The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation recently completed two special fundraising initiatives that resulted in gifts totaling more than $2.25 million toward the campaigns.
The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi recently celebrated its 50th anniversary with a fundraising campaign that netted approximately $1.17 million. The Moffitt Health Center Campaign, launched to help provide a new student health services facility on the Southern Miss Hattiesburg campus, raised approximately $1.08 million.
Dr. Andrew Wiest doesn’t recall who the keynote speaker was at his college graduation. But the popular University of Southern Mississippi history professor, who will give the school’s fall 2014 commencement address, does remember his grandmother traveling from Kansas City, Mo. to see him receive his diploma.
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®), will arrive on Monday, Dec. 1, to examine all aspects of the University of Southern Mississippi Police Department policy and procedures, management, operations and support services, Chief of Police Robert N. Hopkins announced today.
Students at The University of Southern Mississippi now have an opportunity to study geography abroad in Costa Rica in 2015.
Dr. David Harms Holt, associate professor of geography at the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach, will lead up to 24 students on a 17-day study abroad trip based at the Instituto Monteverde in Monteverde, Costa Rica May 9 – 25, 2015.
For six years, graduate students and professors at The University of Southern Mississippi have worked hand-in-hand with the staff at DuBard School for Language Disorders to bring music education to students with language disorders.
The University of Southern Mississippi now offers a special course program that will appeal to individuals working for non-profit organizations. The Graduate Nonprofit Studies (NPS) Certificate is an interdisciplinary program appropriate for individuals with a baccalaureate degree who are currently employed in or wish to transition to the nonprofit sector and need additional or specialized training.
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.