University of Southern Mississippi students selected their 2015 homecoming court and Mr. and Miss USM during elections held recently. The homecoming royalty includes front row (sitting) Aleke Vehos, Homecoming Queen; Rachael Luckett, graduate maid; second row (sitting) Mary Blair Ward, Junior Maid; Ashli Lewis, Gulf Park Maid; third row (standing) Jessica Thompson, Student Body Maid; Betsy Mercier, Senior Maid; back row (standing) Jessica Bourgeois, sophomore Maid; Eboni Thompson, Miss USM; Katrell Lewis, Mr. USM; and Betsy Redfern, Freshman Maid. (Southern Miss photo by Kelly Dunn)
Whether you come back each year or are making a special trip to visit your alma mater in 2015, homecoming is a time for alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to celebrate all things Black and Gold at The University of Southern Mississippi. “Golden Eagles: All In” is the theme for this year’s homecoming week Oct. 12-18.
“I think homecoming is a time that our alumni can rekindle the spirit of their college years,” said Executive Director of the Southern Miss Alumni Association Executive Director Jerry DeFatta.
Students, faculty and staff at The University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Park campus in Long Beach can now receive primary health care from Student Health Services physicians located on the Hattiesburg campus through a telehealth connection set up and maintained by the Center for Telehealth at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC).
The University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) is pleased to announce that Carmel High School in Indiana is the first high school in the nation to earn the prestigious Sport Event Security Aware (SESA) designation.
The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is “All In” for homecoming 2015 with a variety of fun events scheduled Oct. 12-16 on the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach, including tailgating, a parade and reception for the USM Gulf Coast homecoming maid, among other activities.
The University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for the Study of the Gulf South will host guest speaker Roberto Zurbano, who will present the lecture “Race and Racism in Contemporary Cuba” Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. in the International Center, room 101 on the Hattiesburg campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Physicist and author Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, an accomplished nanomaterials researcher and educator, will discuss how science drives the country’s most popular motorsport - the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) - in “The Physics of NASCAR” at The University of Southern Mississippi’s University Forum Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium. Admission is free.
Dr. John Bailey, a professor in the Nurse Anesthesia Program at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been accepted to full membership in the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP), the leading professional society in the United States for biomedical scientists who investigate the basic mechanisms of disease.
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.
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