MSU’s Kenya Cistrunk named president of Mississippi Conference on Social Welfare
Mississippi State Associate Professor Kenya Cistrunk is the 2023 president of the Mississippi Conference on Social Welfare, a group founded in 1927 to promote social welfare and foster professional development for human service professionals across the state.
Q & A with CASA member Gabrielle "Gabbi" Ferreri
Gabbi is a senior from Brandon, MS. She is majoring in communications with a concentration in print and digital journalism and is working toward a minor in pre-law and plans to graduate May 2023.
Best-selling author Kali Fajardo-Anstine visits MSU as Writer-In-Residence
Best-selling author Kali Fajardo-Anstine, winner of the American Book award, visits Mississippi State this month as writer-in-residence, an annual program hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute for the Humanities and the Department of English. The program is financially assisted by the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Mississippi Humanities Council.
Black History Preservation: MSU faculty members receive NEH grant to investigate field school, local cemetery
A new National Endowment for the Humanities grant is aiding four Mississippi State anthropology and archaeology faculty in the development of a hands-on, research field school for students to help preserve a historic Black cemetery in Starkville.
Q&A with CASA President Breelyn Davenport
Breelyn is a senior from Brandon, MS. She is majoring in anthropology with a concentration in biological anthropology and Pre-PA and plans to graduate May 2023.
MSU College of Arts and Sciences honors, acknowledges alumni support
Because of you, our generous alumni and friends, Mississippi State’s College of Arts and Sciences this year is able to provide approximately $450,000 in financial assistance to nearly 180 students through private scholarships established by our alumni, friends and supporters of A&S. Because of the limitless loyalty of our supporters, we are actively in the process of awarding even more for the upcoming Fall 2023—Spring 2024 academic year.
MSU’s annual Science Night at the Museums returns with scientific education for all ages
Mississippi State’s Museums and Galleries Committee is presenting its annual Science Night at the Museums on Saturday, Feb. 18.
Russian historian to deliver Lamar Conerly Governance Lecture at MSU
A professor and director of Russia’s Institute of History and International Relations at the Southern Federal University in Rostov-na-Donu will give this year’s Lamar Conerly Governance Lecture Series address at Mississippi State.
MSU’s Orators Lecture Series to feature Mississippi Urban League leader
Portia Ballard Espy, the chief executive officer of the Mississippi Urban League, is the featured speaker in Feb. 15’s Orators Lecture Series, a collaboration between Mississippi State University’s Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College and College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute for the Humanities.
Smith named MSU’s Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year
Pete Smith, an associate professor of communication at Mississippi State University, is MSU’s 2023 Mississippi Humanities Council Teacher of the Year.
Untold history of marginalized groups in public relations field chronicled in MSU communication faculty member’s new book
Mississippi State Associate Professor Melody Fisher fills a void in social science literature about public relations history with her 2022 book highlighting the practices and scholarship contributions to the field by members of ethnically and racially underrepresented groups.