Posts Tagged ‘campus’

Ole Miss makes ranking of most beautiful campuses in U.S.

OXFORD — Best College Reviews, a ranking service for American colleges and universities, has released a list of the 100 most beautiful college campuses in America, and the University of Mississippi made the cut. The 100 campuses were selected based entirely on aesthetics. The author placed particular emphasis on natural features such as green spaces, […] [...]

Oxford looking to develop campus-like ‘clean industry’

OXFORD — City of Oxford leaders say they hope a proposed new planning district will help the area attract high-tech companies and research firms. City Planner Andrea Correll tells The Oxford Eagle that Oxford is trying to promote “clean industry.” Correll says she is working with representatives from FNC Inc. and Oxford Enterprise to develop […] [...]

Board approves courses for planned JSU-Madison campus

MADISON — The state College Board has approved 42 courses for Jackson State University’s planned campus in Madison. Board officials say that’s only the beginning of the classes that JSU will offer in Jackson’s northern suburb. The list included nine business courses, four education courses and six gerontology courses. “I don’t know if that’s the […] [...]

Canton mayor says JSU campus would be welcome

CANTON — While Madison’s mayor has bristled over Jackson State University’s plan to open a satellite campus in her city, another area mayor says his city would benefit from having a higher education facility. In a letter addressed to JSU president Carolyn Meyers, The Clarion-Ledger reports Canton Mayor William Truly expressed his desire for the […] [...]

City, Tulane balking at JSU opening Madison campus

MADISON — The city of Madison and Tulane University officials want the state College Board to rescind what they’re calling the “premature” approval of Jackson State University’s plans to open a Madison campus this summer. Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler tells The Clarion-Ledger the city wants to make sure that Jackson State will not be competing […] [...]

Field Memorial to build new main campus; open new clinic

CENTREVILLE and LIBERTY — Field Memorial Community Hospital has announced it will build a new main campus in Centreville and expand into Liberty with a new clinic. Hospital administrator Chad Netterville tells the Enterprise-Journal the new site will be at the old Williams-Carter plant. The property was owned by Amite and Wilkinson counties, which turned […] [...]

Hinds CC to open two new residence halls next week

RAYMOND — Hinds Community College will open two new residence halls Monday that can accommodate 352 on its campus in Raymond. The school says in a news release that these are the first new dormitories built on the campus in about 30 years. The 54,000-square-foot men’s residence hall, Riggs-Virden Hall, has 196 beds. The 46,250-square-foot […] [...]

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