Posts Tagged ‘HATTIESBURG’

Foundation recognizes Headrick

by MBJ Staff Published: February 15,2013

Tags: HATTIESBURG, Katie Tucker Headrick, Leaf Foundation

Ellisville native Katie Tucker Headrick has been named Volunteer of the Year for 2013 by the Hattiesburg-based Leaf Foundation. She is currently a member of the board of directors for the foundation. According to board chair Michael Marks, Headrick is defined by a lifetime of community service, charitable giving and helping those in need. Close […] [...]

February 15, 2013- Chuck McIntosh

by Chuck McIntosh Published: February 15,2013

Tags: 2013 EF4 tornado, HATTIESBURG, natural disaster, University of Southern Mississippi

[...]

MBA program returning to Hattiesburg

by Lisa Monti Published: February 8,2013

Tags: HATTIESBURG, Joe Peyrefitte, MBA, Southern Miss, University of Southern Mississippi, USM

The next couple of years will be key to the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business, with the return of the MBA program to the Hattiesburg campus, the selection of a new dean and the opening of a new building to house its students, faculty and staff in Hattiesburg. Budget cuts in 2010 forced […] [...]

Bennett becomes first black president of major Mississippi university

Dr. Rodney Bennett has been named the tenth president of the University of Southern Mississippi, making him the first African-American president of a non-historically black college in Mississippi. The board of trustees of the Institutions of Higher Learning announced the unanimous decision today. “I am humbled and honored that the Board of Trustees has selected […] [...]

MDA’s Marlo Dorsey faces biggest marketing task in the state

Marlo Dorsey, who stepped into the job as chief marketing director of the Mississippi Development Authority in early December, has hit the ground running in a job that remained vacant for more than a year. That has led to a backlog of demand for decisions on how to best market Mississippi. “Now, every time I […] [...]

Hattiesburg counts on a good football team to create good business

The University of Southern Mississippi’s football program just finished an 0-12 season. It cost first-year coach Ellis Johnson his job. That won’t be the only fallout, though. Businesses that depend on traffic generated by football games in Hattiesburg have had a rough fall, too. John Neal, Keg and Barrel, usually stays busy with the catering […] [...]

Bank welcomes Lacher

by MBJ Staff Published: November 2,2012

Tags: Community Bank, HATTIESBURG, Jeff Lacher

Jeff Lacher has joined Community Bank as vice president in the Hardy Street Office in Hattiesburg. Lacher has more than seven years of experience as a banker, most previously with Trustmark Bank. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University with bachelors of business administration in both management and marketing. Involved in the community, Lacher […] [...]

Lance Nail takes grit and leadership from Southern Miss to Texas Tech

Lance Nail, Ph.D, recently ended his tenure as the dean of the college of business at the University of Southern Mississippi. Nail had served in that capacity since 2008. Nail now takes over the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Q — Please assess your time at USM: What do […] [...]

Hall inducts Kirkpatrick, Sorge

Public relations professionals have been honored with induction into the Southern Public Relations Hall of Fame. William E. “Bud” Kirkpatrick, of Hattiesburg, is a founding member of the Pine Belt Chapter of PRAM. He was named director of public relations for the University of Southern Mississippi in 1972 and served in that capacity for the […] [...]

LIVING LIFE AND LOVING IT: Insurance agent Andy Daniels takes to the sky for birthday

Not everyone celebrates a birthday with a skydiving adventure, but Andy Daniels of Indianola did just that, and it’s a birthday he won’t soon forget. The State Farm insurance agent didn’t mind turning 46, but he did want to fulfill a long-standing wish and do something memorable. Plans to take the dive on his 40th […] [...]

« Previous Page Next Page »

Recent Posts

Polls

How ready is your business for health care reform?

View Results

The MBJ poll should not be considered a scientific one. Results reflect only the opinion of those who participate.

Loading ... Loading ...

Recent Comments