Taylor Tucker graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media in May of 2020, but she did not have an ideal graduation because of COVID-19. After graduation, Tucker became a news reporter at WTVA in Tupelo where she works on the weekend interviewing, shooting and editing stories.
When Jessie Duffield attended Camp Wakeela for the first time, she likely had no idea what kind of doors it would open for her. A University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media class of 2020 graduate, Duffield said the experience opened her eyes to many things in the world that awaited her.
A University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media student who has been crowned Miss Mississippi Collegiate America is also an entrepreneur.
A senior University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media integrated marketing communications major has turned her quarantine hobby into a business as a way to give back to charity. Leah Jackson’s With Luv From Lou business donates profits to Skid Row’s Union Rescue Mission.
Starting your own business can can be intimidating, and working up the courage to do so can be daunting. But the pandemic has led many students to spend their free time making money. Jordan Majersky, a University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media student, created the small art business, S & J Designs, with her roommate, Samantha Fletcher.
Everyone has an Untold story. Virginia White, a freshman University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New media integrated marketing communications major, works to uncover and repurpose stories in her business Untold Designs of Meridian, Mississippi.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, some are using their time in quarantine to better themselves. A University of Mississippi integrated marketing communications student has rebranded a jewelry business she started as a student at Oxford High School.
Most people hear this and think it’s a cliché, but to Mississippi native Bailey Martin, it’s a way of life. Martin, a 2019 University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media journalism graduate, is serving as the press secretary for Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves.
The Renegade can be described as one of the most popular and the first viral TikTok dance. The dance blew up at the beginning of 2020, has grown across the world, and is seen on different platforms.
Kierra Jordan, a University of Mississippi junior, is a criminal justice major with a minor in business who is also an entrepreneur. During her three years at UM, she has created Cincere Beauty to enhance the natural beauty of her customers.
Cloi BryanOxford StoriesCpbryan@go.olemiss.edu STUDENT PROFILE – Online shopping has become the future because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s always an experience to support and shop from local boutiques in the comfort of […]
California native Kimberly Conklin, class of 2019, studied IMC at the University of Mississippi. Today, she is the communications manager at PopMenu, a customer engagement engine that allows independent restaurant owners to control their online presence through interactive menus and hospitality.
It has been said that although students may graduate from the University of Mississippi, you are always still a part of the family. For Riley Williamson, a buyer for Neilson’s department store and long time employee, she couldn’t agree more.
Senior integrated marketing communications major Olivia Wagner has been creating art since elementary school. Today, she operates her own pop culture painting business called artbyswagner.
Halle Ames, a 2020 University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media journalism student, is now an “Outsider” in Nashville as a staff writer for the lifestyle company that aims to be the “heartbeat of America, capturing the pulse of what matters most to our readers.”
Like many college students, Emma Gaddy didn’t stick with the same major she had freshmen year. After studying geological engineering for three semesters, she had to make a very important decision – which of the 78 majors that UM offers would she pursue her for an undergraduate degree?