MSU sets conference for non-white men

By The Associated Press

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University will hold a conference Aug. 31 on scholastic needs of non-white male students at the university and beyond.

Themed “Human Capital: Enhancing the Academic Achievement of Men of Color,” the free session is set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Colvard Student Union.

Keynote speakers will be university President Mark Keenum, provost and executive vice president Jerry Gilbert, athletic director Scott Stricklin and alumni association president Camille Scales Young.

Registration may be made at www.odep.msstate.edu/moc/index.php.