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Read February 8 issue of MBJ

>> C SPIRE TURNS 25 From bag phones to 4G, C Spire leading the wireless way — by Stephen McDill Also in this week’s paper: >> VIKING RANGE Life goes on after massive layoffs, Middleby CEO wants Greenwood to keep it— by Clay Chandler >> MBJ ANALYSIS Businessman with unfinished Mississippi projects now promising $1B […] [...]

Madison supervisors welcome Jackson State campus

CANTON — Madison County officials are rolling out the welcome mat for Jackson State University. The Board of Supervisors on Monday unanimously approved a resolution welcoming JSU’s satellite campus to the community. The university won College Board approval last month for a 10-year, $1.5 million lease for 8,600 square feet of office space in Madison […] [...]

Madison mayor, Tulane wrong to bully Jackson State

Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler would never tell McDonald’s it can be the only fast-food franchise in her queendom. Wendy’s and Burger King wouldn’t hear of it. Yet, it appears that is what has happened recently as she and Tulane University have asked the state College Board to rescind what they’re calling the “premature” approval […] [...]

TAKE 2: Bring it on — But the gun culture in America has got to change

I know the usual defense of guns, “Guns don’t kill people. People kill people.” Yeah. Yeah. But it’s harder to kill someone with a baseball bat than with a gun. A baseball bat doesn’t go off accidentally, and it’s hard to get in multiple rounds on a baseball bat in a few short seconds. >> […] [...]

Hudson returns to JSU

Thomas Hudson, a Jackson attorney and Jackson State University alumnus, has been appointed to the position of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action officer for JSU. Hudson is a licensed attorney, mediator and trainer with extensive experience in administering an EEO program. In addition to his work as a private-practice attorney, Hudson worked as a contract EEO […] [...]

October 29, 2012- Chuck McIntosh

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Randle earns promotion

Dr. Natasha Wilkins Randle, a participant in The PhD Project, has been promoted to associate professor with tenure at Mississippi State University-Meridian. She received her Ph.D. in management from Jackson State University. Randle is one of only 291 African-American, management business school professors in the U.S., most of whom have become professors since The PhD […] [...]

Renick made interim provost

Jackson State University has named James Renick as its new interim provost. Renick most recently served as senior adviser to JSU president Carolyn Meyers. David Hoard, Jackson State’s vice president of institutional advancement, told The Clarion-Ledger the former provost, Mark Hardy, was reassigned as special assistant for the academic fundraising initiative. Renick previously served as […] [...]

McMillan replaces Hayes

by Published: August 19,2012

Tags: Cynthia McMillan, Jackson State University, Jonas Hayes

Cynthia McMillian has been named executive director of the Delta 180 Degrees program. The Delta Democrat-Times reports she replaces Jonas Hayes, who accepted a job in Kansas City, Kan. McMillian is a native of Pine Bluff, Ark., and graduate of Jackson State University. [...]

Fisher joins MDOC

Grace Simmons Fisher has been named communications director for the Mississippi Department of Corrections in Jackson. Fisher joined the department after nearly 30 years at the Clarion-Ledger where she worked as a reporter and an editor. The corrections department said in a news release that Fisher is a Holmes County native and a graduate of […] [...]

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