Pear trees in flower outside the multi-tenant building at the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park signal spring's arrival and warmer temperatures. PHOTO: Russ Houston | University Relations
Nominations wanted for distinguished staff awards
MSU Staff Council needs your help in nominating outstanding Mississippi State University employees for the Zacharias Distinguished Staff awards. Twelve winners will be presented with a plaque of recognition and a check for $1,000. Awards will be announced at the annual Staff Appreciation Day on May 17 in the Junction. The nomination deadline is April 11.
Only two more weeks to submit service hours
The Maroon Volunteer Center at Mississippi State details a number of volunteer opportunities for the campus community in its current newsletter, including Up Til Dawn, International Fiesta 2013, Cotton District Arts Festival, Glo 4 Haiti Supply Drive, and more.
University hosting PERS seminar next month
Human Resources Management at Mississippi State University is hosting a PERS pre-retirement, full-day seminar on April 10 at Bost Extension Center. This seminar offers general information on a range of topics including estate planning, Mississippi Deferred Compensation Plan and Trust, Social Security benefits, and PERS benefits and options. Early registration is encouraged.
Refresh Leadership Live 2013 simulcast April 17
Human Resources Management at Mississippi State University, in conjunction with Express Employment Professionals of Starkville, will host a simulcast of Refresh Leadership Live 2013 on Wednesday, April 17 in Colvard Student Union's Fowlkes Auditorium. The half-day session starts at 8 a.m.
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.
Maroon Alert: Sharing emergency updates with MSU
During this time of the year, weather becomes more of a factor in our day-to-day lives at Mississippi State University. The Maroon Alert system is how we communicate with the campus community about emergency situations that may arise on campus. Maroon Alert is a family of communication outlets to communicate about emergency situations. In most situations the primary means of communication are web, e-mail and sometimes instant messaging.
MSU women’s hoops invites fans to banquet
Fans can join the Mississippi State women’s basketball team at its awards banquet on Wednesday. Fans will enjoy a great meal, highlight video, remarks from head coach Vic Schaefer and players, and the awards presentations. The banquet begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Hunter Henry Center.
This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 03/25/13
Women's Golf opens play in the Briar's Creek Invitational at John's Island, S.C., on Monday... Softball plays UAB in Birmingham on Tuesday at 6 p.m., and then hosts Auburn for a weekend series beginning on Friday at 6 p.m.... Baseball hosts Austin Peay at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and then opens a weekend series against Arkansas in Fayetteville on Friday at 6:35 p.m. (Cox Sports TV)... Track and Field competes in the Texas Relays at Austin beginning Wednesday... Women's Tennis travels to Oxford for a match against Ole Miss on Friday at 1 p.m.... Men's Tennis hosts Ole Miss at 2 p.m. on Friday.
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