Theatre MSU receives MAC grant to create original production promoting social change
Mississippi State’s Theatre MSU—the Department of Communication’s production division—has received a portion of more than $1.4 million in funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission to support the creation and performance of an original theatrical production.
MSU student news crew nominated for a National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences student production award
Mississippi State University’s student produced weekly newscast—Take 30 News—received a nomination for Best Newscast from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast Chapter for a Spring 2021 production.
MSU communication department, TV Center, WMSV radio station win big in state broadcasting awards
The Mississippi Association of Broadcasters is recognizing staff and students in Mississippi State’s Department of Communication, University Television Center and WMSV 91.1 FM campus radio station for excellence in broadcasting.
Public Relations students win top PRAM awards
Karie R. Pinnix is the 2021 Student of the Year for the Public Relations Association of Mississippi, and Abbie Kate Hancock received the Gregory Raimondo Outstanding Public Relations Student Award, presented by the PRAM River City chapter.
MSU students win Award of Excellence in 2021 Broadcast Education Association Audio challenge
Six MSU students won an Award of Excellence in the 2021 Broadcast Education Association 48-hour Audio challenge.
Communication senior one of five selected nationally for Broadway scholarship
A Mississippi State University senior is one of only five students chosen nationally to learn from a Broadway stage manager of color during the May 21-24 virtual meeting of Broadway professionals at their annual Broadway Stage Management Symposium.
CO Administrative Assistant, Myra Keasler, wins MSU staff award
Mississippi State recently recognized employees, including long-time CO administrative assistant, Myra Keasler, for outstanding service with this year’s Donald W. Zacharias Distinguished Staff Awards.
Department honors Chambers, Knight and Seitz with annual awards
During the monthly department faculty meeting in April, Cheryl Chambers, Amy Knight and Holli Seitz were honored for their contributions to the department.
MSU students win numerous awards in regional journalism conference
MSU students won 13 awards at the 2021 awards presentation for the best in broadcast, print and online journalism.
The Reflector takes top honor at MPA Better Newspaper Contest
The Reflector took the top honor at the Mississippi Press Association’s 2021 Better Newspaper Contest, winning first place in General Excellence. The newspaper earned the top award and placed 19 times in other categories. Four Reflector staff members placed first in their individual categories.
MSU Speech and Debate team competes in the 13th annual Eddy Shell Invitational Tournament
The MSU Speech and Debate team competed in the 13th annual Eddy Shell Invitational Tournament this weekend. Hosted by Bossier Parish Community College, this tournament attracted experienced debaters from thirteen states across the nation.
Department of Communication MSU students honors winners in Story State Storytelling Competition
Four students in Mississippi State’s Department of Communication are earning awards for their nonfiction submissions in the Story State Storytelling Competition.