Thursday, April 19, 2012


STATE

IHL Final Board Book
http://www.mississippi.edu/board/downloads/boardbooks/1204.pdf


Mississippi universities seek tuition hike
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Hank Bounds, commissioner of higher education, presented the overall requests at a state College Board financial committee meeting Wednesday.

Tuition costs could increase at Mississippi universities in upcoming academic ...
The Republic
By fiscal year 2014, projected tuition increases would have out-of-state students at the University of Mississippi paying $10960 or more. Some out-of-state tuition increases could be more than 10 percent. Ultimately, tuition increases will depend on ...


College tuition could grow 14 percent
Decreased state funding is driving force, leaders say
Clarion Ledger
The state College Board will take a preliminary vote today on approving an average tuition increase of 14 percent over two years
http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20120419/NEWS/204190347/College-tuition-could-grow-14-percent?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Home

City geared up Bulldog Weekend, Cotton District Arts Fest
The Commercial Dispatch
More than 40000 people are expected to descend upon Mississippi State University and Starkville this weekend, as the city will play host to both Super Bulldog Weekend and the Cotton District Arts Festival. Super Bulldog Weekend will be highlighted by a ..

University of Southern Mississippi awarded $424000 grant to research Gulf ...
The Republic
The University of Southern Mississippi has been awarded a $424853 grant to continue a research program on Gulf marine life. US Sen. Thad Cochran's office says the grant will support USM's Gulf Coast Research Laboratory's studies on shrimp, ...

Hattiesburg Clinic Supports DuBard School, School of Nursing
A $100,000 commitment to The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation from Hattiesburg Clinic will help fund the DuBard School for Language Disorders’ 50th Anniversary Campaign and the School of Nursing Building Campaign at Southern Miss.

Commission holds hearing on youth courts
SunHerald.com
The public hearing is Friday beginning at 8:30 am at the Trent Lott Center on the University of Southern Mississippi campus in Hattiesburg. The hearing is the third held by the commission on the protection and education of children under the ..

DSU College of Business

 COMMUNITY COLLEGE

The Health Professionals in Nursing Summer Enrichment Program ...
Coahoma Community College is committed to a policy of equal educational opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religious persuasion,
www.gearupms.org/docs/Coahomabrochure.pdf

Upcoming car show will have Ridgeland rumbling
Madison County Journal
Rumblin' in Ridgeland will be from 10 am to 2 pm on the Holmes Community College campus in Ridgeland. For questions or more information, visit www.msclassiccruisers.com or call Tom Phillips at 601-259-5248.

Nelson commits to Yale, four warriors to East Mississippi
WDAM-TV
Alongside her, four Oak Grove baseball players signed official commitments to East Mississippi Community College. Pitcher Hunter Floyd, Pitcher Tyler Odom, Shortstop Drew Standland, and Manager Will Allen will all be with the Lions next season.

Top Mississippi educators receive grants to implement innovative programs for ...
Mississippi Press (blog)
Mary S. Graham, president of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, was the guest speaker. "As difficult as it is to be a classroom teacher, it's very difficult to identify that top talent," Graham said. "When you find the great teachers, ...

PRIVATE

Rice: Not interested in GOP run for VP
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice answers questions from reporters about the issues she discussed with business students during a private presentation to them at Mississippi College in Clinton on Tuesday. Rice was the keynote speaker at the ...

WCU hosts student art exhibit
WDAM-TV
William Carey University hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of the 2012 Student Art Exhibit in the Lucile Parker Gallery on April 12.

Tougaloo College honors WLBT-3
WLBT-TV
The 3 On Your Side family extends a big thank you to Tougaloo College after administrators at the school honored the station with their 2012 Alliance Award.

NOTABLE/QUOTABLE

Website building Southern ties
Jackson Clarion Ledger
A graduate of the University of Mississippi and Ridgeland High School, Adams always saw himself as an entrepreneur, saying he had hatched ideas for his own businesses "every year since I was 8." At a trade show, he met Wade Floyd.

Awareness raised for autism, Asperger's syndrome
Mississippi State Newsroom
The communication major at Mississippi State University has one of them: Asperger's syndrome. For much of his life, the Memphis, Tenn., sophomore has struggled with social awkwardness and anxiety. April is Autism Awareness Month

'Off the charts' Grow a year's supply of vegetables and fruit for a family of ...
The Commercial Dispatch
"My fifth-grade teacher challenged us to grow a garden," said Melby, now a professor of landscape architecture at Mississippi State University. "I enjoyed it so much, I sold (produce) to the neighbors from a basket on the front of my bicycle

Heaton Talks Family, Life Lessons In Lecture
Mississippi State University hosted the 2012 Delta Gamma Dorothy Garrett Martin Lectureship in Values and Ethics Monday which featured two-time Emmy award-winning actress Patricia Heaton as its honored guest. The event, which was free and open to the public, highlighted Heaton’s career as a Hollywood actress and a devoted mother and wife.

WVSU narrows down presidential search to three names
Charleston Gazette
Donna Oliver is the sixth president and first woman to lead Mississippi Valley State University, and the first African-American woman to lead a Mississippi public university. She became stepped into the position in 2009 and helped launch the college's ...

Katrina changed everything: Developing new software systems for fast ...
Phys.Org (press release)
... the flood simulation tool, and with experts at the University of Mississippi—specifically the National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering (UM-NCCHE)'s world-renowned computational hydroscientist, Mustafa Altinakar, and his team.

Local high school students attend Bayer Lectureship
WDAM-TV
By Robert Whitehurst - email High school students from across the Pine Belt got a behind-the-scenes look into science related fields at the University of Southern Mississippi Wednesday. The students toured the Polymer Science building and participated ...

LAGNIAPPE

Memphis Commercial Appeal
The issue will be settled in the House, where an earlier charter schools bill died in the Education Committee. "I can speak for only one person, ...

Mississippi grade-changing toughened
DeSoto Appeal
State law already prohibits the practice, but House Education Committee chairman John Moore, R-Brandon, said he was determined to end it and pushed the new ..

Fortification contract awarded; work to start in May
Jackson Clarion Ledger (blog)
One stretch of Fortification Street that separates Belhaven from Belhaven Heights has been rated as the city's worst road segment for years now by the Central Mississippi Planning Development District. The CMPDD uses a rating system that incorporates ...

K Street and Tea Party again fight for soul of GOP
Washington Examiner
26, 2008 at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Big business and the Tea Party are at swords' points once again, with GOP Senate primaries for the second straight election becoming proxy battles in ...

Wear your school colors on Friday
Madison County Herald
McGehee has a number of color options for the day since he has degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi College and Mississippi State. "I think I'll have to wear a hat, T-shirt and overshirt" to cover all his colleges.

Hagan, Harkin Work to Protect Taxpayer Investment in Students
New Bill would Promote Responsible Use of Taxpayer Dollars, Prohibit Colleges from Using Federal Education Dollars for Advertising, Marketing and Recruiting