Cutting the Ribbon for an Old Favorite

President Keenum and VIPs cut ribbon of new State Fountain Bakery location in Colvard Union.
Photo by Logan Kirkland

MSU Dining Services held a Monday [Feb. 4] ribbon cutting for State Fountain Bakery’s new space in Colvard Student Union. Pictured left to right, Mayah Emerson, MSU Student Association president from Meridian; Brandon C. Johns, a junior management major from Spring Hill, Tennessee; Madison K. Grant, a senior business administration major from Elberta, Alabama; MSU President Mark E. Keenum; LeRoy Hollingshed, retired State Fountain Bakery employee; Jeffrey Rupp, director of outreach for MSU’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach; James Jankowski, Aramark resident district manager; Hunter Harrington, director of membership development for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership; and Regina Hyatt, MSU vice president for student affairs. With assistance from MSU’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach, Johns, Grant and other MSU students founded jitterbean’s coffee, now served at State Fountain Bakery.