12th Annual Graduate Student Association Awards Banquet
Five graduate students were recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service at the 12th Annual Graduate Student Association Awards Banquet. From left to right, recipients were: Roseanne Ellison Scammahorn, Ph.D. student in Agricultural Sciences, Graduate Service Assistant of the Year; Jessica Burton, Master’s student in English, Donald Zacharias Master’s Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year; Sathishkumar Tanneru, Ph.D. student in Sustainable Bioproducts, Doctoral Graduate Research Assistant of the Year; Laura Hankins, Master’s student in Counseling & Educational Psychology, Master’s Graduate Research Assistant of the Year; not pictured was Anas M. Mahmoud, Ph.D. student in Computer Science, Donald Zacharias Doctoral Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year.
12th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium
Nine winners of the 2014 Mississippi State University Graduate Student Research Symposium are, from left, Kate Henderson, Jonathan Paul Jeffreys, Jutima Simsiriwong, Janice Cunningham, Marta Amirsadeghi, Curtis Kenneth, Janet Kwan, Vu H. Lee, and Michael Ciaramella.
|Dr. David Shaw, VP for |
Research & Economic Development
|Marta Amirsadeghi, PhD Student,
The 12th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium was a huge success. A total of 175 graduate students presented their research in 90 poster and oral sessions. Dr. David Shaw, Vice President for Research & Economic Development gave opening remarks. The Symposium was organized and run by the Graduate Student Association.
Mississippi State distance graduate student Bryce Touchstone is currently a GIS Project Officer with Fire Management Services Branch with the Western Australian government. Bryce’s thesis research was conducted in the remote mountains of Tajikistan in the Zeravshan Valley. Be on the lookout for Bryce’s novels about a fictional Mississippi State grad student in the series “Thirsty Geography”! Follow his adventures at www.facebook.com/ThirstyGeographySeries.