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.
The Historic Hattiesburg Neighborhood Association (HHNA) recently presented The University of Southern Mississippi's Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic with a gift of $2,000 to support reduced cost mental health services to individuals living in the Hattiesburg area. The gift comes from proceeds raised at the HHNA’s annual Downtown Crawfish Jam. On hand for the presentation of the gift included, from left, Brian Saffle, HHNA; Dr. Michael Madson, Department of Psyhchology; Andrea Saffle, HHNA; Lauren Osborne and David Gavel, doctoral students in counseling psychology. (University Communications photo by David Tisdale)
University Police are investigating an anonymous post on the social media application, Yik Yak, this morning that threatens members of the University community at Joseph Greene Hall on the Hattiesburg campus on Tuesday.
An internationally prominent activist devoted to social and environmental causes will be the next speaker for The University of Southern Mississippi’s University Forum.
Dr. Robert Jensen, a member of the faculty in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas will present “Crises, Ecological and Social” Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in room 103 A-D in the Trent Lott Center on the Hattiesburg campus. Admission is free and the public is invited.
More than 50 participants recently took part in The University of Southern Mississippi's annual True South Economic Development Course, presented by the Department of Economic Development and Tourism in the College of Business, Sept. 15-18. The course, hosted by the university's Trent Lott Center, exposes participants to the fundamentals and practice of creating jobs, increasing wealth, improving the tax base and enhancing a community’s quality-of-life. It can also be applied as credit toward securing certification as an economic developer. For more information, visit http://www.usm.edu/professional-development-educational-outreach/true-so....
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.