Development Opportunities

Millsaps Business Advantage Program

The Office of Faculty Affairs in conjunction with a Hearin Foundation Grant fund eight scholarships for UMMC faculty to participate in the Millsaps College Business Advantage Program for Professionals every fall.

The certificate course taught by Millsaps College's MBA program professors gives working professionals a comprehensive exposure to essential business topics. The program typically takes place from August through December annually.

Nominations are accepted from department chairs and school deans, as applicable every April for the coming fall program. For more information, email Vickie Skinner.

Recent scholarship recipients

  • 2016 participants - Maria Cabral, Ravi Chandran, Mobolaji Famuyide, Loretta Jackson, Vanetta Levesque, Leslie McKenzie, Chameka Robinson, Hartmut Uschmann
  • 2015 participants - LaQuisha Burks, Julie Kaplan, Valipramibil Praveen Kumar, Hua "Neal" Liu, Neeta Mehta, Jung Su Ryu, Christian Spankovich, Marion "Stan" Ward
  • 2014 participants - Ahmad Abdelkarim, Abuhuziefa Abubakr, Anderson Collier III, Ike Eriator, John "Brad" Ingram, Amol Janorkar, Douglas Maposa, Radhika Pochmpally
  • 2013 participants - Ranja Batra, Abhay Bhatt, Sebron Harrison, Anait Levenson, Ruisheng Liu; Chunli Yang, Frederico Souza, Rick Psonak

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