MSU dedicates financial lab Saturday

By The Associated Press

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University will hold a dedication ceremony Saturday for the College of Business’ new Strategic Finance Laboratory.

MSU officials say the lab brings technology to campus that is used every day in financial decision making at brokerage houses and portfolio management companies across the United States.

MSU President Mark E. Keenum is scheduled to speak along with Sharon Oswald, dean of the College of Business; and Mike Highfield, associate professor of finance and head of the Department of Finance and Economics.

MSU officials say laboratory will have stock tickers and television broadcasts of current news.

The Strategic Finance Laboratory is a privately funded project.