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Last 5 entries for 2018

Kali Hicks and Keirston Murphy Inducted into Society of Scholars

May 17, 2018 (Thursday)
Mississippi State saw 24 seniors and May graduates named as the most recent inductees of the university's prestigious Society of Scholars in the Arts and Sciences.

The honor organization recognizes top university students each semester from all majors who have demonstrated the highest standard of academic excellence, and who also possess a broad and rigorous exposure to courses in the arts, sciences and humanities.

Storyteller and mentor: McDavid to retire after three decades at MSU

April 30, 2018 (Monday)
At the end of the spring semester, McDavid will retire from the Mississippi State University Department of Communication after 30 years of teaching journalism courses and 20 years advising the Reflector, MSU's student newspaper. McDavid has also worked in several newsrooms, including the Commercial Dispatch, the Columbia, Tennessee Daily Herald and the Starkville Daily News, where she covered Oktibbeha County government. She holds a bachelor's in communication and a master's in public policy and administration from MSU. Her final official day at the university will be May 15.

MSU student attends public policy, leadership conference at Harvard

February 02, 2018 (Friday)
Marisa Laudadio (Photo by Russ Hous A Mississippi State University student who shares a passion for public service is participating next week in the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government's prestigious Public Policy and Leadership Conference.

Marisa G. Laudadio, a political science/pre-law and communication/public relations double-major from Walnut, is among 73 undergraduate students from around the country receiving an all-expenses-paid trip to Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the Feb. 8-11 conference that aims to inspire pursuit of graduate programs, fellowships and careers in public service. Article courtesy of Office of Public Affairs, MSU.

Meet former student, Molly May

January 09, 2018 (Tuesday)
In Molly May's 23 years of life, she has had to overcome obstacles that most people her age probably did not think could happen to someone so young.

When she was just 8 years old, her mom, Debra May, was diagnosed with breast cancer. She says watching her only parent go through something as severe as breast cancer was a life-changing experience for her.

"I would go to school and sit in my classroom crying because I thought she would have passed away by the time I got home, but thankfully, she never did," May says. "She had chemotherapy and two single mastectomies, and she is now a 15-year survivor. We are so proud of her." Read the full story courtesy of Jackson Free Press.