Posts Tagged ‘University of Mississippi’

Keeping Our Eye On Jordan Downs

by Stephen McDill Published: March 8,2013

Tags: Gregg Harper, Jordan Downs, Keeping Our Eye On, Pearl High School, University of Mississippi

Jordan Downs is carrying on a family tradition of public service started by his grandfather, state Rep. Ray Rogers. As U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper’s senior policy advisor, Downs has been on hand for everything from fiscal cliffs to sequesters and all legislative points in between. Each week, Downs is faced with daily challenges involving real […] [...]

Ken Cyree readies Gillespie Business Plan Competition

Q — What is the Gillespie Business Plan Competition? A — The Gillespie Business Plan Competition is a contest that allows students to craft and present their business plans to a group of business professionals. Through this process, students can hone their business ideas and create a persuasive presentation that mimics a pitch to fund […] [...]

Tyner replacing Mullins

by MBJ Staff Published: March 1,2013

Tags: Dan Jones, Lee Tyner, University of Mississippi

Lee Tyner, who has served as university attorney at the University of Mississippi since 2003, has been named the new chief of staff for UM chancellor Dan Jones. When he assumes the position July 1, Tyner will replace Andy Mullins, who retires June 30 after 19 years on the Ole Miss administrative staff. Tyner will […] [...]

Bain replaces Seaman

by MBJ Staff Published: March 1,2013

Tags: HIlorie Pryor Bain, Tony Seaman, University of Mississippi

University of Mississippi Office of Communications recently welcomed Hilarie Pryor Bain as director of the Division of Printing and Creative Services. A graduate of the University of Houston and former associate director of Printing and Creative Services, Bain has more than 15 years of experience in the graphic communications industry. She replaces outgoing director Tony […] [...]

Monroe expands team

by MBJ Staff Published: March 1,2013

Tags: Leigh Monroe, M'Prints, University of Mississippi

  Tupelo resident Leigh Monroe recently joined the sales team of M’Prints Promotional Products, expanding the company’s footprint to North Mississippi. Monroe will serve as an account executive for the Meridian-based company. She previously served as a provider relations specialist and community outreach coordinator with Magnolia Health Plan’s Centene Corporation, and also has past experience […] [...]

Gladden directing center

by MBJ Staff Published: March 1,2013

Tags: acoustics science, Joseph Gladden, University of Mississippi

Joseph R. Gladden III is the new director of the National Center for Physical Acoustics at the University of Mississippi. Gladden, an associate professor of physics, joined the UM faculty as an assistant professor in 2005. He was a physics instructor at the United World College in Montezuma, N.M., for three years before that. Gladden […] [...]

Massengale earns certification

by MBJ Staff Published: February 22,2013

Tags: Marc Massengale, Northwestern Mutual, University of Mississippi

Marc Massengale of Northwestern Mutual has received the chartered retirement plans specialist (CRPS) designation from the College for Financial Planning. Massengale is a representative of Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company and holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Mississippi. [...]

MSBDC project assists the new and existing

The Mississippi Small Business Development Centers have been providing a helping hand to start ups and existing businesses since the 1980s in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The MSBDC’s lead operation and administrative offices are housed at the University of Mississippi and there are seven centers and 17 counselors statewide. Over the last […] [...]

Spicer appointed co-chair

by MBJ Staff Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Adam Spicer, Butler Snow, University of Mississippi

  Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC attorney Adam J. Spicer has been appointed co-chair of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation Mass Torts Committee for 2013-14. Spicer is a member of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Group. He focuses his practice on mass […] [...]

Taking college courses online is becoming more popular in Mississippi and nationwide

As people around the world are increasingly connected by technology, universities are using the Internet to attract more students. Online courses — distance learning — are growing with a long list of offerings, and university officials say almost any course can be taught online. “I believe distance education is growing nationally,” said Michael K. Busby, […] [...]

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