The Junction webcam shows a quiet campus in the days before Mississippi State's winter break. Activity picks up this week with spring semester classes underway on Monday. The webcam is online at http://gameday.msstate.edu/webcam.php.
Thompson tabbed among nation's top assistants
Mississippi State associate head baseball coach Butch Thompson has been singled out as one of college baseball's top assistant baseball coaches by Perfect Game USA, a leading national baseball scouting service. A native of Amory, he directed the development of a Bulldog pitching staff that compiled an SEC-leading 2.58 staff earned run average, the second-best ERA in college baseball last spring.
Gordon joins Bulldog soccer staff as assistant coach
Ashley Gordon, who has enjoyed tremendous success as a coach and player, will join husband Aaron Gordon Mississippi State soccer staff as an assistant coach. She will work with her husband to build a championship program at Mississippi State after helping make Texas Tech a contender in the Big 12 Conference the past six seasons.
SEC visiting faculty travel grant applications wanted
The Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities. Mississippi State University can select a maximum of four faculty members to receive 2013 travel grants of $2,500 each for transportation, room, board, etc., to use for travel to another SEC campus. Completed applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.
MVC: Resolve to volunteer this spring!
The Maroon Volunteer Center at Mississippi State details a number of volunteer opportunities for the campus community in its current newsletter, including information about its new volunteer management system, MLK Jr. Day of Service projects and events, Semester of Service challenge information, and details about a need for volunteer bicycle safety instructors, and more.
Policy reminders from University Health Services
University Health Services at Mississippi State reminds the campus community of several important policies for its patients to keep in mind when seeking treatment, parking, refilling a prescription online, and privacy.
Davis Wade commemorative bricks available
The Mississippi State Bulldog Club has launched the Davis Wade Stadium Commemorative Brick Program for the north end zone expansion of Davis Wade Stadium. The bricks are available online or by phone and can be ordered in two sizes -- 4'"x 8" and 8" x 8". A 12" x 12" granite paver is also available. Bricks and pavers can be personalized and several options include a replica keepsake.
This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 01/07/13
Men's Basketball hosts South Carolina at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, and then travels to Athens to play Georgia on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. (SEC Network TV)... Women's Basketball hosts Florida on Thursday at 7 p.m., and is on the road to Baton Rouge on Sunday for a 2 p.m. tipoff against LSU... Track and Field competes Thursday and Friday in the UAB Invitational and in the Alabama High Tide on Saturday.
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