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Drs. Nora Corrigan and Deborah Miranda win grants at MUW

The Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association recently presented faculty awards. Wesley Garrett won the New Faculty Award while Drs. Nora Corrigan and Deborah Miranda are the Faculty Enhancement Grant winners. Garrett, assistant professor of legal studies, began teaching for the legal studies program in 2009 and became the program director in 2011. She was awarded the College of Business ...

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USM unveils new graduate business education program

The College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi has launched a new graduate program for those looking for more business education regardless of their course of study. In fact, the program was born out needs of those in the health care arena. The certificate program is available to students from all academic disciplines seeking business education on the ...

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USM reinstates MBA program on main campus

HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi plans to restore its masters of business administration program on the Hattiesburg campus for the fall 2013 semester. The program was shifted from the Hattiesburg campus to the Gulf Coast-only format in fall 2011 as part of budget cuts within the Southern Miss College of Business in 2010. Dr. Joseph Peyrefitte, interim dean ...

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Construction underway on USM's new College of Business

HATTIESBURG — Preliminary construction work has begun on Scianna Hall, future home of the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi. A temporary fence has been erected to encircle the project area, formerly known as Loyalty Field. Hanco Corp. of Hattiesburg is operating as the general contractor of the project. On May 10, Southern Miss officials broke ground ...

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USM business dean leaving for same post at Texas Tech

HATTIESBURG — University of Southern Mississippi College of Business dean Lance Nail is leaving for Texas Tech University. Nail will take over as dean of the Texas university’s Rawls College of Business, which opened a new $70 million business building earlier this year. He begins work in Lubbock Aug. 15. Southern Miss Provost Denis Wiesenburg tells the Hattiesburg American Nail ...

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USM fundraiser for new College of Business gets gift, challenge

HATTIESBURG — Thanks to a gift from The First Bancshares Inc., the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation’s Building Better Business Campaign has exceeded the $8 million mark on the way to reaching its $10 million goal. In addition, Southern Miss alumnus Chuck Scianna has issued a matching gift challenge to help raise the remaining $2 million needed to move forward ...

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New downtown MSU business school opens

MERIDIAN — Mississippi State University will welcome students to its new business school today in downtown Meridian. Business classes will now be held at the downtown campus in the Newberry building next to the Riley Center. All other classes will continue to be held at main campus on Mississippi 19 North. MSU-Meridian Dean Stephen Brown says the nearby Kress building ...

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USM College of Business keeps dual accreditation

HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business has maintained its status as a dually accredited business and accounting school as determined by the board of directors of AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. According to the university, Southern Miss is one of only 643 AACSB-accredited schools in the world and 475 in the ...

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USM launches fundraiser for new business facility

HATTIESBURG — The University of Southern Mississippi aims to become Mississippi’s premier business school with the help of a new on-campus facility. The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation, in partnership with the university’s College of Business, has announced a $10-million fundraising campaign to help construct a 90,000-square-foot building. The new structure, with an estimated project cost of $33 million, will ...

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