August 2, 2015  

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Q/A

Adjunct professor in Department of Human Capital Development focuses on real-world applications as part of teaching philosophy.

SGA President Jeffrey George is dedicated to the idea of inspiring fellow students to get involved in campus activities and organizations.

Ellen Ruffin

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.

Perspective

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.

This is the unlikely story of how an Arizona Diamondbacks supporter, who once lived in Mississippi, has likely become a Minnesota Twins fanatic.

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.