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Media Advisory: Southern Miss Tourism Management Students to Present to Coast Industry Leaders PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Contact Charmaine Schmermund, 228.865.4573   
TO: News editors, directors

WHAT: University of Southern Mississippi Tourism Management students compete for the best tourism plan with their presentations to coast industry leaders

WHERE: Ballroom D at the IP Casino, Resort and Spa in Biloxi

WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m. 1 p.m.

SPECIFICS: At the beginning of the fall semester, two groups of students were given the challenge of developing a tourism plan involving both the Mississippi Gulf Coast and casino marketing. Over several months, the students have met with industry leaders and presentation professionals to develop a realistic tourism plan to be judged by various industry leaders from across the Gulf Coast.

The two groups will each make a professional presentation and take questions from both the audience and industry leaders. Following the presentations, the industry leaders will decide which tourism plan wins the competition.

CONTACT: Southern Miss Gulf Coast University Communications at 228.865.4573.

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The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu/gulfcoast
                                                                                     
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