Month: June 2019

Jumpstart Test Prep Implements First-Ever, State-Sponsored Math Review Pilot Program

Jumpstart Test Prep recently announced the results from 15 Mississippi High Schools that completed the first-ever, state-sponsored math review for nearly 1,700 juniors who prepared for the state-administered February 2019 ACT® exam (American College Testing). Following completion of the Jumpstart Test Prep review, more than 47 percent of the students with prior ACT attempts had …

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Fields Named Vice President, Manufacturing at Nissan Canton

Nissan is announcing a change in senior management at its Canton plant with the appointment of Erik Fields as vice president, Manufacturing. Fields brings more than 20 years of automotive and engineering expertise. He has spent 12 years at Nissan Canton, serving in various roles of increasing responsibility, including manufacturing program manager, where he helped …

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Relativity to Create 190 Jobs in Rocket Testing Facility Expansion at Stennis Space Center

Aerospace company Relativity is expanding its rocket component production and rocket engine testing operations at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. The project is a $59-million corporate investment and will create 190 jobs, increasing employment at Relativity’s Stennis Space Center site to 200 workers. “The Mississippi Gulf Coast has a strong aerospace presence, and …

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Fourteen Mississippi Counties Win Excellerator Grants from Entergy Mississippi

Fourteen Mississippi counties will share $75,000 in grants for projects to make them more attractive to companies looking to expand or locate new facilities. In its third year, Entergy’s Excellerator Competitive Communities program provided 50/50 matching grants in three categories: marketing, site readiness, and organizational excellence. This year, marketing grant applications topped the list for …

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