I came here with a certain perception of Mississippi, and I didn’t think that would change over my four years as a student. However, now as I’m about to leave Mississippi forever, I have such a fond view of this state. Even though there may be some aspects of the state’s past and present political views that I may not agree with, Mississippi has changed my life forever.
Does being the next Olivia Pope, a White House communications director, sound fun? Or how about Public Relations Specialist Samantha Jones? At the University of Mississippi, the Meek School of Journalism and New Media has produced notable alumni and continues to inspire students to dream big.
At the young age of 24, Victoria Mekus had finished school, established a career and battled cancer.
It takes many people all over the country to fight cancer, including marketing departments and fundraisers, whose leaders now know it’s important to reach potential donors online.
If you’re going to attend college, you might as well get the most out of it. That is the philosophy of University of Mississippi senior Ingrid Alcina Valbuena, an integrated marketing communications major with minors in Chinese and business administration.
Three months working at a brewery teaches more than just the art of beer. At the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery in Charlotte, North Carolina, the growing company continues to excel in all categories.
“Welcome to the beginning of the rest of your life” were the first words I heard on my first day of college. As an undeclared freshman, I became very anxious when I heard those words. I went from bright-eyed and hopeful to overthinking my existence in seconds.
It can be difficult balancing life, school and work, but a University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media student is demonstrating how it’s done.
Mark Burson began teaching at the University of Mississippi on Jan. 27, 2016, but not before spending 43 years in California. “My only regret is that it took me so long to discover Oxford, Mississippi,” he said. “I wish I had done it 30 years ago.”
Hannah Sanders and Elizabeth Arthur, both University of Mississippi business marketing majors, have been approached by several companies to market certain beauty and fashion products on Instagram.
Reagan Smith Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org The University of Mississippi Student Marketing Association is an on-campus, student marketing firm that offers free services. The organization helps students in any major involving marketing gain hands-on […]
Reagan Smith Oxford Stories email@example.com Oxford locals Ginger Campbell and Maggie Mistilis had a vision for the Oxford community – provide a way for Oxford Square stores to sell their merchandise online. […]
Julia Wickes Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org A University of Mississippi student hopes to turn her passion for beauty and fashion into a full-time career as a beauty blogger and influencer. Blogging and influencing […]
Jack Newsom Oxford Stories email@example.com Rebel Radio is a student-run organization that broadcasts throughout much of North Mississippi and enables students to gain broadcasting experience by becoming volunteer interns. Just like any […]
By LaReeca Rucker Adjunct Journalism Instructor University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media High school journalism students are among the smartest students in their schools. They are the creatives, […]
Zach Hartzer HottyToddy.com firstname.lastname@example.org A University of Mississippi sophomore from Greenville, South Carolina, is interning with a tech startup company that has created a new sports app. As a child, Jonas Mullins […]