Departmental News

  • Dr. Heiselt Farewell Party
    Congratulations to Dr. Heiselt, who will be taking a new job with the University of Nevada Medical School at the end of July. Please join us to bid her farewell and celebrate her new adventure on July 21 from 1pm - 3 pm in Allen 510. We look forward to seeing you.
  • Hailey Ripple, School Psychology Doctoral Student, Receives 2015 Sandra Davenport CHARGE Syndrome Fellowship
    Congratulations to Hailey Ripple, first year doctoral student in School Psychology, who has been named recipient of the 2015 Sandra Davenport CHARGE Syndrome Fellowship by the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation.
  • Educational Psychology Doctoral Students Smith and Butts Featured in MSU News
    School Psychology Doctoral Students, Hallie M. Smith and Molly M. Butts, were featured in Mississippi State news for their work with the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic. See the full article at ttp://
  • Dr. Henington and Dr. Karriem Recognized for Service to MSU
    Congratulations to Dr. Henington and Dr. Karriem who were recently recognized at the College of Education Convocation for 20 and 15 years of service to Mississippi State University, respectively.
  • Dr. Heiselt Honored with Donnie Prisock Diversity Award
    Congratulations to Dr. April Heiselt, recipient of the 2015 Donnie Prisock Diversity Award presented at the College of Education's Spring Convocation.

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