The British Studies Program at The University of Southern Mississippi is celebrating 40 years of service this year. Since its inception, the program has sent approximately 9,000 students to London. (University Communications photo)
The University of Southern Mississippi’s British Studies Program is marking four decades since it began providing students a global and transforming educational experience that lasts a lifetime.
During the summer 2015 semester, 16 courses will be offered through the BSP and four of the university’s Colleges, including Arts & Letters, Business, Education and Psychology, and Health. Most classes are taught by Southern Miss faculty and also feature lectures and presentations by some of England’s top scholars and business and political leaders.
University of Southern Mississippi graduate students Ann Rodio and Alexandria Camp will serve as hosts of a special Pre-Valentine’s Day Ballroom Dance for residents of Alden Pointe Assisted Living & Memory Care from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31.
The University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Military Veterans, Service Members and Families will hold an open house from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30. The center is located at 3503 Morningside Drive on the Hattiesburg campus.
The University of Southern Mississippi is now accepting applications for the Master of Education in dyslexia therapy program beginning this summer. This will be the second cohort of students entering the nationally recognized and accredited program.
Dr. Justin Barrett of Fuller Theological Seminary will present "Is Religious Belief Natural? The Relevance of Cognitive Science to Faith” Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Thad Cochran Center, Ballroom I, to open the spring 2015 Honors Forum series.
The University of Southern Mississippi's popular lecture series, Philosophical Fridays, will resume Jan. 27 for the spring 2015 semster. This series was launched by the Department of Philosophy and Religion in 2012 and regularly features scholars who share their diverse beliefs and knowledge in philosophy and religion. All lectures will be held on the Southern Miss Hattiesburg campus and are free and open to the public, thanks to generous support from the Mississippi Humanities Council (MHC).
Ellen Ruffin serves as an associate professor and curator for University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi, and is passionate about the unique items that can be found in its renowned de Grummond Children's Literature Collection.