Posts Tagged ‘University of Mississippi’

Gladden directing center

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

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 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, […] [...]

Webster dies in accident

Former Coahoma County Court Judge Joe Webster died Jan. 16 after a traffic accident in Clarksdale. Webster, 65, of Clarksdale, continued to preside over cases as a senior status judge by appointment of the Mississippi Supreme Court. He handled 15 cases by appointment of the Supreme Court in 2012. Webster served as a County Court […] [...]

Norris wins appointment

Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Gulf Coast business leader Jack Norris to the Mississippi State Port Authority Board of Commissioners. Norris will assume the unexpired term of former port commissioner Frances Turnage, who resigned Dec. 14, 2012. Norris is president of the Gulf Coast Business Council. He previously served under Gov. Haley Barbour as executive […] [...]

New post for Boydstun

by Published: December 28,2012

Tags: John Boydstun, Regions Bank, University of Mississippi

Regions Bank has named John Boydstun vice president, commercial banking relationship manager. A native of Baton Rouge, La., Boydstun has seven years of banking experience, and most recently served as a community banking relationship manager for Regions in Baton Rouge. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi and his M.B.A. from the […] [...]

Baker rejoins agency

Cheryn Baker has rejoined the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office as assistant secretary of state of the Securities Division. Prior to her return, she acted as corporate counsel to Hancock Bank in Gulfport. She previously served as assistant secretary of state of the Policy and Research Division. A Lexington native, Baker graduated magna cum laude […] [...]

Kyle Veazey realizes life goal of writing sports book

Kyle Veazey, an Ole Miss journalism graduate and a sports enterprise reporter for the Commercial Appeal in Memphis, has written a book about Mississippi State University’s 1962-63 men’s basketball team, which defied an unwritten Mississippi law that forbade the state’s college teams from competing against integrated squads. “Champions for Change” is Veazey’s first book. Q […] [...]

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