Announcements

  • MSU Extension Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program opportunities available
    The Mississippi State University Extension Service is offering eight summer apprenticeship opportunities in 2018 for qualified juniors and seniors through the MSU Extension Undergraduate Apprenticeship Program. Each paid apprenticeship offers an integrated research and Extension experience, in which the student works directly with a faculty specialist to assist with ongoing research and help develop a related educational product or process that successfully translates into relevant outreach to key stakeholders. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. CST on Feb. 28, 2018.
    January 11, 2018
  • African-American Studies director candidates to deliver campus presentations
    The second and third candidates for the director of African-American Studies position at Mississippi State will interview on campus this month. All university members are welcome to each candidate's open presentations, which will focus on their vision for the program. Darryl Scriven will make his presentation on Jan. 23 from 1:45-3 p.m. in Colvard Student Union's Fowlkes Auditorium. Tommy Curry will make his presentation on Jan. 26 from 1:30-2:45 p.m., also in Fowlkes Auditorium.
    January 11, 2018
  • 'Empress of Soul' Gladys Knight to play MSU Riley Center
    Gladys Knight, the Empress of Soul, will bring her legendary voice and her impressive catalog of beloved songs to the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian on on Jan. 16, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. In the 1960s and ’70s, she and the Pips, her now-retired trio of backing singers and dancers, created a long string of electrifying hits. They included “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye),” “You’re the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me,” and her signature song, “Midnight Train to Georgia.”
    January 6, 2018
  • Starkville/MSU Community Band invites new members for spring
    The MSU band staff invites all faculty, staff and graduate students with previous band experience to play in the Starkville/MSU Community Band.
    January 2, 2018
  • Mississippi Public Universities support Mississippi's target sectors for economic development
    Dr. Glenn Boyce, Commissioner of Higher Education: The Mississippi Development Authority, the economic and community development agency for the state, has identified eight target industries that are an excellent fit for Mississippi's assets, human and natural resources, and business climate. These are the industries on which to focus our efforts to recruit, retain and grow. The eight industries include advanced manufacturing; aerospace; agribusiness; automotive; forestry and energy; healthcare; shipbuilding; and tourism and film. Mississippi Public Universities support these eight industries in numerous ways.
    December 20, 2017
  • Temporary road closure planned for Lee Boulevard and George Perry Street
    In order to facilitate utility work and exterior work at the YMCA building, the section of road between YMCA and Colvard Student Union and the bus stop at Old Main Academic Center will be closed beginning on Monday, December 18.
    December 18, 2017
  • Mississippi Public Universities improve retention rates through focused efforts
    An analysis conducted by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid found that students who take out college loans, but don’t graduate, are three times more likely to default than borrowers who complete. Mississippi Public Universities are focused on supporting students so they can stay on track and graduate. Student retention efforts are custom-designed to fit the students’ needs. Promoting a positive academic experience is a major student success goal for Mississippi State University.
    December 15, 2017
  • Consortium seeking applicants for 2019 National Sea Grant College Program
    The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium is now seeking applicants for the 2019 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Students must be enrolled in a graduate program during the spring semester of 2018 to be eligible.
    December 12, 2017
  • Temporary lane closure on Lee Boulevard, partial road closure on George Perry Street starting Dec. 11
    A temporary roadway closure will be in place this week on Mississippi State University's Starkville campus to facilitate underground utility work a
    December 8, 2017
  • Mississippi Public Universities attack healthcare issues on many fronts
    It is no secret that many Mississippians face health challenges. Mississippi Public Universities attack these challenges on many fronts. Universities treat patients, train the next generation of healthcare providers and conduct research that will help prevent disease and improve outcomes.
    December 7, 2017

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