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01.16.2014

William Newman, an instructor of paralegal studies and political science at The University of Southern Mississippi will be the featured guest for a live broadcast of the Mississippi Public Broadcasting radio program “In Legal Terms.”

01.16.2014

A group of graduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi used what they learned in the classroom to help local community service organizations in their efforts to obtain financial support for their work in the Pine Belt.

01.16.2014

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association recently welcomed Shea Kidd Houze as the organization’s new associate director for external affairs.

 

Houze earned a degree in speech communication from the university in 2002. Upon graduation, she was employed in the sales industry until deciding to pursue a career in higher education.

01.15.2014

Anyone who listens to Southern Miss Radio knows Bec O’Neal follows the beat of her own drummer.  Decidedly unlike the other on-air talent one would find anywhere on the radio dial, O’Neal, whose real name is Rebecca Huddleston, is the same in real life as she is when she hosts WUSM’s Southern Miss Today radio program.  Perhaps her quirky realness is why satellite radio giant SiriusXM Radio chose her to intern with them this spring in Washington, DC.

01.15.2014

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Communication Studies’ Professor Richard Conville retired this past May after 35 years of service.

Conville was hired in 1978 by the university and became the first full-time chair of the department. He led the development of curriculum as well as the hiring of the first five faculty members. He charted the course for the department’s growth and role at the university.

01.15.2014

Monicia Warner, a fall 2013 highest honors graduate from The University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communication and Journalism, was recently selected as a Chips Quinn Scholar for their 2014 Spring Class.

01.15.2014

Brooklyn Mills of Ellisville, Miss., a sophomore Luckyday Citizenship Scholars at The University of Southern Mississippi and honor student majoring in psychology, is the recipient of a Luckyday Study Abroad Scholarship.

01.15.2014

Ten Luckyday Citizenship Scholars at The University of Southern Mississippi are recipients of the 2014 Luckyday Study Abroad Scholarships, chosen by a committee that reviewed applications and recommendations.

01.15.2014

While the state of Mississippi faces a teacher shortage in critical needs areas throughout the state, The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is working to help alleviate those shortages through customized licensure programs, as well as promoting financial aid incentives for students offered by both the university and the state.