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A day in the life- A’Lya Figueroa

A day in the life- A’Lya Figueroa

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

February 18, 2020

After walking across the stage and leaving 12 years of school behind, many students face one of the biggest choices they’ll ever make. That might be continuing on to higher education to fulfill or find their dream jobs, attending a trade school or becoming a freelancer of their passion since birth....

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

Tyler Manning

February 9, 2018

At this week's Board of Regents meeting, the Board members raised tuition and fees, approved the naming of the McCoy College of Science, Mathematics and Engineering, authorized the purchase of $1.2 million worth of pianos and authorized the first phase of the Moffett Library renovation. Full-time stu...

Priddy Scholars brings new opportunities to first year students

Priddy Scholars brings new opportunities to first year students

Chloe Phillips

October 28, 2017

Campus activities have since seen an influx in first-generation students thanks to the Priddy Scholars program, a full-ride scholarship that encourages involvement on campus, study abroad, and service projects. According to Cammie Dean, director of student transition services, the program beg...

Critical conversation encourages first generation students

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

October 17, 2017

To create an open dialogue of experiences and awareness of first generation college students, Critical Conversation Series #2: #Gen1MSU was held on Oct. 16 at the Legacy Multipurpose Room. Hosted by the office of equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs, Syreeta Green notified the audience that #Gen1MSU...

14 Priddy scholars learn better study habits

latoya fondren

October 11, 2017

To learn different prep styles, study habits and test preparation tips, 14 Priddy Scholar students attended the Oct. 10 workshop, "Midterm Papers and Test Prep" in Clark Student Center. "Having a goal, that's the first step for any assignment, for any test you should set a goal," Cammie Dean, workshop...

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