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Published: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:39:39 -0500

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Note time adjustment for Wednesday's Alabama Shakes concert

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:39:39 -0500

Note a time adjustment to Wednesday's performance. The show opens at 7 p.m. instead of 8 p.m. as previously announced. Grammy Award-winning blues rock band Alabama Shakes will perform April 26 at Mississippi State. Sponsored by the university’s student-staffed Music Maker Productions, the concert will be held at the MSU Amphitheater. Admission is free to all. Follow Music Maker Productions on Twitter @Music_Maker for updates.




Registrar's Office announces spring commencement details

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:37:35 -0500

The Office of the Registrar at Mississippi State has posted graduation instructions and additional details about spring commencement on its website at http://www.registrar.msstate.edu/students/graduation.




Administrators, faculty needed as volunteers for Staff Appreciation Day

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:05:02 -0500

Volunteers are needed for Mississippi State's annual Staff Appreciation Day that will take place May 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in The Junction. Staff Council is asking administrators and faculty to volunteer to work for an hour-long shift. To volunteer, please contact Heather Andrews at handrews@foundation.msstate.edu or 662-325-0259.




Road closures planned for Alabama Shakes concert at amphitheater

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:46:59 -0500

Several road and parking lot closures will be in place next week for the Alabama Shakes concert at Mississippi State on Wednesday [April 26].




IHL: Trustee Rouse passes gavel to Trustee Smith

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:50:04 -0500

Trustee Doug Rouse passed the gavel to incoming President C.D. Smith at the meeting of the IHL Board of Trustees held today in Jackson. Trustee Smith will officially take office on May 8.




MSU Community Garden holds first planting Friday

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:57:05 -0500

Faculty, staff and students are invited to the first planting of the MSU Community Garden on April 21 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Landscape Architecture Courtyard. The garden, which will host three academic courses in fall 2017, is a cross-campus collaboration between the College of Architecture, Art and Design; the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and the MSU Student Association. The three departments that will be utilizing the garden for classes are landscape architecture; plant and soil sciences; and food science, nutrition and health promotion.   




Register today for More Than a Brunch Women's Leadership Conference

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:07:33 -0500

High school and college women are invited to the More Than a Brunch Women's Leadership Conference at Mississippi State on Saturday [April 22] in Colvard Student Union's Foster Ballroom. Topics include confidence building, enriched leadership and professional development. The conference is free, and attendees should register online at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080F49AFA82AA6FE3-more by Friday [April 21].




Bagley College hosts Space Foundation executives for Distinguished Speaker Series

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:10:39 -0500

The Bagley College of Engineering will welcome guests from the Space Foundation today [April 12] as a part of the college’s Distinguished Speaker Series.




Policy addresses employee political activity

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:58:32 -0500

With local political campaigning underway this year, Mississippi State's Office of General Counsel reminds employees to be aware of the university's policy on political activities. There are several basic guidelines that university employees should keep in mind when engaging in any form of political activity. MSU employees are encouraged to review the policy in its entirety and to understand their rights and responsibilities.




LEAP program now accepting applications

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:54:39 -0500

The 2017 Leadership Excellence for Accomplished Professionals (LEAP) program at Mississippi State is now accepting applications. The goal and purpose of LEAP is to empower new supervisors and extremely high performing professional staff with a heightened self-awareness, advanced knowledge, and value-added leadership in a secure, but challenging environment. As a result of the program, participants increase the capacity to lead themselves, other individuals, and a university unit or organization.




Mississippi State architecture project featured in Architecture Boston magazine

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:43:49 -0500

Architecture Boston looks at the pavilion and rain gardens at the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum, a design-build collaboration between Mississippi State University's architecture and landscape architecture programs.




Faculty, staff mentors needed for Day One students this fall

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:01:08 -0500

The Day One Leadership Community at Mississippi State is currently searching for interested faculty and staff members to be mentors for freshmen during the upcoming fall semester. Mentors guide a single team of five to seven students toward the completion of its community service project. Mentors help coordinate the team's efforts with the needs of the community and help the team members develop their leadership skills.




Nominations sought for Faculty Leadership Program

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:25:17 -0500

The Office of Research and Economic Development and the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President will again be conducting an Academic Leadership Program for selected faculty at Mississippi State during the upcoming 2017-18 academic year. The program consists of two-hour seminar sessions once per month from August to April with senior leaders covering a wide variety of topics. Eligible faculty must be nominated by their center director, department head, or dean.




BCH 4990-Healthcare and Servant Leadership offered during Maymester

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:18:26 -0500

Mississippi State students are invited to enroll in BCH 4990-Healthcare and Servant Leadership during Maymester [May 8-30]. The studio-based course will incorporate healthcare and servant leadership with an emphasis on physician-patient interaction. Students will obtain clinical exposure and shadowing hours, visit healthcare facilities and universities, gain references for recommendations, and meet guest lecturers with clinical experience from different healthcare fields to offer a variety of perspectives. This course is only open to sophomores, juniors and seniors.




Food resources available for campus community members in need

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:56:12 -0600

The MSU Food Security Network has partnered with the Student Association's Block by Block Meal Program to connect members of the Mississippi State community who lack food to available food resources on campus and in the community. The MSU Food Security Network connects students, faculty and staff to a local food pantry, and Block by Block provides block meals specifically for students in need.




Information Technology Services planning major Banner upgrade

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:45:17 -0600

Beginning in April, Information Technology Services at Mississippi State will begin the process of upgrading Banner 8 to Banner 9, also referred to as Banner XE. This is a major upgrade that will take over a year to complete. Campus users are asked to visit www.its.msstate.edu/services/accounts/admin-banner/banner9 for details about the upgrade, including a timeline, a video, FAQs, and other important information. Additional information will be made available as the upgrade progresses.




MSU summer camp webpage ready for 2017 updates

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:04:18 -0600

The MSU summer camp webpage is up and ready to be updated with 2017 camp information.




The MSU Local Food Systems Research Group (LFSRG) meeting set for Friday

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:35:59 -0600

The MSU Local Food Systems Research Group (LFSRG) will meet Friday.




Staff Council offers professional development panel event

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:32:40 -0600

Staff Council is offering a professional development panel event, Professionalism 2.0, on Wednesday, February 22, in the Bost Theatre from 2 - 3:30 p.m.




The Lincoln Forum announces President's Day telecasts on C-SPAN-3

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:35:50 -0600

The Lincoln Forum is announcing President's Day weekend encore and premiere telecasts on C-SPAN-3, American History TV, from Lincoln Forum XXI at Gettysburg:

Richard Brookhiser on Lincoln and the Founders, encores on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., and Sunday at 3:10 p.m.

MSU Giles Distinguished Professor Emeritus John Marszalek and Craig Symonds debate the Johnston-Sherman surrender (premiere), Saturday at 6 p.m., and Sunday at 1:05 p.m. Marszalek also is executive director and managing editor for the Ulysses S. Grant Association.