When the Famous Maroon Band takes the field Saturday during Mississippi State University’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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