Toss It Up, Aramark's newest addition to the Gaddis Hunt Commons food court in Colvard Student Union opened last week. The eatery offers salads, sandwiches and soups. PHOTO: Beth Newman
PCSW accepting Outstanding Women nominations
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Outstanding Women Awards Program, sponsored by the President's Commission on the Status of Women. Nomination packets are due no later than Feb. 21.
Recycling change: No more glass in bins, please
Mississippi State's single-stream recycling program has now been in place for more than a year. The program has fundamentally changed the way the university collects recyclables and trash on campus. However, due to a contractor change, MSU can no longer collect glass as part of the recycling stream.
Sanderson offers fitness, nutrition strategies
Have you set better health and fitness as a goal in 2012? If so, stop by Mississippi State University's Sanderson Center Fitness Room and speak to a lead trainer on duty who can get you signed-up for a New Year's personal training package.
General Faculty meeting set for Jan. 27
The Mississippi State University spring General Faculty meeting is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. in Colvard Student Union's Foster Ballroom.
Faculty invited to Fulbright information session
Fulbright Ambassador Charles A. Johnson, senior vice president for research at Texas A&M University, will visit Mississippi State on Feb. 14 to support the university's growing Fulbright faculty program.
Diversity Award nomination period now open
The President's Commission on the Status of Minorities is accepting nominations for the 2012 MSU Diversity Awards. The annual awards program is designed to recognize individuals and teams of individuals who have demonstrated a significant commitment to enhancing diversity at Mississippi State University.
Register now for February PERS workshop
Human Resources Management at Mississippi State is sponsoring a Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) workshop on Feb. 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Bost Extension Center on the Starkville campus. The workshop is free for university employees, but pre-registration is required.
This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 01/16/12
Men's Basketball is on the road to Oxford for an 8 p.m. tipoff against Ole Miss on Wednesday (CSS-TV), and then travels to Nashville on Saturday for a 6 p.m. game against Vanderbilt (ESPN2)... Women's Basketball plays Ole Miss in Oxford on Thursday at 7 p.m., and hosts Auburn at 2 p.m. on Sunday... Men's Tennis plays Michigan State in East Lansing, Mich., on Friday and Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday... Track & Field competes in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday.
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