PRAM honors SSRC annual report with state public relations award

The SSRC communications team received an Award of Excellence at the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) state conference for their work on the 2021 SSRC Annual Report. The 30-page report includes feature stories and design elements highlighting the center’s new and ongoing work for the year. Although each Mississippi… Continue Reading PRAM honors SSRC annual report with state public relations award

March 2022 Chronicles

New Projects Lisa Long will lead Project ECHO for Childcare Providers working with Toddlers. Long will facilitate project management work for the project, assist with childcare provider recruitment and registration, ECHO session scheduling, and content, logistics, inputting of childcare provider information into Project ECHO system, elicitation of case studies, issuing professional development… Continue Reading March 2022 Chronicles

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February 2022 Chronicles

New ProjectsDr. Sheena Gardner will serve as Principal Investigator for the 2021 Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Report. Researchers will assess DMC within Mississippi’s juvenile system. States participating in the Federal Formula Grants Program are required by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 2002 to collect juvenile justice data to… Continue Reading February 2022 Chronicles

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30 Second Abstract: Measuring Veterinary Client Preferences

30 Second Abstract: Measuring Veterinary Client Preferences Understanding a pet’s medical situation and what treatment is best can be a difficult decision for pet owners. To better understand how much autonomy clients want in making those decisions, Dr. Holli Seitz and Dr. Jesse Grady recently studied this process and wrote… Continue Reading 30 Second Abstract: Measuring Veterinary Client Preferences

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Expanding your interests: Bethany Deuel on discovering your career path

By Addie Thompson When Bethany Deuel first stepped foot on Mississippi State University’s (MSU) campus, one of the things that impressed her the most was the variety of opportunities available to her.  Although she started college unsure of exactly what she wanted to do in the future, Deuel made the… Continue Reading Expanding your interests: Bethany Deuel on discovering your career path

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December 2021/January 2022 Chronicles

New Projects Dr. Angela Roberston and Dr. Sheena Gardner will serve as Principal Investigator and co-Principal Investigator, respectively, on “Research on Juvenile Court Intake Practices and Reoffending.” The goals of this research are to examine how juvenile justice practice regarding risk assessment, court intake processing, and case handling affect juvenile reoffending… Continue Reading December 2021/January 2022 Chronicles

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SSRC researchers awarded $600K grant to examine juvenile justice system

STARKVILLE, Miss.— Two researchers from the Social Science Research Center (SSRC) at Mississippi State University are receiving $597,000 from the National Institute of Justice to examine the practices of the Mississippi juvenile justice system. Angela Robertson, a research professor and associate director at the SSRC, and Sheena Gardner, an assistant… Continue Reading SSRC researchers awarded $600K grant to examine juvenile justice system