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The Veterans Memorial Rose Garden at Mississippi State provides university visitors a fragrant, floral escape on Highway 182. PHOTO: Beth Newman | University Relations

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Sanderson's Early Bird Boot Camp sign-up extended
Spots are available for the Early Bird Boot Camp at the Sanderson Center, and the sign-up deadline for June only or for the full summer package has been extended through Monday or until spots are filled.
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MMBA meeting, luncheon on campus Thursday
Mississippi State University will host the Mississippi Minority Business Alliance's monthly membership meeting and luncheon Thursday at the Hunter Henry Center.
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Text messaging option enhances service
Mississippi State University Account Services has implemented a new service that will enable customers to receive a text message notification when a billing statement has been posted to the QuikPAY system.
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Policy addresses employee political activity
With statewide political campaigns underway this year, Mississippi State's Office of General Counsel reminds employees to be aware of the university's policy on political activities.
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'Avoiding Heat Stress' employee program offered
The Office of Regulatory Compliance and Safety is offering a new program to university employees titled "Avoiding Heat Stress," which addresses the considerations of working in hot environments both indoors and outdoors.
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Flood information for students, faculty and staff
Students, faculty and staff affected by Mississippi River flooding can find important information about disaster preparation, recovery, clean up and rebuilding at http://msucares.com/disaster/flooding/index.html.
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Floral design workshop registration open
Applications now are being taken for the popular annual floral design workshop held each summer by Mississippi State's floral management program. Now in its 12th year, the weeklong training typically draws participants to the university that range between floral business employees to homeowners interested in the latest design concepts for personal use.
Diamond Dogs claim NCAA Atlanta Regional
Nick Routt threw Mississippi State's first complete game of the season as the Diamond Dawgs upset ninth-ranked Georgia Tech 7-3 to win the championship game of the NCAA Atlanta Regional played Sunday night at Russ Chandler Stadium on the Georgia Tech campus.
University's community service recognized
Mississippi State University is being included for the third consecutive year on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for engaging students, faculty and staff in meaningful community service.
New plaques mark MSU's historic role
Researchers and inventors often succeed with efforts others consider impossible, but one "crazy" idea in the 1930s and 1940s developed at Mississippi State University changed the face of agriculture and contributed to the formation of the state's first Fortune 500 company.
Student Association kicks off True Maroon campaign
The MSU Student Association announces the 2011 True Maroon campaign commemorating Jack Cristil's famous closing line, "Wrap it in Maroon and White!" The 2011 True Maroon football game will be November 12 against the University of Alabama.
The Office of Public Affairs provides Maroon MEMO as a general information
resource for Mississippi State University employees.

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