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Dale and Associates adds to staff

Dale and Associates Architects, P.A., announces that Robert Kelly, AIA, and Brad Jeffries have joined the firms Jackson office. Kelly brings more than 38 years of architectural experience to the firm. He received his bachelor of architecture from Auburn University. His previous experience includes corporate, educational, hotel/hospitality, medical, institutional and retail facilities. Jeffries joins the firm as an intern architect. ...

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Barry elected CLARB president

The Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB) has elected Temple W. Barry president of its 2009-10 board of directors. Barry is president of Lakeland Associates, LLC/Barry Landscape Inc., a Jackson-based landscape firm. He has held leadership positions with CLARB since 1999, serving as president-elect (2009), as vice president (2008), CLARB’s Region III director (2007), C2Ed/Outreach Committee chairman and member ...

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Ward named to key Alcorn post

Marcus D. Ward has been appointed the associate vice president for development and alumni relations at Alcorn State University. He will be responsible for alumni affairs and development strategies in several key program areas, and will serve as the senior level administrative manager within the Division of Development and Marketing. Ward is a native of West Point and most recently ...

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NIH taps Clark for membership

Alice Clark, vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs at the University of Mississippi, has served the National Institutes of Health for almost 20 years. Recently, she was chosen for membership on the NIH Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review. Clark previously chaired the Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance ...

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New Phi Theta Kappa staff named

New staff appointments have been announced by Phi Theta Kappa executive director Rod A. Risley. Karri Chatham has accepted the position of administrative and gift records specialist. She most recently served as purchasing assistant at Beam Global Spirits in Chicago. Chatham attended Holmes Community College and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She earned a bachelor of science in ...

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USM faculty members honored

Four veteran members of the University of Southern Mississippi’s faculty noted for their outstanding records of service, scholarship and leadership have earned the designation of University Distinguished Professor for 2009. The recipients include (from left): Dr. Chang-Tseh Hsieh, the McCarty Distinguished Professor of Management Information Systems; Dr. Frances Karnes, professor of gifted education and director of the Frances Karnes Center ...

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NIH taps Clark for membership

Alice Clark, vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs at the University of Mississippi, has served the National Institutes of Health for almost 20 years. Recently, she was chosen for membership on the NIH Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review. Clark previously chaired the Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance ...

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Brent relocates to Heiden & Garland

Heiden & Garland Inc., a full service independent insurance agency, is pleased to welcome Garland Brent as a producer with the agency. Brent was a broker with a national insurance firm, most recently was associated with another Jackson independent insurance agency and has expertise in the oil and gas industry. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University, and is ...

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Brent relocates to Heiden & Garland

Heiden & Garland Inc., a full service independent insurance agency, is pleased to welcome Garland Brent as a producer with the agency. Brent was a broker with a national insurance firm, most recently was associated with another Jackson independent insurance agency and has expertise in the oil and gas industry. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University, and is ...

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UMMC adds to staff roster

Dr. Barbara Bruce, a pediatric neurologist, has joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) as an assistant professor of pediatrics. She will see patients through University of Mississippi Health Care. An Illinois native, Bruce earned the B.S. at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1995 and the M.S. in applied physiology at the Finch University of Health Sciences/The ...

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