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.
TUESDAY, AUG. 25
Golden Eagles Hotline with head football coach Larry Fedora
WHEN: 7-8 p.m.
WHERE: Alumni House Sports Grille in Hattiesburg
EVENT: Southern Miss head coach Larry Fedora will update his teamís preseason workouts and answer questions from fans at the Alumni House as well as those who call in to the radio broadcast on WXRR-FM (104.5).
THURSDAY, AUG. 27
Young sisters to make donation to childrenís center
WHEN: 4:15 p.m.
WHERE: Childrenís Center for Communication and Development
EVENT: Two area children are donating proceeds from a garage sale to the center on behalf of their 4-year-old brother who is a developmentally disabled student there. For information contact Margaret Buttross-Brinegar at 601-266-5222.
Welcome Week at Gulf Park concludes with cookout
WHEN: 5-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Advanced Education Center, Long Beach
EVENT: The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast closes out its first Welcome Week for students with a cookout. For information contact Charmaine Williams at 228-865-4565.
SUNDAY, AUG. 30
Southern Miss womenís soccer team hosts Southeastern Louisiana
WHEN: 4 p.m.
WHERE: Southern Miss Soccer Complex
For more information call 601-266-4503
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.