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Published: Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:53:16 -0500

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Willie Nelson and Family to perform at MSU Riley Center to a sold out crowd

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:53:16 -0500

In probably the most eagerly awaited concert of the year, Willie Nelson and Family will perform at the MSU Riley Center on Tuesday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m.




Safe Zone training coming up Sept. 28

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:06:27 -0500

Mississippi State University's Safe Zone Advisory Board will host a Safe Zone training session on Sept. 28 from 5-8 p.m. at Foster Ballroom in the Colvard Student Union. Faculty, staff and students who have not previously attended are encouraged to register. In addition, Safe Zone is now taking nominations and self-nominations to fill vacancies for representatives on the advisory board.




MSU Department of Art seeks submissions for 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:36:12 -0500

Mississippi State University's Department of Art is accepting submissions for its 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition that will be on display January-April 2018 at the university's Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery. Due by Oct. 1, submissions may include ceramics, drawing, graphic design (e.g., branding campaigns, packaging), illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and electronic media.




Students: Get 10% more when you add to your Flex Meal Plan

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:30:56 -0500

Mississippi State students adding $100 or more to a Flex Meal Plan will receive 10% extra through Sept. 22, 2017. Flex dollars are accepted at all dining locations on campus as well as student concession stands. Call (662) 325-7120 with any questions or visit the MSU Dining Services office between Subway and Moe's.




Sanderson Center hosting fitness instructor certification workshops

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:52:10 -0500

MSU’s Joe Frank Sanderson Center will host four separate fitness instructor certification classes in late September and early October.




Online voting now open for official MSU tartan

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:55:55 -0500

Mississippi State University's School of Human Sciences is encouraging members of the Bulldog family to help select the original plaid design that will become the Official MSU Tartan. Voting is limited to one vote per person and will end October 15, 2017. Visit http://bit.ly/MississippiStateTartan to cast your vote today.




Mississippi State calendars and holiday cards now on sale

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 16:15:15 -0500

The 2018 Mississippi State University hanging wall calendar and holiday cards are now on sale. The MSU calendar features a sleek, modern design, with 13 beautiful campus scenes. With images by the university's own award-winning photographers, it's truly a one-of-a-kind treasure. This year, there are two holiday card options debuting original artwork by MSU alumni.


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Storyteller Garrison Keillor coming to MSU Riley Center on Sept. 28

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 15:46:36 -0500

Garrison Keillor, the tall storyteller from small-town Minnesota, will weave his spell Sept. 28 during a 7:30 p.m. performance at the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian. Keillor’s appearance will be the second show in the Riley Center’s 2017-2018 Fall/Winter Performing Arts Series. The former host of the long-running public radio show “A Prairie Home Companion” will take the stage solo, accompanied only by a stool and a microphone.


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Montgomery Leadership Program accepting applications until Sept. 19

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 15:37:43 -0500

The Montgomery Leadership Program (MLP) is accepting applications, including references, Sept. 19 for the next class of student leaders beginning Spring 2018. MLP Fellows undergo a three-semester study of leadership skills and strategies while actively engaging in their community through service. Students selected to be a MLP Fellow will receive a $250 scholarship the first semester of the program, a $500 scholarship each of the following two semesters and class credit all three semesters. To become a MLP Fellow, you must have completed at least one year of college and be in good standing as an MSU student. If you are willing to take the challenge, MLP will equip you with the tools necessary to transform lives — both yours and others.




Campus safety tips for students

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:50:08 -0500

The Mississippi State University Dean of Students' Office would like to welcome all students to campus for the fall semester. Dean of Students' Office staff are always happy to meet students and answer any questions you might have about Mississippi State. Drop by the office anytime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students do not need an appointment and can just stop by. The Dean of Students' Office is on the sixth floor of Allen Hall (room 608) or can be reached by phone at 662-325-3611.         




Campus bicycle rules, use and safety

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:16:44 -0500

MSU has seen a tremendous increase in bike use on campus and the university is working to make the campus as friendly to bicycles as possible. Not only are bicycles a healthy alternative to a car, but they also help alleviate traffic and parking on campus.         
        
Below are various rules for bicycle use on campus:       
        




Use caution during Aug. 21 solar eclipse

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:45:45 -0500

As the MSU community prepares for Monday’s solar eclipse, it is important to keep safety in mind as we witness this natural phenomenon.


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New three-way stop sign to be added at Stone Boulevard, Creelman Street

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:22:19 -0500

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Mississippi State officials are alerting the campus community about a new three-way stop sign to be operational at the intersection of Stone Boulevard and Creelman Street beginning July 6.


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Road striping project underway through September

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:24:55 -0500

A campus-wide road striping project is underway at Mississippi State University. The project started Monday [June 19] and will continue through September, according to MSU Campus Services. Drivers are encouraged to use caution while these improvements to campus roads are taking place.




National Academies announce Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:10:05 -0500

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are pleased to announce Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research, a new study to identify ambitious scientific opportunities in food and agriculture made possible by incorporating knowledge and tools from across the science and engineering spectrum. Major funding for the study has been provided by the SoAR Foundation and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research. The FFAR Board of Directors is chaired by Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum.




Mississippi State graduation list, deans’ and president’s lists now posted

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:00:54 -0500

The Mississippi State University deans’ and president’s lists are now available online at www.msstate.edu/students/lists. The university publishes deans' and president's lists for each spring and fall semester for the convenience of the media, friends and family members. Users can select the list, term and year they would like to view. Data can be further filtered by state of residence and home county. The list also may be sorted by city by clicking on the city/state heading.




International Institute launches Global Discovery seed grant program

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:53:32 -0500

The International Institute at Mississippi State has launched a new Global Discovery seed grant program. Its purpose is to catalyze international activities with high potential to leverage external funding and promote high impact, scalable, scholarly and creative activities or capacity building, while creating international education opportunities for students. Co-funded by the Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine and the Office of Research and Economic Development, the Global Discovery Seed Grant is administered through the International Institute.




Mississippi State releases annual ‘Drinking Water Quality Report’

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:13:00 -0500

Mississippi State is pleased to announce that the university’s water system has met all of the requirements of the Mississippi State Department of Health. The water quality report, also referred to as the Consumer Confidence Report, must be provided to customers annually. The annual testing is administered by MSDH. The 2016 full report is available online at http://www.msstate.edu/students/publications-policies/annual-water-report.




Marlowe named executive director of Phi Theta Kappa Foundation

Mon, 01 May 2017 14:21:06 -0500

Dr. Monica Marlowe has been named executive director of the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation, effective May 1.




SEC's spring college tour draws big crowds in Southern California

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:11:24 -0500

More than 220 high school students and 100 school counselors attended the 2017 Spring SEC College Tour last week in Southern California. The event included stops in San Diego, Pasadena and Irvine. “The quality of students coming from this region is amazing,” said Naron Remillard, the director of student recruitment at Mississippi State University. “They are well-prepared academically and willing to travel for the opportunities that SEC universities have to offer.” In each city, the college fair provided a time for high school students and their parents to visit with SEC admissions representatives.