Facilities of the Department of Teacher Education
The Olympia P. Lowe Education Complex is situated on campus at the intersection of Medgar Evers Street and Dorothy Bowers Avenue. The rectangular shaped Education Complex is the COE’s primary hub of teaching and learning. Classrooms and offices are interspersed throughout the front building and one of the rear wings of the Complex. The facility provides students with access to instruction, advisement, coordination of clinical experiences, the
The COE shares an adjoining rear wing with Academic Affairs, Continuing Education, Student Housing, Military Science, and Mass Communications. Tucked in one corner of the building, you are apt to hear the sounds of the Delta Blues reverberate from the state-of-the art B.B.King Recording studio. The recent expansion of the University’s television production and FM radio station is dedicated to the preservation of the heritage of world renowned blues musicians.
The facilities provide access to ten classrooms, sixteen offices, two conference rooms, a computer lab, the advisement center, and the education resource center. The Teacher Education Program’s Computer Lab, located in the Education Complex, has thirty (30) Gateway Pentium 4 computers.
The secondary education programs are located and supported throughout the campus in (1) the Harrison HPER Building (HPER), (2) the
MVSU’s Child Development Center (CDC) is adjacent to the Education Complex. Child care services are provided to children ranging in age from 2 to 4 years old. Candidates participation in service learning activities at the CDC, provide candidates with additional opportunities to observe and interaction with young children.
Mississippi’s Institutions of Higher Education, in conjunction with MS. Public Broadcasting Services, supports a state-wide network of compressed interactive video classrooms. The state-wide network of videoconference facilities expands the potential to deliver courses to multiple instructional sites throughout the rural geographic region. Courses originate from Itta Bena’s main campus or the satellite sites in
In an effort to expand access to educational opportunities MVSU established two satellite sites: the Greenville Higher Learning Center (GHEC) and the Greenwood Center.