Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi University for Women’

Strobel, former president of MUW, dies in car accident

COLUMBUS — James W. Strobel, who served 1977-88 as president of Mississippi University for Women, died Jan. 8 in a car accident in Florida where he was living. He was 80. A native of Steubenville, Ohio, Strobel received his bachelor’s degree in botany at Ohio University and earned a doctorate in plant pathology at Washington State […] [...]

Dr. Amy Pardo, Erinn Holloway and Dr. Beverly Joyce named fellows at MUW

by MBJ Staff Published: November 22,2013

Tags: Business, Columbus, education, Mississippi, Mississippi University for Women

Three faculty members at Mississippi University for Women have been named provost fellows to help with future planning and address areas critical to the university, including global engagement, scholarly and creative engagement and teaching innovation and engaged learning. They are Erinn Holloway, instructor of Spanish; Dr. Beverly Joyce, professor of art history; and Dr. Amy […] [...]

Board gives preliminary nod to tuition hike at five universities

JACKSON — Tuition is likely to be headed up at five of Mississippi’s eight public universities. The College Board gave preliminary approval to tuition plans for the next two academic years today. The board must vote a second time before the plan becomes final. Average in-state tuition and fees would rise 2.8 percent to $6,509 […] [...]

Board likely to vote on college tuition plan today

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s two largest universities could increase tuition by 5 percent a year over the next two years, while three smaller universities could hold tuition flat, according to a plan a College Board committee considered yesterday. While the board is likely to vote on the plan today, rules require a second vote after […] [...]

State universities see first enrollment decline in 20 years

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — More than 80,000 students are working toward building a successful career and brighter future by pursuing a college degree. However, across Mississippi’s eight public universities, preliminary fall 2013 enrollment figures show a decrease of 490 students from fall 2012 numbers. This is the first time in 20 years that overall enrollment has […] [...]

College Board approves university construction projects

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s College Board has approved the top 10 construction priorities of the state’s universities. Here is the total amount requested from the Legislature by each institution for the top 10, as well as the top two projects from each: ___ Alcorn State University Total for top 10 projects: $56.2 million. Top projects: […] [...]

Smith earns scholarship

  Starkville nurse practitioner Mary Atkinson Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, has been named the sole recipient of a full scholarship to attend the Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) offered by the Nursing Organizations Alliance (The Alliance) in Washington, D.C. Smith is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and has additional certifications in orthopaedics and perioperative nursing. She […] [...]

TEC chooses Beck

by MBJ Staff Published: November 16,2012

Tags: Annie Beck, Mississippi University for Women, TEC

TEC has appointed Annie Beck as account executive at TEC of Jackson Inc., located in the Hattiesburg market. She brings with her over 20 years of sales experience, which will be a great benefit to TEC. Beck, currently residing in Hattiesburg, graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a biology degree. She is the mother […] [...]

Hospital adds Pounders

Nicole Pounders has been named director of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle’s education department. The Commercial Dispatch reports her duties include overseeing nursing and staff education and orientation of newly hired nursing staff. Pounders holds a nursing degree from Mississippi University for Women.   [...]

Smith earns certification

by MBJ Staff Published: October 29,2012

Tags: Mary Smith, Mississippi University for Women, Starkville Orthopedic Clinic

Mary A. Smith, assistant professor of nursing in the graduate department at Mississippi University for Women, has successfully completed the CNOR (certified nurse operating room) exam. Smith is a board-certified family and orthopedic nurse practitioner, registered nurse first assistant with Starkville Orthopedic Clinic and is sole proprietor of Golden Triangle Geriatric Collaborative, which is a […] [...]

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