State Executive Development Institute (SEDI)

The State Executive Development Institute (SEDI) is an annual educational workshop offered by the John C. Stennis Institute of Government. The SEDI is designed to prepare mid- to upper-level state and local government executives to be more effective leaders. A broad range of topics are presented by government officials, researchers, […]

Welcome to SEDI 2015   Recently updated !

Greetings from myself and our institute director, Dr. Eddie French.   First off, I hope you are ready for an exciting week because we have a lot in store for you all in the name of better state government.  A couple of general suggestions and then some pre-class assignments.   […]

          Leland Community Service Award goes to MSU team


LELAND, Miss.–After four years of working to improve a Central Delta community’s quality of life, a cross-collaborative Mississippi State team was recently thanked and honored by local residents.


The Leland Chamber of Commerce recognized staff members and colleagues of the university’s John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development and the Department of Landscape Architecture with the 2015 Community Service Award…  Read More Continue reading


Doug Goodman, Ph.D. and Gary Peevely, Ed.D. represent the inaugural John C. Stennis Fellows for the John C. Stennis Institute of Government at Mississippi State University

Welcome Our Inaugural John C. Stennis Fellows!

April 23, 2015 ____________     The John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development at Mississippi State is honored to welcome its inaugural John C. Stennis Fellows; Dr. Doug Goodman and Dr. Gary Peevely. Both individuals have a long and distinguished list of accomplishments that will enhance the […]