About Us

The Office of University Communications manages and protects the Southern Miss brand and is charged with guiding the Gulf Coast units in communicating key messages to the campus community, the Gulf Coast region and beyond. Let our talented and creative staff assist you with media relations, photography, design and creative projects, Web development, event planning, and more. University Communications is provided as a service at no cost to your department (aside from printing and product costs).

The Office of University Communications on the Gulf Coast is composed of four professionals who specialize in distinct areas of communications.

Jenny TateCampus Communication Officerjenny.tate@usm.edu228.865.4574
Judy IsbellDirector of Web Servicesjudy.isbell
Charmaine SchmermundAssistant Director of Public Relationscharmaine.williams
Francesca LinthicumAssistant Director of Creative Servicesfrancesca.linthicum