Posts Tagged ‘Millsaps College’

Millsaps class finishes up Fondren theater market research project

The developers of a proposed dine-in theater in Fondren will soon have some market research to serve as a guide moving forward. A marketing class at Millsaps College wrapped earlier this week a survey designed to gauge overall demand and consumer interest in certain parts the theater, which is being developed by Jackson attorneys Jason […] [...]

State senator continues push for state offices consolidation

An effort for Capitol Complex consolidation say Mississippi — which supporters say would save $5 million a year on office leasing costs and whittle the space state workers occupy to levels consistent with federal standards — died earlier this month. The bill authored by Sen. David Blount and backed by a Millsaps College analysis easily […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith spends most days at work with her head in the clouds, the cyber clouds that is. As communication and marketing strategist for Venture Technologies in Ridgeland, Smith carries the water for one of Mississippi’s pioneers in the datacenter and cloud computing industries. Founded in 1986, the company also operates locations in Alabama, Louisiana […] [...]

Saving downtown Jackson and big dollars to boot

Say a cash-strapped state like Mississippi had an opportunity to save tens of millions of dollars on office space in the coming decades while injecting new economic life into its capital city. How fast would you give the idea a thumbs-up – or at least an in-depth ? State Sen. David Blount wants the state […] [...]

Lawmakers see savings and consequences in state office consolidation

State Sen. Kenneth Wayne Jones of Madison County says saving state jobs may make it a worthwhile tradeoff to relocate more than a dozen state offices out of his county to downtown Jackson. Sen. Will Longwitz, Jones’ Madison County colleague, is not convinced. Nor is Tim Coursey, Madison County’s chief economic developer. The Legislature must […] [...]

Bills: Move state offices to Capitol Complex

Downtown Jackson would see hundreds of new workers and a whittling of its office space vacancies through proposals from Senate Public Property Committee Chairman David Blount to consolidate more state agencies into space available in the Jackson Capitol Complex. In support of a pair of bills he has introduced, Blount produced an analysis from Millsaps […] [...]

Millsaps welcomes Hutchison

by Published: November 9,2012

Tags: Hendrix College, Michael Hutchison, Millsaps College

Michael V. Hutchison is the new vice president of institutional advancement at Millsaps College. For the last five years, Hutchison has worked as associate vice president for development at Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. During his career, he has worked at all levels of development. Prior to Hendrix, he served as director of major and […] [...]

Military protocol can be a good outline for business self-evaluation, major general says

The more I interview leaders and successful entrepreneurs the more I am convinced that the key to personal and organizational change involves creating great habits. Our brains are always seeking to preserve energy by creating shortcuts. Unfortunately, our brains don’t distinguish between great habits and bad habits. Once we become aware of this invisible force […] [...]

TEC promotes Watkins

by Published: October 15,2012

Tags: Millsaps College, Paul Watkins, TEC

TEC has promoted Paul Watkins to sales supervisor at TEC of Jackson Inc. Watkins has been with TEC for over five years working as an account executive. Watkins, currently residing in Clinton, attended Millsaps College where he pursued a degree in history/political science and graduated from the Art Institute of Atlanta with a degree in […] [...]

Compton dedicated to improving the economy in Hancock County

Kim Compton didn’t just fall into economic development on her way to or from another career. She chose it. After completing a degree in economics from Millsaps College in 1990, she entered the master’s program in economic development at the University of Southern Mississippi. Now she serves as director of economic development with the Hancock […] [...]

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