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Richard Raymond, professor and head of Mississippi State’s Department of English, delivered the 2016 Rabideau Lecture for Teaching Excellence April 22 at Mitchell Memorial Library. The annual lecture honors Peter Rabideau, former MSU provost and founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning. During his presentation, Raymond discussed his personal experience in using writing assignments to keep students engaged and excited about learning. PHOTO: Megan Bean | Public Affairs

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IHL's Boyce featured speaker for commencement
Mississippi’s higher education commissioner will be featured speaker for both of Mississippi State’s 2016 spring graduation programs. “This will be a very meaningful commencement in that we’re honoring two of our most loyal alumni in Jim Rouse and Bud Thompson and our graduates will have a chance to hear a challenge from IHL Commissioner Glenn Boyce,” said MSU President Mark E. Keenum.
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Applications sought for Faculty Leadership Program
The Office of Research and Economic and Development and the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President will lead Mississippi State's Faculty Leadership Program in the upcoming 2016-2017 academic year, and applications are now being accepted for it.
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Fordes share a moment at statewide PRAM meeting
Mississippi College communication graduate student Daniel Forde is pictured with his father, Mississippi State University Communication Department Chairman John Forde at the 2016 Public Relations Association of Mississippi conference. Professor Forde was among the guest speakers at the event in April. Daniel Forde received a bachelor's degree at Mississippi State and works on the Mississippi Department of Transportation's communications staff in Jackson.
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SPA here to help with proposal development
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.
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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, privacy and more.
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This Week in Mississippi State Sports, 05/02/16
Baseball hosts Missouri for an SEC series with games on Thursday at 6 p.m., Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 4 p.m. ... Softball visits Lexington for a weekend series against Kentucky with games on Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m., and Sunday at noon.

 

University sets historic fundraising goal: $1 billion
Inspired by the overwhelming response to “Infinite Impact” -- the most successful fundraising campaign in university history -- Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum announced a historic retargeting of the campaign with a fundraising goal of $1 billion by 2020 during a news conference last week at The Mill at MSU.
Annual banquet celebrates research success
Sixty Mississippi State students, faculty and staff are 2016 selections for exceptional research and leadership honors. MSU President Mark E. Keenum welcomed honorees, their guests and senior administrators to a campus awards luncheon last week in the Hunter Henry Center’s Hal and Linda Parker Ballroom. Wes Burger was recognized with the afternoon’s top honor: the 2016 Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award.
Faculty, staff members receive major honors
Two longtime Mississippi State researchers and administrators are receiving the university’s highest faculty recognition. Richard L. Brown and Alan I. Marcus formally were named William L. Giles Distinguished Professors during last week's 2015-16 Faculty Awards and Recognition Program.
Campbell joins prestigious Penland board
A Mississippi State art faculty member is positioned to officially join the policy making body of an international institution specializing in craft education. Critz Campbell, an associate professor at the university, recently was elected to an eight-year term as a board trustee at North Carolina’s Penland School of Crafts. A West Point resident and Clay County native, he is a Penland alumnus.
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