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07.15.13

DISSERTATION ON POVERTY AND PUBLIC HOUSING IN MADISON COUNTY 


Yolanda Javette Clark successfully defended her Human Capital Development Program PhD dissertation, Project-Based Section 8 Housing Participants' Perception of Cultural And Structural Factors To Explain Barriers To Economic Self-Sufficiency, which examined why individuals become trapped in public housing. The Project-Based Section 8 program began as temporary housing of the last resort for people who experience temporary setbacks. However, due to participants' inability to become economically self-sufficient, the anti-poverty program has become permanent housing from which few families have been able to escape. With a paradigm shift to promoting economic self-sufficiency, housing administrators are exploring workforce and economic development models that may alleviate barriers to upward economic mobility for program participants...LEARN MORE

A SUMMER CELEBRATION RECEPTION IN MADISON COUNTY


Dr. Shannon Campbell recently represented USM at A Summer Celebration Reception on June 24, 2013 at the Jackson Yacht Club hosted by the Madison County Business League and the Madison County Economic Development Authority. Dan Bednarzyk, VP of Manufacturing Nissan North America - Canton, MS, was honored for Nissan's many accomplishments during his tenure at the Canton plant from 2002-2013. Dan will continue his career with Nissan in a newly created position at their North America corporate office in Tennessee.

MEDC TRUE SOUTH BASIC ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP 


The Mississippi Economic Development Council Board of Directors has opened up the scholarship for the TRUE SOUTH Basic Economic Development Course held at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS.  The scholarship covers the full tuition cost, $600.00.  MEDC is very fortunate to have many members that are interested in professional development and we encourage you to apply for this opportunity to continue your education. The True South Basic Economic Development Course will take place September 23-26, 2013 at the Accelerator at the University of Southern Mississippi...LEARN MORE

JOB OPENINGS


Executive DirectorBrunswick and Glynn County Development Authority, Brunswick, GA...VIEW POSITION

Community Development Manager, Area Development Partnership, Hattiesburg, MS...VIEW POSITION 

UPCOMING EVENTS  


The Naval Air Systems Command's International Transportation Compliance and Hazardous Material meeting on July 30-31, 2013 in Biloxi, Mississippi...LEARN MORE 
 
CLTT Industry Council Roundtable on August 6, 2013 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi...LEARN MORE

 

Startup Weekend, an event where like-minded entrepreneurs gather for a weekend of company creation, on August 23-25, 2013 in Biloxi, Mississippi...LEARN MORE
 
True South Basic Economic
Development Course on September 23-26, 2013 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi...LEARN MORE

Southeast U.S./Japan Association 36th Annual Joint Meeting on November 17-19, 2013 in Biloxi, Mississippi...LEARN MORE 

Logistics, Trade, and Transportation Symposium 2014 Theme: Southeastern Opportunities and Challenges on February 26-27, 2014 in Gulfport, Mississippi...LEARN MORE

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