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Inaugural Luckyday Scholars Program launches annual support for MSU students

The Luckyday Foundation of Jackson has pledged significant support benefiting Mississippi State University students who are residents of the Magnolia State. The $650,000 commitment will provide scholarship awards and promote student success through enhanced programming and engagement over four years.
July 30, 2019

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Eight MSU students receive prestigious Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship

Eight Mississippi State University students will receive $30,000 per year to attend medical school as part of the prestigious Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program.
July 22, 2019

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MSU campus construction projects underway to enhance academics, research, student experience

As Mississippi State prepares for the fall 2019 semester, several capital improvement projects are underway to help the university meet growing demand for academic, research and student living spaces.
July 20, 2019

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Historic high for MSU fundraising: $113 million for FY 2019

Mississippi State leaders announced today [July 16] the single largest giving year in university history, marking the sixth consecutive year of raising in excess of $100 million.
July 16, 2019

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MSU hosts high school students preparing for AP classes

Mississippi State is helping nearly 50 high school students from 13 rural schools around the state as they prepare to take an Advanced Placement Physics course this coming fall.
June 13, 2019

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MSU Grant historians contribute to Journal of Mississippi History’s latest issue

Articles by Mississippi State’s top researchers on Ulysses S. Grant are featured in the latest issue of the Journal of Mississippi History.
June 11, 2019

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Shaw named MSU’s new provost and executive vice president

A longtime faculty member and senior administrator at Mississippi State will serve the university in a new leadership role. David R. Shaw has been named the new provost and executive vice president after a productive tenure leading MSU’s research enterprise and economic development initiatives.
June 5, 2019

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MSU President Keenum gives statement on death of Sen. Thad Cochran

Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum released the following statement today [May 30] regarding the death of Senator Thad Cochran:
May 30, 2019

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Arbor Day Foundation honors MSU’s conservation spirit with Tree Campus USA designation

For the sixth consecutive year, Mississippi State University is being recognized for its sustained commitment to environmental stewardship with the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA designation.
May 22, 2019

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MSU students, others encouraged to read 2019 Maroon Edition book, ‘Hold on with a Bulldog Grip’

All Mississippi State students, employees and community members are encouraged to include the university’s Maroon Edition book, “Hold on with a Bulldog Grip,” in their summer reading selections.
May 20, 2019

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Skilled and supportive: Zacharias staff award recipients honored by MSU

From helping students throughout their academic careers to conducting research with far-reaching impact, Mississippi State employees use their knowledge and passion to advance the university and state in many ways.
May 17, 2019

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Adjutant General Boyles encourages MSU grads to contribute to the success of others

Maj. Gen. Janson D. “Durr” Boyles, Adjutant General of Mississippi’s National Guard, gave Mississippi State spring graduates practical leadership advice during three commencement ceremonies Thursday and Friday [May 2 and 3].
May 3, 2019

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Maroon and white pride: MSU honors 17 students with Spirit of State Awards

Seventeen Bulldog students with a fierce passion for Mississippi State were honored today [April 12] with the Spirit of State Award, the university’s premier student recognition for exceptional personal contributions to campus life.
April 12, 2019

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Mississippi State celebrates grand opening of Marvin B. Dow Stitched Composites Development Center

Mississippi State University celebrated Friday [April 12] the grand opening of a new research center that will continue to move the fields of composite materials and aerospace forward.
April 12, 2019

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Starkville High School students take home top awards in MSU’s Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Writing Contest

Three Starkville High School students are receiving awards for outstanding entries in Mississippi State’s Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Writing Contest.
April 12, 2019

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MSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women holds annual awards ceremony

Five outstanding women were recognized at Mississippi State Wednesday [April 10] during the annual President’s Commission on the Status of Women Awards Ceremony.
April 11, 2019

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Petal student with big public service dreams named MSU’s newest Truman Scholar

Mississippi State University is celebrating the exciting news announced today [April 11] of its 19th student receiving the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
April 11, 2019

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The Phi Beta Kappa Society installs Gamma of Mississippi Chapter at MSU

The Phi Beta Kappa Society installed a new chapter at Mississippi State University Tuesday [April 2] at a ceremony at The Mill at MSU Conference Center in Starkville. Following the installation, the new Gamma of Mississippi chapter inducted 77 students selected for their extraordinary academic achievement in the arts and sciences.
April 2, 2019

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New biography from MSU historians on U.S. Grant selected 2019 Maroon Edition book

A new, concise biography of Ulysses S. Grant written by Mississippi State historians has been named the university’s common reading book for the 11th Maroon Edition program.
April 2, 2019

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USDA Deputy Under Secretary encourages MSU students to ‘be authors of their own story’

Mississippi State students were encouraged to write their own story and pursue careers in agriculture and science during a Friday [March 29] lecture from Mindy M. Brashears, U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety.
March 29, 2019

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MSU leaders discuss university’s positive impact, advancement at spring general faculty meeting

Mississippi State leaders discussed several important accomplishments, and the university’s impact on the Magnolia State, during Tuesday’s [Feb. 19] spring general faculty meeting.
February 19, 2019

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MSU officially opens new Dudy Noble Field, unveils ‘Thunder and Lightning’ statues

The standard has been raised in college baseball as Mississippi State University officially opened the new Dudy Noble Field with a grand opening ceremony Friday [Feb. 15] before the 2019 season opener against Youngstown State.
February 15, 2019

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C Spire, Mississippi State join forces to create unique software job training program

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February 11, 2019

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Sale of Junior Champions celebrates 50 years

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson kicked off the 50th Annual Sale of Junior Champions today by recognizing the collaborative efforts of the Mississippi State University Extension Service, FFA, and the Sale of Champions Committee in making the Sale of Junior Champions a success year after year.
February 7, 2019

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MSU Diversity Conference keynote Damon A. Williams empowers student leaders, educators to spark innovation, change

During a Thursday [Jan. 31] keynote address at Mississippi State’s seventh Diversity Conference, strategic diversity leadership expert Damon A. Williams said the courageous pursuit of innovation is a key component for creating a diverse and inclusive learning environment in higher education.
January 31, 2019