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MSU's Gilbert in running for president of South Alabama

MOBILE, Ala. — The trustees of the University of South Alabama have named three finalists for president. The three announced Friday are: Sheri Noren Everts, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Illinois State University; Jerome A. Gilbert, provost and executive vice president of Mississippi State University; and Dr. Arthur J. Ross III, dean of the School of Medicine ...

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Study: Dispersants may have hurt Gulf food chain

A study on possible effects of the 2010 BP oil spill indicates dispersants may have killed plankton — some of the ocean’s tiniest plants and creatures — and disrupted the food chain in the Gulf of Mexico, one of the nation’s richest seafood grounds. Scientists who read the study said it points toward major future effects of the spill. One ...

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Mayo rejoins Community Bank

Matt Mayo has rejoined Community Bank as senior vice president after spending the past four years in Birmingham, Ala., with a large regional bank. Mayo has more than 13 years of experience as a banker and returns to his hometown of Hattiesburg where he previously worked for Community Bank from 2005-2007. Mayo is a graduate of the University of South ...

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Dees named Mac’s Construction V.P.

Mac’s Construction Company Inc. has named Durward Dees as vice president of operations and business development. Dees comes from T.L. Wallace Construction, where he was the director of business development. Dees is a native of Mobile, Ala., and a 1974 graduate of University Military School in Mobile. Continuing his education at the University of South Alabama and then working as ...

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Dees named Mac's Construction V.P.

Mac’s Construction Company Inc. has named Durward Dees as vice president of operations and business development. Dees comes from T.L. Wallace Construction, where he was the director of business development. Dees is a native of Mobile, Ala., and a 1974 graduate of University Military School in Mobile. Continuing his education at the University of South Alabama and then working as ...

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Clinic adds Matthews

Pediatric Clinic, a service of Hattiesburg Clinic, recently welcomed Sarah K. Matthews, FNP. Matthews received a bachelor’s in nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi. She also completed a master’s in nursing at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. Matthews is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau ...

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Williams wins award

Dr. Janet Williams, R.N., Ph.D., dean of the Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing at William Carey University, was recently awarded a 2011 Woman of Achievement Award in the education category by the Lighthouse Business and Professional Women organization. Lighthouse BPW represents successful women in every sector of the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s business community, and to be eligible for ...

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Hood says college agreement is legal

MGCCC president still hopes South Alabama comes to Gautier In yet another strange twist in the controversy surrounding an Alabama institution of higher learning looking to offer classes on a Mississippi community college campus, the Attorney General’s Office ruled that the agreement is legal — three days after the proposed partnership appeared dead. However, Attorney General Jim Hood’s opinion could ...

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Crossing the line

Controversial Gulf Coast CC-University of South Alabama deal gets personal A proposal to have an out-of state institution of higher learning offer classes on a Mississippi campus has a community college president questioning a state senator’s ethics, that senator maintaining that he is only doing his job and two high-ranking state officials wondering how that got drug into a controversy that ...

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