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Bill Yates to be honored at Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala Nov. 13; Fred Haise to headline Conference on Technology Innovation Nov. 14

November 6, 2012

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The Mississippi Technology Alliance (MTA) will host the Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame Awards Gala, Nov. 13. The 13th Annual Conference on Technology Innovation, hosted by MTA, will be held Nov. 14. Both events will be held at the Jackson Convention Complex. The Mississippi Innovators Hall of Fame was established in 2008 as a tribute […]

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Recent trends may threaten coaching diversity in college athletics

May 19, 2012

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By DAVID BRANDT, The Associated Press   College basketball has long been dominated by African-Americans on the court. The same can’t be said for the sidelines. And the numbers of minority coaches aren’t getting much better — they’re stagnant or even declining at the Division I level. George Mason coach Paul Hewitt — who also […]

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Ethnic heckling costs 5 Southern Miss Pep Band members scholarships

March 20, 2012

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The University of Southern Mississippi has yanked the scholarships of five members of its pep band who took part in the heckling of a Kansas State basketball player at last Thursday’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament game. Their pep band careers at USM are over as well, according to a story by The Associated Press.

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USM, MSU do well among ‘Most Popular National Universities’

January 27, 2012

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University of Southern Mississippi ranks No. 43, Mississippi State University No. 65 on ‘Most Popular National Universities’ list by U.S. News & World Report How did they measure popularity? “One of the best indicators of a school’s popularity among students is the school’s yield–the percentage of applicants accepted by a college who end up enrolling […]

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