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Dallas/Fort Worth Region Continues To Lead The Nation In Employment Growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks Dallas second, in both the number of jobs added and the rate of job growth, among the 12 largest metropolitan areas in the country, as reported in an Aug. 27, 2014 news release by the BLS, "From July 2013 to July 2014, local non-farm employment rose 3.9 percent, well above the national increase of 1.9 percent." Growth in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex is impressive.
Miss. universities grow, community colleges shrink
Enrollment rose slightly for the fall semester at Mississippi's eight public universities, but fell for the fourth straight year at the state's 15 community colleges. Preliminary counts show the number of students rose 1.1 percent at universities and fell 1.8 percent at the community colleges.
Dallas Police Officer Says Advanced Degree Is 'Major Ingredient For Success'
Charles Vaughn is a Dallas police officer in the Office of Community Affairs and Employee Communications, which engages in proactive community outreach. They work to bridge the gap between the citizens of the City of Dallas and the police department.
Transitions: New Engineering Dean at U. of Texas at San Antonio; New...
JoAnn Browning, who was associate dean of administration and a professor of civil engineering in the School of Engineering at the University of Kansas, is the new dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio's College of Engineering. She succeeds C. Mauli Agrawal, who left the post last year to become the university's interim and then permanent vice president for research.
Miss. professor seeks to honor South's cotton pickers
JACKSON, Miss. - More than a hundred years ago, cotton was king in the Mississippi Delta.
The Leflore County Board of Supervisors has agreed to contribute $13,000 in county money toward events and programs at Mississippi Valley State University.