Southern Miss nursing student Bailee Alexander, center, poses with the families of Hattiesburg Police Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate after being named the first recipient of the Deen and Tate Memorial Scholarship. Also pictured in the center background are Chip N Fore Heroes organizers Terri Monken, left, and Jessica Maholm. (Photo by Kelly Dunn)
Humility and reverence are words that come to mind as University of Southern Mississippi student Bailee Alexander reflects on being selected as the inaugural recipient of the Deen and Tate Memorial Scholarship. The endowment is named in honor of Hattiesburg Police Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate, who were killed in the line of duty on May 9 of this year.
The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation officially announced the establishment of the endowed scholarship during a special ceremony held Monday, Sept. 28 on the Hattiesburg campus.
The University of Southern Mississippi’s Office of Sustainability, iTech and LE Scrap Recycling are sponsoring the first ever Southern Miss Community E-Waste disposal day Saturday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Payne Center parking lot on the Hattiesburg campus. The event is an opportunity for proper disposal of unwanted electronic items.
Dr. Lilian Hill and Dr. Eric Platt, faculty members in The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Educational Studies and Research, are recipients of the 2015 Imogene Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education.
Dr. Georgianna Martin, an assistant professor of student affairs/higher education administration in The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Educational Studies and Research, recently contributed to an article in The Wall Street Journal about the place of fraternities on college campuses. It can be found at http://www.wsj.com/articles/should-colleges-get-rid-of-fraternities-1442....
University Libraries will participate in Open Access Week Oct. 26 – 30 to provide The University of Southern Mississippi’s academic and research community the opportunity to learn about the potential benefits of open access, particularly those related to student research.
The Southern Miss Alumni Association will host its 17th Annual Shell Finish Line/Alumni Homecoming Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 16. Proceeds from the annual tournament allow select children and grandchildren of Southern Miss alumni to receive one-time, $1,000 scholarships through the Association’s Robert D. Pierce II Legacy Scholars Program.
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.
What’s our story? That question is asked by and of marketing and public relations professionals on a daily basis. It is an important question because the best narrative is a factor in what sells the most, whether it’s at the box office, the record store or higher education admissions. Of the four “Ps” of Marketing 101, promotion is the one that often gains the most scrutiny.