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JSU brings in Ricardo Brown

Dr. Ricardo A. Brown, a veteran administrator and cardiovascular physiologist who has worked with the National Institutes of Health and led programs to open higher education pathways for underrepresented populations, has been named the new dean of Jackson State University’s College of Public Service. Brown comes to JSU after serving as assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs for the University ...

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Maj. Chris Patterson earns Guard promotion

Maj. Christian Patterson of Clinton was recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Mississippi Army National Guard. Patterson, who serves as deputy director of the Mississippi Military Department’s Public Affairs Office, and as the Joint Force Headquarters, Mississippi National Guard public affairs officer, had his new rank pinned on by the state’s adjutant general, Maj. Gen. Augustus ...

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TROTTER: Big spenders vs. big savers

You stand at your window and look across the street. Nice house, you think. Nice landscaping. Nice sports car. Nice driveway. New bikes for the kids. Wow, if only you had that kind of money . . . . On the other hand, the plain home down the street with the older model sedan parked out front pales in comparison. ...

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Soft-spoken steel man Tommy Dulaney well-respected in his industry

Tommy Dulaney is well-respected statewide for taking an initial $60,000 investment in Meridian’s Structural Steel Services in 1975 into a business today that specializes in building structural steel for power plants, steel mills and other industries worldwide. But while building SSS into a business employing 330, Dulaney has found time to volunteer, including serving as chairman of the Mississippi Economic ...

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C Spire promotes, hires

Jeff Cook has been promoted to manager of brand interfaces for C Spire Wireless. Cook, who joined C Spire in 2007, has over 20 years of experience in consumer technology and telecommunications, including a stint at Dell Computer Corp. as a research and development engineer. Prior to his recent promotion, Cook was a senior product manager for emerging devices. A ...

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Rick Gregory leading UM Southaven campus

Rick R. Gregory, former president and dean of the International College of Lijiang College of Guangxi Normal University in Guilin, China, is the new executive director of the University of Mississippi at DeSoto in Southaven. Before joining UM, Gregory served in several leadership roles of a university, both in the academic and nonacademic arenas. He taught at the undergraduate, master’s ...

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Robert Meacham relocates practice to Methodist Healthcare

Dr. Robert Rhodes Meacham III has aligned with Methodist Healthcare.  His clinic, formerly Baxter Clinic of Hernando, is now Meacham Clinic located at 124 West Commerce Street in Hernando. Meacham attended the University of Mississippi medical school and served a primary care residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  He received his undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University. ...

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Joe Johnson retires from Hinds Community College

Joe Johnson has retired from Hinds Community College. He has served as an administrator, coordinating the Cooperative Education, Work-Based Learning, and Job Placement programs for the past 18 years. Prior to coming to HCC, Johnson taught in the Jackson Public Schools at the Career Development Center, and at Long Beach High School, McComb High School and Chamberlain-Hunt Academy. He also ...

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