Posts Tagged ‘Ole Miss’

CARTOON — Ricky Nobile reflects on this year’s Egg Bowl

by Ricky Nobile Published: November 29,2013

Tags: Bulldogs, Business, College Football, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Rebels, sports

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Lauren E. Cherry has joined BKD

by MBJ Staff Published: November 22,2013

Tags: BKD, Business, Mississippi, Ole Miss, University of Mississippi

Lauren E. Cherry has joined BKD, LLP’s Jackson office as campus recruiter. Cherry has over four years of sales and marketing experience in the areas of insurance and pharmaceutical sales. Before joining BKD, she was a marketing representative for a local insurance agency and sold property, casualty, life, accident and health insurance. Prior to that, […] [...]

Pam Gregory named senior vice president at Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance

by MBJ Staff Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, insurance, Mississippi, Ole Miss

Fisher Brown Bottrell Insurance has named Pam Gregory as senior vice president. With more than 30 years of insurance and employee benefits consulting experience, Gregory has been with Bottrell since 2002. She is an employee benefits insurance consultant with clients throughout the Southeast and is a leading producer of the agency. She has received numerous […] [...]

McDILL: Robert Khayat’s ‘The Education of a Lifetime’

by Stephen McDill Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Business, Dr. Robert Khayat, literature, Mississippi, Neil White, Ole Miss

University of Mississippi chancellor emeritus Robert Khayat’s much-anticipated memoir “The Education of A Lifetime” is not just the story of a man: It is the story of a school and a state. Born in Moss Point, Khayat was a high school football standout and signed with Johnny Vaught’s Ole Miss Rebels in 1956. “You represent […] [...]

Ole Miss, MSU real estate producing grads schooled in the art of the deal

by Ross Reily Published: September 20,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, real estate

The School of Hard Knocks produced many of Mississippi’s commercial real estate professionals. They started as small investors in a retail center or office building only to learn that bad timing – or just bad luck – came with the territory. Those who could rebound from such blows with more savvy about deal making eventually […] [...]

Trading his cleats for law books – Former Ole Miss Rebel, NFL player Ben Claxton sets his sights on law degree

Ben Claxton has a bit of a different background for a law school student. Now in his second year at the Mississippi College School of Law, Claxton played for the NFL for nine years before injuries forced his retirement. Claxton, 33, won many awards as center on the University of Mississippi football team. While he […] [...]

Engineering a law degree — Ole Miss launches new, interdisciplinary program

by Wally Northway Published: September 6,2013

Tags: Alex Cheng, engineering, law, Matthew Hall, Ole Miss, Richard Gerson, University of Mississippi

OXFORD — At first glance, law and engineering seem to have little in common. The University of Mississippi, however, says look again. Ole Miss has launched a new accelerated, interdisciplinary program offering engineering students early admission to the public university’s School of Law. Officials officially kicked off the program last month in an effort to […] [...]

Ole Miss launches new law/engineering program

OXFORD — Following a national trend to make higher education more “user-friendly,” the University of Mississippi schools of Engineering and Law have joined forces to create a new program that provides early admission to the latter. Through the accelerated law program, students in the general engineering pre-law program can be admitted into a fast-tracked Bachelor […] [...]

May 10, 2013 – Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: May 10,2013

Tags: Egg Bowl, Ole Miss, SEC, state

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Ole Miss eyes development of old Whirlpool plant

by Clay Chandler Published: October 29,2012

Tags: Institutes of Higher Learning, Ole Miss, Oxford, University of Mississippi, Whirlpool

Among the list of projects the University of Mississippi recently submitted to the College Board was the redevelopment of the old Whirlpool plant into a recreational facility and a hub to help ease traffic and parking woes. Schools annually submit their Facilities Needs Requests, which give the College Board an idea of each school’s funding […] [...]

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