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Mississippi State again named national ‘Voter Friendly Campus’

Mississippi State University News, Harriet Laird:


"STARKVILLE, Miss.—Mississippi State is again a national “Voter Friendly Campus” for encouraging its students to register and vote in last year’s elections and for its pledge to continue these efforts in the coming years.


Universities awarded voter friendly status are regarded as “accountable for planning and implementing practices that help students overcome barriers to participation in the political process” by the Fair Elections Center’s Campus Vote Project and the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, or NASPA.


Regina Hyatt, MSU vice president for student affairs, said, 'The university and the Division of Student Affairs were evaluated based on development of a campus plan to register, educate and turn out student voters in 2020, facilitate voter engagement efforts, and analyze our overall work. These were exceptional accomplishments for MSU and our division—all in the face of the upheaval caused by a global pandemic.'”


Read more from this article HERE.




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