When the Famous Maroon Band takes the field Saturday during Mississippi State Universityâ€™s homecoming game against Bowling Green State University, the band will form an infinity symbol for the announcement of a new capital campaign.
John Rush, MSU vice president for development and alumni, said the symbol came from associate business professor Joel Collier during a planning meeting for the capital campaign. He said Collier noticed that MSU consisted of eight colleges, and turning the number 8 on its side yielded an infinity symbol. Rush said that lined up with something MSU President Mark Keenum often told high school students.
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