Programs

Compensation Policy

Comprehensive Compensation Studies   As part of the Stennis Institute's capacities and services offered, the Institute is able to provide comprehensive compensation studies for municipalities, counties, agencies, and others. For more information, please contact Ms. Claudette Jones or Mr. Matthew Peterson at your convenience.

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Congressional Insight

Congressional Insight is a one of a kind simulation offered by the Stennis Institute where you will assume the role of a newly elected member of Congress. Each decision you make will not only impact your district, but your relations with state and local officials, national party leaders, and other members of Congress! Congressional Insight...

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Education Policy Fellowship Program

Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP)   Mississippi EPFP Coordinator Devon Brenner (EPFP '04-05) Office of Research and Economic Development Professor, Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education Mississippi State University More about DevonKristen Dechert (EPFP ’16-17) Communication Director/Project Manager Research and Curriculum Unit Mississippi State University Tyson Elbert (EPFP ’07-08) Consultant Submissions for the 2017-18 cohort of Mississippi EPFP are being...

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Mississippi Mayors’ Forum

Mississippi Mayors’ Forum The Mississippi Mayors’ Forum (MMF) is an exciting new assistance opportunity developed in collaboration between the John. C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development at Mississippi State University and the Mississippi Municipal League. The program provides a select group ofMississippi Mayors with access to a panel of resource professionals who will...

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MPPA Capstone

PSPA Capstone   As part of a working collaboration between the Stennis Institute and the Political Science and Public Administration department at Mississippi State University, the Institute provides the instruction, project initiation, and guidance for the last-semester Capstone students.  The capstone project is a hands-on, real-world experience for the students, teaching them how to work...

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Polling Center for Government and Business Development

About the Polling Center The Polling Center for Government and Business Development is a collaboration between the Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development and the National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (nSPARC) at Mississippi State University. Combining the unique talents of both organizations, the Polling Center uses a multidisciplinary approach to investigate some...

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State Executive Development Institute (SEDI)

2019 SEDI Cohort: May 5-10, 2019 on the Mississippi State University Campus! Fee: $1,450 which covers hotel, meals, and course materials REGISTRATION FOR THE 2019 SEDI SESSION IS OPEN!!! NOMINATIONS DUE BY MARCH 8, 2019! REGISTRATION LINK FOR 2019 SEDI: CLICK HERE! For More Information, Please see the Contact Info below.  We hope to see...

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Stennis-Capitol Press Luncheon

Attorney General Jim Hood Addresses the Press at the Stennis Institute Press Forum, 2019 Lt. Governor Tate Reeves addresses the upcoming legislative session. (Photo: Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger) January 8, 2018 August 18, 2016 Mississippi State University President, Dr. Mark E. Keenum Speaker: Dr. Mark Keenum, Mississippi State University President What: Stennis Capitol Press Forum When: August...

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Stennis-Montgomery Association

A program of the John C. Stennis Institute of Government, in cooperation with the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Foundation Essay Contest Award Winners     |    SMA Members   |  Photos The Stennis-Montgomery Association is housed at the John C. Stennis Institute of Government on the Mississippi State University campus. The 2017 MSU Stennis-Montgomery Association with...

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Strategic Doing

Strategy / Strategic Doing     Turn Strategic Plans into Strategic ACTION   The Stennis Institute prides itself in its modern approach to strategic thinking.  While strategic plans are still a part of local government and agency planning, the Institute is working to incorporate new techniques and strategies of strategic thinking into these arenas.  The...

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