Lucas J. Ferguson

MSU's first recipient of the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Lucas J. Ferguson, an honors student at the Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College and senior biochemistry major at Mississippi State, has been named the university’s first recipient of the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Astronaut and Apollo 16 crewmember, Gen. Charlie Duke, NASA master controller Jerry Bostick, MSU Director of the Office of Prest

Apollo Astronauts Land at MSU

Astronaut and Apollo 16 crewmember, Gen. Charlie Duke, NASA master controller Jerry Bostick, MSU Director of the Office of Prestigious External Scholarships Dr. Tommy Anderson, and astronaut and Apollo 13 crewmember Fred Haise.

Feifei Zeng

International student at MSU lands prestigious summer fellowship at Princeton

Feifei Zeng, a top international student at Mississippi State has received a prestigious fellowship that will enable her to pursue summer studies at a prominent Ivy League research institution.

Presidential Scholars at Good Morning America show

The Presidential Scholars visited New York City

The Presidential Scholars visited New York City this spring, touring graduate programs at Columbia University, the United Nations, and the 9-11 Memorial. They were also special guests of Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts.

Students at the University of Oxford

Shackouls Summer Study Abroad

at The University of Oxford

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Feifei Zeng standing in the Junction next to a bulldog statue.

Feifei Zeng

Student

A top international student at Mississippi State has received a prestigious fellowship that will enable her to pursue summer studies at a prominent Ivy League research institution.

Dr. Brian Shoup

Dr. Brian Shoup

Faculty

Dr. Brian Shoup is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration where he teaches comparative politics and public policy.

In Pursuit of Honors

CSU Behavioral Science Building. Most of the buildings on campus are a combination of glass and stone and are absolutely gorgeou

1,000 Miles Away

For the next two months, I am spending the summer in the beautiful city of Fort Collins, Colorado. As of now, I’ve been here for roughly four days and I’ve picked up on quite a few little cultural differences.

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Ciarra Smith on June 8, 2017

Trip to the state capitol in Jackson, MS to meet with female representatives, lobbyists, head of state agencies, and other leade

NEW Ideas, NEW Friends, NEW Leadership

For the past week, these are the questions we are asked to confront every day at the Mississippi University for Women’s N.E.W. Leadership program, a free five-day residential program for Mississippi college women.

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Joy Cariño on June 6, 2017

I was working with Alexander, this friendly thirteen year-old boy who I do believe was the nephew of our assigned family. He was

Travels to Tegucigalpa

So far this summer I have had the amazing opportunity to travel with Global Brigades to Honduras, where I shadowed doctors, spoke with children about issues ranging from oral hygiene to cancer, and helped build a bathroom and washing station for a hardworking and kind local family.

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Katelyn Provine on June 6, 2017

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Shackouls Summer Study at
The University of Oxford

The Shackouls Summer Study at the University of Oxford is a highly selective program that affords the most academically qualified students with a true Oxford experience and scholarship support.

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Hall of Fame

Meet all winners from the Office of Prestigious External Scholarships.

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Scholarships

The Presidential Scholarships and the Provost Scholarships are Mississippi State University’s most prestigious freshman awards.

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Aletheia, Spring 2017

Aletheia

Spring 2017

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Mississippi State University's First Gates Cambridge Scholar Lucas J. Ferguson

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