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DOE reports graduation rate up, dropouts down

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The state is seeing an increase in its graduation rate and a slight decrease in its dropout rate, according to new figures released today by the state Department of Education. The figures also show small improvements in student performance on state standardized tests. The state’s graduation rate rose to 73.7 percent from last year’s rate of 71.4 ...

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President, senators eliminate graduate dean position at Alcorn

LORMAN — Alcorn State University president M. Christopher Brown II along with members of the faculty and staff senates have agreed to eliminate the dean position of the School of Graduate Studies and disburse the duties among the academic schools and Office of the Provost in an effort to promote efficiencies. Brown said, “Students earn degrees in an academic area ...

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Alcorn offering new graduate applied science/technology degree

LORMAN — Alcorn State University will offer a graduate degree in applied science and technology. The state College Board approved the degree program. ASU officials say students currently enrolled in undergraduate programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics can now obtain a technical master’s level degree. They say the program is designed to enable a dual-degree to be earned in ...

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MSU dedicates new downtown campus; looking at graduate student housing

MERIDIAN and STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University has formally dedicated its new downtown campus for Mississippi State University-Meridian, made possible through a contribution from The Riley Foundation. And, the university announced it is looking to offer housing to its graduate students on the Starkville campus. To renovate a historical landmark to house MSU-Meridian’s Division of Business, Meridian-based The Riley Foundation ...

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