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Mississippi fiscal officer to retire, join college as CFO

Mississippi’s top fiscal officer is stepping down to become the chief financial officer at a college. Laura Jackson has led the state’s Department of Finance and Administration since 2016. She announced Thursday that she will leave state government for Mississippi College in Clinton. Jackson will retire after more than 30 years as a state employee on Jan. 15. She was ...

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Martin proud to be a part of ‘No. 1 health-care job’ in America

By NASH NUNNERY Every now and then, Steve Martin still hears (and reads) the name of his profession butchered verbally and in print. The term “physician’s assistant” is a misnomer. PAs are not assistants to physicians. Martin is a professor and program director for the Mississippi College Department of Physician Assistant Studies, the only PA program in the state of ...

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Verret joins Ridgeland-based CPA firm

Heather Verret recently joined Matthews, Cutrer and Lindsay, certified public accountants in Ridgeland, as a staff accountant. Her experience with the firm began in 2017 as an audit intern and will continue as she provides audit and attestation services with a primary emphasis on multi-family housing and nonprofit organizations. Verret earned her bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Mississippi College and ...

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Anna Hays honored by Mississippi College

Anna Hays was honored as the 2018 Distinguished Young Alumna of the Year by the Art Department at Mississippi College. As the Art Department Young Alumna of the Year Hays is a featured exhibit artist at the Samuel Marshall Gore Art Galleries at Mississippi College. Hays graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mississippi College in 2009 with a degree in Graphic ...

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Businessman Randall Crenshaw Honored with Order of the Golden Arrow Award

For more than three decades, Randall W. Crenshaw has served as an innovative leader with CommScope. The high-tech American firm helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Rising up the corporate ladder at CommScope, Crenshaw has many accomplishments in the rapidly changing industry. His successful work over the years is getting noticed at ...

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President Lee Royce announces retirement at Mississippi College

Mississippi College President Lee Royce will retire in May after 16 years as the leader of the Clinton school. The 65-year-old Miami, Florida native was president at Baptist-affiliated Anderson University in South Carolina before becoming MC’s leader in 2002. At the time, enrollment stood at 3,200 students. there are nearly 5,200 students enrolled today, including more than 400 at MC ...

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Cindy Melton selected distinguished professor of the year at Mississippi College

Dr. Cindy Melton, Mississippi College’s education dean since January, was recently honored as MC’s Distinguished Professor of the Year for 2016-17. She has doubled as chair of the Department of Teacher Education and Leadership. A former metro Jackson Outstanding Teacher Award winner in 1998, Melton joined the MC faculty in the elementary education program in 2001. Melton first taught as ...

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2 join MC admissions team

Tori Langworthy and Kaitlin McCarty have been selected as the newest members of the Mississippi College’s admissions team. Both are 2016 graduates of MC and members of the MC Hall of Fame. A Clintonian and graduate of Clinton High, Langworthy, 21, will work to attract students from South Alabama, Florida and Clinton schools. At Mississippi College, Langworthy was member of ...

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Annual health summit attracts public, private executives

By ALAN TURNER The annual Healthcare Summit was held last week at Mississippi College.  Sponsored by Mississippi College and the Mississippi Business Group on Health, the focus revolves around “The Business of Healthcare”. As we all know, the cost of providing health-care coverage for employees is one of the fastest growing costs of doing business, in Mississippi and all other ...

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Jim Miller joins career services

Jim Miller has joined the Career Services office at Mississippi College in Clinton. Miller, 29, and his co-workers help students enhance their resumes, improve interview skills, get connected with employers, build confidence levels and much more. Planning the university’s Career Day in February is always a big item on their to-do list. Miller had worked since September 2013 as an ...

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