RELEASE: GOVERNOR PHIL BRYANT, MISSISSIPPI ECONOMIC COUNCIL AND MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES ANNOUNCE NEW COMPETITION FOR STUDENTS

8/25/2014 – Jackson, Miss.

WHO: Governor Phil Bryant, Mississippi Economic Council, Mississippi Public Universities
WHAT: Announce new student challenge that will hone students’ skills, help Mississippi reach Blueprint goals
WHEN: Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Second Floor Rotunda, State Capitol Building, 400 High Street, Jackson
SPEAKERS: The Honorable Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi
Blake Wilson, President & CEO, Mississippi Economic Council

Dr. Hank M. Bounds, Commissioner of Higher Education

Robin Robinson, Member, Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, Director of Organization Development and Corporate Communication, Sanderson Farms, Inc.

Dr. Jay Kim, Chair, Business Administration, Mississippi Valley State University

Dr. Albert Nylander, Director, McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement, University of Mississippi

Dr. David Shaw, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Mississippi State University, Chair, Mississippi Research Consortium

8/25/14