Departmental News


FMB Staff to Present “Patriotic Show” as Part of CBDNA Southern Division Conference

Feb 6, 2018


The Famous Maroon Band staff will travel to Tampa, Florida at the end of February to showcase one of its great traditions at a conference on the University of South Florida campus.

Annunciation Catholic School

Samba in Columbus for Catholic Schools Week

Feb 2, 2018

Annunciation Catholic School in Columbus celebrated Catholic Schools Week with many exciting programs including their annual “Our Nation Day” parade on January 30th.  Dr. Bob worked with Mrs.


Dr. Sobaskie to lecture at British universities

Dec 23, 2017

Mississippi State University music professor James William Sobaskie has been invited to speak at the University of Oxford on March 6, 2018, within its Faculty of Music’s Research Colloquium series.  The title of his Oxfo

Drum Circle

Dr Bob joins World Tour Continents Day at Madison Middle School

Dec 23, 2017

Dr. Bob visited Madison Middle School on November 17 to facilitate eight interactive drumming sessions.  These educational hands-on drum sessions were in support of the Madison Middle School World Tour Continents Day.  Dr.

Dr. Packwood recognized by SAI Chapter

Nov 13, 2017

The Mississippi State University Epsilon Chi Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity initiated Dr.

African Night 2017

Nov 7, 2017

The MSU African Students Association will present their AFRICAN NIGHT on Monday, November 13th from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.