Presidential Spotlight - George Bishop Honorary Degree

Alumni George Bishop receives his framed honorary degree from President Keenum on the Hump's Commencement stage.

George Bishop Honorary Degree

George H. Bishop, left, receives an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from MSU President Mark E. Keenum during Friday [May 3] morning commencement ceremonies at Mississippi State University. The Smith County native is a 1958 MSU petroleum geology graduate who in 1981 founded GeoSouthern Energy, which grew to become one of the largest, privately held producers of oil and gas in the country.

Photo by Megan Bean

May 7, 2019