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Southern Miss Opens New Student Activities Hub PDF Print E-mail
Friday, October 30, 2009
Contact David Tisdale, 601.266.4499   
HATTIESBURG, Miss.  – Students, faculty and staff at The University of Southern Mississippi on Thursday, Oct. 29 joined to celebrate the opening of the new Student Activities Hub, located in what was once the university textbook store in The Hub.

The renovated facility includes eight new offices that house the Southern Miss Activities Council (SMAC); African-American Student Organization (AASO); three for the Student Government Association (SGA); staff for the university’s yearbook The Southerner; and two administrative offices. It also includes conference rooms and student work areas.


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From left, Elliot Freeman, editor of The Southerner; Audrey Charoglu, assistant director of union and programs; Alesia Haynes, president of the African American Student Organization; Southern Miss President Martha Saunders; J.R. Robinson, president of the Student Government Association; and Joel Hughes, manager of student activities, participate in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Student Activities Hub on the University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus Thursday. (Southern Miss photo by Steve Rouse)


PHOTO: 
The University of Southern Mississippi String Quartet performs at the grand opening of the new Student Activities Hub, located in the former university textbook store in The Hub on the university’s Hattiesburg campus. (Southern Miss photo by Steve Rouse)


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Kristy Pierce, compliance coordinator with the Southern Miss Department of Athletics, talks with retired Southern Miss Director of Public Relations William E. “Bud” Kirkpatrick at the grand opening of the new Student Activities Hub on the university’s Hattiesburg campus. The facility includes offices for the Student Government Association; staff for the yearbook The Southerner; the Southern Miss Activities Council; and the African-American Student Organization. (Southern Miss photo by Steve Rouse)

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