Alumni Spotlight | Bagley College of Engineering - Part 2

Our People: Rob Wolz

After more than 35 years in the aerospace industry, a return to Mississippi State has been a rewarding change of pace for Rob Wolz.

December 7, 2020

Don Saget: The Embodiment Of The Flying M

The former MSU quarterback and wide receiver in the era of the Flying M went on to work on the Apollo missions.

November 5, 2020

Link: Doctor with Starkville ties will lead NFL’s comeback

A Mississippi State graduate will be on the front lines as NFL teams can begin reopening their facilities this week.

May 18, 2020

Link: From the Deep South to Deep Space: Kossuth, Mississippi, Native Reggie Alexander Says Partnership is Key to Exploration

Growing up in tiny Kossuth, Mississippi — a farming village of some 200 people — Reggie Alexander recalls afternoons with his brother, exploring the galaxy on TV with the Starship Enterprise crew on “Star Trek.”

May 18, 2020

Link: At 82, professor emeritus Bill Jones still helping MSU crank out engineers

From The Commercial Dispatch: A stack of papers sits on a desk beside Bill Jones’ laptop in his Greensboro Street home in Starkville. The final exams for his 70 mechanical engineering students at Mississippi State University represent, by Jones’ estimate, about 15 hours of meticulous grading work he knocked out between Friday afternoon and Sunday…

May 7, 2019

Engineering alumnus earns prominent award from NASA

Mississippi State University alumnus Eric Cranford was one of just six people to earn a prestigious Space Flight Awareness Silver Snoopy award from NASA’s Stennis Space Center. Cranford, a 2010 graduate in civil engineering from Mississippi State’s Bagley College of Engineering, was recognized for outstanding support to rocket engine testing. He currently serves as the…

August 15, 2018

A Bulldog through and through: Exxon Mobil Canada leader cherishes close ties to alma mater

A 14-hour time difference in Malaysia didn’t stop her from staying up late to watch Dak Prescott lead the Bulldogs in a historic rise to No. 1 in 2014. Being more than 2,700 miles away in Canada didn’t stop her from tuning in as Coach Vic Schaefer led women’s hoops to a record-breaking, undefeated regular…

July 26, 2018

Alumnus’ journey takes him from Starkville to space exploration history

Growing up in Golden, Mississippi, Jerry Bostick knew where he would attend college. His mother, Lois Ann Bostick, held two degrees from Mississippi State University, and his older sister had already enrolled.

July 25, 2018

Our People looks at the work of assistant research professor Haley Doude

Haley Doude encourages all girls and women interested in pursuing science and technology careers “first, to believe in yourself, and second, to know that we are all rooting for you to succeed.”

June 4, 2018

Electrical engineering alum selected as 2017 Alumni Fellow

Electrical engineering alumnus Billy Ball, Sr., is one of eight prominent graduates who have been chosen as Mississippi State University Alumni Fellows for 2017.

November 1, 2017