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Top 10 finalists chosen for C Spire Conerly Trophy

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott and Mississippi cornerback Senquez Golson are among the 10 finalists for the C Spire Conerly Trophy, which is awarded to the state’s top college football player. Each school in the state is allowed to nominate one player for the award. The other nominees are: Mississippi Valley State receiver Julian Stafford, Alcorn State ...

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Prescott leads field for Conerly Trophy as state's best football player

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi State University quarterback and All-America candidate Dak Prescott is among the first three finalists named for the 2014 C Spire Conerly Trophy to be presented at a Dec. 2 awards program. Joining Prescott as finalists are Belhaven University wide receiver Greg Livingston and Mississippi College defensive back Dylan Klibert. Mississippi’s 10 football-playing senior colleges have until ...

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Trustmark makes Barry Collier VP

Barry T. Collier has been named vice president at Trustmark’s corporate office in Jackson, where he serves as corporate facilities senior project manager.  Collier has more than 18 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. He earned a bachelor of science in education from Mississippi College. He is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers. Collier has ...

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Former Mississippi First Lady Carroll Waller dies at 87

JACKSON — Former Mississippi First Lady Ava Carroll Overton Waller, 87, of Jackson, died yesterday at Manhattan Nursing Home after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at First Baptist Church, Jackson. Visitation will be in the Fellowship Hall of the church from 11 a.m. until the funeral service that day. Waller ...

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Community college board exec Eric Clark to retire

JACKSON — Mississippi Community College Board Executive Director Eric Clark will retire at the end of June 2015. Since 2008, Clark has led the board that coordinates the operations of the state’s 15 community colleges, which are governed by local boards. Clark, 63, made the announcement during a state board meeting. He told The Associated Press he will have 40 ...

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Boyce stepping down as president of community college

GOODMAN — The president of Holmes Community College will be stepping down on June 30 to become associate commissioner for academic affairs with the Institutions of Higher Learning. Glenn Boyce has been president at Holmes since 2005. The junior college’s main campus is in Goodman with branches in Ridgeland, Kosciusko and Grenada. Before being named president of Holmes, Boyce was ...

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Jim Rosenblatt elected fellow of Mississippi Bar Foundation

Dean James H. Rosenblatt of Ridgeland was elected as Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation.  He was inducted into membership at the Foundation’s Annual Meeting and Fellows Induction Ceremony held at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson in April. Dean Rosenblatt was raised on the Rosenblatt family farm in Fort Adams, Mississippi, and attended school in Woodville. He is a cum laude graduate ...

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Mississippi College to offer business degree online

Special to the MBJ Beginning in August, the Mississippi College School of Business will begin offering its bachelor’s in business administration in a variety of formats, including online. The school joins other areas of the Clinton college that have already moved courses online. “The expectations for all classes regardless of their format will be the same and provide our students ...

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Miller returns to MC

Mississippi College graduate Summerann Miller has returned to her alma mater to join the legal staff of the university’s Office of Advancement. A Florida native, Miller fills the new position of coordinator of foundations and legal compliance on the Clinton campus. The 28-year-old Clinton resident received her bachelor’s in business administration from Mississippi College in 2007 and earned her MBA ...

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PEOPLE'S COURT — MC Law offering boosts state to top grade in court access

A recent report has Mississippi tops in the nation for public access to Mississippi Supreme Court and Court of Appeals proceedings, boosted by the Judicial Data Project (JDP) offered through the Mississippi College School of Law. The recent ranking from Virginia Open Law titled “Public Access to the States’ Highest Courts: A Report Card” gave Mississippi an “A.” Only five ...

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