Archive | July 18th, 2013

Vatican offers ‘time off purgatory’ to followers of Pope Francis tweets

July 18, 2013

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How’s this for a marketing strategy? Guardian.uk is reporting on the Vatican’s latest attempts to keep up with social media. Tom Kington writes that the Roman Catholic Church “has married one of its oldest traditions to the world of social media by offering indulgences to followers of Pope Francis‘ tweets.” The article says, “the church’s granted indulgences reduce […]

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MSU Foundation’s fund-raising tops $80 million for 3rd year

July 18, 2013

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Mississippi State University is marking its third consecutive year of raising more than $80 million in outright gifts and pledges of future support from individuals, corporations, foundations, trusts and estates. Fund-raising from the just-ended fiscal 2013 exceeded $81.3 million. Previous record years included FY 2012, in which Mississippi State experienced its largest single giving year […]

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Publication: UMMC “Most Wired” healthcare facility

July 18, 2013

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Hospitals & Health Networks, the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association, has named the University of Mississippi Medical Center among its 2013 “Most Wired” list for health-care facilities. The listing is the result of an industry-standard benchmark study, the Most Wired Survey, which measured the level of information technology adoption in U.S. hospitals and […]

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