The following events are being held at various locations in Hattiesburg and present both interview and photo opportunities for the media. You may also want to include some of these in your community or entertainment calendars. For news media who may have questions about interviews or photo opportunities, contact the Office of University Communications at 601-266-4491.
THURSDAY-SATURDAY JAN. 7-9
5th Annual Lessac Voice Conference set
WHEN: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
WHERE: Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Hattiesburg
EVENT: The conference focuses primarily on voice, speech and body training for teacher-practitioners. The event will feature workshops, symposiums and presentations. For information call 601-266-6823.
SATURDAY, JAN. 9
Golden Eagles host Memphis in basketball
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Reed Green Coliseum
EVENT: The Southern Miss menís basketball squad hosts the Memphis Tigers in Conference USA action. For information call 601-266-4503.
Photo opportunities on Hattiesburg campus
EVENTS: Construction has begun on the new parking garage located between Bond Hall and West Fourth Street across from the Pat Ferlise Ticket office; construction also continues on the Gateway project to the front entrance of the Hattiesburg campus facing Hardy Street. For information on both projects, call 601-266-4491.
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.