Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

Alumni-couple donate $12.3M to Mississippi State

STARKVILLE — Texas oilman Tommy Nusz and his wife, Terri, have donated $12.3 million to the Mississippi State University Campaign. Nusz is the CEO and chairman of the board of Oasis Petroleum in Houston, Texas. He and his wife are graduates of Mississippi State. School officials say in a news release that the donation brings […] [...]

Group of alumni oppose Bynum as next president of MVSU

ITTA BENA — Some Mississippi Valley State University alumni are complaining about the nomination of William Bynum to be the university’s next president. Roosevelt Yarbrough, president of Valley’s alumni association, said at a news conference he wants the school to be led by an alumnus, and says he’s worried that Bynum doesn’t have any experience […] [...]

MSU honors state’s first-ever veterinary tech graduates

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine recently honored its first graduating class in the four-year veterinary medical technology degree program with a special pinning ceremony. Dr. Allison Gardner, clinical instructor in CVM’s veterinary medical technology program, said veterinary technologists make important contributions in the field of animal care. “Veterinary technologists are a […] [...]

Late alumna Sciacca endows scholarship at UM School of Pharmacy

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is offering a new scholarship thanks to the generosity of the late Madeline O. Sciacca of Slidell, La., who remembered her alma mater in her will. Sciacca, who obtained her pharmacy degree from UM in 1953, left $400,000 to the Ole Miss School of Pharmacy to […] [...]

Advisory committee named to find new MUW president

by MBJ Staff Published: August 1,2011

Tags: Alumni, education, faculty, higher education, President, presidential search, Staff

COLUMBUS — Commissioner of Higher Education Dr. Hank M. Bounds has unveiled the Campus Search Advisory Committee to aid in the search for the next president of Mississippi University for Women. The members of the Mississippi University for Women Campus Search Advisory Committee include: Renee Flynt, Emily Myers Garner, Ruth Jones, Brandon Newsome, Andrea Overby […] [...]

Rival MUW alumni groups decide to merge

by Associated Press Published: April 18,2011

Tags: 2010 BTI Client Service All-Stars, Alumni, education, higher education

COLUMBUS — Rival alumni groups have agreed to set aside their differences of the past four years and work together to support Mississippi University for Women. The Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association and Mississippi’s First Alumnae Association said that they had voted to merge. The Commercial Dispatch reports that after the April 16 announcement […] [...]

Cool Stuff for Dedicated Alumni

by Laura Smith Published: October 3,2010

Tags: Alumni, Executive Gift Guide

Membership at Ole Miss includes subscription to the Ole Miss Alumni Review magazine, among other things. Annual membership is $40 for an individual and $50 for a couple. Gifts also can be found by visiting  www.olemissalumni.com or calling (662) 915-7375… Mississippi State: Annual membership can be purchased in any dollar amount with no minimum. Membership […] [...]

DSU inducts three in Hall of Fame

The 2009 Delta State University Alumni Hall of Fame inductees are (from left), Billy B. Nowell of Cleveland, Donald L. Green of Clarksdale and Karen Sullivan of Brookhaven, accepting the award presented posthumously to Doug Sullivan. The three Delta State alumni were inducted Nov. 6 at the annual Delta State Alumni Service Awards Luncheon held […] [...]

DSU alumni honored for service

by MBJ Staff Published: November 23,2009

Tags: Alumni, award, Bob Ferguson, Delta State University, Dot Franklin, John Polk, Rob Armour, Sylvia Ferguson

Delta State University’s Alumni Association recognized this year’s service award winners, (seated, from left) Sylvia Ferguson, Dot Franklin, (standing, from left) John Polk, Bob Ferguson and Rob Armour. Bob and Sylvia Ferguson of Iuka, are the recipients of the 2009 Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award. The Hugh Ellis Walker Alumni Service Award is named […] [...]

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