Departmental News

  • Last Chance to Register for the Undergraduate Research Symposium
    Thursday, April 2, is the final day to register for MSU's Undergraduate Research Symposium. 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. For additional information, please go to
  • Starkville Restaurant Week: FINAL WEEKEND to help EPY win money for the Autisim Clinic.
    March 22nd is the deadline to support our very own Educational Psychology program in its quest to win money for the Autism Clinic on MSU's campus. Here's where you come in...all you have to do is eat out at a participating restaurant in Starkville and cast your vote for the Autism Clinic as your favorite charity. It's a win-win-win-WIN situation for all. You get great food; local restaurants and eateries continue to thrive; the important work of the EPY faculty and staff will be significantly enhanced; and children with Autism served by the Clinic will benefit from improved facilities and services. Don't miss your chance to make all of these good things come to fruition. A list of participating restaurants and the details of the contest can be found at Remember, VOTE AUTISM CLINIC at Starkville Restaurant Week through March 22!
  • Last Chance to Register for the GSA Graduate Research Symposium
    Friday is the last chance to register/submit abstracts for the GSA Graduate Research Symposium. 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. For submission guidelines and additional information, go to
  • Register Now for FREE Workshop on Counseling Suicidal Clients
    Chi Sigma Iota is sponsoring a free workshop for graduate students in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology. The workshop will be held Saturday, February 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Allen Hall, room 510. The workshop's title is Counseling Suicidal Clients, and it will be lead by an experienced counselor from Student Counseling Services, Ms. Kim Kavalsky. Space is limited to 35 participants, so register early for the workshop by emailing Sharon Davis at by Wednesday, February 18 with your name and concentration area. In addition, CEU's will also be provided for those interested for 10$.
  • February 5th Chi Sigma Iota Meeting for Students Interested in Joining
    Chi Sigma Iota will meet THIS THURSDAY, February 5th for those interested in joining. The meeting will be held at 5:00 P.M. in Allen 510. If you have any questions regarding the meeting, please feel free to contact Allyn Flemmons at

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