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Duease heading sales

John Duease has been named national sales manager for Carolina Lanterns & Accessories Inc. of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. A native of Indianola and graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, Duease brings 18 years’ experience in marketing and merchandising with Mississippi Valley Gas/Atmos Energy and most recently as sales manager for Copper Sculptures Inc./Legendary Lighting. Duease is a member of ...

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Benvenutti tapped as manager

Laurie Benvenutti, a Bay St. Louis native, is the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association’s new manager for constituent relations. Benvenutti serves a dual role for the Association as the primary field representative and adviser for The Legacy, the student alumni association. Benvenutti earned three degrees from Southern Miss. Prior to joining the Alumni Association staff, she was a graduate ...

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USM alumni inducted in Hall of Fame

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association inducted seven outstanding graduates into its Hall of Fame as one of the highlights of its Centennial Homecoming Celebration. The inductees include: Dr. Beverly Dale (1968); Richard Johnston (1959); Rickey Jones (1992); Powell G. Ogletree Jr. (1977); Ken Rushing (1981); USM president Dr. Martha D. Saunders (1969); and, Dr. Dolphus Weary (1978).

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