Dallas, Texas Chapter

Dallas, Texas Chapter

Serving alumni, friends and prospective students in and around Dallas, Texas, including the counties of Dallas, Collin, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Rockwall and the east side of Denton.


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Upcoming Events

Do not solicit for any reason. Contact information is provided for chapter purposes only.

2024 Chapter Volunteer Team

President - Ed Jones '98
Vice President - Charles Parker '14, '15, '17
Secretary – Caroline Barrett ’17, ‘18
Treasurer - Dallas Aasand '16

Community Service - Ed Jones '98
Scholarship – Tony Diaz ‘18
Social Media - Ed Jones '98
Student Recruiting - Caroline Barrett ’17, ‘18
Young Alumni - Kyle Holliman '18
Game-Watch Gatherings -
Board Members


Interested in volunteering with our Bulldog Team? We are always adding board members to our TEAM. Additional Opportunities include: Social Media, Community Service, Game-Watch Gatherings, Senior/Retired Alumni, Family Outings 

If you would like to volunteer with our chapter, please contact Chapter President Ed Jones or Janet Downey, Coordinator of Volunteer Engagement - or 662-325-8515.

Student Recruiting and Scholarship

Student Recruiting - MSU Office of Admissions and Scholarships

Jordan Guidroz, Admissions Counselor for Dallas
Territory:  Dallas, Collin, Rockwall, Hunt, Kaufman, Ellis, Hill, Navarro, McLennan, Falls, Limestone, Freestone, Fannin, Grayson & Delta  |  601-708-3167

Gianna Ciotoli Maidens, Admissions Counselor for Fort Worth, East Texas, Texas Panhandle
Territory:  Denton, Tarrant, Johnson, Hood, Parker, Wise, Somervell, Erath, Palo Pinto, Jack, Clay Montague and all west  |  682-249-8132

Jesse Vaughn, Transfer Admissions Counselor for Texas  |  601-708-3167

If you have any questions about student recruiting in the metro Dallas/Fort Worth area, please contact our counselors. Our Dallas/Fort Worth admissions counselors live in the metro area full time and visit area high schools, participate in college and career fairs, talk to students and parents and work full time to recruit Texas students to become Mississippi State Bulldogs! If you have any questions about student recruiting in Texas, please contact MSU Admissions.

Alumni and friends are encouraged to assist with student recruiting. If you would like to join the volunteer Alumni Recruitment Network, please contact the Alumni Association to sign up with the Alumni Recruitment Network.

Dallas, Texas Chapter Scholarship

Applications for university scholarships are available through the student application for admission after receiving admittance to MSU.  Students who complete the general scholarship information after admittance to Mississippi State will automatically be considered if the required criteria are met.

The University Scholarship Committee administers the scholarship program at Mississippi State University. Financial need may be used as consideration in selection. Any scholarships will be awarded on a year-to-year basis.

Awards will be based on funds available. Funds will not be given directly to the recipients; rather, the university business office will credit the recipients' tuition and fees expenses each semester.

Chapter Membership Information

If you’re an alumnus or friend of MSU who lives in the greater Dallas area (based on your mailing address with the Alumni Association), you’re automatically a member of this chapter. An annual donation to Mississippi State made through the MSU Foundation makes you an active member of the MSU Alumni Association and the Dallas, Texas Chapter.

Supporting the Chapter

Financial Support of individuals and businesses is also important to the success of the Dallas, Texas Chapter. There are two ways to support through the MSU Foundation.

Chapter Scholarship
The Dallas, Texas Chapter. has established a scholarship fund through the MSU Foundation to be awarded to entering freshmen from the metro Dallas area. Help us grow this fund by making a tax-deductible donation, in any amount. Utilize secure online giving - Dallas, Texas Chapter Scholarship Fund.

Advancement Fund
The Dallas, Texas Chapter Advancement Fund supports the chapter's goals and initiatives. Gifts and support to this fund help pay for activities and events hosted by the chapter, which ultimately supports the chapter scholarship.
Support the Dallas, Texas Chapter

Mail: Make checks payable to MSU Foundation and send to:
MSU Foundation, P.O. Box 6149, Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: You can also call (662) 325-7000.

Donations designated to one of our chapter funds help students from our area become Bulldogs and graduate from Mississippi State.

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