About Us

Welcome to the Extension Center for Technology Outreach! The main focus of our staff is to provide leadership in technology information, adoption, training, and support for clientele in the state of Mississippi. Below is a summary of the Center’s goals:

  • Improve the ability of agents and volunteers to provide programming in technology
  • Increase the interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) among 4-Hers in Mississippi
  • Increase the use of broadband technologies in those areas where broadband is available
  • Improve the knowledge of Mississippians of how technology can be used in their lives: education, businesses, medical care, agriculture, agribusiness, etc.
  • Improve the access for Mississippians to research-based information and assistance through a modernized Web presence

Formerly known as the Computer Applications and Services Department formed in the early 1980’s, the Extension Center for Technology Outreach enhances the Mississippi State University Extension Service’s outreach to local communities and clientele in the state through non-formal adult education in applied technology services.

Contact Information

Physical Address

316 Bost Extension Center
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mailing Address

Box 9662
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mail Stop

Mail Stop 9662
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone

662-325-3226

Fax

662-325-8761

Center's Mission

The Extension Center for Technology Outreach (CTO) provides leadership in technology information, adoption, training, and support for clientele in the state of Mississippi. Formerly known as the Department of Computer Applications and Services, the CTO enhances the Mississippi State University Extension Service’s outreach to local communities and clientele in the state through non-formal adult education in applied technology services.