MSU alumni receive honors
by MBJ Staff
Published: November 30,2009
Mississippi State University is giving special recognition to four of its graduates. Lee D. Miller of Ridgeland, a 1979 transportation graduate now serving as president of Jackson-based Miller Transporters Inc., is a new MSU Alumni Association Fellow in the College of Business. Sponsored and organized by the alumni association for the 20th year, the fellows program brings graduates of distinction back to campus each fall semester to share with students specific competencies, attitudes and efforts required for success. Fellows carry the title for life.
Speaker of the House William J. “Billy” McCoy of Rienzi, a 1964 agriculture and extension education graduate and 29-year veteran of the Mississippi House of Representatives, he is also a new MSU Alumni Association Fellow in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Mary L. Hooper of Meridian, a 1982 education doctoral graduate now serving as chair of Meridian Community College’s Creative Technology Division, she is a new MSU Alumni Association Fellow for MSU’s Meridian Campus.
Edith “Edy” Williams-Rhodes of Hattiesburg, a 1976 forestry graduate, is a new MSU Alumni Association Fellow in the College of Forest Resources. Now a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Don Nance Inc., Williams-Rhodes is the retired chief of the National Park Service’s Division of Fire and Aviation.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Jail kitchen supervisor pleads guilty to stealing food
- Warden who lives hundreds of miles from jail resigns
- Ex-MDEQ leader Fisher joins Butler Snow
- A BIG CHANGE: New mortgage rules seen bringing increase in pricey mobile home loans
- Top 10 finalists chosen for C Spire Conerly Trophy
- State’s new banking chief Charlotte Corley has deep roots in the business
- (UPDATE) Gov. Bryant: $1.2 billion aluminum plant is a very exciting proposition for the state of Mississippi
- Analyst: KiOR Columbus plant may end up sold as scrap
- DAVID DALLAS: Savor this Thanksgiving and be grateful
- BankPlus recognized for alternative program to payday lending