Departmental News

  • Present Your Research at the GSA Graduate Research Symposium, March 21, 2015
    The Graduate Student Association (GSA), in collaboration with the Office of the Graduate School(OGS), is proud to carry on the tradition of providing students the opportunity to showcase their research accomplishments on the MSU campus by sponsoring the 13th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium (GSRS). This year the GSRS will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in the McCool Hall and adjacent classrooms. The deadline for abstracts/registration is February 27, 2015. For submission guidelines and additional information, go to
  • Spring 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 23, 2015
    Join us for the Spring 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium. This symposium is open to ALL undergraduate students engaged in research. The symposium is hosted by the Shackouls Honors College in collaboration with the Center for the Advancement of Service-Learning Excellence (CASLE), the Office of the Provost & Executive Vice President, the Office of Research & Economic Development, and Extension Services. The Symposium will be held in Griffis Hall (in the 3rd floor Lobby, the various seminar rooms, and the 4th floor Forum Room) and is an opportunity to showcase faculty-guided student research efforts from diverse departments, colleges and research centers across campus. In recognition of MSU’s Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, for the third year, a community engagement track will be included. The deadline for registration is April 2, 2015. For submission deadlines and additional information, please go to
  • Counseling Faculty Publish New Book: Counseling Individuals through the Lifespan (Wong, Hall, Justice, & Wong, 2015)
    The book entitled “Counseling Individuals Through the Lifespan,” ISBN-13: 978-1452217949 ISBN-10: 1452217947 Edition: 1st, by Daniel W. Wong, Kimberly R. Hall, Cheryl A. Justice, and Lucy Wong Hernández, has been published by SAGE Publications, Inc.
  • Chi Sigma Iota, the MSU Counseling Honor Society, Invites Guests to January 15th Meeting
    Chi Sigma would like to invite you to our first meeting of the year will be held on January 15th, at 5:00 in room Allen 510. Chi Sigma Iota is Mississippi State's Counseling Honor Society. If you are interested in joining, this meeting will serve as an interest meeting on how to obtain membership and eligibility requirements.
  • Participate in Civic Engagement: Sign-Up for MCA Day at the Capitol (January 21, 2015)
    MCA Day at the Capitol will take place on Wednesday, January 21, 2015. This is a very important date for our government relations activities and one of the best ways to get our message across to legislators. We would like to have as many counselors as possible participate. The day will run from 9:30 am until 3:00 pm and include attendance at legislative sessions as well as an opportunity to meet/interact with legislators. We need you to attend to make this day a success. Please schedule an appointment with your legislators and provide information about what you do in your worksite/University. A van will leave from the Box Building at 6:30 am. If you would like to go, please sign the list in the main office of Counseling and Educational Psychology on the 5th floor of Allen Hall.

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