April 2014

April 25, 2014

Mississippi education officials changing school rating system Education group plans to collect, analyze student data Pass Christian home to high-ranking school Oxford District gets check from TVA for energy efficiency

Washington County Awards Mississippi Scholars

Washington County Awards Mississippi Scholars Washington County Mississippi Scholars were recently honored at a Mississippi Scholars Senior Awards Program.  Attending were Mississippi Scholars Presenters – 1st Row: (from left)Kim Dowdy, Cindy Deerman, Betty Lynn Cameron, Everett Chinn. 2nd Row: (from left) Keenan Davis, Gerald Husband, Evelyn Edwards, Jan Vaughn, Greg Hatley.

Healthcare Zones

In 2012, Gov. Bryant enacted the Healthcare Industry Zone Act to spur healthcare development within five miles of major acute care hospitals. Under the act, businesses like laboratory testing facilities, medical supply distributors and biotechnology research facilities that either make an investment of at least $10 million or create a minimum of 25 full time, …

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Contact Us

Mississippi Economic Council Physical Address:248 E. Capitol St., Suite 940Jackson, MS 39225-3276 Mailing Address:Post Office Box 23276Jackson, MS 39225-3276 Phone Numbers:1-800-748-7626601-969-0022 Fax: 601-353-0247 Email: Jason Wordjword@msmec.com 

2013 Summit

 Governor Outlines Strategy to Grow Healthcare Economy at Summit Governor Phil Bryant (center), Dr. Clay Hays, Chairman of the Mississippi Healthcare Solutions Institute (left) and Bob Hess, Executive Managing Director of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank’s Global Corporate Services at the Governor’s Healthcare Economic Development Summit.   Over 700 Leaders Attended Day-Long Event Focusing on Mississippi’s Future …

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April 18, 2014

Mississippi Dept. of Education eyes expanded outreach Delta State’s SAM team continues asthma education Madison District prepares all juniors for ACT Long Beach school launches STEM lab with community support

65th MEC Annual Meeting Photos

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April 11, 2014

Financial literacy education has lasting impact Colorado high school students tour Mississippi Delta MGCCC to offer college courses to Ocean Springs High School students Pine Belt officials praise high-school testing decision Pascagoula substitute teacher wins national award

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