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June 2012

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06.25.2012

When Shirley Abels made the decision to return to school to earn her bachelor’s degree in fall 2002, she was planning for the career after her current one.

06.22.2012

The University of Southern Miss History Department recently sponsored 42 students participating in the National History Day (NHD) competition at the University of Maryland in College Park, Md., and returned with improved results for Mississippi.

06.22.2012

Mississippi police officers and behavioral health practitioners received special training designed to assist them with creating Crisis Intervention Teams (CIT) in their communities during a workshop sponsored by the School of Criminal Justice at The University of Southern Mississippi.

06.22.2012

As Mississippi continues to struggle with high rates of obesity and negative health outcomes, a plan must be developed to guide the state to a healthy future. To assist with this plan, The University of Southern Mississippi will host the 2nd Mississippi Health Summit on Friday, June 29 at the Thad Cochran Center.

06.22.2012

With 32 percent of full time University employees making gifts to The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation, the 2012 Campaign for Southern Miss has exceeded its goal.

 

The Campaign, which was an effort to increase the number of Southern Miss faculty and staff that give back to the University through the USM Foundation, began on July 1, 2011, and will end on June 30, 2012.

06.21.2012

The Walmart Foundation recently awarded the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi a $33,000 grant to purchase new technology for the classrooms. DuBard School used the grant to buy 30 iPads.

06.21.2012

Dr. Casey Maugh, assistant professor of communication studies at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, was named the recipient of the Dwight L. Freshley Outstanding New Teacher Award presented at the Southern States Communication Association (SSCA) Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

06.21.2012

Madeleine Lowrey of Sheridan, Ark. is the recipient of a prestigious Presidential Scholarship at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, where she plans to major in vocal performance.