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Four from MSU among latest SEC Fellows group

Four Mississippi State administrators are new Fellows of the Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Program. Now in its 10th year, ALDP was created to help prepare and advance academic administrators within the SEC’s 14 member universities — and beyond. In addition to individual campus development programs, the initiative involves two conference-wide workshops and a competitive fellowship program. MSU’s 2017-18 Fellows ...

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MSU’s Carl Small Town Center gains new director, community planner

Mississippi State’s Carl Small Town Center has selected its new leader and another member to the team. Leah F. Kemp was promoted to CSTC director in July, while Thomas R. Gregory III is the community planner. Prior to assuming the center’s directorship, Kemp served for six years as assistant director and one year as interim director. At MSU, she also ...

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Evan Peacock named interim leader of MSU’s Cobb Institute

Evan Peacock, a Mississippi State alumnus and veteran environmental archaeologist, was recently named interim director of the university’s Cobb Institute of Archaeology. Peacock joined MSU in 1999 as an anthropology faculty member. Born in Clarksdale and reared in Choctaw County, Peacock also worked as an archaeologist with the U.S. Forest Service. In addition to a summa cum laude degree in ...

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Straub named founding associate director of NDSU Institute for Cyber Security Education and Research

Mississippi State alumni Jeremy Straub was recently named as the founding associate director of the North Dakota State University’s new Institute for Cyber Security Education and Research. The institute will coordinate efforts at NDSU and across the North Dakota University System related to network, infrastructure, software and other computer security education and research. Straub’s role is integral in kicking off ...

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MSU architecture student honored by Building Technology Educators’ Society

Zachary R. Henry, a senior architecture major in Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design recently received national recognition from the Building Technology Educators’ Society. Henry of Knoxville, Tenn., is one of only two students who were awarded scholarships by BTES during the nonprofit’s national conference in Des Moines, Iowa. In addition to receiving a $500 travel scholarship, free ...

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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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MSU faculty honored

Four faculty members in Mississippi State’s College of Architecture, Art and Design recently received national awards for their exemplary work in architectural education. School of Architecture associate professors Hans Herrmann and Alexis Gregory and assistant professor Emily McGlohn, along with Building Construction Science assistant professor Michele Herrmann, were formally recognized with two Architectural Education Awards by the Association of Collegiate ...

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MSU grad student honored

John Boul, a Mississippi State graduate student, is the Southern Weed Science Society’s selection for the Outstanding Graduate Student award for the state. Buol is a master’s student studying agriculture in MSU’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. The recognition is given to one master’s student each year across 15 states, and students are only eligible for the award once ...

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Mississippi State’s EcoCAR 3 team lands in top 5

Mississippi State’s EcoCAR 3 team earned a top five finish at this year’s national competition, as well as high marks for project management. The team placed fifth overall among 16 competitors recently in a two-stage contest held in Yuma, Ariz., and San Diego. Mississippi State took top honors for project management, including awards for Best Project Management Plan, Best Change ...

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