TO: News editors, directors
WHAT: The Department of Casino, Hospitality and Tourism Management at The University of Southern Mississippi will present certificates to senior executives with the IP Casino in Biloxi who have made contributions in the university’s Partnering with Professionals program.
WHERE: Carnaval de Brasil, IP Casino Resort Spa, Biloxi
WHEN: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29
SPECIFICS: This presentation will be made at the IP Casino Resort Spa, where the largest group of senior executives within one corporation has actively engaged in student learning in casino management. Through Southern Miss’ Partnering with Professionals program, tourism management students learn firsthand from industry professionals in the classroom and during field trips to various tourism organizations.
CONTACT: Southern Miss Gulf Coast University Communications at 228.865.4573.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
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 .