Ice formed where a sprinkler system provided extra water near Simrall Electrical Engineering Building last week when the state and much of the country saw near-record low temperatures. PHOTO: Megan Bean | Public Affairs
Register for Safe Zone awareness training
Mississippi State University’s Safe Zone Advisory Board encourages interested students, as well as faculty and staff members who have not previously attended, to register now for the Spring Safe Zone LGBTQ Awareness Training on Feb. 10 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Colvard Student Union’s Foster Ballroom. Since space is limited, early registration is encouraged.
Starkville-MSU Community Band seeks musicians
Mississippi State's band staff again is inviting university students and employees, as well as Golden Triangle residents with previous band experience, to participate in the Starkville-MSU Community Band. Craig Aarhus, associate director of bands, said the community band gives musicians of all ages and abilities a low-stress environment where they can practice their craft on a weekly basis.
Florist announces hours for spring semester
The University Florist -- operated by floral management program faculty and students -- has set its hours for the spring semester at Mississippi State. During the spring, the shop will be open every weekday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., except on Wednesdays when it will close at noon. It will be closed on Jan. 19 for the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday.
Kick off the new semester by volunteering
The Maroon Volunteer Center at Mississippi State details a number of volunteer opportunities for the campus community on its website and in its newsletter this week, including MLK Week events and America's Sunday Supper. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to make a difference by volunteering as a new semester gets underway.
Proposal development assistance from SPA
Sponsored Programs Administration and the Office of Research and Economic Development at Mississippi State University are committed to helping faculty find the resources needed to support research endeavors. Recognizing that not all faculty members have departmental support for proposal development, SPA is working to provide this support as needed.
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.
This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 01/12/15
Men's Basketball travels to College Station for an 8 p.m. tipoff against Texas A&M on Tuesday, and then hosts Vanderbilt on Saturday at 3 p.m.... Women's Basketball hosts LSU on Thursday at 7 p.m., and then Alabama at 3 p.m. on Sunday... Track & Field begins competition Friday at the Commodore Invitation in Nashville... Men's Tennis hosts Jackson State at 11 a.m. and Alabama State at 4 p.m. on Saturday... Women's Tennis hosts Alabama State at 10 a.m. and Jackson State at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
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