Some dreams certainly take longer than others to materialize, but the reality is that the College of Nursing at The University of Southern Mississippi will move into a spacious, new home in the not-so-distant future.
Southern Miss faculty, staff, students and administrators were joined by state dignitaries and University supporters on Wednesday, Sept. 17 for the official groundbreaking of Asbury Hall – future home of the College of Nursing.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia, Miss. for Sylvia McNabb of Sumrall, Miss., a retired University of Southern Mississippi staff member who died Monday, Sept. 15 at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans. She was 62.
Kimberly Docter, a junior marketing and international business double major at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus, spent two months in Kenya and Uganda earlier this spring working with the organization - Know Think Act.
Blake Dunaway, who is pursuing a double major in finance and pre-med in the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been awarded the 2014 Mississippi Young Bankers (MYB) Leadership Scholarship.
The Department of English in the College of Arts and Letters at The University of Southern Mississippi will host Critical Readings, a lecture series featuring leading cultural critics who consider new questions about literature and culture. All of the lectures will be held on the Southern Miss Hattiesburg campus in the Liberal Arts Building, room 108.
University Libraries at The University of Southern Mississippi will host Banned Books Week Sept. 21-27 as a part of the nationwide event to celebrate the freedom to read.
Typically held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers and readers of all types –- in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.
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.