Posts Tagged ‘Belhaven University’

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

by Stephen McDill Published: May 24,2013

Tags: Belhaven University, Bomgar Corporation, 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

by Stephen McDill Published: February 22,2013

Tags: Belhaven University, David Sprayberry, Keeping Our Eye On

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 […] [...]

Bank elevates Overby

by MBJ Staff Published: October 15,2012

Tags: Belhaven University, Community Bancshares Inc., Sherry Overby

Sherry Overby has been promoted to vice president of human resources for Community Bancshares Inc. She has been with Community Bank since 2001, starting as a teller and most recently as an assistant human resources officer. Overby, a White Oak native, is a graduate of Belhaven University, earning a degree in management and a master’s […] [...]

Survey: Metro Jackson office markets showing some strength

Jackson’s Central Business District office market is starting 2012 much as it did 2011 with slightly more than a quarter of available space empty. That’s the good news. The CBD wouldn’t be keeping its current occupancy levels had expected lease renewals not come through, commercial real estate professionals say. Parkway Properties’ 120-building fourth-quarter office market […] [...]

Pinnacle elevates Nelson

Pinnacle Trust has promoted Jeremy Nelson has been promoted to chief investment officer. Nelson received his B.S. in business administration with a minor in finance from Belhaven University, graduating magna cum laude. He is a graduate of the American Bankers’ Association National and Graduate Trust Schools, where Nelson earned his certified financial trust and advisor […] [...]

Sanctuary Body Spa names executives

Sanctuary Body Spa of St. Dominic’s has named its executive team: Dr. William Dotie Jackson, medical director; Suzie Foote, interim spa director; and, Deidre Mooney, corporate wellness coordinator. A lifelong resident of Jackson, Jackson completed his undergraduate studies at Mississippi College, attended medical school at St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed his general […] [...]

Inspired by a vision

by Martin Willoughby Published: May 15,2011

Tags: Belhaven University, Dr. Roger Parrott, MBJ Columns

Parrott has view of education to lead Mississippi ahead What have you done for me lately?” Unfortunately, the attitude behind this question reflects our current cultural expectations. Technology advances and an insatiable desire for real time change have created a pressure cooker environment for today’s leaders. In the corporate world, a segment of noisy analysts […] [...]

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