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Businessman Randall Crenshaw Honored with Order of the Golden Arrow Award

For more than three decades, Randall W. Crenshaw has served as an innovative leader with CommScope. The high-tech American firm helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Rising up the corporate ladder at CommScope, Crenshaw has many accomplishments in the rapidly changing industry. His successful work over the years is getting noticed at ...

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President Lee Royce announces retirement at Mississippi College

Mississippi College President Lee Royce will retire in May after 16 years as the leader of the Clinton school. The 65-year-old Miami, Florida native was president at Baptist-affiliated Anderson University in South Carolina before becoming MC’s leader in 2002. At the time, enrollment stood at 3,200 students. there are nearly 5,200 students enrolled today, including more than 400 at MC ...

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Cindy Melton selected distinguished professor of the year at Mississippi College

Dr. Cindy Melton, Mississippi College’s education dean since January, was recently honored as MC’s Distinguished Professor of the Year for 2016-17. She has doubled as chair of the Department of Teacher Education and Leadership. A former metro Jackson Outstanding Teacher Award winner in 1998, Melton joined the MC faculty in the elementary education program in 2001. Melton first taught as ...

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2 join MC admissions team

Tori Langworthy and Kaitlin McCarty have been selected as the newest members of the Mississippi College’s admissions team. Both are 2016 graduates of MC and members of the MC Hall of Fame. A Clintonian and graduate of Clinton High, Langworthy, 21, will work to attract students from South Alabama, Florida and Clinton schools. At Mississippi College, Langworthy was member of ...

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Annual health summit attracts public, private executives

By ALAN TURNER The annual Healthcare Summit was held last week at Mississippi College.  Sponsored by Mississippi College and the Mississippi Business Group on Health, the focus revolves around “The Business of Healthcare”. As we all know, the cost of providing health-care coverage for employees is one of the fastest growing costs of doing business, in Mississippi and all other ...

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Jim Miller joins career services

Jim Miller has joined the Career Services office at Mississippi College in Clinton. Miller, 29, and his co-workers help students enhance their resumes, improve interview skills, get connected with employers, build confidence levels and much more. Planning the university’s Career Day in February is always a big item on their to-do list. Miller had worked since September 2013 as an ...

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Same-sex couples have few private workplace protections in Mississippi

  By TED CARTER  The U.S. Supreme Court has declared same-sex marriages legal but huge gaps remain in protecting gays, lesbians and transgender Americans from discrimination in private-sector hiring, firing and worker benefits. So says Matthew Steffey, a Mississippi College School of Law professor whose expertise includes civil rights and constitutional law. “Married in the morning, fired in the afternoon” ...

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New housing units at MC expected to open this fall

The first new student housing at Mississippi College in 20 years is expected to enhance recruiting and retention by providing apartment-style housing rather than traditional residence halls and features like private rooms, high-speed Internet connectivity, electronic key systems and electronic security systems. MC’s eight new $16-million apartment units that will provide housing for 189 students are expected to be substantially ...

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ALAN TURNER — Mississippi College School of Law: Committed to growth

Dean Wendy Scott of the Mississippi College School of Law has lived and worked in a variety of environments.  Growing up in a military family, she lived in Taiwan, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, graduated from Harvard, and subsequently from New York University Law School.  After practicing law for 9 years, she then moved into the academic world, serving on the ...

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MURRAY HARBER: Business leaders discuss employer health, health care reform

E mployer health costs continue to rise year after year causing it to be larger line item and concern as the costs are affecting the bottom line. Health systems and providers are also seeing increase costs due to medical inflation and the requirement of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA). All players in the US health system including ...

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