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Leadership program gets needed boost

STARKVILLE — The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has approved $697,051 for Mississippi State University (MSU) to create the High Performance Leadership Institute, a program aimed at turning around failing and underperforming schools in Mississippi. MSU will partner with the Mississippi Department of Education in the establishment of the High Performance Leadership Institute. After studying similar efforts in other states, MSU ...

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MSU football tickets ranked as good deal

STARKVILLE — StubHub, the ticket marketplace, has released its ranking of college football teams that offer the best ticket resale for value for the season ahead. Mississippi State University (MSU) ranks sixth on the list at $50. It is the only Mississippi school to make the top 20. StubHub ranked MSU’s Egg Bowl contest against Ole Miss in November as ...

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MSU-Army partnership to expand

STARKVILLE — Officials at Mississippi State University’s (MSU) Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) are anticipating the expansion of a $75-million partnership with the U.S. Army to improve the battlefield effectiveness of ground vehicles. The five-year Simulation-Based Reliability and Safety program addresses 19 different issues related to ground vehicles’ performance and safety.  Ultimately, the project is designed to provide solutions ...

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Starkville’s SemiSouth earns more patents

STARKVILLE — SemiSouth has been awarded its third US patent in 2009, and 18th overall in SiC power electronics technology. The patents cover methods of making normally-off SiC JFETs, self-aligned SiC fabrication methods and integration of SiC JFET, diodes and circuits. According to Dr. Jeff Casady, chief technology officer and vice president of business development, the recent patents were the ...

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Berg awarded certification, Boring joins firm

Jonathan Berg, a network technician with Synergetics DCS in Starkville, has received his Microsoft MCITP Server Administrator 2008 certification after an intensive seven-day boot camp. He also received his Lightspeed Total Traffic Control Administrators License through a week-long certification course in Biloxi. Berg has been with Synergetics over two years. Kyle Boring has joined the Synergetics team. He will be ...

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Hewitt certified, Starks joins team

Nate Hewett, a senior network engineer with Synergetics DCS in Starkville, has received his Microsoft MCITP Server Administrator 2008 and MCITP Enterprise Administrator 2008 certification. He received this certification through an intensive 13-day boot camp held in Dallas, Texas. Hewitt has been with Synergetics over 10 years. Hope Starks from Heber Springs, Ark., has joined the Synergetics team. Starks graduated ...

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Publication: State consumer confidence up

STARKVILLE — Second-quarter results from the Mississippi Index of Consumer Sentiment show an overall 5.47 percent increase, according to a new online business forecasting report. “Economy Watch,” produced quarterly by Mississippi State University’s College of Business, is reporting that overall confidence rose to 76.42 percent for April-June, compared to 72.46 percent for the first quarter. Based on data collected by ...

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Miss. State raises another $60 million

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University (MSU) is marking the third-highest giving year in its 131-year history. The MSU Foundation reported July 14 that a total of nearly $61.5 million was raised during the just-ended fiscal year. The amount represents immediate and deferred financial gifts, as well as pledges payable over five years, received from thousands of individuals, corporations, foundations, trusts ...

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Starkville attorney made Special Master

Lee Ann Turner, Starkville attorney, has been appointed as special master in Chancery Court for Oktibbeha County.  Turner will preside over civil commitment proceedings with a cross appointment, along with Starkville attorney Paula Drungole, as Youth Court referee for Oktibbeha County.  Turner was appointed to the positions by the 14th District Chancery Court to replace retiring Judge William D. Eshee ...

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