MSU announces Thanksgiving holiday closure

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State will close at noon on Nov. 23, the day before Thanksgiving.

MSU President Mark E. Keenum announced today [Nov. 14] that the early closure is to thank employees and take advantage of an energy-savings opportunity.

“I feel truly blessed to be a part of the Mississippi State family, and I am very proud to be your colleague,” Keenum said in an employee email. “I appreciate your commitment to your work and your dedication to our students and the communities we serve.”

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Monday, November 14, 2022 - 4:21 pm