HATTIESBURG - Seven
undergraduate students in the College of Business at The University
of Southern Mississippi are recipients of scholarships through the
Business Advisory Council Faculty Scholars Program this fall.
The program pairs promising junior and senior business
students with an expert research professor who serves as a mentor.
Students receive a $1,000 scholarship and are given the opportunity
to conduct research in their chosen field of study.
The fall 2004 recipients are as follows:
Samuel Christopher Boleware, a production and operations
management major of Seminary, Miss., is the son of Sammie Boleware
Jr. and Angela Boleware. He is working with Joseph Peyrefitte, assistant
professor of management.
Lindsay Campbell, a senior international business
major of Bush, La., is working with Frank Mixon, professor of economics.
Robert Dossett, a senior accounting major of Petal,
Miss., is the son of Bobby and Linda Dossett. He is working with
Edward Nissan, professor of economics.
Muhammad Imran, of Sumrall, Miss., a management and
information systems major, is married to Sandra Imran and is the
son of Muhammad Younis and Shahzadi Parveen. He is working with
Charles Sawyer, professor of economics.
Jason Mercier, is a senior management and information
systems major of McComb, Miss., is the son of Don and Gayle Mercier.
He is working with Gwen Pate, associate professor of accounting
and director of Undergraduate Programs.
Jessica Olive, a business administration major of
Columbia, Miss., is the daughter of Jerry and Dorothy Olive and
the granddaughter of Lindsey and Jessie Walker. She is working with
Jennifer Sequeira, assistant professor of management.
Kimberly Swan, a senior marketing major of Purvis,
Miss., is the daughter of Bruce and Kathy Swan. She will be working
with Bill Smith, assistant professor of marketing and director of
The BAC scholarships are made possible through the
college's Business Advisory Council, a group of distinguished business
leaders from Mississippi and other states who advise and support
the College of Business. The scholarships are for one semester and
are subject to renewal based upon successful completion of assignments
and availability of funds.