Miss. State announces new partnerships, programs, guidance ahead of 2022-2023 school year

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Announcements include a partnership with Adobe, new Engineering Leadership Excellence (ELE) dual-degree, and new policy on flexwork arrangements.  Classes at Mississippi State University (MSU) will...

Back to School: Teachers return with more money in their pockets

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The Legislature passed the largest teacher pay raise in the state's history in 2022 while also increasing the funds given to each teacher for...

MDE, MDHS will distribute P-EBT benefits to approximately 466,000 Mississippi children

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MDHS anticipates the distribution of these one-time P-EBT benefits in October 2022. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) and the Mississippi Department of Human Services...

State Senators Boyd, Turner-Ford appointed to NCSL’s Early Childhood Fellows Program

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Lt. Gov. Hosemann says the two's appointment comes at the perfect time as they will both serve on the Senate's study group on Women,...

AG Fitch joins others to sue Biden administration over new guidance to withhold nutrition...

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The lawsuit claims the new guidance is based on sex discrimination for schools and programs that receive federal nutrition assistance.  Attorney General Lynn Fitch and...

MSU prioritizes emergency preparedness, makes resources available for students & employees

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MSU Emergency Manager says upcoming training sessions, other preparedness resources are being implemented in coming weeks. Mississippi State University (MSU) is taking advance precautions against...

SBE revises policy that prohibited carrying guns in MS K-12 public schools

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The State School Board approved temporary rule that would still require each local school district to have a policy concerning weapons on school premises. On...

Accelerate MS awards $1.7 million grant to Pearl River Community College for workforce development...

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"We are incredibly excited to receive these grants to expand student opportunities," PRCC President Adam Breerwood said. On Thursday, Pearl River Community College (PRCC) was...

HBCUs receive $9.7 million from National Park Service to preserve historic sites

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Jackson State University, Tougaloo College, and Rust College receive grants to preserve stories, resources, and places. Last week, the National Park Service (NPS) announced $9.7 million in...

Dr. Joseph Paul to serve as Interim President of the University of Southern Mississippi

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Dr. Paul will begin serving in this position on July 16th.  Earlier this year, Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett announced his plans to step down...

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