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Barbara Logan Smith named executive director

by Published: November 14,2014

Tags: Barbara Logan Smith, Teach For America–Mississippi

Barbara Logan Smith has been named the next executive director of Teach For America–Mississippi. Logan Smith, formerly the vice president of the Efficacy Institute, a national nonprofit focused on increasing academic achievement and character strength for all students, will formally enter the role in January. Logan Smith, who began her professional career as a teacher […] [...]

Jenna Schilling, Natasha Haynes recognized

Two Mississippi State University Extension Service professionals were recently honored by the National Extension Association for Family and Consumer Sciences for their work in the early childhood field. Jenna Schilling, Extension associate, and Natasha Haynes, Extension agent in family and consumer sciences, won the national Early Childhood Child Care Training Award for the TummySafe program, […] [...]

Firm adds Brook Hodges

by Published: November 14,2014

Tags: Barnes-Pettey Financial Advisors, Brook Hodges

Brook Hodges has joined Barnes Pettey Financial Advisors as a client service representative and is in training to become a financial advisor. Hodges is based in Oxford, but will work with other Barnes Pettey branches, as well. She joins the company after working with Dillard’s, Keep Mississippi Beautiful and Balance Fitness (co-owner). [...]

Amber Cole, Jordan Church earn medals

Amber Cole and Jordan Church, both University of Southern Mississippi graduates, were recently honored as CPA Exam medalists during the annual Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants Convention. Cole received the Fred T. Neely Gold Medal Award from the MSCPA for achieving the highest grade on the 2014 examination while passing all subjects in one […] [...]

MUW chooses LeAnn Alexander

LeAnn Alexander of Starkville has been named director of campus recreation at Mississippi University for Women. As director of campus recreation, Alexander will oversee the Stark Recreation Center/Pohl Academic Building as well as be responsible for campus recreation event planning, facilities management, intramural sports and maintaining an emergency action plan for the recreation center. Since […] [...]

Jack Wilson returns to Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP

Jack Wilson has rejoined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP’s Appellate Litigation Practice Group as a counsel in the Jackson office. Prior to rejoining the firm, Wilson served as chief counsel to Gov. Phil Bryant. He previously was an associate at the firm from 2009 to 2012. Wilson represents clients in a broad range of appellate […] [...]

Memorial Hospital elects officers

Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has elected medical staff officers, and they will serve through 2016. Alton Dauterive, MD, was elected chief of staff. Dauterive is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons who was appointed to the medical staff of Memorial Hospital in July 1986. He is a graduate of Tulane School of Medicine […] [...]

MSU chooses Heather Richardson Woodall

Meridian native Heather Richardson Woodall is the new senior coordinator in Mississippi State University-Meridian’s Career Center. A 2008 West Lauderdale High School graduate, she is working from a downtown office in the Newberry Building, but also keeps office hours at the College Park campus off Highway 19 North. Woodall is helping prepare students for the […] [...]

Extension, MAFES adds Shaun Broderick

Shaun Broderick is a new horticulture research scientist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station. Broderick, a native of Orem, Utah, is an assistant horticulture professor and researcher specializing in herbaceous perennials, shrubs and trees. He is stationed at the Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station in Crystal Springs. […] [...]

Christopher Bass promoted to shareholder

Engineering Service has promoted Christopher S. Bass to shareholder of the firm. Bass has been a professional engineer with Engineering Service since 2004. He holds licenses in Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana and has experience and expertise in multiple phases of geotechnical, Phase I environmental site assessment, transportation, storm water management, water distribution, streets, land development […] [...]

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