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Mississippi College’s Jim Rosenblatt will step down as dean, join faculty in August 2014

November 13, 2013

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Jim Rosenblatt, who’s provided extraordinary service as dean at the Mississippi College School of Law for more than a decade, will leave his post in August 2014 to become a law professor on the Jackson campus. The energetic leader of MC Law since August 2003 ranks among the USA’s top 20 longest serving law deans. […]

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Mississippi College School of Business hosts 2013 Financial Summit

November 7, 2013

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As millions of people examine America’s latest monthly jobs report, and nervous investors check today’s economic news on Wall Street, the Mississippi College School of Business is inviting state leaders to explore the timely topic of personal finance. Gov. Phil Bryant, Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney, and State Treasurer Lynn Fitch are among the speakers […]

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Health plans group CEO sees momentum growing for state control of insurance exchange

October 8, 2013

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CLINTON, Mississippi — The CEO of the Mississippi Association of Health Plans says it is likely that state lawmakers will try to shift Mississippi’s health insurance exchange away from federal control to state control within a year. Jeff Drozda, a former United Health Care lobbyist and six-year member of the Indiana Senate, said momentum is […]

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MC opens medical sciences building, largest academic building in 50 years

May 1, 2013

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Mississippi College and Clinton leaders formally celebrated the grand opening Tuesday of the university’s medical sciences building, the largest academic structure on campus in a half-century. President Lee Royce, School of Science & Mathematics Dean Stan Baldwin and Mayor Rosemary Aultman were among the officials taking part in ribbon-cutting ceremonies at the 22,000-square-foot building on […]

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ROSENBLATT: Mississippians should keep track of their untaxed internet purchases

March 8, 2013

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  Taxing internet sales is a popular topic in letters to the editor and opinion columns in the local media. One letter writer recently wrote “Let’s pass a law and tax internet sales.” The argument posits that it is not fair to local merchants to allow out of state internet sellers to enjoy a price […]

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Making Sense of Health Care Data for Mississippi

October 1, 2012

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By: Mark A. McComb, CQE, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management Science Mississippi College School of Business At the time it was hard to adequately assess the extent of the damage caused by Katrina, but seven years later — at an estimated cost of approximately $105 billion (2010 adjusted dollars) — Katrina would become the most […]

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MC School of Business accreditation reaffirmed

July 19, 2012

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Accreditation for the Mississippi College School of Business has been reaffirmed according to the college press office. In a released statement, MC says the Kansas-based Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs reaffirmed the national accreditation for their business school at a June 17 meeting in Baltimore, Md. MC was among 21 of the association’s […]

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Keeping Our Eye On: Mary Margaret May

March 30, 2012

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Jackson soprano vocalist Mary Margaret May is back with another release of classical and inspirational songs. I Asked the Lord (available on iTunes, Pandora and Amazon.com) is the third album from May, who got her start singing in church and at Jackson Preparatory School. She earned a bachelor’s in vocal performance from Mississippi College where she […]

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MC Ping-Pong Third in Nation

March 14, 2012

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Popularized by Chinese leader Mao Tsetung as a way to encourage community fitness and national pride, table tennis (or “ping-pong”) has grown in worldwide popularity since it was first introduced. Mississippi College’s acclaimed table tennis team first started in 2007 and has since been turning the tables on a number of big name rivals from […]

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Sam Gore honored with lifetime achievement award

January 23, 2012

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The Mississippi Institute for Arts and Letters will honor Mississippi artist Sam Gore with a lifetime achievement award on June 9. Gore, 85, has been sculpting and teaching art at Mississippi College for more than 60 years. “I’m like a turtle on a fence post. I didn’t get there by myself. I have been blessed […]

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