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Meggan Franks

Meggan Franks

Interim Director, Student Leadership & Community Engagement

Email mfranks@saffairs.msstate.edu
Phone (662) 325-2208

Meggan Franks serves as the Interim Director of the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE), the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL), and the Maroon Volunteer Center. As Interim Director, Meggan manages leadership and community engagement programming at Mississippi State University. Under her guidance, the SLCE connects over 8,000 students, faculty, and staff with community agencies, leadership opportunities, and volunteer projects within the local community. Meggan is also the project supervisor for the Maroon Volunteer Center's 16-member AmeriCorps VISTA project. Meggan grew up in Athabasca, Alberta, Canada. She earned a B.S. in Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising, and an M.B.A from Mississippi State University. She has two children, Madison and Patrick. Her husband, Houston, coaches cross country at Mississippi State.

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Emily Bedwell

Graduate Assistant

Email ekb134@saffairs.msstate.edu
Phone (662) 325-1820

Emily is currently serving as a Graduate Service Assistant for the Maroon Volunteer Center. She is a student in the Master of Professional Accountancy program, here at MSU. Emily works with various projects of the Maroon Volunteer Center such as Habitat for Humanity, Service Dawgs Day, The Big Event, and Alternative Breaks. In Emily's spare time she enjoys kayaking, hiking, watching Netflix, and playing with her pug, Asher.