This briefs package highlights timely news and events from The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast. For more information on any of the stories below or for assistance in arranging interviews, contact the Office of University Communications at 228.865.4573.
• Southern Miss Gulf Coast Registration Set for Jan. 13
• Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival Set for April 3
Southern Miss Gulf Coast Registration Set for Jan. 13
LONG BEACH, Miss. – The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will hold final orientation and registration for the spring 2010 semester for new undergraduate, new graduate and returning students. Registration and orientation is 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 in the Advanced Education Center at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
Spring semester classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 19. The last day to register for full-term spring semester classes is Friday, Jan. 22.
For more information, call 228.214.3444; online, visit www.usm.edu/gulfcoast.
Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival Set for April 3
LONG BEACH, Miss. – The date for the Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival has been set for Saturday, April 3, 2010 on the front lawn of The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
The festival, which is free and open to the public, features jazz and blues musicians from the state and region. In addition to music, local artists and food vendors are set up throughout the festival grounds.
For additional information on the Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival, call 228.214.3260.
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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/gulfcoast .