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Libby Hartfield signs "Fannye Cook: Mississippi's Pioneering Conservationist," Fannye Cook discussion by Libby Hartfield and Dr. Cathy Shropshire, 9:a.m. Thursday, The University of Southern Mississippi, Thad Cochran Center, 118 College Drive, Hattiesburg, 601-266-4399. Elizabeth Crook signs “The ...
Members of the Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women presented their research at the Mississippi Honors Conference at Jackson State University Feb. 3. Delaney Edmondson, junior majoring in English secondary education from Vernon, presented “In Our Mothers' Quilts: Examining the ...

Bringing a firearm to a college football game in Mississippi could be deemed legal if certain Mississippi lawmakers have their way. If you think a ... Ole Miss Chancellor Jeff Vitter noted he believes his university should have the ultimate authority to prohibit guns on his campus, included sporting venues.
Mississippi has a bright-lights-big-city problem, with a significant numbers of college graduates earning their degrees in this mostly rural state and then departing for bigger paychecks and expanded cultural opportunities in Atlanta, Dallas, Nashville and beyond. Not everybody packs the car and heads out ...
The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture and Mississippi State University will link to train workers for the poultry industry. The joint venture includes three semesters at the Curtis, Nebraska, college. Then the students will spend a semester at Mississippi State's department of poultry science.
A private company is approved to begin building a $67 million development of student apartments and stores at Mississippi State University. The College Board approved plans Thursday in what university President Mark Keenum calls the first development of its kind in Mississippi. The university is leasing ...

Senatobia High School was on lockdown after a shooting threat was made Friday. Senatobia High posted a the following message on social media: "We are currently in a shelter in place procedure. Local law enforcement reported threat in immediate area. Students and faculty are in shelter in place and ...
Flagship universities are the jewels in the crown of public higher education systems — they have sought-after faculty, preeminent research facilities, the ... its public high school graduates in 2015 and the African-American percentage of students enrolled at the University of Mississippi that fall — 10 percent.
A Mississippi State University alumna has been named the next president of Copiah-Lincoln Community College. The institution's board ... Hulon earned a doctorate in higher education administration from Mississippi State in 2000. ... She is serving in her 10th year at the vice president's level at the college.
He has also served as a teacher, coach and administrator in the Picayune and Hancock County school districts. He has a bachelor's degree from Mississippi College and a master's degree from William Carey University. Tess Smith of Sumrall, Lamar County superintendent of education and a member of the ...
More: Nearly 70,000 Mississippi college dropouts could get degree with no additional coursework. Democratic Sen. David Blount of Jackson says College Board officials oppose the change because they don't want the possibility of having to buy out lengthy contracts. University employees can work longer ...
Additional comments from University of Southern Mississippi President Rodney D. Bennett are provided below. Jackson, Miss. (Feb. 2, 2018) ... When he sought enrollment at then-named Mississippi Southern College to complete his degree, the school denied his application. Kennard returned to enroll in ...
Agriculture is a 7.6 billion dollar industry in Mississippi according to recent Value of Production estimates reported by the Mississippi State University Extension Service. Agricultural productions are the highest it's been since 2014. The state's poultry productions netted 330 thousand dollars more than its ...
Thousands of public school and college students are staying home Monday in Mississippi's capital city as a water crisis brought on by broken water ... Jackson's 27,000-student public school system, Jackson State University and Millsaps College all cancelled on-campus classes, citing low water pressure.
Jackson's 27,000-student public school system, Jackson State University and Millsaps College all canceled on-campus classes, citing low water pressure. Hinds Community College is relocating some classes. City officials said Sunday that they've discovered more than 100 water mains that buckled in last ...
College Board trustees named Borsig to lead the 2,800-student university in 2011, after he worked as the board's associate commissioner. Borsig was named higher education commissioner in 2015 after Hank Bounds left for Nebraska but changed his mind and asked trustees to return him to MUW.
More: Nearly 70,000 Mississippi college dropouts could get degree with no additional coursework. Boeing selected the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University to lead research and development on composites. Southern Miss is working to accelerate the development of the next ...

