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Published in Media Alerts on August 23, 2013 (PDF)

UMMC news conference on data breach

Media Contact: Matt Westerfield at 601-984-1104 or

WHAT: Dr. James Keeton, UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs, will discuss the accidental breach of students’ personal information.

WHEN: 11:30 a.m., TODAY Friday Aug. 23

WHERE: Norman C. Nelson Student Union. Enter the UMMC campus from Lakeland Drive, the Student Union is the first building on the right.
PARKING: Media may park on the plaza near the covered, Student Union drop-off area.

WHY: A spreadsheet containing social Security numbers, grade-point averages and other personal information was inadvertently released to 190 UMMC students Wednesday evening.