Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi State University’

Schools, athletes win awards for academic achievement

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Winners of the Halbrook Awards for Academic Achievement Among Athletes and the John C. and Ernestine McCall Halbrook Award were announced during the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Conference, which was held recently at Hinds Community College’s Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond. Administered cooperatively by the Board of Trustees […] [...]

Rebecca Bates wins inaugural award at Mississippi State

by MBJ Staff Published: November 22,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Mississippi State University

Rebecca B. Bates of Brookhaven is the inaugural selection for the newly endowed Travis Tadlock Outstanding Extension Agent Award at Mississippi State University. Bates has been a county agent/coordinator in Lincoln County for the past seven years and is an MSU alumna, graduating in 1987 in agriculture before completing her master’s degree in horticulture two […] [...]

MSU’s Emily Schultz named a fellow in the Society of American Foresters

by MBJ Staff Published: November 22,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Mississippi State University

Emily Schultz, a Mississippi State University forestry professors has been named a fellow in the Society of American Foresters. Schultz was honored by the professional forestry organization for her contributions to the society and the forestry profession. Schultz is a professor in Mississippi State’s College of Forest Resources and Forest and Wildlife Research Center. Her […] [...]

Michael Klein has joined Pryor and Morrow Architects and Engineers

by MBJ Staff Published: November 22,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Mississippi State University

Michael Klein has joined Pryor and Morrow Architects and Engineers, P.A.’s Columbus office. Klein joins the firm as an intern architect He is a 2013 graduate from Mississippi State University’s College of Architecture, Art, & Design, School of Architecture where he earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture. [...]

C Spire breaking ground for new data center

STARKVILLE — C Spire has scheduled a ground-breaking ceremony today for a new data center in Starkville. Ridgeland-based C Spire plans complete construction on the first phase in November 2014, when customers would begin using the center. Mississippi State University’s Thad Cochran Research Park will host the 22,400-square-foot first phase. Two more phases are planned. […] [...]

Army Corps of Engineers’ Brad Brady presented special award

by MBJ Staff Published: November 15,2013

Tags: Business, engineers, Mississippi, Mississippi State University

Brad Brady, civil engineer with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, was recently presented the Commander’s Special Emphasis Award for his selfless service, dedication and exceptional achievement in the performance of assigned duties in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Brady recently returned from a three-month deployment in support of Overseas […] [...]

Small-town firm, big-time success — Belinda Stewart Architects earns more honors

by Wally Northway Published: November 15,2013

Tags: Business, engineering, Mississippi, Mississippi State University

Earlier this year, Belinda Stewart, FAIA, became the first female architect from Mississippi to be made a Fellow by the American Institute of Architects. Of the 80,000-plus AIA members, approximately 3,000 hold the Fellow designation, and Stewart was one of only 122 members inducted this year. The principle of the firm Belinda Stewart Architects, P.A., […] [...]

Sweet potato event wins award for promoting research

STARKVILLE — A sweet potato production conference organized by Mississippi State University faculty and collaborators in other states won a national award on Nov. 10 for excellence in promoting multistate research. MSU faculty Ramon Arancibia, Raja Reddy, Steve Meyers, Mark Shankle, Juan Silva, Jason Ward and Filip To are members of the National Sweetpotato Collaborators […] [...]

MSU sets new policy for commercial tailgating

STARKVILLE — New policies addressing commercial tailgating companies and tent setup have been adopted by the Mississippi State University administration. Initially created this summer by the Game Day Operations Committee, the policies are designed to manage the expansion of commercial tailgating companies in areas traditionally used by fans who set up their own tents and […] [...]

MSU partnering in effort to boost soybean production in Africa

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University is among a consortium of universities and other partners receiving a $25-million, five-year international grant to boost soybean production across Africa. The Feed the Future Innovation Laboratory for Soybean Value Chain Research, also known as the Soybean Innovation Laboratory (SIL), is being funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. […] [...]

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