Published: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:40:19 -0500
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:40:19 -0500
Due to the huge demand for the Mississippi State fleece jackets, MSU Staff Council is taking additional orders. Orders must be placed no later than Oct. 28 on or before 5 p.m. When the jackets arrive, Staff Council will designate a date when you can pay for and pick up your jacket(s). Staff Council also has a large quantity of tumblers, and they will be available for purchase on the order pickup date. If you would only like to purchase a tumbler, please contact the Staff Council Office at email@example.com. The jackets sell for $25 each and the tumblers are $15 each.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:51:54 -0500
The Department of Housing and Residence Life at Mississippi State University will host the annual State of Growth Leadership Conference for current and potential student leaders on Nov. 12. The event is free for MSU students and $25 for non-MSU students.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:11:52 -0500
Mississippi State's Department of Art and Center for Student Activities is partnering with Starkville Habitat for Humanity for "Salvaged Splendor," an art exhibition celebrating the beauty found in overlooked items from everyday life.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:00:53 -0500
MSU Dining Services invites patrons to complete a customer satisfaction survey. Participants are eligible to win a $150 Visa e-card or one of three $50 Visa e-cards. Offer ends Nov. 4. The survey is online at www.college-survey.com/Default?UID=missstate.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:54:03 -0500
The Local Food Systems Research Group (LFSRG) at Mississippi State meets monthly, and interested faculty and staff are invited to attend the next meeting on Nov. 11 from noon-1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Social Science Research Center in the main conference room on the second floor. A light lunch will be provided.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:42:58 -0500
The Learning Center at Mississippi State is offering an ACT Preparation Workshop on Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. in Allen Hall, Room 246. The workshop is open to all area high school and college students who plan to take the ACT. There will be four areas of concentration: English, Math, Reading, and Science Reasoning. The cost is $75, and participants will receive a book, "Barron's 2nd/3rd Edition, ACT 36: Aiming for the Perfect Score." Beginning Nov. 7, there will be a $50 late fee in addition to the cost of $75.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Melissa Etheridge will pay musical tribute to one of the great soul music record labels of the 1960s and ’70s when she performs "This Is MEmphis Rock & Roll: A Soul-ute to Stax Records" at the MSU Riley Center on Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:20:44 -0500
The Department of Human Resources Management at Mississippi State invites you to enroll in upcoming training sessions offered as a result of the federal Department of Labor's Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) final overtime rule and MSU's implementation. These sessions are designed to provide education for administrators, supervisors, and employees impacted by the new FLSA regulations.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:09:33 -0500
The President's Commission on the Status of Minorities at Mississippi State will host the 2017 Diversity Conference: Our Voices on Jan. 26-27, 2017, at The Mill at MSU Conference Center in Starkville. This year's theme of "Our Voices" will focus on the need for using your voice and how it can be a source of power and strength for creating an environment of inclusiveness in higher education.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:59:25 -0500
The Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Rural Interdisciplinary Case Experience (RICE) Bowl on Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in Jackson.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 14:14:52 -0500
The Student Health Center at Mississippi State will be offering a series of flu shot clinics this fall. Flu vaccinations will be available in classroom 350 on the third floor from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 5, 19 and 26 and on Nov. 2, 9 and 16.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:02:58 -0500
The Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State is now accepting pre-proposals from researchers for the National Science Foundation’s FY 2017 Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-1 competition. Preproposals are due by the close of business on Nov. 18.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:17:59 -0500
Students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Shackouls Honors College and the International Institute at Mississippi State for an information session about 2017 Boren scholarships and fellowships on Nov. 1 at 3 p.m. in Colvard Student Union, Room 329.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:14:30 -0500
Starting Saturday [Oct. 1], benefits open enrollment will be available for eligible Mississippi State University employees. Open enrollment is required only if you are adding new coverage, changing existing coverage or canceling coverage. If you aren’t adding new coverage, changing existing coverage or canceling coverage, you do not need to participate in open enrollment, and your current benefits will continue into 2017.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:33:14 -0500
The Department of Human Resources Management and the Community Emergency Response Team at Mississippi State invite you to participate in fire safety preparedness training to be held Tuesday [Sept. 27] and Friday [Sept. 30] from 2-4 p.m. in Colvard Student Union's Fowlkes Auditorium.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:58:38 -0500
As part of the “Healthy U” series, Mississippi State's Staff Council, in partnership with Health Promotion and Wellness and ActiveHealth, invites you to attend the workshop, “Clear the Air MSU for a Smoke-Free Campus” on Sept. 30 from noon-1 p.m. in the Hunter Henry Center's Parker Ballroom. This session will focus on the new smoke-free policy, cessation programs offered through the university, and discuss strategies to quit smoking and identify tips to help keep you on track with your tobacco free goals.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 11:58:05 -0500
Studying abroad gives Mississippi State students an invaluable opportunity to expand one's horizons and gain a new perspective on the world while being immersed in an exciting new culture. Weekly study abroad interest sessions will be held for students at MSU every Monday at 11 a.m. in Allen Hall, Room 611 and every Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Allen Hall, Room 611 this semester.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:16:07 -0500
To support scholarly research efforts within the Southeastern Conference, library deans from all SEC member universities have committed to sharing in new ways their respective institutional collections with other conference schools, effective immediately.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:37:44 -0500
While some scholars are firm in their belief that King Arthur is merely a literary invention, others are more circumspect. "We don't have evidence to prove his historicity, but we certainly don't have evidence to prove he's manufactured, that he's a completely fictional character," says Christopher Snyder, dean and professor of history at Mississippi State University and author of The World of King Arthur.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:10:06 -0500
Zack Rowland, who recently became director of the Institute for Imaging & Analytical Technologies (I2AT) at Mississippi State University, has long had a serious interest in photography and electrical engineering.