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Nonprofit Studies Program
Student Success

Important Dates and Events

Check here for important dates such as last day to withdraw.

October 14, 2015: Career Fair from 12-4 p.m. in the Thad Cochran Center

October 12-16, 2015 : Advisement for spring 2016

October 30, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Discovering Homo naledi: a talk with Hannah Morris
Where: LAB 108 - Free and open to the public

Hannah Morris, part of the team of the “underground astronauts” who excavated the Homo naledi fossils, will discuss her experience during the excavation and what the find means for our understanding of human evolution..

October 22-23, 2015: Fall Break

Department News

Congratulations to our summer 2015 graduates: Amy Ball, Megan Eccleston, Shambria Hill, Yingkun Hou, and Jasmine Whiteside!

Congratulations to Dr. Julie Reid who has been named Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs in the College of Arts and Letters.

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Miller who has been named Associate Provost for Academic Excellence! Read more.

Leadership Cases in Community Nonprofit Organizations, written by Dr. Ann Marie Kinnell and colleagues, has been updated to a second edition. Check it out!


Alumni Spotlight


Samantha Walker

Samantha Walker '13 B.S., Sociology alum, earned her master's degree from USM in Economic Development, and currently is working at the Humane Society Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA.  There she was recently promoted to Individual Giving Administrator, a job that she really enjoys.  See how her experience at USM helped prepare her for her job in fundraising and working with her furry friends!