Spring 2014 Graduation



Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme, rings the Mississippi State cowbell given to her by MSU President Mark E. Keenum for her participation in the university’s 2014 commencement ceremonies. Almost 2,800 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees were awarded, and MSU conferred two honorary degrees. Cousin received a Doctor of Public Service, while MSU alumnus and Brazilian native Sebastião Barbosa was awarded a Doctor of Science.

Photography by Megan Bean, Russ Houston and Beth Wynn