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November 2011

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11.18.2011

University of Southern Mississippi officials are reviewing possible errors in the implementation of the Southern Miss U-Tab pilot program.

 

Three Southern Miss employees have been placed on administrative leave pending a completion of the review: Chief Information Officer Homer Coffman, Director of Procurement and Contract Services Mike Herndon, and Dr. Bob Lyman, who resigned his position as Provost on Wednesday but remains a member of the faculty.

11.18.2011

The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Polymers and High Performance Materials has gained approval from the State Institutions of Higher Learning to offer an undergraduate degree in polymer science and engineering the first of its kind in Mississippi. The program wil begin in the fall 2012.

11.17.2011

The Saturday Gifted Studies Program will be held Jan 21 - March 3 on the Hattiesburg campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.

11.17.2011

Timothy Wells, a junior international studies major from Hurley, Miss. was recently recognized by The University of Southern Mississippi Dean of Students Office for his service to the Student Government Association (SGA) and his work on student spirit activities during homecoming and throughout the fall 2011 semester.

11.17.2011

University of Southern Mississippi doctoral student Emily Cohen has parlayed her curiosity about nature and affinity for birds into a research fellowship with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C.

11.16.2011

Dr. Robert Lyman has resigned from his position as provost at The University of Southern Mississippi, citing personal reasons, and will return to the faculty as a professor of psychology.

11.16.2011

Donated books will brighten a child’s day as the Friends of University Libraries at The University of Southern Mississippi launches its first “Give a Child a New Book Day.” Assisting with the campaign are Deanna Favre, 2011 Honorary Chair, and Rev. Tommy Conway, 2011 Honorary Co-Chair, president of the Friends of University Libraries and pastor at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Hattiesburg.

11.16.2011

The University of Southern Mississippi fall theatre season concludes with an upbeat, high energy musical when “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is presented in conjunction with the School of Music at the Martha R. Tatum Theatre main stage, beginning Thursday, Nov. 17.