The University of Southern Mississippi announced today that its Fall 2014 entering class is the most academically talented in the institution’s recorded history.
With a renewed focus on student recruitment, retention, progression and graduation, the University’s newest students have the highest grade point average of any entering class. In addition, retention and graduation rates have improved.
University of Southern Mississippi student Julian Walker, featured alongside Oscar winning actress Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington in the movie “Blackbird,” is the guest speaker at University Forum Tuesday, Sept. 16. His presentation will be held in the Thad Cochran Center, Ballroom II at 6:30 p.m. on the Hattiesburg campus, and admission is free.
The College of Nursing at The University of Southern Mississippi will move significantly closer to seeing a longtime dream become a reality with the official groundbreaking of Asbury Hall set for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17.
Personnel from Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Forrest County will work with University of Southern Mississippi Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets Thursday, Sept. 11 on the Hattiesburg campus in an annual anti-terrorism training session from 3-5:30 p.m.
A graduate student and one of his mentor professors at The University of Southern Mississippi are featured authors of a new weblog for an academic journal, following a positive response to an article the two wrote for the publication.
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.