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MSU, SMCC sign MOU for Bachelor of Applied Science degree program
Mississippi State University and Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit signed a memorandum of understanding today [Feb. 27] to formalize partnership programs for students enrolled in technical education programs.
Local community colleges partnering with Mississippi State program
Students and people in the workforce with an associate of applied science degree who want to advance their careers will now have an opportunity to do so.
MSU, MCC sign MOU for Bachelor of Applied Science degree program
Mississippi State University and Meridian Community College signed a memorandum of understanding today [Feb. 26] to formalize partnership programs for students enrolled in technical education programs.
MSU, ECCC sign MOU for Bachelor of Applied Science degree program
Mississippi State University and East Central Community College in Decatur signed a memorandum of understanding today [Feb. 26] to formalize partnership programs for students enrolled in technical education programs.
MSU, Co-Lin sign MOU for Bachelor of Applied Science degree program
Mississippi State University and Copiah-Lincoln Community College signed a memorandum of understanding today [Feb. 19] to formalize partnership programs for students enrolled in technical education programs.
MGCCC, Mississippi State sign new academic pathways for applied science and culinary students
An academic career path just got better for more than 2,200 students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
MSU, MGCCC sign pathways agreements for BAS, culinology programs
Mississippi State University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College leaders signed two agreements Thursday [Feb. 13] to expand opportunities for students in technical education and culinology programs.
MSU welcomes Uzbekistan delegation to campus
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum welcomed Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the United States Javlon Vakhabov and U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum to campus Wednesday [Feb. 12] to discuss potential collaborations.
Mississippi State, EMCC link Bachelor of Applied Science degree program
Mississippi State University and East Mississippi Community College signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday at EMCC's Communiversity to formalize a partnership that will benefit students enrolled in technical education programs.
MSU, EMCC sign MOU for Bachelor of Applied Science degree program
Mississippi State University and East Mississippi Community College signed a memorandum of understanding today [Feb. 12] at EMCC’s Communiversity to formalize partnership programs for students enrolled in technical education programs.
'An American perspective': Mississippi State displays 19th century cannon outside Grant Library
Duffy Neubauer, the curator of the Starkville Civil War Arsenal and a self-proclaimed "cannon guy," was cleaning the barrel of a Model 1841 "6-pounder" cannon in December when he came across something he didn't expect.
MSU unveils historical cannon at Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library
A 19th century cannon now greets visitors to Mississippi State’s Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library.
Carnegie Foundation endorses Mississippi State with renewed Community Engagement Classification
Mississippi State again is being recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for excellent integration of community engagement with university teaching and learning strategies.
MSU leaders highlight university’s impact, accomplishments
As Mississippi State begins another decade of teaching, research and service, university leaders highlighted MSU’s growing impact in Mississippi during Wednesday’s [Jan. 22] spring general faculty meeting.
Community gathers at MLK Unity Breakfast
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, over 1,000 people gathered for Mississippi State University's Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion's 26th annual Unity Breakfast at The Mill.
Shaffer challenges crowd at MSU’s MLK Jr. Day Unity Breakfast
Mississippi State hosted a capacity crowd gathered to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Monday [Jan. 20], with keynote speaker Donald M. Shaffer applauding those also committing the day to public service.
MSU receives papers of veteran journalist and alum Randy Bell
A ceremony at Mississippi State University on Friday [Jan. 17] honored the career of Mississippi’s most award-winning radio journalist and MSU alumnus Randy Bell, whose work will be housed at the university’s Mitchell Memorial Library.
Search committee in place for MSU vice president for research and economic development
Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum on Monday [Jan. 13] provided the campus community with an update on the search for the university’s next vice president for research and economic development.
Bully's Closet and Pantry aims to meet several needs at Mississippi State
Deshaun Hackett didn't want to take the last carton of milk from the refrigerator, but Harmony Clarke insisted.
‘From idea to reality’: Bully’s Closet and Pantry opens to serve MSU students
Mississippi State held a ribbon cutting ceremony today [Jan. 10] to celebrate the opening of Bully’s Closet and Pantry on the Starkville campus.
MSU, NOAA celebrate Orion supercomputer
Mississippi State University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration celebrated one of the country’s most powerful supercomputers Wednesday [Dec. 18].
MSU, Holmes sign MOU for Bachelor of Applied Science degree program
Mississippi State University and Holmes Community College signed a memorandum of understanding today [Dec. 17] to formalize partnership programs for students enrolled in technical education programs.
Home for the Holidays: MSU, Habitat for Humanity dedicate 11th Maroon Edition home to Starkville family
If home is where the heart is, Keyana Triplett has one happy heart this holiday season.
Mississippi State, The W and Delta State see increased enrollment as state numbers decline
Only three of Mississippi's eight public universities saw increased enrollment for fall 2019 as statewide enrollment numbers slightly declined from 2018.
Mississippi State University President visits Gulfport High School
Local high school students received a big visit from one of the state's top educators today to talk about the benefits of higher education.
