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Video: MSU’s Durst Gets a Warm Farewell On Campus

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) — 34 years of dedication to education is celebrated on Mississippi State’s campus today.

Friends and family along with university staff attended a retirement party for Betty “Jo” Hurst at the Mitchell Memorial Library.

Durst spent three decades working in the communications department at MSU.

Durst focused on the finer art of theater, and also served as a student adviser.

MSU department head Dr. John Forde says Durst and her many contributions will be remembered.