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Media Advisory: This week @ Southern Miss: Sept. 28-Oct. 4, 2009 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, September 28, 2009
Contact Van Arnold - 601.266.5568   


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.

MONDAY, SEPT. 28

Southern Miss hosts Southern Invitational Choral Conference
WHEN:
7 p.m.
WHERE: Bennett Auditorium on Hattiesburg campus
EVENT: Fifth annual choral conference featuring 50 institutions. High school and college students will compete in vocal competition. For information call 601-266-6823.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 29

Golden Eagles Hotline with head football coach Larry Fedora
WHEN
: 7-8 p.m.
WHERE: Alumni House Sports Grill in Hattiesburg
EVENT: Southern Miss head coach Larry Fedora will talk about his team’s 35-28 loss to Kansas last weekend and Thursday’s upcoming road game against the University of Alabama-Birmingham. He will answer questions from fans at the Alumni House as well as those who call in to the radio broadcast on WXRR-FM (104.5).

Southern Invitational Choral Conference concludes
WHEN
: 4 p.m.
WHERE: Main Street Baptist Church
EVENT: Honor Choir presentation to wrap up the conference. For more information call 601-266-6823.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30

President Saunders to address fall convocation
WHEN
: 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Bennett Auditorium on Hattiesburg campus
EVENT: Southern Miss President Martha Saunders will address student, faculty and staff during annual fall convocation ceremonies. Highlights of the agenda include a year in review video of campus events and comments from IHL Commissioner Hank Bounds. For more information call 601-266-4491.

THURSDAY, OCT. 1

English Department hosts Fairy Tale Economies Conference
WHEN
: 7-9 p.m.
WHERE: Saenger Theatre in downtown Hattiesburg
EVENT: Reception with keynote address by Dr. Jennifer Schacker, University of Guelph, Ontario. Opening of “The Alphabet of Fairy Tales,” an art exhibit from the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection. For information call 601-266-6823.

FRIDAY, Oct. 2

Casino executives to address business class
WHEN:
Noon-12:50 p.m.
WHERE: Room 115 Joseph Greene Hall
EVENT: Jon Lucas, president of IP Casino Resort Spa, and Brad Rhines, vice-president of Marketing & Casino Operations, will speak to business students about the casino industry. For information call 601-467-0473.

SUNDAY, OCT. 4

School of Music hosts Connoisseur Chamber Music Series
WHEN
: 4 p.m.
WHERE: Hattiesburg Cultural Center
EVENT: Written and performed by soprano Adrienne Danrich, this is a multimedia program. For information call 601-266-6823.

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.

 
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