Posts Tagged ‘diversity’

Cleaning out in-box by answering some of the most frequently asked questions

Question: What is your solution to the foreclosure problem in the U.S.? Answer: I do not support the concept of allowing people who could not afford a house to be subsidized to stay in the house as owners. Nevertheless, houses should not remain vacant for long periods of time simply because of physical deterioration issues. […] [...]

Adams and Reese recognized for diversity

by MBJ Staff Published: September 16,2011

Tags: attorneys, diversity, law, law firms, lawyers, minorities, women

JACKSON — The law firm of Adams and Reese has been named a recipient of the Corporate Counsel Women of Color Diversity Award of Excellence, an inaugural award given by the CCWC as a recognition of the firm’s initiatives, outstanding achievement in commitment to diversity and advancement of women attorneys of color. The CCWC is […] [...]

Baker Donelson again recognized for diversity

by For the MBJ Published: May 19,2011

Tags: attorneys, diversity, ethnicity, gender, law, law firms, lawyers, media

JACKSON — For the seventh consecutive year, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named among the “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” by MultiCultural Law, a magazine focused on diversity in the legal profession. The firm also received its fourth consecutive ranking on the publication’s list of “Top 100 Law Firms for […] [...]

Bradley Arant expands its diversity program

by Wally Northway Published: December 19,2010

Tags: diversity, education, law, law firms, scholarships

JACKSON — As part of its continuing commitment to diversity in the legal profession, the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, is expanding its diversity scholarship program in 2011. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings will award two scholarships next year — $10,000 to a student in his or her second year of law school […] [...]

Baker Donelson recognized again for diversity

by Wally Northway Published: July 30,2010

Tags: diversity, law, law firms, media, minorities

JACKSON — For the sixth consecutive year, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named among the “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” by MultiCultural Law, a magazine focused on diversity in the legal profession. The firm also received its third consecutive ranking on MultiCultural Law’s list of “Top 100 Law Firms for […] [...]

MSU program looks to boost diversity

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University (MSU) is working to reach underserved communities through a new mentoring program that encourages minority students to pursue veterinary medicine and graduate degrees in the biological sciences. MSU received a grant from the National Science Foundation to collaborate with three of the state’s historically black institutions of higher learning — […] [...]

Harrah’s honored for minority advocacy

by Wally Northway Published: November 30,2009

Tags: diversity, employment, gaming, minorities

TUNICA — Representatives from Harrah’s Entertainment Mississippi were recently presented with a Minority Advocate Award at the Minority Diversity Association of Mississippi’s annual awards banquet in Jackson. “At Harrah’s Entertainment we believe in the power and endless potential of minority businesses in our community. We are proud to stand alongside the Minority Contractors Association of […] [...]

Workshop to focus on cultural sensitivity

by Wally Northway Published: October 15,2009

Tags: cultural sensitivity, diversity

CLEVELAND — “Creating Cultural Sensitivity in the Workplace” is the title of a educational workshop to be offered by Delta State University’s (DSU’s) Department of Social Work and Graduate and Continuing Studies. Dr. Jeannie Falkner, associate professor of social work at DSU, will be speaker for the workshop to be held Oct 20 from 5:30 […] [...]

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