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State MBA programs on the rise nationally

By BECKY GILLETTE The Masters of Business Administration  degree program at the University of Mississippi School of Business Administration continues to gain national recognition, most recently ranking 36th among America’s public universities in the Bloomberg Business Week News Service annual rankings of MBA programs in the U.S. This was the third year Ole Miss went up in BBW rankings. Ken ...

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Ole Miss to expand MBA student consulting

By BECKY GILLETTE After a successful Masters of Business Administration pilot project in 2015 at the University of Mississippi, beginning this fall the Ole Miss MBA program will partner with the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to give MBA students the opportunity to serve as consultants to North Mississippi businesses. The purpose of program is to assist business owners in finding ...

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George Marx seeking lighter regulatory load for Mississippi banks as MBA chief

Mississippi’s banks withstood the blows of the last decade’s national banking crisis far better than many of their counterparts across the country. But it’s unclear how well they will withstand the regulatory consequences of the crisis. Career banker George Marx is trying to make sense of it all has he begins his year as chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association. ...

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Magnolia Business Alliance awards grants

The Magnolia Business Alliance has made two grant awards to Mississippi woman-owned small businesses to support their start-up and growth. MBA designed the grants along with Mississippi entrepreneur Beverly Dale to stimulate growth among small, woman-owned businesses and create a positive impact on local communities. MBA awarded a $5,000 new business grant to Toni Natson to purchase restaurant equipment for ...

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Southern Miss to offer MBA courses online for first time

HATTIESBURG and LONG BEACH — For the first time, the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi will offer online courses in its MBA program beginning in January 2015. Two of the required MBA courses also will be offered at that time – MBA 610 (Analytical Decision Making) and MBA 620 (The Global Economy). These courses and two ...

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MBA program returning to Hattiesburg

The next couple of years will be key to the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business, with the return of the MBA program to the Hattiesburg campus, the selection of a new dean and the opening of a new building to house its students, faculty and staff in Hattiesburg. Budget cuts in 2010 forced the suspension of Hattiesburg’s MBA ...

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Mississippi College MBA class sets record

CLINTON — Mississippi College’s (MC’s) MBA program has set a new enrollment record. The program has grown from 160 students in 2005 to 262 students this fall, new reports show. There were 207 students enrolled two years ago. “Today’s job market is competitive and our M.B.A. program is putting our students in a position to successfully advance their careers,” said ...

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