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Kayce Beam is new UT Martin Jackson Center director


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MARTIN, Tenn. – Kayce Beam is the new director of the UT Martin Jackson Center. She began her position July 1.

Beam, of Jackson, earned her Bachelor of Arts in graphic design from the University of Texas at El Paso and her Master of Business degree in leadership from Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson.

She was most recently a multi-unit store manager for Walgreens in Jackson, Milan, Humboldt and Dyersburg. She also previously owned South Paw Designs and worked as art director at Davidson & Chandler Advertising, both in Jackson.

"My vision for the center is to continue to provide academic excellence to our students to enable them to succeed in a global economy," Beam said of her appointment as center director.

The UT Martin Jackson Center offers a variety of general education courses and bachelor’s degree programs in social work, interdisciplinary studies, education and criminal justice. New for fall 2014 is a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

The center is located at 3031 U.S. 45 Bypass, call 425-9277.



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