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.
Southern Miss students display art works
WHEN: Through Friday, Dec. 11
WHERE: University Museum of Art
EVENT: The 2009 Senior Exhibition features the work of five art majors as part of their senior projects. For information call 601-266-6823.
TUESDAY, DEC. 8
War and Society Center hosts “End of Year” Social
WHEN: 6 p.m.
WHERE: Hattiesburg Public Library
EVENT: Southern Miss Center for the Study of War and Society Book Roundtable will host an “End of the Year” Social to discuss the “best and worst” war and society books of the past year. For information call 601-584-3166.
THURSDAY, DEC. 10
Marine Fisheries to host evening with researchers
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Caylor Auditorium at Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
EVENT: Researchers from The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory and the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources will present a public briefing on the status of coastal fisheries research. For information call 228-872-4202.
FRIDAY, DEC. 11
Two graduation ceremonies scheduled on campus
WHEN: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
WHERE: Reed Green Coliseum
EVENT: Fall commencement activities will begin in the morning for graduates in the College of Arts & Letters, Health, Honors and University Libraries. Diplomas will be handed out in the afternoon for graduates in the College of Business, Education and Psychology, Science and Technology, University Libraries and Honors. For information call 601-266-4497.
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.