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WHY JOIN MEC? Representation. Protection. Visibility. As champions for Mississippi’s future, MEC’s priority issues aim to improve education, enhance workforce training and create a positive business climate to foster economic development. Representation At MEC, we are the voice of businesses in Mississippi. As a member, you are joining with other businesses in the state to … Why Join MEC? Read More »

The U.S. Department of the Navy has awarded VT Halter Marine as the Prime Contractor for a US$745,940,860 (about S$1b) fixed-price incentive-firm contract for the detail design and construction of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Polar Security Cutter (PSC). The PSC contract is a multi-year programme and a USCG major system acquisition to acquire up … U.S. Navy Awards VT Halter Marine $2.6 Billion Construction Contract Read More »

SHANNON – Very few people will get to see inside the new addition that will be built at General Atomics other than the 256 employees now working at the sprawling

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is in the education spotlight. But faith and morality are conspicuously absent from the movement, even though they have been driving SEL for years.

This article features former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Fred Banks as part of our contribution to the 65th anniversary of Brown v Board decision.

Prosecutors have charged two workers at a cybersecurity company with terrorism as part of an investigation into Bulgaria's biggest-ever data breach, a lawyer for the defendants said on Wednesday (24 July).

"Fourteen member countries of the European Union have agreed to a newsolidarity mechanism proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday (22 July)
in addition to France and Germany, Finland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Lithuania, Croatia and Ireland had also signalled a clear intention to move forward with a new system. (...)
Italys Interior minister Matteo Salvini, whose…

Huntington Ingalls Industries recently announced that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a cost-plus-award-fee contract with a potential total value of $931.7 million for planning yard services in support of in-service littoral combat ships (LCS). The contract, which includes options over a six-year period, also provides work packages for HII’s Technical Solutions division. “Ingalls … Ingalls Shipbuilding Awarded Potential $931.7 Million Planning Yard Contract Read More »

The 19 children in Peace Camp at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Tunkhannock learned important skills through games, skits, and fun events last week. Rodrigo ‘Popi’ Gereda of Wilkes-Barre has been running Peace Camps for more than 30 years, so he knows th

DODGE CITY — Peter Munson speaks softly and carries a big stick.The 61-year-old Episcopal priest hiked into Dodge City on Friday, marking a halfway

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WIAT) – Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church is caring for honeybees as it takes steps to be more sustainable and god to the environment. The church has three beehives. Chu…

The Middleby Corporation, a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry, is relocating Lynx Grills’ headquarters and manufacturing operations to the Viking Range facility in Greenwood, Mississippi.

Social enterprise technology company PeopleShores is adding 175 new jobs at its facility in Clarksdale. The company, which located to Clarksdale in January, initially created 25 jobs and plans to invest an additional $500,000 in the operations through 2020. “PeopleShores’ mission to provide gainful employment to individuals in the Mississippi Delta will have a significant … PeopleShores Increasing Workforce to 200 Employees Read More »

Diocese of Michigan notified of successful canonical consent process
Bishop-Elect Perry ordination and consecration on February 8, 2020
July 24, 2019
The Episcopal Diocese of Michigan has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Bonnie A. Perry has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed in…

U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett for the Southern District of Mississippi, Eastern Division (Hattiesburg) received the 2019 Chief Justice Award, which recognizes individuals whose actions have significantly impacted the law and the people of the State of Mississippi. Starrett was recognized for his leadership and innovation as founder of the state’s drug court program, for ...

Jim Perry of Jackson is the newest member of the Mississippi State Board of Health, appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant for a six-year term. Perry is a managing director at Wells Fargo Securities where he is head of the Southern Region and the co-head of Structured Finance for the firm’s public finance department. He has ...

By Jack Weatherly Cal-Maine Foods Inc. reported a net loss of $19.8 million, or 41 cents per share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019 ending June 1, compared with a net income of $71.8 million, or $1.48 per share, for the year-ago period. According to Bloomberg news, the U.S. egg industry has an oversupply ...

[July 23, 2019] The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of Office of Communication copywriter/editor, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff
The copywriter/editor is an integral member of the Communications team, working closely with the public affairs officer, Creative Services team members, project requestors in the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) and related bodies. The copywriter/editor adds value to submitted and original…

Scholarships of $30,000 per-year will open doors for three members of Mississippi College’s Class of 2021 to pursue studies in the medical field.

"According to the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence set up by the European Commission, artificial intelligence (AI) can be described as follows
AI systems are software (and possibly also hardware) systems designed by humans that, given a complex goal, act in the physical or digital dimension by perceiving their environment through data acquisition, interpreting the collected structured or unstructured data, reasoning on the knowledge, or…

More than 1,200 teens from Baptist churches across the Magnolia State cherished their Super Summer experience at Mississippi College. Some campers from neighboring Louisiana, including visitors from First Baptist Church Ponchatoula, also made the journey.

(RNS) — New questions about Mary Magdalene's true identity have implications not just for biblical scholars but for policy about women's roles in the church.

“Partners in Education” is more often used in empty rhetoric than seen in action. A group of successful “native sons” of Avoyelles Parish public schools is well on the way to changing that.

Decades have passed since the Mississippi State Hospital for the Insane in Jackson closed. Many of the patients who died there came to a lonely and unmarked end. But today, more and more of their descendants are coming forward to restore their history in a Medical Center-led effort advanced by the awarding of a federal grant.

Steve Jobs was an amazing visionary -- here are some fascinating things you didn't already know about him.

Evaluating Christian character, program quality and academic prestige, Mississippi College’s online programs are receiving excellent national rankings.

Jackson State University President William B. Bynum Jr. recently met with Earvin “Magic” Johnson, chairman and CEO of SodexoMAGIC, in celebration of the university’s fifth-year partnership with SodexoMAGIC, in Los Angeles on Tuesday
“It was a great honor and privilege to meet an American icon who has invested an enormous amount of his time, talent, and treasure in the African American community by blazing trails for…

Mississippi College graduates are well-prepared for the rigors of medical and dental schools nationwide.
A good case in point is Dr. Courtney Morgan who’s making a difference in the healthcare field.

The Christ in Gethsemane sculpture illustrates Jesus praying in the garden prior to his betrayal, arrest and crucifixion on the cross.

The summer months are filled with so much possibility! That’s why we prioritize creating fun and enriching activities that support both academic and personal growth and development
Watch 8th grader, Alexandria Banks
discuss her summer camp experience at
Operation Shoestring
For this year’s Summer of Community Project Rise summer camp, we partnered with community organizations to help keep our youth actively involved around the capital city.…