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02.11.13

COMPANY ATTRACTED TO SOUTHERN MISS ACCELERATOR


The new year brought a new tenant to The Accelerator at The University of Southern Mississippi as pharmaceutical distributor South Point Distributors LLC moved into the University's technology park earlier this month. South Point Distributors is an international wholesale pharmaceutical supplier of legend drugs, over-the-counter drugs, generic-brand drugs and a variety of health care products. The company operates not only in Mississippi, but in Florida and New Jersey as well...  LEARN MORE

HELPING MISSISSIPPI'S K-12 TEACH ECONOMICS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP


The Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education (CEEE) at the University of Southern Mississippi is scheduled to complete its transition back into the College of Business at the end of June, 2013. This move will not effect the center's physical presence in the Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship but will take place as part of a larger scale merger for the Department of Economic and Workforce Development...LEARN MORE

MSED STUDENTS ATTEND MEDC CONFERENCE 


MSED students Alex Pickle, Josiah Ball, Faisal Mallum, Daniel Assamah, Wuyang Wang, and Xinxin  Cui attended the Mississippi Economic Development Council's (MEDC) winter conference in Jackson, Mississippi.  They set up the University of Southern Mississippi booth and handled questions. It was an excellent networking opportunity for the students and several received internship offers.  The MSED program works closely with MEDC and all the students become MEDC members.

JOB OPENINGS


President/CEO
Hutto, Texas Economic Development Corporation
 , Hutto, Texas - VIEW POSITION 
 
Project Manager, Area Development Partnership (ADP), Hattiesburg, MS - VIEW POSITION

Economic Development Planner, Imperial Calcasieu Regional Planning & Development Commission (IMCAL), Lake Charles, LA -VIEW POSITION 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Center for Logistics, Trade, and Transportation (CLTT) Industry Summit on Friday March 1, 2013 in Long Beach, Mississippi 

Student Economic Development Association (SEDA)/ Economic Development Alumni Association Spring Baseball Tailgate March 9th, 2:00 pm game against Louisiana-Lafayette.
Register Now! 
 
September 23-26, 2013 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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