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MSU marks seventh consecutive year of enrollment growth

Mississippi State President Mark E. Keenum is calling the university’s seventh year of consecutive enrollment growth “extremely encouraging” in the wake of the state, region and nation navigating a global pandemic.
November 9, 2021

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Keenum: Need and merit-based financial assistance for Mississippi students is essential for our state’s future


November 9, 2021

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MSU complies with CDC, MSDH relaxation of mask requirements as local transmission numbers sharply decline

Vaccinated students, faculty, staff, and guests at Mississippi State University have earned a slight relaxation of indoor mask requirements effective Friday, October 29, as the university complies with the latest guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH).
October 28, 2021

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MSU celebrates opening of Rula Engineering and Science Complex

Mississippi State University is celebrating the completion of the state-of-the-art new home for the Richard A. Rula School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
October 27, 2021

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Mississippi State earns ‘Great College to Work For’ status for 6th consecutive year

For the sixth consecutive year, Mississippi State University has retained its title as one of the nation’s best campus workplaces in the Great Colleges to Work For® recognition program.
October 25, 2021

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Keenum commends Mississippi State grads’ abilities to adapt, overcome challenges as nearly 2,900 celebrate commencement

As Mississippi State marks the end of one of the most challenging and unusual academic years in history, nearly 2,900 graduates are celebrating their milestone accomplishments while MSU President Mark E. Keenum is commending their abilities to adapt and overcome challenges.
April 30, 2021

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MSU celebrates research success with annual awards

Mississippi State recognized outstanding research accomplishments from across the university during its annual research awards ceremony on Friday [April 23].
April 26, 2021

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Gov. Reeves announces Catherine Pierce as Mississippi’s Poet Laureate

Gov. Tate Reeves has appointed accomplished poet and educator Catherine Pierce of Starkville as Mississippi’s Poet Laureate.
April 22, 2021

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MSU honors outstanding graduate students, world-class faculty

Mississippi State’s Graduate School and Graduate Student Association are recognizing students and faculty mentors for their teaching, research and service contributions in an unprecedented academic year.
April 20, 2021

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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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MSU retains COVID-19 safety protocols through current semester

Mississippi State University will maintain COVID-19 safety protocols through the end of the Spring 2021 semester, including current mask, physical distancing and sanitation requirements.
March 3, 2021

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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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Mississippi State announces in-person ceremonies for fall commencement

Mississippi State is announcing plans for in-person fall commencement exercises to be held on the Starkville and Meridian campuses.
October 23, 2020

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This December, take MSU’s ‘Winter Express’ to your academic destination

For the first time in more than a decade, Mississippi State University is offering a winter session to help students advance in their academic journeys and earn credits on an accelerated schedule.
October 23, 2020