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Millsaps College students to return to campus for fall semester

Although Millsaps College students spent the last month of the 2020 spring academic term utilizing remote instruction in conjunction with the COVID-19 pandemic, the college is gearing up for an on-campus residential experience in August, as well as planning to support remote instruction options in all classes for any students who are unable to return to campus. “We expect at ...

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Mitchell named new vice president of marketing and communications

Millsaps College announced that Annie Schott Mitchell, current vice president of marketing and communications at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C., has been named to the newly created position of vice president of marketing and communications. In this role, Mitchell will be responsible for Millsaps’ brand stewardship, marketing and communication strategy, social media management, public and media relations, editorial content and ...

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Millsaps professor recognized with Humanities Teacher Award

Dr. David Davis, associate professor of history at Millsaps College, has been recognized by the Mississippi Humanities Council with its annual Humanities Teacher Award. Davis joined the Millsaps faculty in 1988 after four years as a visiting assistant professor at Brown University. He earned a B.A. in history and biblical studies from William Carey University, an M.A. in history from ...

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Business Advantage Program awards certificates through Else School of Management at Millsaps College

Nineteen working professionals earned their certifications from the Business Advantage Program offered through the Else School of Management at Millsaps College. Geared toward professionals with no formal business training, the Business Advantage Program provides a fundamental understanding of economics, accounting, finance, marketing, and management. Classes meet two nights a week plus three Saturdays over one semester. Among those recognized are, ...

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Update: Millsaps Cabot Lodge Hotel to close Dec. 15

By JACK WEATHERLY The Cabot Lodge Hotel at Millsaps College is scheduled to close before the end of the year as a long-term lease to operate the hotel comes to an end. Employees of the hotel were notified by MMI Hotel Group, which manages the hotel and leases the property from the college. The Cabot Lodge sits on an approximately ...

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Barrett joins admission team at Millsaps College

Millsaps College has hired Susan Margaret Barrett of Jackson as Associate Director of Admission. Barrett earned her undergraduate degree from Sweet Briar College and her J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

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William Carey University, Millsaps College form teacher preparation partnership

In an effort to prepare future teachers, William Carey University and Millsaps College have agreed to a new partnership that will enable Millsaps students to earn teacher licensure after graduation. Participating Millsaps students will complete teacher preparation coursework and student teaching through William Carey University during their senior year and, if they meet all licensure requirements,  will be recommended by ...

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Millsaps College partners with MSU on dual degree program

A new partnership between Millsaps College and the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University offers students the opportunity to earn degrees from both institutions in a range of academic disciplines. The partnership is outlined in a formal agreement recently signed by Dr. Robert Pearigen, president of Millsaps College, and Dr. Mark Keenum, president of Mississippi State University. As ...

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Aaron Pelch named Athletic Director at Millsaps College

Aaron Pelch, interim athletic director and head football coach at Millsaps College, has been formally named as athletic director. Pelch assumed the role of interim athletic director in December 2018. He will continue to serve as head football coach. Pelch joined Millsaps as head football coach prior to the 2010 season. Under his guidance, the Majors swept both the offensive ...

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Millsaps chapel project has ‘special place in our heart’ for contractor

By BECKY GILLETTE W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company is not only the general contractor for a project to totally transform the interior of the Millsaps Christian Center in Jackson, but has also donated $2.2 million toward turning the historic building into a modern facility that will include at its center an inspiring light-filled cruciform chapel that will welcome people ...

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