USM awarded $3M grant to develop pilot programs

HATTIESBURG, MS (University Release) - The University of Southern Mississippi has been awarded a $3 million grant by the United States Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) to develop three pilot programs to aid regions whose economic health is dependent upon defense initiatives. Mississippi was selected for the... Read More.

After 2014 Split, Chiquita Returns to Port of Gulfport

Media Release from the Office of Gov. Phil Bryant Jackson, Miss. (July 6, 2016) – Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from banana giant Chiquita Brands International announce the company is returning its shipping operations to the Port of Gulfport in Gulfport, Miss. “Chiquita’s return demonstrates the ‘Port of the Future,’ or... Read More.

Graduate students receive Mississippi Professional Educators scholarships

Seven William Carey University graduate students have received scholarships from the Mississippi Professional Educators (MPE).  The organization awards scholarships each year to MPE members who wish to pursue graduate or advanced studies at a college or university in Mississippi. “These scholarships enable our members to improve their practice, which benefits... Read More.

BIPEC release Legislative Report Cards

(PINE BELT, Miss.) - Each year the Business and Industry Political Education Committee (BIPEC) releases their report card on Mississippi Lawmakers on their support on Business and Jobs in the Magnolia State. Pine Belt Area Lawmakers earned grades that ranged from A to F on the BIPEC grading chart. Grades for... Read More.