Title: Information Technology Coordinator
Department: New Media
Nick Wilson originally joined the Public Affairs team in 2002 as a student worker performing the duties of system administrator for the department. In 2007 he rejoined the department after returning to Mississippi State to pursue his graduate degree. Since then he has coordinated the information technology needs for the department, providing day to day IT support and working to create and maintain online content to promote Mississippi State University. He also managed IT needs as well as large format printing and digital press operations for the Stennis Institute of Government from 2012-2014.
After graduating from Mississippi State in 2004, Nick worked for the Mississippi Municipal League. There he represented the interests of Mississippi's cities and towns in the legislature and committees and provided research and technical assistance to local governments. He also developed and coordinated outreach efforts for cities and towns affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Nick has a Masters in Public Policy and Administration, and has taken significant coursework in budgeting, intergovernmental relations, emergency management, research methods, and communication theory towards a PhD. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Mississippi State. He is a member of the American Society for Public Administration and the Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society. In his spare time you can find Nick either playing the ukulele or volunteering his time with various local community organizations.
Nick lives in Starkville with his turtle, Old Veteran, and his adopted rescue dog, Sophie.