Dr. Patricia Biesiot

College-Wide Meeting

It has been an exciting beginning to the fall semester and things have been busy in the college. We have a number of College of Science and Technology events this week.

Faculty/Staff College-Wide Meeting and Address

Sept. 27, 2013  |  3:30 p.m. Walker Science Building 120. We will video conference to multiple coast locations this year: Long Beach, GCRL, and Stennis.

This annual meeting gives faculty and staff a chance to hear from the dean about progress in the college and plans for the future.  A reception for faculty and staff follows immediately afterward. To learn more visit:  http://www.usm.edu/science-technology/annual-address-and-college-wide-meeting

USM Heart Walk

September 28, 2013  |  Pride Field 9 a.m.

The Heart Walk is an event the entire University of Southern Mississippi faculty, staff, and students support. The College of Science and Technology participates by putting together a Heart Walk Team.  The non-competitive, three-mile walk is on the Hattiesburg campus at Pride Field.  To register and join the CoST team visit http://forrestlamarheartwalk.kintera.org/usmscienceandtechnology

Wildflower Walk at Lake Thoreau Environmental Center

September 28, 2013  |  9 a.m. to noon

The Mississippi Native Plant Society and USM are sponsoring the Wildflower Walk. Dr. Mac Alford, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, will lead the walk which will include bluestem grasses, sunflowers, bonesets, Joe-Pye weed, ironweed and goldenrod.  Participants will meet at the Center’s Museum Building. Directions can be found at www.usm.edu/biological-sciences/lake-thoreau-center.  To learn more email or call Dr. Alford at 266-6531 or mac.alford@usm.edu.

Hope to see you at one or more of these events.

Dr. Patricia Biesiot
Dr. Patricia Biesiot

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