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Employee wellness program partners with UMMC

RIDGELAND — The employee health program WellnessPlus has formed a partnership with the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). UMMC will develop and review medical and health-related information that will be available online to the employees of WellnessPlus client companies. Bill Ray, WellnessPlus CEO, said, “UMMC physicians will serve as a medical advisory board to WellnessPlus, enhancing the content available ...

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Toyota, four community colleges form training partnership

BLUE SPRINGS — Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi and four community colleges are launching a partnership to train people for advanced manufacturing jobs. The Advanced Manufacturing Technician Program gives students the chance to take two days of classroom instruction in Belden and three days of hands-on experience at Toyota’s Blue Springs plant. Participants will take classes their home college two days ...

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University, Institute to partner on study of Gulf's health

GULF OF MEXICO — The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies and Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will work together to study the health of the Gulf of Mexico. The Sun Herald reports representatives from each group announced a formal partnership to research protected, threatened and endangered species in the Gulf, especially after recent hurricanes and the BP oil ...

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Ole Miss, Mississippi State drop rivalry for partnership

OXFORD and STARKVILLE — Mississippi’s two big rival universities are working together more closely today than they have in recent memory, leaders said. Their collaboration began two-and-a-half years ago when the heads of the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University announced their institutions would join forces on a task force dedicated to improving Northeast Mississippi. “We have fun with ...

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State agencies partner to expand job search services

JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) and the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) have entered into a partnership aimed at increasing access to job search services provided by the WIN Job Centers. MDES and MDHS will combine their expertise and locations to expand the number of e.WIN Access Points throughout the state. MDES launched e.WIN Access ...

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William Carey, MGCCC sign new partnership agreement

HATTIESBURG and MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — William Carey University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College have signed an agreement that allows students to easily transfer credits. The partnership will affect students majoring in nursing and criminal justice at MGCCC. For criminal justice students, once they receive their associate’s degree at Gulf Coast and they decide to continue their education at ...

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Natchez Regional, UnitedHealthcare form network partnership

NATCHEZ — UnitedHealthcare and Natchez Regional Medical Center have formed a new network relationship, providing access to Natchez’s physicians and inpatient/outpatient services for UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored and individual plan participants in Southwest Mississippi and Louisiana. “Natchez Regional Medical Center is an important provider of health care services, and our new network relationship gives UnitedHealthcare plan participants in Southwest Mississippi and Louisiana ...

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William Carey, Forrest General establish partnership

HATTIESBURG — The William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM) has established a partnership with Forrest General Hospital, enabling third-year medical students to perform their rotations at the hospital. To show WCU’s appreciation, Dr. Darrell Lovins, dean of the WCUCOM, and Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, presented a plaque to Evan Dillard, president and CEO of Forrest General. ...

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Bomgar forms strategic partnership with Fruition Partners

JACKSON — Bomgar and Fruition Partners have formed a strategic partnership to create an advanced integration between Bomgar’s remote support solution and SaaS for IT service management from ServiceNow. Fruition Partners has been a ServiceNow partner for more than three years. In partnership with Bomgar, Fruition has developed an integration that allows support representatives using ServiceNow to initiate a Bomgar ...

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Alcorn, Central Michigan talking

LORMAN — Officials from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan recently met with faculty members and administrators of Alcorn State University to discuss establishing a partnership agreement between the two schools. “This meeting was the beginning of what we hope will be a long and beneficial relationship for both institutions,” said Thomas Sturgis, director of the office of pre-professional ...

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