Posts Tagged ‘Ole Miss’

Ole Miss offering new beacon technology for sports fans

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi has launched the first beacon technology system in collegiate sports using mobile devices and custom programming to enhance the fan experience during games and link to a rewards program. The new system includes the precision mobile marketing platform, Spark Compass, from Total Communicator Solutions Inc., San Diego and Gimbal […] [...]

Ole Miss launches commitment to be ‘climate neutral’

OXFORD — The University of Mississippi has launched a campus-wide commitment with the goal of making Ole Miss “climate neutral.” Chancellor Dan Jones signed the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, to which some 600 of his counterparts across the country also gave their signatures. “A lot of good things happen on this campus […] [...]

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

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Lauren E. Cherry has joined BKD

by 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 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’

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 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

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 […] [...]

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