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Else School ranks high

For the third year in a row, the Else School of Management at Millsaps College ranks in the top tier of North American MBA programs and Global EMBA programs, as listed in the latest issue of CEO Magazine. The Else School is the only Mississippi business school in the 2015 rankings. Developed by the International Graduate Forum for CEO Magazine, ...

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Else School of Management among the best

The Else School of Management at Millsaps College is included in Princeton Review’s 2016 edition of The Best 295 Business Schools. The schools are not ranked. Princeton Review editors describe the Else School as distinguished by an intimate environment in which “faculty and staff always take a personal interest in helping students reach their goals.” The Princeton Review asked students ...

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Millsaps Community Enrichment Series helps launch entrepreneurs and improve business strategies


By BECKY GILLETTE  The Millsaps Community Enrichment Series adult education courses don’t provide college credits, but provide something that many might find more valuable such as taking a great business idea from a gleam in the eye to a successful launch of a new business. “I view my role as that of a facilitator,” said Joe Donavan, who teaches several ...

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Charles Rees wins Millsaps grant

Charles Rees of Baton Rouge has been named the recipient of the Allison Coggin Lee Scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year at Millsaps College. The $12,000 Allison Coggin Lee Scholarship is the largest endowed scholarship awarded to a Millsaps MBA student. The recipient must exemplify exceptional aptitude for graduate business study, exhibit involvement in college and community activities and demonstrate ...

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Daily Journal editor to head education foundation

TUPELO — Lloyd Gray, executive editor of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal for 23 years, is leaving the newspaper to become executive director of The Phil Hardin Foundation. The announcement was made Tuesday in the newspaper by Journal Publisher and CEO Clay Foster. Foster says no decision has been made on Gray’s successor. “Lloyd is an outstanding editor and an ...

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MARTIN WILLOUGHBY: Millsaps’ Pearigen developing tomorrow’s leaders

Management guru Peter Drucker used to relentlessly ask executives – “What business are you in?”  Drucker wrote, “That the question is so rarely asked—at least in a clear and sharp form—and so rarely given adequate study and thought, is perhaps the most important single cause of business failure.” Great leaders consider such questions and make sure their organization has a ...

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Millsaps team in Top 3

A team of four students from the Else School of Management at Millsaps College recently placed among the top three in a Chartered Financial Analyst-sponsored competition that provides intensive training in financial analysis and presentation. The Millsaps-Louis Wilson Fund Team earned second place in the Mid South CFA Institute Research Challenge in Memphis. The CFA Institute and the CFA societies ...

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Millsaps dean’s lessons reach beyond classroom

Dr. Kimberly G. Burke, dean of the Else School of Management at Millsaps College and professor of accounting, said she was “surprised and delighted” by being receiving the 2014 Outstanding Educator Award from the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. “This was a completely unexpected honor,” Burke said. But it came as no surprise to colleagues and those who have ...

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Mona Nicholas replaces Lobrano as USA IBC executive director

The USA International Ballet Competition (USA IBC) board of directors has named Mona Nicholas the new executive director for the competition. Nicholas, who joined the USA IBC as deputy director in March 2014, was selected by the board to provide for smooth transition in management with the retirement of longtime executive director, Sue Lobrano, and also will lead financial development. ...

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