Good news

I just learned that the USM Alumni Band will perform for the first time in more than a decade this weekend during halftime at the homecoming game.  Under the able direction of Arts & Letters Associate Dean, Steve Moser, the band will join the Dixie Darlings (and DD alums).  Read more: http://www.sunherald.com/2010/10/06/2533704/alumni-band-to-perform-at-southern.html#ixzz11fRFcTjC

Our own Southern Miss alum, Gary Grubbs, has been named by Texas Monthly Magazine as one of TV's Ten Greatest Texans:  "The bigger-than-life Texan characters that Mississippi-born Grubbs brought to life on Will and Grace, The O.C. and Angel, earn him the #10 spot."  Considering the field of options, that's quite an honor. Read all about it in the October issue of TM online.