Employee Appreciation Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in Employee Appreciation Day 2012. As a special treat, several staff members put together a stunning rendition of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" choreography.

Click and enjoy courtesy of Erin Hannah!

Staff Awards recipients for 2012

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast presented the 2012 Outstanding Staff Awards to three staff members for the integral role they play in providing support to the university on the Gulf Coast.

The awards, presented at the Employee Appreciation Luncheon on Oct. 26, were given to (from left to right) Michelle Fleming, academic advisor for the College of Business, who received the Administrative/Professional Staff Award; Ed Goswick, special events/trades helper, who received the Physical Plant/Security Award; and Patti Papania, student services coordinator for College of Education and Psychology, who received the Support Staff Award.

Halloween Costume Contest winners for 2012

We are also pleased to announce the winners of the Halloween Costume Contest:

1st Place-Janeal McKee (The Ghoul)

2nd Place-Heather Annulis (The Gypsy)

3rd Place-Annette Copeland (Dead Bride)

A special thank you goes to our Academic Dean, Dr. Tom Lansford, for sponsoring the day’s events!