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.
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.
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.
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.
Not knowing a soul and having classes online may cause some to wonder how they can make friends or get involved with campus organizations in a safe way. These were my concerns when I moved to Oxford during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.
It can be challenging for some to forge their own identity in the shadow of a famous relative, but one Nashville artist and designer is defining herself through fashion and art.
While COVID-19 has caused problems for some businesses, others have opened during the pandemic. The local fitness scene continues to grow with a new Pilates studio and retail store, Core Fitness Oxford, that opened June 8 off South Lamar Boulevard next to First Watch and Marco’s Pizza.
Some might say Oxford currently resembles a ghost town. And many are concerned about how COVID-19 will impact local businesses.
Wearing cool jewelry is a Mood. Sometimes it’s also a Vibe. Just ask Conner Neill, 20, a University of Mississippi student majoring in marketing with a minor in management information systems and accounting, who started her own business in 2018 with her sister, Caitlin Neill, called Moodz & Vibez Designs.
Fashion boutique owner Mary Catherine Strider-Logan, 26, is one of the latest business owners in growing Hernando, a city between Oxford and Memphis with a population of about 16,000.
Brewster is just one example of many Mississippi entrepreneurs who use Instagram to market their merchandise. Instagram and other social media sites have become a new marketplace for small businesses.
Nicole Harlow has always liked jewelry that tells a unique story. From going through her mom’s jewelry box, to visiting New Mexico’s finest leather shops with her dad, Harlow knew she wanted to pursue jewelry-making as a career.
To many outsiders, the South is racist, uneducated, country, and uninformed about events outside Mississippi. At first, these were my opinions too, but living here and experiencing it, the outside world has their views wrong.
Sometimes work is more than just business. Kari Bailey opened the Oxford store Elliott Lane in August of 2015 and strives to have a personal relationship with her customers.