Jonathan Daniels, executive director and CEO at the Port of Gulfport; Dr. Gordon C. Cannon, vice president for research at Southern Miss; Mike Wypyski, deputy executive director and COO at the Port of Gulfport; and Dr. Monty Graham, interim director of the Gulf Coast Research Lab and chair of the Department of Marine Science at Southern Miss, pose for an official photo during the arrival of the Point Sur into the Port of Gulfport on Sunday, March 29. (Photo by Jenny Tate)
After making its three-week voyage from San Jose, Calif. through the Panama Canal and into the Gulf of Mexico, The University of Southern Mississippi’s newest research vessel, the Point Sur, has made its way to its new home at the Port of Gulfport.
More than 30 Southern Miss faculty, staff, and students, as well as Port of Gulfport representatives, greeted the Point Sur upon arrival into the Port on Sunday (March 29) afternoon.
WUSM-FM, 88.5 Southern Miss Radio, will host its 5th annual golf tournament, A Round for Roots Radio, on Monday, April 27, at Canebrake Country Club in Hattiesburg, Miss. Robert St. John will be chairing the tournament for the second time since its creation.
By demonstrating a commitment to professional excellence in policy and practice, the University of Southern Mississippi’s Police Department has been awarded national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA®).
Anthony Abshire, a senior Chemistry (ACS Certified Chemistry) major in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Southern Mississippi, was awarded first place in the biochemistry/organic oral presentation at the 47th Annual Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference held recently at the University of Alabama.
Since its founding nearly 30 years ago, the Zeta Chi chapter of Delta Tau Delta at The University of Southern Mississippi has raised approximately half a million dollars to fight Cystic Fibrosis. That tradition continues Saturday, March 28 when the fraternity hosts its annual Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Run for Breath 5K Run/Walk.
With their soulful blues sound, the sibling trio of Homemade Jamz Blues Band will showcase their unique musical talents at the Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday, April 4, at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. The festival will take place from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on the front lawn of the campus.
The Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival is free and open to the public offering a day of fun and music. In addition to local restaurants and food vendors offering a variety of cuisine, the festival will also feature arts and crafts vendors set up throughout the front lawn of the campus.
The University of Southern Mississippi will commemorate the 105th anniversary of its legislative founding Monday, March 30 with annual Founders’ Day celebrations in Hattiesburg and on the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach.
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.