Retired U.S. Air Force Col. and Astronaut Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Ross, middle, presents MSU senior civil engineering major

Record-setting astronaut Jerry Ross to MSU students: ‘Never give up on your dreams’

Of all the missions retired U.S. Air Force Col. Jerry Ross has undertaken in his 42-year career, he considers the encouragement of young people to be among his greatest.

September 20, 2018
Students walk in front of Mississippi State’s Old Main Academic Center.

Record-setting enrollment at the state’s leading research university tops 22,000

In its fifth consecutive year of historic growth, Mississippi State celebrates its 140-year anniversary by accelerating student enrollment well over the 22,000 mark, an attainment that’s been a top priority for MSU President Mark E. Keenum.

September 13, 2018
Graphic of Mark E. Keenum and the College Football Playoff logo.

MSU’s Keenum named chair of College Football Playoff Board of Managers

Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been selected as chair of the College Football Playoff (CFP) Board of Managers.

August 17, 2018

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