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Jackson State University And BancorpSouth Announce Release Of Affinity MasterCard Debit Card

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JACKSON, Miss., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jackson State University and BancorpSouth, Inc. (NYSE: BXS) jointly announce the availability of the new BancorpSouth/ Jackson State University branded MasterCard debit card.

"The new card provides another way for Jackson State supporters to show their pride and support for the university they love," said JSU President Carolyn W. Meyers, Ph.D. "We're delighted to have BancorpSouth as one of our corporate partners."

Affinity debit cards are popular across the country due in part to collegiate fans and alums wishing to display their favorite team's logo on a range of merchandise and venues.

"BancorpSouth is proud to partner with and support Jackson State University in this joint affinity debit card program," said BancorpSouth CEO Dan Rollins. "We believe this partnership offers added-value visibility for both the BancorpSouth and JSU brands. At the same time, BancorpSouth's support of the colleges and universities in our market area provides a foundation for growth and viability for communities and states where we operate."

The BancorpSouth/ Jackson State University debit card can be added to any BancorpSouth checking account. Cardholders can also receive a number of other benefits including BancorpSouth's mobile banking app, internet banking with bill pay, debit bonus rewards, online statements, and convenient locations in eight states. While certain terms and conditions apply to receive the card and its various features and benefits, complete information is available at any BancorpSouth location, or online at

About Jackson State University: Challenging Minds, Changing Lives Jackson State University, founded in 1877, is a historically black, high research activity university located in Jackson, the capital city of Mississippi. Jackson State's nurturing academic environment challenges individuals to change lives through teaching, research and service. Officially designated as Mississippi's Urban University, Jackson State continues to enhance the state, nation and world through comprehensive economic development, health-care, technological and educational initiatives. The only public university in the Jackson metropolitan area, Jackson State is located near downtown, with three satellite campuses throughout the city. For more information, visit or call 601-979-2121.

About BancorpSouth, Inc.BancorpSouth, Inc., is a financial holding company headquartered in Tupelo, Miss., with $13.4 billion in assets. BancorpSouth Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BancorpSouth, Inc., operates 292 commercial banking, mortgage, insurance, trust and broker/dealer locations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas, including an insurance location in Illinois.

SOURCE BancorpSouth, Inc.

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