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Barnett takes step toward SMA presidency

Tim Barnett of Mississippi State University’s College of Business is a newly elected member of the Southern Management Association’s leadership team.  A professor in the university’s management and information systems academic department, he is vice president and program chair-elect, a position that begins a multi-year track taking him to the SMA’s presidency in 2013.  Representing more than 1,000 members in ...

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Millsaps to hold economic forum

JACKSON — The economy will be the focus of the Else School of Management Fall Forum 2009, scheduled Oct. 6 at 8 a.m. in the Leggett Special Events Center on the Millsaps College campus. Ben Allen, president of Downtown Jackson Partners; Thomas J. Cunningham, vice president and associate director of research for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; and John ...

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Yuceer lands $500,000 award

Assistant professor Cetin Yuceer of Mississippi State University’s Forest and Wildlife Research Center is being honored with a 2009 NSF Early Career Development Award of $500,000. He will be seeking to identify and characterize genes that control reproductive bud formation in poplars, fast-growing trees that hold potential use as sources of bioenergy. The Early Career Development Award is the NSF’s ...

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Chrisman editing another journal

James J. “Jim” Chrisman’s recent selection as the associate editor of the Journal of Business Venturing is an additional honor for the Mississippi State University (MSU) management professor. Also in his seventh year as editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, he now becomes the first individual simultaneously holding major editorial duties with two leading professional journals serving the field of ...

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MSU football tickets ranked as good deal

STARKVILLE — StubHub, the ticket marketplace, has released its ranking of college football teams that offer the best ticket resale for value for the season ahead. Mississippi State University (MSU) ranks sixth on the list at $50. It is the only Mississippi school to make the top 20. StubHub ranked MSU’s Egg Bowl contest against Ole Miss in November as ...

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MSU-Army partnership to expand

STARKVILLE — Officials at Mississippi State University’s (MSU) Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) are anticipating the expansion of a $75-million partnership with the U.S. Army to improve the battlefield effectiveness of ground vehicles. The five-year Simulation-Based Reliability and Safety program addresses 19 different issues related to ground vehicles’ performance and safety.  Ultimately, the project is designed to provide solutions ...

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Wampler presented Silver Ant Award

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently awarded Travis Wampler, District One assistant district construction engineer, with the Silver Ant Award. Wampler has been employed with MDOT for over 10 years.  He graduated in 1996 from Mississippi State University where he received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a received a master’s degree in 1998.  He started working for ...

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Baker hired as wellness director

BankPlus announced that Elizabeth Baker has been hired as the bank’s director of wellness. A native of Hazlehurst, Baker graduated with a bachelor of science with an emphasis in food, nutrition and dietetics from Mississippi State University. She later earned a master of arts in education with an emphasis in exercise physiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Baker ...

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Tucci elevated to campus dean

Jack E. Tucci, head of the business division at Mississippi State University-Meridian, is the campus’ new dean and executive director. He has been selected by university president Mark Keenum, and formal approval of the appointment is expected at an upcoming meeting of the Board of Trustees, State Institutions of Higher Learning. In addition to leading the business division since 2003, ...

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JH&H brings in two interns

Brad Stubblefield has joined JH&H Ltd. Architects/Planners/Interiors as an intern architect. Stubblefield is a native of Madison and recently graduated from Mississippi State University, receiving a bachelor of architecture degree in May. He has worked with JH&H as a summer intern for the past two years. During this time, Stubblefield has worked on projects such as First Baptist Church of ...

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