This briefs package highlights timely news and events from The University of Southern Mississippi. For more information on any of the stories below or for assistance in arranging interviews, contact the Office of University Communications at 601.266.4491.
Justice Coffee House Set for Dec. 4 in Hattiesburg
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Student Association of Social Workers at The University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor The Justice Coffee House on Friday, Dec. 4, from 6-9 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Hattiesburg.
The Justice Coffee House is designed to create awareness of social justice issues in the Pine Belt community. The program will include guest speakers as well as live music and door prizes.
For more information contact Martha Gary at
War and Society Center Hosts “End of the Year” Social
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for the Study of War and Society Book Roundtable will host an “End of the Year Social” on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Public Library.
The Center’s War and Society Roundtable, a community book group, will meet to discuss the “best and worst” war and society books of the past year. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information contact Sean Farrell with the Hattiesburg Library at 601-584-3166 or Kyle Zellner in the Southern Miss History Department at 601-266-6196 or
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