Posts Tagged ‘Millsaps College’

Biography introduces Mississippi’s treasure to new readers

by Lynn Lofton Published: July 29,2012

Tags: Eudora Welty, literature, Millsaps College, Mississippi, University of North Carolina

There have been many words written by and about Eudora Welty. “A Daring Life” by Carolyn Brown is a moving testimony to a great American writer. Welty’s reach was far beyond Mississippi although the state, its people, culture and history formed her and were the backdrop for her work. Welty observed and wrote about a […] [...]

Education meets exposure — Millsaps partners with MBCI for entrepreneurial camp

“Marketing creates value,” Dr. Penny Prenshaw told a group of 12 Choctaw Indian high school students on the campus of Millsaps College last week. That was the primary lesson Prenshaw wanted to pass along during one of the sessions that made up the on-campus portion of the Youth Entrepreneurial Summer Camp offered by the Else […] [...]

Nations named administrator

by MBJ Staff Published: June 3,2012

Tags: Chuck Easley, Department of Human Services, law, Millsaps College, Robert Nations

Robert Nations Jr. of Jackson has been appointed administrator of the Mississippi Court of Appeals. Nations has worked for the state court system for 11 years. He served as editor of opinions for the Court of Appeals for the past four years. He was senior law clerk for former Supreme Court Justice Chuck Easley for […] [...]

Colom appointed judge for city of Aberdeen

ABERDEEN — Columbus native Scott Colom has been appointed municipal judge by the Aberdeen Board of Aldermen. Colom replaces Adrian Haynes. Haynes, who also serves as an elected justice court judge for Monroe County, was arrested for simple assault in 2010 after engaging in an altercation with a deputy clerk at Aberdeen City Hall. Aberdeen […] [...]

Donohue earns honor

by MBJ Staff Published: April 22,2012

Tags: Millsaps College, Susan Donohue, Vanderbilt University

Susan Donohue of Hattiesburg, general education director at the Forrest County Center, was recently honored as a Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished College Administrator at the organization’s international convention in Nashville. Donohue taught in the Hattiesburg Public School District and at then-William Carey College before coming to PRCC in 1983 as a social sciences instructor in […] [...]

Burke replacing McMillan

Kimberly Gladden Burke, current professor of accounting and assistant dean, has been named the next dean at Millsaps College’s Else School of Management. She will begin her new position July 1. Burke will oversee Millsaps’ undergraduate business, MBA, Executive MBA and master of accountancy programs. Burke replaces Howard McMillan, who has served as dean of […] [...]

Butler Snow team grows

Butler Snow Advisory has added six new team members, including Henry C. Agent, strategic advisor; Michael Billings, strategic advisor; Lauren Cannada Lomax, senior research analyst; Clark Love, strategic advisor; John Reece, senior advisor-technology; and, Andy Wimberly, senior advisor-executive coaching. Argent has more than 15 years of experience providing strategic financial leadership to companies ranging from […] [...]

BancorpSouth makes promotions

BancorpSouth has announced numerous promotions. Vanda Crowe has been promoted to vice president of business development at the Jackson Medical Center office of BancorpSouth.  She has been in banking for 34 years, nine of which have been with BancorpSouth. Crowe is a native of Byram, and obtained an associate’s degree in business administration at Hinds […] [...]

Kicker: Mississippi Craft Center named one of top 10 in country

Julia Daily, executive director, Mississippi Craftsmen’s Guild, has traveled around the country to visit art galleries and craft centers like the one she oversees, the Mississippi Craft Center. She has found that the work of Mississippi artists and craftsmen compares favorably to the best in the nation. “I would place our artisans up against any […] [...]

Q&A: Carol Hardwick touts MEDC’s new exchange, Y.P. programs

Carol Hardwick is executive director and COO of Jackson-based Mississippi Economic Development Council, which serves economic development and chamber professionals statewide. Hardwick studied political science at Millsaps College before working for Sen. Thad Cochran, coordinating to his 1990 and 1996 campaigns and handling PAC fundraising. Hardwick joined MEDC in 2002. She and husband, Phil, a […] [...]

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