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IHL launches minority business enterprise

The College Board has started a program trustees hope will ease the procurement process between minority-owned businesses and state universities. The Mississippi Public University Minority Economic Opportunity Initiative is designed to ensure minority-owned businesses have everything they need to be included in the bidding process when universities start one. “The Board of Trustees has asked all of Mississippi’s eight public ...

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Trilogy Communications makes national ranking

PEARL — Trilogy Communications Inc. has been selected for a Fast 50 Asian American Business Award. This award, given by the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC), recognizes the 50 fastest-growing Asian-American owned companies in the U.S. This is the second consecutive year Trilogy has received this distinction The award will be presented May 24 in Los Angeles. ...

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There’s always room for improvement

JSU professor says minority-business ownership has slowed since Hurricane Katrina While the numbers of minority-owned businesses have increased in the state, business officials said there’s always room for improvement. Yet, the there is no shortage of assistance from programs available through both Small Business Administration Development Centers and the Mississippi Development Authority. “A lot of progress is being made, but ...

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