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MSU students intern at Dale Partners Architects

Ebony Batchelor, a fifth-year Mississippi State University School of Architecture student, and Tahir Khan, a fourth year MSU School of Architecture student, are interning at Dale Partners Architects this summer. Ebony is working in the Jackson office and Tahir is in the Biloxi office. Ebony, a native of Scotland, grew up in Jackson, Tenn. Tahir is a native of Gulfport.

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McNair Honored by USM AOP Chapter

Delores McNair, administrative assistant/information specialist in the office of the Dean of Students at The University of Southern Mississippi, was recently named Educational Office Professional of the Year by the USM chapter of the Association of the Office Professionals (AOP). . A Hattiesburg native, McNair joined the USM staff in 1998. She holds a degree in psychology from USM and ...

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Clinical psychology doctoral program at MSU earns national accreditation

Now in its third year, Mississippi State’s clinical psychology doctoral program has been granted a five-year term of accreditation from the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation. Graduation from an accredited program is required by some states for licensure. It also is mandatory for all federal jobs, including those within the Veterans Affairs Health Care System.

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MSU fashion design, merchandising programs again in U.S. Top 50

For the second consecutive year, a popular fashion website is ranking Mississippi State among the nation’s Top 50 fashion design and merchandising programs. According to a report from www.fashion-schools.org, the university’s fashion design program is 34th overall and fifth in the South. For fashion merchandising, MSU is 37th nationally; 9th in the South. Pictured in the university’s Moore Hall studio ...

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Krutz to lead Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute

L. Jason Krutz is the new director of the Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute, a statewide water resources institute led by Mississippi State University. Most recently, Krutz served as irrigation specialist at the Delta Research and Extension Center at Stoneville and as executive director of the H2O Initiative. Krutz conceived and directed the Row-crop Irrigation Science Extension and Research (RISER) ...

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Analysis: Unclear path for revamp of Mississippi student aid

As tuition grows more expensive at Mississippi’s universities and community colleges, more students are seeking aid to help them pay. But the state’s financial aid programs have problems of their own. And while aid might be revamped, competing interests might preserve the status quo. Mississippi has three major undergraduate grant programs: the Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG), the Eminent ...

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Jackson State to cut budget and borrow money to aid finances

Jackson State University will cut its next budget by nearly 8 percent and borrow $6 million as it continues to work through financial difficulties The moves at Mississippi’s largest historically black university were approved Thursday by College Board trustees. The board also approved plans to eliminate nine departments through mergers and to downgrade the School of Journalism and Media Studies ...

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Mississippi community college costs up 13 percent after cuts

Tuition and fees at Mississippi’s 15 community and junior colleges will rise by 13 percent this fall, with the average annual price exceeding $3,000 for the first time as schools try to offset state budget cuts. That’s bad news for students like Temeria Payton of Canton, who is studying liberal arts and foreign languages at Holmes Community College in Ridgeland. ...

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Southern Miss staff members win 12 awards at CPRAM conference

The Office of University Communications, along with staff members from various offices at The University of Southern Mississippi, recently captured 12 awards – including a Grand Award in electronic media – at the annual College Public Relations Association of Mississippi conference. Competition was in the senior division, which includes the state’s four-year public and private universities and colleges. University Communications ...

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‘We Ring True’ branding initiative wins Best of Show award from PRAM

Mississippi State University’s Office of Public Affairs’s “We Ring True” branding initiative won seven awards, including Best of Show, during the recent Public Relations Association of Mississippi’s PRism Awards competition. Since its launch in 2015, MSU has seen enrollment steadily increase along with academic accolades, research and development partnerships, university fundraising, student diversity, workplace satisfaction, brand recognition, social media engagement ...

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