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Q&A: Carol Hardwick touts MEDC’s new exchange, Y.P. programs

Carol Hardwick is executive director and COO of Jackson-based Mississippi Economic Development Council, which serves economic development and chamber professionals statewide. Hardwick studied political science at Millsaps College before working for Sen. Thad Cochran, coordinating to his 1990 and 1996 campaigns and handling PAC fundraising. Hardwick joined MEDC in 2002. She and husband, Phil, a contributing writer for the Mississippi ...

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Committee makes nominations

In accordance with the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership by-laws, chairman Paul Moak appointed a nominating committee chaired by Clay Hays. This committee reported their actions to president Duane O’Neill, who in turn is authorized to notify the entire membership of the nominating committee’s report. Candidates to serve a three-year term expiring December 2014 are: Freddie Bagley, Community Bank; David Barrentine, ...

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Swartzfager tapped by NAEE

Selena Swartzfager, president of the Mississippi Council on Economic Education (MCEE), has been elected to the position of council representative on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Economic Educators (NAEE). Swartzfager’s position is a three-year term, which begins in January 2012. A graduate of Millsaps College and the University of Southern Mississippi, Swartzfager, who has been the president ...

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Conviction, realism

In America, one of our most revered leaders is founding father George Washington. Because of his role as a military leader and first President, he has iconic status in our culture. What is particularly interesting about Washington as a leader is that he knew, like all of us, that he was not perfect. In his day, he had many critics, ...

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Parrott joins Adams & Reese

Robert Parrott has joined Adams and Reese as a litigation associate in the firm’s Jackson office. He is a former summer associate with Adams and Reese in 2010. In 2009, Parrott interned with the Mississippi Supreme Court under Justice David Chandler, conducting legal research, and he drafted a memorandum that was later turned into a proposed opinion. He also interned ...

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Parrott joins Adams & Reese

Robert Parrott has joined Adams and Reese as a litigation associate in the firm’s Jackson office. He is a former summer associate with Adams and Reese in 2010. In 2009, Parrott interned with the Mississippi Supreme Court under Justice David Chandler, conducting legal research, and he drafted a memorandum that was later turned into a proposed opinion. He also interned ...

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Advertising firm adds Spear

Chris Spear has joined Ad.In Advertising as its communications administrator. He brings several years’ experience in advertising and nonprofit marketing to the Ocean Springs-based agency. Spear earned a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in English from Millsaps College with Phi Beta Kappa honors. After working for some time in Jackson, he relocated to the Coast earlier this year. A native ...

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Dunn named Millsaps SVP

Millsaps College announced that Dr. S. Keith Dunn has been named senior vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college. Dunn joins Millsaps from Centre College in Danville, Ky., where he currently serves as professor of chemistry and associate dean for academic affairs. The appointment completes a national search for the position. His appointment will begin in early ...

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Hudson promoted at Millsaps College

Dr. Rob Pearigen, president of Millsaps College, is pleased to announce the appointment of Terri Hudson as the new vice president for institutional planning and assessment at Millsaps College. In this position, Hudson will serve on the executive staff and cabinet of the College and oversee programs and initiatives related to strategic planning, campus master planning, institutional research, assessment and ...

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Fowlkes replacing Hall on board

  Millsaps College has named Tom Fowlkes of Bristol, Va., chair of its board of trustees. He is succeeding Maurice H. Hall Jr. of Meridian, who has served as chair since 2002. Fowlkes has served previously as treasurer of the board and as chair of the 2009 presidential search committee. He is a 1965 graduate of Millsaps College and holds ...

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