Posts Tagged ‘Belhaven University’

Community college board exec Eric Clark to retire

JACKSON — Mississippi Community College Board Executive Director Eric Clark will retire at the end of June 2015. Since 2008, Clark has led the board that coordinates the operations of the state’s 15 community colleges, which are governed by local boards. Clark, 63, made the announcement during a state board meeting. He told The Associated […] [...]

Belhaven University sets new fall enrollment record

JACKSON — Belhaven University’s fall enrollment broke all previous records with a total of 4,215 students. This is an increase of 329 students over last year, and a one-year jump of over 8 percent. The private university recorded its largest influx of traditional students (18-22) on the main Jackson campus, with a total of 1,211. […] [...]

Belhaven gets approval to start nuring program

JACKSON — State officials are initially approving Belhaven University’s plan to start a nursing program. The College Board voted to allow the private Jackson university to start admitting students this fall to a program that will let them earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The board will still have to give final approval to the […] [...]

Chad Wallace

by Published: May 23,2014

Tags: Belhaven University, Chad Wallace, MBJ, Top 40 Under 40

Chad Wallace is the digital communications specialist for Belhaven University. Responsible for the overall digital marketing efforts for the university, he also assists with various technology, marketing and public relations initiatives that have helped spur Belhaven to record enrollments. Since Wallace joined the staff, Belhaven has won multiple awards from the College Public Relations Association […] [...]

Belhaven given $4M gift for new University Village

JACKSON — Belhaven University has received a $4 million gift for construction of new on-campus apartments for students. President Roger Parrott made the announcement Saturday during annual graduation ceremonies. Parrott said Robbie Hughes, a longtime supporter of the university, committed $4 million to help start the project, slated to begin this summer. The complex will […] [...]

Former college president Cleland dies at age 95

JACKSON — Howard J. Cleland, who served as president of Belhaven College for 17 years, has died at the age of 95. Officials with Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home say Cleland died Sunday. The cause of death was not released. Graveside services will be held at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at Parkway Memorial Cemetery, followed by […] [...]

“College Hunks Hauling Junk” franchise opens in Capital City

College Hunks Hauling Junk. The company’s name itself is a conversation piece, according to owner Carl Carter. Carter opened the Jackson moving services franchise in January at the age of 50 after spending more than 20 years in the insurance industry. “Some people may find it a little crazy,” Carter says. “After you’ve done something […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Nathan McNeill

Ten different houses. That’s how many places Nathan McNeill says he grew up, including in Mississippi, Alabama, Indiana and Arkansas. “I wanted to be a farmer, an architect, and a teacher in turns,” McNeill says reminiscing about childhood dream jobs. “Business wasn’t even on the list.” Homeschooled through high school, McNeill attended Belhaven University in […] [...]

Brandon realtor wants harp renaissance in Mississippi

  Mandy Mangrum’s harp knows who the real star of the show is. Foregoing any gold leaf gilding, cherubs, flowers or other design ruffles, the stately, wooden Lyon & Healy Style 85 model leaves all of the flourishes to the capable fingers of its owner. “The Style 85 concert grand has less intricate detail but […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On David Sprayberry

David Sprayberry says his professional passion is public relations. Born and raised in Jackson, Sprayberry was a preacher and art teacher’s kid and like his parents combines both message and medium in his role as assistant director of communications for Belhaven University. “The challenge of finding creative ways to interact with and inform the public […] [...]

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