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Former IHL Board president Robinson named USM COB's Alumna of Year

Robin Robinson (left) receives her Boardman Distinguished Alumna of the Year Award from College of Business dean Faye W. Gilbert Friday. Photo credit WDAM. Robin Robinson (left) receives her Boardman Distinguished Alumna of the Year Award from College of Business dean Faye W. Gilbert Friday. Photo credit WDAM.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

A top executive with Sanderson Farms, Inc. has been recognized as the Boardman Distinguished Alumna of the Year for the USM College of Business.   

Robin J. Robinson, a 1978 graduate of Southern Miss, received her award Friday afternoon during a ceremony at Scianna Hall. 

Robinson was the first female member of Sanderson Farms executive committee and is also a past president of the Board of Trustees for the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. 

Student awards were also presented during that ceremony. 

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