At the University of Mississippi, it's possible that a single offensive remark could land a student in trouble. While this may not seem ... He contends that college leaders shouldn't wait until a student has been bullied to the point that the behavior finally can be considered harassment. Then, the institution ...
A state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate ... including the flagship University of Mississippi — refuse to fly the banner.".
George Hopper, third from left, Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment ... Life Sciences dean at Mississippi State University is receiving a national award ... Hopper, who also serves as dean of MSU's College of Forest ...
... said Glenn Boyce, the state's Commissioner of Higher Education. ... Mississippi Public Universities, the Mississippi Community College Board and the ... A study from Georgetown University showed graduates with an ...
Lamar earned degrees from Millsaps College, the University of Mississippi Lamar School of Law and the Boston University School of Law.
The commissioner of higher education has driven from one end of the ... 80 percent of Mississippians who do not have a college or university degree. ... that pay the higher salaries that in turn will boost Mississippi's economy, ...
11 game between Mississippi State and Alabama will be played at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN. ... 2 ranking in the College Football Playoff rankings.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is closing its Madison wellness center at the end of the month. Nov. 4, 2017, at 2:05 p.m.. UMMC Closing Wellness ...
Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant is getting nearly $1 million to find ways to ... assistant director of the University of Southern Mississippi's Thad ...
(AP) — The University of Southern Mississippi says it must permanently cut its budget by about $8 million and eliminate 20 staff positions.
The Mississippi Civil Rights Project is sponsored by the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation at the University of Mississippi.
A group of young women at Mississippi State University are supporting and encouraging one another in their pursuit of corporate careers.
Joshua Hutcheson is a native of Booneville and a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Accountancy and a Master of ...
When Mississippi native William Walker saw the suffering and devastation amassed by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, he felt a deep desire to ...
Mississippi Launches Next Push on College Degree Completion ... Higher Education Commissioner Glenn Boyce announced the further rollout of ... from the University of Mississippi in August, gave the program a thumbs-up.
“Lights came into the state of Mississippi — black, white, yellow — to change Mississippi, and they did, so your lights can do the same thing.
Background: College board names interim for Mississippi Valley State ... the university into its next chapter," Higher Education Commissioner ...
Robertson's start in the world of college football gossip was inauspicious. ... When they first met as students at Southern Mississippi University, ...
“Mississippi Development Authority is proud to partner with Mississippi State University in its role as the Center of Excellence for Unmanned ...
Thomasson is past president of Mississippi Lumber Manufacturers Association and ... and master's accounting degrees from the University of Mississippi. ... was established nearly two decades ago in MSU's College of Forest ...
Pitcher Katlin Lee throws the first strike in a game against Memphis earlier this season. Lee will face off against her former community college ...
The University of Southern Mississippi is banning the use of tobacco products on its Hattiesburg, Miss., campus beginning in 2018.
The University of Southern Mississippi is going tobacco-free Jan. 1. ... In the Pine Belt, Pearl River Community College banned any product ...
He has a bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University and ... as awards from the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
Succeeding Jenkins as lead College of Business fundraiser this month is Zack ... MSU is Mississippi's leading university, available online at ...
... the newest class of Mississippi State University Presidential Scholars. ... which is part of MSU's Judy and Bobby Shackouls Honors College.
The new University of Mississippi mascot debuts at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson, Miss. in 2011. Harold Gater, The Clarion- ...
The University of Mississippi School of Education has expanded to include a new department of higher education. Photo By Taylar Teel.
A university in Mississippi's largest city is warning students to be on guard amid complaints about a pack of dogs barking and threatening ...
Mississippi State University Sets World War I Commemorations ... (AP) — Events at Mississippi State University are commemorating the ...
Also seeing enrollment fall were the University of Mississippi, the Mississippi University for Women and the University of Southern Mississippi.
Mississippi's ACT scores inched up in the second year that all public high ... an average composite score of 18.6 on the college entrance exam.
Mississippi State University students now are eligible for the prestigious ... providing $10,000 each to outstanding college juniors and seniors.


 

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