Towanda Williams, assistant director of careers services for student affairs, was named Internal Practitioner of the Year by the Public Relations Association of Mississippi.
Dr. Van Roberts, associate professor of communication at Mississippi University for Women, was chosen to be a judge at the 16th annual Magnolia Independent Film Festival. The festival was held in February at Hollywood Premier Cinemas in Starkville.
Dr. Julia Mortyakova, chair of the Department of Music, presented a workshop at the College Music Society’s 2012 National Conference in San Diego, Calif.
Jessica Harpole has been named the new director of student life at Mississippi University for Women.
Captain Mary Slater of the Mississippi University for Women Police Department was recently selected as the university’s 2013 Diversity Educator of the Year honoree.
Dr. Bridget Pieschel, professor of English and director of Women’s Studies and the Center for Women’s Research and Public Policy, has been named chair of the Department of Languages, Literature and Philosophy.
Mary Atkinson Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, was the sole recipient of a full scholarship to attend the Nurse in Washington Internship (NIWI) held by the Nursing Organizations Alliance (The Alliance) in Washington, D.C., in March. This was the only scholarship of this type awarded nationally by The Alliance.
Tom Velek has come a long way from being coaxed into coaching his son’s soccer team to being named national Coach of the Year for U.S. Youth Soccer for boys.
If you have watched the “Sunrise Show” on WCBI on Monday mornings, you’ve probably seen the “Learning Matters” segment. If not, chances are you are missing out on some very important topics.
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