The journey to the top is not a straight and smooth path for most. Success requires talent, yes, but the formula for excellence is more complicated. To be among the best also requires the right mix of hard work, resiliency and more.
As his career indicates, Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier has found the right formula—for him a combination of education, determination and commitment to playing the game of baseball and living his life, as he says, “the right way.”
University of Southern Mississippi Vice President for Student Affairs Joe Paul did in his May commencement address what he’s done best in a 39-year career at his alma mater – give sound advice and guidance to students.
Paul, a Bay St. Louis, Miss. native shared life lessons from experiences and observations gained from working in the private sector and in student affairs administration at Southern Miss in two addresses Friday, May 8 at Reed Green Coliseum on the Hattiesburg campus, and also during an address to Gulf Park Campus students on Saturday, May 9 at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.
Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop Saturday, June 13, for any residents in Hinds and surrounding counties interested in buying a home. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Andrew Jackson Conference Room on the first floor of the Warren Hood Building at 200 South President Street in Jackson.
University of Southern Mississippi Chief Communication Officer Jim Coll is one of approximately 60 marketing and public relations professionals who lent their social media expertise to the first edition of PR News’ Social Media Guidebook.
Dr. Maarten Buijsman, an assistant professor in The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Marine Science, was part of an international research team whose work was featured in the article “The formation and fate of internal waves in the South China Sea” published in the May 7 issue of Nature. The project is the first of its kind to examine and present the life cycle of internal ocean waves reaching 1,600 feet in height.
The Southern Connection Leadership Team at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus has been selected for the upcoming 2015 – 2016 academic year. Throughout the year, the team of student leaders will serve as hosts for orientation and registration events, Gold Rush orientation, and as leadership ambassadors for a variety of University events, including Commencement and Welcome Week.
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.
The 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War offers not only an opportunity to look back at the controversial Southeast Asian conflict, but to learn more about those who left their native land for a new life in the United States.
Much in the news since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been disputes about the medical and economic settlements. During this time a substantial but much smaller program, the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program (GRHOP) has been quietly moving forward on improving the health and resilience of communities affected by the oil spill.