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7.16.12

 

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: TIM COURSEY  


Tim Coursey, 1989 
Executive Director 
Madison County Economic Development Authority 
 
Tim Coursey is currently the Executive Director at the
Madison County Economic Development Authority in Madison County, Miss. He received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Southern Miss. He holds an undergraduate degree in City and Regional Planning and master's degree in Economic Development. A native of Biloxi, Miss., Coursey is married to Lisa and they have two daughters, Samantha (15 years old) and Victoria (6 years old).  In addition to his work at Madison County EDA, Coursey is also an entrepreneur --- owning several businesses...LEARN MORE 

ENTERPRISING STATES 2012 AND MISSISSIPPI RANKINGS  


Enterprising States 2012 takes a comprehensive look at how the states in the U.S. are creating an environment in which the private sector can thrive. Mississippi placed #5 for export growth and export intensity growth, 8th in cost of living, 9th is growth in share of national exports and 11th in higher-ed efficiency. The report shows that Mississippi has identified healthcare as a target for job creation. Regarding manufacturing, Mississippi has seen notable growth in the aerospace sector, some metals industries, and some
motor vehicle sectors. See more of
Mississippi's place in the rankings. VIEW FULL REPORT

ARTS AND ECONOMIC PROSPERITY INTERACTIVE MAP   


Every day, more than 100,000 nonprofit arts and culture organizations act as economic drivers-creating an industry that supports jobs, generates government revenue, and is the cornerstone of our tourism industry. This study by the American for the Arts documents the key role played by the nonprofit arts and culture industry, and their audiences, in strengthening our nation's economy. The map displays the 182 study regions nationwide who participated in this research effort. For Mississippi, a report was produced for the Greater Jackson area. LEARN MORE 

UPCOMING EVENTS     


August 2 - Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation - Industry Advisory Council Strategic Planning Meeting | Hattiesburg, MS | REGISTER NOW | LEARN MORE
September 17-20 - True South Basic Economic Development Course | Hattiesburg, MS
   
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