MSMS recently hosted two leaders of Mississippi industry.

Ms. Kebebe Wilson, Human Resources Manager at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, LLC, in West Point, paid a visit to the MSMS campus on January 27. Ms. Wilson met with MSMS administrators and students and toured the school’s academic facilities, including the Engineering and Innovations Lab.

Ms. Kim Richardson, Assistant Director of the North Mississippi Industrial Development Association, also visited the MSMS campus on February 9. She, too, met with school administrators and students and had an opportunity to view classes in progress. Ms. Richardson works with businesses seeking to locate in North Mississippi.

MSMS seeks to form enhanced business partnerships to acquaint students with innovative state-level internship and career opportunities and to increase awareness among Mississippi industries of the talent fostered by the school. MSMS serves as one important piece of Mississippi’s high-tech workforce pipeline.