Born and raised in Brooklyn, entrepreneur Lorene Cowan guides business owners who want to grow their companies. This year, due to a rise in business start-ups, Cowan has expanded her business resource website, creating an innovative membership program.
Edwin B. Smith is pastor of New Freedom Family Ministries Church of God in Christ in Oxford at 206 Highway 30 East, and he works as a communications specialist for the University of Mississippi. His duties include interviewing people, handling multiple projects and conducting research.
Jackson native Dr. Earl Stubblefield attended Jackson Academy for 14 years, where he was involved in many sports and clubs throughout high school. While playing baseball, Stubblefield suffered an injury and lost his front tooth.
A Starkville native who got her start in Mississippi State University’s Public Information Office is now leading her own PR agency in Atlanta after a lengthy career that has brought her face to face with American icons.
Sometimes in life, we have to Pivot to something new to grow. Ole Miss alumnus Sudu Upadhyay, who has worked as a sports journalist in Memphis, has embarked on a new media venture. He is now a content creator for Pivot Life Media, a company he founded.
An Oxford native who has combined two disciplines – counseling and journalism – has created a blog and side business called The Character Therapist, helping authors psychologically develop their fictional characters.
It is often said that even after you graduate from Ole Miss, Oxford will still be home. University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media graduate Savannah Woods knows not everyone is as fortunate as she was growing up going to the Grove and experiencing Oxford on most game days.
An entrepreneur with an interest in engineering and theatre has used his business to creatively revitalize his hometown of Baldwyn.
In the world of TV news, one University of Mississippi journalism grad embraces new learning experiences
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.
COVID-19 had a more unconventional start for me than it did for many of my friends and peers. It was March of 2020 junior year spring break. I decided to visit my best friend, who was studying abroad in Prague. We planned a week-long trip to travel Prague and different cities in Italy during my time there.