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Seetha Srinivasan named to ProLiteracy Executive Committee

ProLiteracy, a national adult literacy organization, has named Seetha Srinivasan of Jackson as secretary of the board to its Executive Committee. Srinivasan is director emerita, former associate director and former editor-in-chief of the University Press of Mississippi. From 2003 to 2004, she was president of the Association of American University Presses. She was an external reviewer for the Indiana Historical ...

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Startup Weekend Jackson 2014 focuses on health care

Startup Weekend Jackson is focusing this year’s Jackson competition on the medical and mobile health industry by seeking innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs in the health care field.  Startup Weekend Jackson will take place May 16-18 at the Leggett Center at Millsaps College. While the focus will primarily be health care technologies and will feature mentors, judges and sponsors from that ...

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KEEPING OUR EYE ON … Sophie McNeil Wolf

Sophie McNeil Wolf says she has wanted to be a writer since she was a little girl. “My godmother used to always say that I had to be the first to know it and the first to tell it,” Wolf says. “I’ve always been interested in people and their stories. I’m a creative person that’s always been drawn to pictures, ...

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Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A. promotes five staff members

The accounting firm Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A. has promoted five of its staff members. Lisa Hammarstrom, CPA, has been promoted to supervisor in the audit division. She has bachelor and masters of accountancy degrees from the University of Mississippi. Fortson Baird, CPA, has been promoted to senior accountant. He has a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University and a ...

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Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A. promotes five staff members

The accounting firm Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A. has promoted five of its staff members. Lisa Hammarstrom, CPA, has been promoted to supervisor in the audit division. She has bachelor and masters of accountancy degrees from the University of Mississippi. Fortson Baird, CPA, has been promoted to senior accountant. He has a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University and a ...

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Lora Bingham named new assistant director of annual giving at Millsaps College

Lora Bingham is the new assistant director of annual giving at Millsaps College. For the last two years, she worked as development manager, strategic planning, for the Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Before that, she was membership and development coordinator at the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola. She has served as a member of ...

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Millsaps College taps John Sewell

Millsaps College has named John Sewell director of communications and marketing. A Jackson native and longtime resident, Sewell graduated from Millsaps in 1988 with a BA in history. For the past 10 years, Sewell directed corporate communications at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi. He has been active in the Jackson community, serving on the boards of the Mississippi ...

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Brad Ewing comes to Millsaps College

Millsaps College recently welcomed Brad Ewing as a major gifts officer. Most recently Ewing was corporate director of marketing at JBHM Education Group. He previously worked as a business process analyst for The Harbour Group. Prior to joining The Harbour Group, he spent nearly 20 years in professional sports. This part of his career included 10 years with the NBA’s ...

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West Point lawyer, wife, mother stays busy and loves it

Law is the right career for Michelle D. Easterling. The West Point partner in the firm of Edwards, Storey, Marshall, Helveston & Easterling chose the legal profession while growing up in Pearlington and can’t imagine doing anything else. “What I’m doing now truly satisfies me,” she said. “I chose a career in law for several reasons.” Easterling elaborates on those ...

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Millsaps class finishes up Fondren theater market research project

The developers of a proposed dine-in theater in Fondren will soon have some market research to serve as a guide moving forward. A marketing class at Millsaps College wrapped earlier this week a survey designed to gauge overall demand and consumer interest in certain parts the theater, which is being developed by Jackson attorneys Jason Watkins and David Pharr. The ...

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