Recent Southern Miss graduate Stephanie McCracken, shown here with University President Rodney D. Bennett, earned a Truman Scholarship and a Phi Kappa Phi national fellowship among other honors during her academic career at USM. (Photo by Charmaine Williams Schmermund)
The University of Southern Mississippi is on a seven-year roll when it comes to producing Phi Kappa Phi National Fellows. And with the steady influx of high-achieving Honors College students, the trend shows no signs of slowing down.
The seven-year streak began with Justin Poelma in 2009 and continued this year with Stephanie McCracken’s selection.
Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Ray Guy joked that he knows “there is one street name I will never forget” after a roadway bearing his name was dedicated on Tuesday, July 28 at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus.
Guy, a former first-team All-American punter at Southern Miss, watched with pride as University workers unveiled “Ray Guy Way” on a signpost fronting the Duff Athletic Center.
The University of Southern Mississippi has joined the IDEA® Academic Partnership to provide students enrolled in the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) program with experience using professional data analytics technology.
The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi is hosting the 19th Annual DuBard Symposium: Dyslexia and Related Disorders on September 16-17, 2015 at the Thad Cochran Center on the Southern Miss Hattiesburg campus.
Thanks to the support of its generous donors, The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation raised $10,272,475 during the recently concluded fiscal year, which ran from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. The total amount raised includes the face value of planned gifts totaling $3,050,000 and gifts from 1,262 first-time donors.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) announced the release of TOPVenue, a software system designed to address the needs of training, operations and planning during the 2015 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition on July 6-9 in Orlando, Fla.
Exercise is commonly prescribed to improve cardiovascular health, but since individuals with spinal cord injuries cannot move their legs, alternatives must be sought. Researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Kinesiology are evaluating other methods to improve cardiovascular health among individuals with this challenge.
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.
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.