Mississippi State president urges Northeast seniors to think about life beyond high school
Honesty, hard work and respect are the key to success, the president of Mississippi State University told high school seniors on Tuesday.
MSU remains Mississippi’s top research university in latest NSF survey
Mississippi State University is once again ranked as Mississippi’s top research university in the latest report from the National Science Foundation.
Mississippi State, MUW show enrollment increases despite system-wide drop
Although statewide enrollment in Mississippi's public universities has dropped slightly since last fall, both Mississippi State University and the Mississippi University for Women have shown slight increases.
MSU, Hinds Community College sign MOU for Bachelor of Applied Science degree program
Mississippi State University and Hinds Community College signed a memorandum of understanding today [Nov. 14] to formalize partnership programs for students enrolled in technical education programs.
Mississippi State honors veterans with ceremony
Veterans and their supporters gathered on the Drill Field at Mississippi State University for a ceremony honoring those in the MSU community who have served, in addition to remembering the school's military history.
Crossing the Sun: Keenum, students view rare phenomenon
MSU president addresses international food and agriculture agency, expands partnerships in Rome
Mississippi State University’s work to address key challenges of the 21st century was the focus of a speech delivered by MSU President Mark E. Keenum in Italy today [Nov. 6].
MSU notes ITS success, initiatives at annual meeting
As Mississippi State carries out its learning, research and service missions, the university’s Information Technology Services is behind the scenes making sure students, faculty and staff have the digital tools they need to be successful.
New Locksley Way multiuse path showcases successful partnership between MSU, Starkville and Oktibbeha County
Representatives from Mississippi State University, the city of Starkville and Oktibbeha County celebrated the new multiuse path on Locksley Way Tuesday [Oct. 29].
Rockin’ new threads: Uniform upgrades give MSU’s Famous Maroon Band members improved comfort, more contemporary look
Mississippi State’s Famous Maroon Band always commands attention with its talent-driven sound, and 420 student members now have an even sharper, more comfortable look to match thanks to new uniforms.
MSU’s Zant to assume broader duties as VP Amy Tuck retires
Veteran Mississippi State University Vice President Don A. Zant will assume broader duties in a campus reorganization plan unveiled by MSU President Mark E. Keenum after longtime Vice President for Campus Services Amy Tuck announced her retirement earlier this month.
Mississippi State and Belhaven University partner for dual degree program
Top officials from Mississippi State University's Bagley College of Engineering and Belhaven University's School of Science and Arts signed an agreement on Thursday to create a new dual degree program for undergraduate students.
MSU and Belhaven University partner for dual degree program
Top officials from Mississippi State University’s Bagley College of Engineering and Belhaven University’s School of Science and Arts signed an agreement on Thursday [Oct. 17] to create a new dual degree program for undergraduate students.
A Win-Win: New Report for USAID Finds Agricultural Investments in Developing Countries Yield Significant Economic Benefits at Home As Well
The U.S. receives broad-based economic, national security, and diplomatic benefits from its agricultural assistance investments in the developing world, according to a new report commissioned by the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development (BIFAD).
Helping Others Helps Us: Guest column by MSU President Dr. Mark Keenum
Working to find solutions to the many problems posed by hunger and poverty have defined much of my professional life.
GUEST VIEW: Study finds international aid investments pay domestic dividends
Dr. Mark E. Keenum, chairman of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development and President of Mississippi State University, writes in The Meridian Star: Working to find solutions to the many problems posed by hunger and poverty have defined much of my professional life.
MSU opens MaxxSouth Digital Media Center at Mitchell Memorial Library
Mississippi State University officially opened the MaxxSouth Digital Media Center in ceremonies today [Oct. 7] in Mitchell Memorial Library with a ribbon cutting and program with remarks by company representatives.
Alumna honors brother with library reading room at MSU
Overlooking Mississippi State’s historic Drill Field in the heart of campus, a newly transformed area in Mitchell Memorial Library gives students a vantage point to appreciate the university’s beauty while devoting essential time to their academic studies.
Mississippi State unveils new animal and dairy sciences building
After nearly two years of construction, Mississippi State University's Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences now has a new home.
MSU again recognized by TVA for low carbon emissions
The Tennessee Valley Authority is again recognizing Mississippi State University for its efforts in improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions.
MSU faculty, administrators celebrate completion of Animal and Dairy Sciences Building
Mississippi State officials commemorated the completion of the new Animal and Dairy Sciences Building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday [Sept. 30].
Elite Eight: Freshmen receive MSU Presidential Endowed Scholarships
Mississippi State’s Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College is announcing its newest Presidential Endowed Scholarship recipients.
Bachelor of Applied Science degree program introduced
Mississippi State University is unveiling a Bachelor of Applied Science program that will help more Mississippians earn a college degree and compete for the jobs of the future.
Mississippi State is a ‘Great College to Work For’ for fourth consecutive year
For the fourth year in a row, Mississippi State is being recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
State leaders gather at MSU for fourth annual NSPARC Data Summit
Government and industry leaders from across Mississippi discussed the many ways data can advance the Magnolia State at the fourth annual Data Summit.