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ICC undertakes massive expansion

School has seen student increase of 10 percent and expects another 10 percent in growth Normally when a state institution like a community college needs more space for expansion, the process from conception to completion takes three or four years. Those time constraints can make it difficult when the expansion is needed immediately — not years in the future. That was ...

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Flick tapped as center's director

Biloxi Regional Medical Center has appointed Matt Flick as program director at The Healing Center in D’Iberville. Flick relocated to Biloxi after serving as the director of marketing for a physical therapy company in St. Louis, Mo. He brings to the wound care clinic a master’s in business administration along with five years of healthcare management and marketing experience.

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Flick tapped as center’s director

Biloxi Regional Medical Center has appointed Matt Flick as program director at The Healing Center in D’Iberville. Flick relocated to Biloxi after serving as the director of marketing for a physical therapy company in St. Louis, Mo. He brings to the wound care clinic a master’s in business administration along with five years of healthcare management and marketing experience.

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ERDC staffers earn recognition

Two employees at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in Vicksburg are set to be recognized by Women of Color magazine at its 14th Annual Women of Color Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Conference. Cynthia Banks, a research biologist in the Environmental Laboratory, will receive a Special Recognition award, and Victoria Moore, a computer scientist in ...

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FNC using online tools

OXFORD — Mortgage technology company FNC Inc. is now utilizing the social networking tools Facebook and Twitter to make information about its real estate collateral management solutions and analytics more easily accessible to potential clients. On FNC’s Facebook page, visitors will find pictures, information about FNC and announcements about the company. Twitter provides FNC followers with up-to-the-minute updates on the ...

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Verizon completes Alltel integration

Verizon Wireless has completed it South Area Alltel integration. Verizon finalized its purchase of Alltel in January and has spent the past six months integrating networks, preparing to convert billing systems, upgrading high-speed wireless broadband service, and re-merchandising stores across Mississippi including Jackson, Picayune, Vicksburg, Hattiesburg, Philadelphia, Laurel, Gulfport and Biloxi. Former Alltel customers in markets to be retained by ...

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Friends’ fundraiser nets $600,000+

Jackson — Friends of Children’s Hospital announced that over $600,000 was raised at the 2009 fundraiser, “An Evening with the Mannings, Presented by BankPlus.” The proceeds from this event will benefit Friends and the recently-opened Eli Manning Children’s Clinics at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. “During my last trip to Jackson, I was able to tour the Eli ...

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State settles with DISH

Jackson — Attorney General Jim Hood announced that DISH Network, LLC, will pay $5.991 million to settle consumer protection allegations with attorneys general in 46 states. Mississippi is expected to receive $125,000 of the total settlement for attorney’s fees and other costs of investigation and litigation and/or for future public protection purposes such as consumer protection education and litigation. The ...

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Formula funding fears

  ‘Little 4’ schools stand to have budgets slashed based on implementation of new funding scheme The so-called “Little Four” colleges in Mississippi — Mississippi University for Women (MUW), Delta State University (DSU), Alcorn State University (ASU) and Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) — do not have the largest enrollments or research program dollars. But their impact in the areas ...

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UMMC, UnitedHealthcare ink deal

Jackson — The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and UnitedHealthcare have signed an agreement giving UnitedHealthcare commercial health plan customers with in-network access to inpatient and outpatient services available through University Hospitals and Health Systems, including Holmes County Hospital and Clinics in Lexington. The agreement also includes University Physicians. Scott Stringer, M.D., associate vice chancellor for clinical affairs at ...

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