Departmental News

  • 20 More Runners/Walkers Needed for 5K to Support MSU's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic
    The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic at MSU needs at least 20 more runners/walkers for the 5K on April 25th! If anyone is able to join and show their support, that would be amazing! Right after the 5K, there is a free outdoor music festival on campus in the amphitheater from noon-11pm. A perfect day to walk around campus for Autism!
  • Educational Psychology Student, Brittany Bane, Inducted into the Society of Scholars
    Congratulations to Brittany Bane, Educational Psychology student, who will be inducted into the Society of Scholars. There ceremony will take place on April 14th and Dr. Anastasia Elder will have the honor of formally introducing Brittany at the event.
  • School Psychology's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic Wins Starkville Restaurant Week!
    Congratulations to the School Psych’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic for winning the 2015 Starkville Restaurant Week competition! Moreover, thank you to all the faculty, staff, and students who rallied the troops, made their presence known at local eateries, and helped raise money to improve MSU's outreach to local children.
  • Calling All Runners/Walkers: Register for Bully's Autism Spectrum Dash 5K in Honor of Autism Awareness Month
    April is Autism Awareness month. In honor of that occasion, the faculty and students of the School Psychology program are hosting a 5k at the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. The race will take place at 9:00 a.m. on April 25th. Interested parties may register by the early deadline on April 24th, or on-site at the race. For more information and to register online, please visit:
  • 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

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