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.
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.
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.
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.
Prior to attending Ole Miss, I decided to major in broadcast journalism due to my passion for writing. Since I have been a part of the School of Journalism and New Media, I have decided to minor in English.
The great-great-granddaughter of a Pulitzer Prize-winning Memphis cartoonist is forging her own path in the journalism world.
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.
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.