New & Noteworthy
OUR PEOPLE: Joy Nabors
Those who walk through Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine on any given day are likely to hear “Hey, Joy!” echo through the halls as students make their way to class. Starkville native Joy Nabors graduated from MSU with her Bachelor of Science in ag education, leadership, and communication in 2022 and will finish her Master of Arts in communication this month.
Dr. Terri Hernandez part of research group selected for NSF grant
A Mississippi State University research team is using nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to study the intersection of human emotions, information spread and behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic, a project that could inform future health policies.
Public relations students represent MSU on Homecoming Court
Mississippi State students have chosen a new group of Bulldog royalty to represent the university in its 2023 Homecoming Court, which will be presented formally during halftime of the MSU vs. University of Kentucky football game Saturday [Nov. 4] at 6:30 p.m.
Tracey Amick Peer
Tracey Amick Peer received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Broadcasting in 1999 from Mississippi State University. Peer grew up in New Orleans, La., and she now resides in Atlanta, Ga., where she works as a news reporter for WXIA 11 Alive News.
Gabe Smith received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Theatre in 2005 from Mississippi State University. Smith is from Hammond, La., and he now resides in Starkville, Miss., where he works as Executive Director for Starkville Community Theatre. Smith’s responsibilities include the management of a year-round non-professional theatre company. He became interested in his current job because of his previous theatre experience.
Courtney Isbell Goolsby received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations in 2002 from Mississippi State University. Goolsby grew up in Savannah, Tenn., and she now resides in Jackson, Tenn., where she works as a podcast host for the “Say it Southern” podcast.