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MSU, Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity ceremony dedicates ‘home built with love’ for local family, honors retired Army captain

Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity gave attendees of today’s [March 29] 12th annual Maroon Edition home dedication ceremony many reasons to smile.
March 29, 2021

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MSU creates $1.8 billion annual economic impact, study shows

Mississippi State University provides an estimated annual economic impact of $1.8 billion to the Magnolia State, a recently completed analysis shows.
March 22, 2021

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MSU President Keenum issues statement on recent violence

In light of the shootings in Atlanta last week and other recent violent acts against Asian Americans and others of Asian descent, starting today, the Mississippi State University Division of Access, Diversity and Inclusion, under the capable leadership of Vice President Ra’Sheda Boddie Forbes, is providing the following support and resources:
March 22, 2021

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UPDATE: Mississippi State extends vaccine distribution criteria in accordance with Gov. Reeves’ announcement

Mississippi State is expanding its recent announcement that the university plans to serve as a COVID-19 vaccination site and will administer a limited supply of Pfizer vaccines beginning Tuesday [March 16].
March 15, 2021

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Mississippi State announces in-person ceremonies for spring commencement April 29, 30

Mississippi State is announcing plans for in-person spring commencement exercises to be held on the Starkville and Meridian campuses.
March 12, 2021

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Mississippi Delta Community College joins Mississippi Library Partnership

Mississippi Delta Community College’s library system has joined the Mississippi Library Partnership, adding its approximately 27,000 titles to the consortium that now includes 55 members from across the state.
November 16, 2020

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Mississippi State completes Poultry Science Building

Mississippi State University officials commemorated the completion of the university's new Poultry Science Building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov.
November 11, 2020

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MSU faculty, administrators celebrate completion of Poultry Science Building

Mississippi State officials commemorated the completion of the university’s new Poultry Science Building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday [Nov. 9].
November 9, 2020

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MSU establishes record enrollment growth for the sixth year

In the wake of an unprecedented global pandemic and at a time when universities across the nation are experiencing declining enrollments, Mississippi State this fall set a new enrollment record for the sixth consecutive year.
November 2, 2020

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MSU-Meridian’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies program achieves Accreditation-Provisional status, selects first cohort

A new Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree program at Mississippi State University-Meridian has achieved Accreditation-Provisional status and will enroll its first cohort at the Riley Campus in downtown Meridian this January.
October 26, 2020

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‘Cast of thousands’ prepares MSU for semester experience like no other

The academic experience is looking a little different at Mississippi State this fall, especially from a row in the 10,500-seat Humphrey Coliseum where students are absorbing the fundamentals of U.S. history and political science during COVID-19 in the university’s largest indoor venue.
September 16, 2020

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Mississippi State is a ‘Great College to Work For’ for fifth consecutive year

Employees of Mississippi State have spoken—again! For the fifth year in a row, their university is being recognized as a “Great College to Work For” based on positive feedback from faculty and staff.
September 14, 2020

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Maroon Edition author offers warm welcome, invites MSU students to virtual events

The author of Mississippi State’s 12th Maroon Edition book selection is hosting free, online events this month to officially welcome new freshmen and transfer students to the state’s leading university.
August 24, 2020

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MSU Reveals Game Day Operational Guidelines, Stadium Capacity Projections, COVID-19 Safeguards, and resort status implementation for Davis Wade Stadium in 2020

Mississippi State Athletics announced today a reduced capacity at Davis Wade Stadium for the 2020 season in compliance with state and local guidelines.
August 21, 2020

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MSU celebrates first online Bachelor of Applied Science graduate

Mississippi State’s first graduate of the university’s new Bachelor of Applied Science program is praising the degree path as “a great opportunity for students who want to go into management without having to start over with a four-year degree.”
August 21, 2020

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MSU makes Mississippi history, ends campaign with $1.07 billion in gifts

Infinite Impact: The Mississippi State University Campaign concluded its decade-long run in June with an unprecedented $1.07 billion in outright gifts and pledges, including $285.2 million raised in deferred gifts.
August 17, 2020

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Two veterinary medicine students become FFAR Vet Fellows, bring recognition to MSU

Two students in Mississippi State’s College of Veterinary Medicine are garnering attention as international fellow selections and for bringing unprecedented attention to their university.
August 10, 2020

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Living ‘Cowbell Well’: New MSU wellness, safety initiative to be front and center this fall

As students begin arriving at Mississippi State this week, they’ll be greeted with a modified campus lifestyle that includes maroon facemasks, physical distancing, sanitizing stations and an introduction to Cowbell Well, the university’s health and safety initiative.
August 6, 2020

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MSU, SOSD mark new era with opening of Partnership Middle School

Mississippi State University and the Starkville Oktibbeha School District are marking the beginning of a new era in education locally and in Mississippi with the completion of the Partnership Middle School at MSU.
August 4, 2020

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Double the Meaning: MSU, Habitat for Humanity partner to build 12th home for local family while honoring Starkville resident

Mississippi State and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity broke ground Monday [Aug. 3] on the 12th annual Maroon Edition home.
August 3, 2020