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Monday, May 15, 2017

Purvises salute family with MSU classroom, extend scholarship support
STARKVILLE, Miss.—A recent gift from David and Susanne Purvis of Houston, Texas, will further enhance the development of Mississippi State’s new academic center through the naming of valuable classroom space, and benefit the James Worth Bagley College of Engineering through an endowed scholarship.

Alumni couple extends student and faculty support at MSU
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State University alumni Drew and Kathy St. John of Madison are contributing two new gifts to their alma mater, creating an endowed professorship in the College of Forest Resources and furthering support for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ Department of Landscape Architecture.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Muse endows MSU education scholarship
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Longtime Hinds Community College President and Mississippi State University alumnus V. Clyde Muse of Raymond has established an endowed scholarship in MSU’s College of Education for students aspiring to pursue careers in teaching.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Retired educators, alumni couple endow multiple MSU scholarships
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Three separate endowments created by Larry and Florence Box of Starkville will benefit undergraduate majors in Mississippi State’s colleges of Education and Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Knights build support for internationally recognized youth institute at MSU
STARKVILLE, Miss.— A recent commitment from Mississippi State University alumni Barry and Lana Knight of Cordova, Tennessee, is creating an annual fund in support of the World Food Prize Mississippi Youth Institute at MSU.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Chevron continues support of MSU’s Bagley College of Engineering programs
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Chevron is continuing its support of Mississippi State University engineering programs with an investment to help fund student scholarships, laboratory spaces in Starkville and on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and more.

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

MSU Foundation appoints 2017 officers, incoming members
STARKVILLE, Miss.—The Mississippi State University Foundation is announcing its officers, as well as new members for the 47-seat board of directors. In its 55th year, the MSU Foundation is being led by Earnest W. “Earnie” Deavenport Jr. of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, who is entering his second term as board chair.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Promise scholarship endowment memorializes MSU alumni
STARKVILLE, Miss.—A $250,000 gift from Artesia native Belle Wilburn Frink, along with her husband Clayton Frink, has established the Wilburn Family Promise Endowed Scholarship at Mississippi State University in memory of four MSU alumni.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Mississippi State announces 2016-17 Presidential Scholars class
STARKVILLE, Miss.—Nine freshmen, three sophomores and one junior from Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee are this year’s selections for Mississippi State’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships.

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