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April 2013

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04.10.2013

The Clothesline Project, a national violence awareness and prevention program, will be hosted at The University of Southern Mississippi on April 23-26 on Weathersby Lawn, located between Shoemaker Square and Walker Science Building on the Hattiesburg campus. This free event is sponsored by the Department of English and Student Counseling Services, and is open to the public.

04.10.2013

No need to ask University of Southern Mississippi junior Brandon Hersey if he believes dreams will come true. The Hattiesburg native is living one now as a winner of the prestigious Truman Scholarship.

 

Hersey is the University’s third Truman Scholar and the first African American student at Southern Miss to receive the coveted prize. Marie Holowach Federer won in 2011 and Lance Brown, competing in his home state of Alabama, was the first recipient in 1999. Hersey is one of only 62 national finalists chosen for the award and the lone student representing a Mississippi university.

04.10.2013

A musical performance by Grammy-nominated folk-rock children’s music group Trout Fishing in America will be held Wednesday, April 10 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Thad Cochran Center, third floor ballrooms. Held in conjunction with the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, this event is free and open to the public and children of all ages are welcome. 

04.10.2013

The Gulf Region Intelligent Transportation Society (GRITS) and the University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) hosted the Spring 2013 Regional Workshop that focused on Weigh-in-Motion technology and Interagency Coordination. The workshop was sponsored by Temple, Inc. and Neel-Schaffer.

04.10.2013

University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast students Erika Hidalgo of Biloxi, left, and Shaveneil McGrath of D’Iberville stock food pantry shelves Friday, April 5 while at the Gulf Coast Community Ministries in Gulfport. As participants of the Big Event, a university-wide day of service for local communities, Hidalgo and McGrath were among 50 Southern Miss Gulf Coast students and staff who gave their time and attention to a variety of projects, which also included the Bay-Waveland Habitat for Humanity and the DREAM Child Development Center of Hattiesburg. (Southern Miss University Communications photo by Charmaine Schmermund)

04.10.2013

The Live Oak Writing Project at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will host Camp Live Oak June 24 – 28 at the university’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. Designed for students entering third through sixth grades, Camp Live Oak will provide a fun environment where young writers will explore a variety of writing, art and music projects, as well as have fun learning about the 1950s.

04.09.2013

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) offered a special welcome to new University of Southern Mississippi President Rodney D. Bennett today at the senator’s office in Washington, D.C. Cochran congratulated Bennett on his selection to lead Southern Miss and welcomed the president’s vision for improving and expanding the university’s educational outreach.

04.09.2013

Dr. Ray G Newman, chair of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Community Health Sciences, has received the Founders Medal of Honor Award for continued hard work and dedication to the Healthcare Financial Management Association.