president-elect of a national organization.
Theatre MSU announces spring performance schedule (02/08/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
.--"The Mineola Twins," which has been described as "a play in six scenes and four dreams," will be featured Feb. 27-29 at Mississippi State.
Student group holds debates for 3rd District (02/07/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A Mississippi State student organization that sponsored two major political debates during the fall semester now is announcing a series of 3rd Congressional District candidate events.
MSUPD seeks input in reaccreditation process (02/06/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An assessment team from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. comes to Mississippi State Feb. 16 as part of the University Police Department's current reaccreditation effort.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Students get special honors Friday (02/06/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Four Mississippi State University students in the College of Forest Resources are being honored this week for separate acts of off-campus heroism.
YOUNG MSU ALUM HONORED (02/06/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Jonathan J. Lee of Brandon is being honored as the 2008 Young Alumnus of the Year by the Mississippi State University Alumni Association.
College honorees recognized by Alumni Association (02/05/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Mississippi State's eight academic colleges annually select an outstanding graduate to receive the Alumnus of the Year award. College honorees recognized for 2008 by the university's alumni association include:
MSU design studio helps coast recover (02/05/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Nearly two-and-a-half years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans, the scars of the Category 3 storm still are etched deep in the landscape along U.S. Highway 90.
MSU ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR (02/04/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Bobby Shackouls of Houston, Texas, is the Mississippi State University Alumni Association's 2008 National Alumnus of the Year.
Leadership program welcomes Meridian CC (02/04/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Mississippi State officials are announcing the establishment of the Meridian Community College chapter of the National Center for Appalachian Leadership Honors Program.
Reward offered to help solve MSU sign vandalism (02/04/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the identification of vandals who significantly damaged over the weekend two new Mississippi State entrance signs located on either side of Creelman Street at Highway 12.
WorldCom 'whistleblower' to share her story (02/04/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi State alumna and former WorldCom executive who helped uncover one of the largest corporate frauds in U.S. history will speak Feb. 15 at the university.
MSU investigates underage drinking report (02/01/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State University officials are investigating reports of underage drinking at a Wednesday night (Jan. 30) party at a campus fraternity house.
Scientists seek energy sources in unusual places (02/01/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
As gas prices rise steadily and public concerns grow about the world's petroleum supply, Mississippi State researchers continue to ramp up research into possible long-term energy solutions.
Information security training to impact campus (01/31/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
To preserve security involving student, faculty and staff records and private information, Mississippi State now is requiring all employees to complete information security training.
Author to read from her honored works (01/31/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
An award-winning Tennessee fiction writer will share selections from her published works during a public program Thursday [Feb. 7] at Mississippi State.
Graduate student tracking the 'crow of the sea (01/31/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Nearly 1,500 miles from Mississippi State, student researcher Jennifer Chastant eases her way through nests of double-crested cormorants on a Canadian lake.
MEDIA ADVISORY: AF intelligence officer to speak (01/30/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The senior intelligence officer for the U.S. Air Force Headquarters Air Combat Command is on the Mississippi State University campus this week to speak to students about the issues surrounding Operation Enduring Freedom, one of the military campaigns in the global war on terror.
Alumni awards banquet, conference this weekend (01/30/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The annual Mississippi State University Alumni Association awards banquet and leadership conference will be held Friday and Saturday [Feb. 1 and 2] in the campus' newly reopened Colvard Student Union.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Author, activist speaks tonight (01/30/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
Award-winning author and conservative political activist Andy Taggart will lead a public discussion tonight [Jan. 30] on the upcoming state congressional and national presidential elections.
Faculty group urges support for higher education (01/29/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
In a Jan. 28 resolution sent to state officials, Mississippi State's Robert Holland Faculty Senate urged continued state support of higher education after two years of funding that have led to institutional improvements and growth.
MSU music, English departments to honor poet Plath (01/28/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
A public recital Friday [Feb. 1] by faculty and students in Mississippi State's music department will pay tribute to 20th century American poet Sylvia Plath.
Faculty senate president draws on experience (01/28/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
While many of his contemporaries are enjoying their golden years, Robert E. Wolverton Sr. is busy with the day-to-day business of his latest leadership role at Mississippi State.
Foundation announces new, returning board members (01/24/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The Mississippi State University Foundation is announcing six new and returning members each to its 46-seat board of directors.
Harpole named to major research governing board (01/22/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
A Mississippi State research administrator is joining the board of directors for a national research and education coalition that helps provide university funding in science and engineering.
Professor named international forestry fellow (01/18/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Ian A. Munn of Mississippi State is a new fellow of the Society of American Foresters.
Band of students 'carrying on' to Music City stage (01/17/2008) Writer: Kenneth Billings
The silky tenor voice Jason Graham singing "Carry On" can capture even the most schooled musical ear and is a favorite among audiences who have heard it live.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo to share cultural sounds (01/16/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
The 10-member South African vocal ensemble first known to many Americans for their collaboration with musical superstar Paul Simon will perform Feb. 12 at Mississippi State.
Fundraising campaign exceeds $400 million goal (01/15/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A flurry of year-end gifts and commitments to Mississippi State is taking the "State of the Future" capital campaign beyond its $400 million goal a full year ahead of schedule.
Supreme Court justice returns to campus next week (01/14/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A U.S. Supreme Court justice honored by a Mississippi State student organization in 1998 will again speak at the university Jan. 24.
Inventions + campus office = patents, products (01/11/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Ray Winton jokes that he'd have to quit his job as an electrical engineering professor at Mississippi State if the university's Office of Technology Commercialization didn't exist.
Maroon Alert activated during Thursday storm (01/10/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
Mississippi State's Maroon Alert system, employed during a Thursday severe weather system that moved through the state, functioned as planned, said MSU President Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong.
Former civil rights worker to lead MLK program (01/10/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
A prominent Washington, D.C., attorney who once helped organize Harvard University students to work for Mississippi civil rights during the 1964 Freedom Summer Project will speak Jan. 21 at Mississippi State.
MSU offers personal enrichment courses (01/09/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Registration is open for more than 20 personal enrichment courses taking place through March at Mississippi State.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Beef team version of 'Iron Chef' (01/07/2008) Writer: Robbie Ward
Three teams of Mississippi State students will faceoff in the kitchen on Tuesday [Jan. 8] in Bully's Beef Bites competition, a take from the popular Food Channel television show "Iron Chef."
Annual band clinic to feature four public concerts (01/07/2008) Writer: Sammy McDavid
Nearly 400 high school musicians from Mississippi and surrounding states will be at Mississippi State Jan. 23-26 for the university's 55th annual Honor Band Clinic.
'Day One' at MSU continues to evolve (01/07/2008) Writer: Maridith Geuder
A first-year leadership experience at Mississippi State, introduced last fall, is evolving to meet the needs of the growing program, said MSU President Robert H. "Doc" Foglesong.