USM’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory celebrated groundbreaking of a new Marine Education Center on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. From left: Dr. Read Hendon, associate director for GCRL and director of the Center for Fisheries Research and Development at USM; Dr. Monty Graham, interim director of GCRL and chair of the Department of Marine Science at USM; Dr. Gordon Cannon, vice president for research at USM; Jamie Miller, executive director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources; Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant; Chris Snyder, director of the Marine Education Center at USM; and USM President Rodney D. Bennett.
The University of Southern Mississippi celebrated continued recovery from Hurricane Katrina with a groundbreaking on Wednesday, Aug. 26 for the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory’s (GCRL) new Marine Education Center (MEC) in Ocean Springs. The facility replaces the J.L. Scott Marine Education Center destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The groundbreaking event comes during the week of the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Common themes during the official groundbreaking ceremony included resilience, restoration, recovery, and continued rebuilding.
The anniversary of America’s worst natural disaster - Hurricane Katrina - is no cause for celebration.
But the resiliency and commitment of The University of Southern Mississippi family and Gulf Coast residents to rebound from the epic storm was honored during a special program Aug. 28 at the school’s Gulf Park Campus.
In what he believed was sometimes lost in the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago, former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour delivers the story of how the people of Mississippi faced down the costliest and deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history in his new book America's Great Storm: Leading through Hurricane Katrina.
Ten years ago, Patricia “Pat” Joachim had just accepted the job of interim Associate Provost for The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast operations in August of 2005, as the start of the fall semester was fast approaching. In her first week on the job, she began getting to know students, faculty and staff, examining budgets, class schedules and tackling a variety of other tasks.
Aramark, Eagle Dining is excited to announce the 2015 - 2016 expanded Southern Miss Catering menu. With an updated catering menu, the focus is to ensure each customer is presented with new and exciting choices to enhance their event.
Say the name “Sanderson Farms” and two things immediately come to mind—chicken and success. Because of the company’s entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to core values, the University of Southern Mississippi College of Business and its Advisory Council has chosen to honor Sanderson Farms and the company’s CEO, Joe Sanderson, Jr., as the 2015 Boardman Entrepreneur of the Year.
A new Title IX Office, consistent policy protocols, and heightened awareness have placed The University of Southern Mississippi at the forefront of collegiate institutions confronting the issues of sexual harassment and misconduct.
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.