2022 Story State winners announced
Congratulations to the 2022 Story State Winners: Hannah Blankenship, Emma Dotson, Heather Harrison, Aniya Scott, and Matthew Jamison.
Dr. Pete Smith receives inaugural humanities fellowship
Associate professor, Dr. Pete Smith, is a recipient of the first humanities fellowship awards from the Institute for the Humanities, receiving $1,000 and one course release this spring to allow dedicated time for humanities-related research.
College of Arts and Sciences alumnae wins national award, credits MSU’s Dept of Communication for solid foundation
Anisa Sullivan Jimenez, a 2002 graduate of Mississippi State University, is the recipient of a National School Public Relations Association Front-Runner Award, one of four presented annually. Jimenez is the recipient for the Southeastern region.
MSU’s Knight honored nationally as Lambda Sigma outstanding advisor
A veteran Mississippi State communication instructor is being nationally recognized by Lambda Sigma Honor Society with its Outstanding Advisor award.
Theatre MSU students nominated for Kennedy Center festival, faculty receive ‘recognition of excellence’
Students in Mississippi State’s Theatre MSU—the Department of Communication’s production division recently named a 2021 School of Excellence Award in Higher Education from the Mississippi for Arts Education—now are nominees to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) to be held virtually this February.
MSU TV station, students nominated for multiple national production awards
Mississippi State University’s student-produced weekly newscast, Take 30 News, is a nominee for a national award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Holli Seitz accepted into Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research’s Mentoring Academy
Dr. Holli Seitz, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication, was accepted into the 2021-2022 class of participants in the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research’s Mentoring Academy.
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.