December 10, 2015
Best-selling author & College of Education scholarship donor James Patterson will deliver tomorrow's commencement address for MSU. The public ceremony for all fall semester graduates gets underway at 7 p.m. at Humphrey Coliseum. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. More than 1,300 MSU students are candidates for degrees. Read more here

College of Education in California 

Recently, Dr. Matthew Boggan, associate professor of Educational Leadership, attended the University Council on Educational Administration (UCEA) Conference in San Diego, CA. UCEA is the premier conference for Educational Leaders and Principal Preparation Programs. Dr. Boggan toured E3 Civic High School which is located in the San Diego Library and is the only high school in the United States that is located inside a library. The Executive Director, Dr. Helen Griffith, was born in Newton, MS.

College of Education News


MSU music faculty member tapped by Irish music society

STARKVILLE, Miss.—A Mississippi State music department faculty member is a new international representative to Ireland’s Society of Musicology. Read more...

MSU-Meridian graduates include special teacher for special needs

MERIDIAN, Miss.—Though Courtney Garrett never planned to teach special education, the 25-year-old wife and mother is receiving a bachelor’s degree in the major during Mississippi State University-Meridian’s fall commencement.  Read more...

Turner, Calhoun receiving national athletic-academic recognitions  

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Taveze S. Calhoun, a defensive back on the Bulldog football team, is the university’s National Football Foundation-College Hall of Fame 2015 National Scholar-Athlete. Read more...

College of Education Events


12/4 - 12/10 - Final Exams

12/22 - 1/1 - Winter Holidays


1/13 - Lunch & Learn

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Meet the Staff
Christa King- Coordinator for the Promise Student Support program and an instructor in the College of Education. Hailing from Grenada, Mississippi, King received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Delta State University and a master's degree in curriculum instruction from the University of Mississippi. She is also National Board Certified. King says,"The Learning Center is a valuable resource that can help students in their academic studies. We have tutoring, effective courses in to help them read at a collegiate level, and seminars to learn time management. As coordinator for the Promise Program, I see how driven these students are and that inspires me. It's exciting to watch them on their path to academic success." Interesting Fact: Mrs. King is a twin AND she has twins! 

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