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Railroad company establishes new scholarship at USM Gulf Coast

LONG BEACH and MOSS POINT — In celebration of its 90th anniversary, Mississippi Export Railroad Company has established the Mississippi Export Railroad Gulf Coast Scholarship Endowment with a gift of $50,000 to the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation. “Moss Point, Miss., has been the home of Mississippi Export Railroad for 90 years,” said Greg Luce, president and chairman of the ...

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College gets $350K for scholarships, equipment

HATTIESBURG — The Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg recently gave $350,000 to Pearl River Community College for scholarships and dental hygiene equipment. The grant will be used to further the education of students living in the eight counties served by the foundation, said executive director Bill Ray. “They are usually students who stay at home and contribute to the Mississippi economy,” ...

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Pharmacy alumni establish new scholarship

OXFORD — To help the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy recruit and retain qualified students, the Pharmacy Alumni Chapter of the UM Alumni Association has created a scholarship endowment bearing its name. The group plans to fund the endowment with proceeds from the annual pharmacy weekend golf tournament and gifts from other individuals and organizations. Last year’s tournament garnered ...

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Bradley Arant expands its diversity program

JACKSON — As part of its continuing commitment to diversity in the legal profession, the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, is expanding its diversity scholarship program in 2011. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings will award two scholarships next year — $10,000 to a student in his or her second year of law school and $5,000 for a student ...

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Longs establish business scholarship

OXFORD — Two brothers who served in World War II, graduated from the University of Mississippi with business degrees and followed their father in the family business are being honored with a scholarship at their alma mater. Named for Raiford N. Long Sr. of Ripley and the late Erst Long Jr. of Corinth, the business scholarship endowment was created with ...

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