STUDIES DEADLINE EXTENDED
-- The deadline for the Leadership Studies Program has been
extended. The summer residential program for sixth through
eleventh graders is scheduled for June 15-20, 2003. Applications
for the program will be accepted according to order of receipt.
Additional information is available by contacting Director,
Leadership Studies Program, The University of Southern Mississippi,
Box 8207, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-8207, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (601) 266- 5236, or visit our Web site at http://www-dept.usm.edu/~gifted.
INVESTIGATOR COURSES OFFERED
-- Interested in being a private investigator? The Private
Investigator Basic Course will provide a comprehensive study
to facilitate a career in the investigative field. Program
dates are May 12-16. For details, contact the Southern Miss Department
of Continuing Education and Distributed Learning at 266-4186.
GIFTED STUDIES DEADLINE EXTENDED
-- The University of Southern Mississippi has extended
the application deadline for the Summer Gifted Studies Program.
The summer residential program for fourth through eighth graders
is scheduled for June 22-27, 2003. Applications for the program
will be accepted according to order of receipt. Additional
information is available from The Frances A. Karnes Center
for Gifted Studies, The University of Southern Mississippi,
Box 8207, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-8207, e-mail at email@example.com,
call (601) 266-5236, or visit http://www-dept.usm.edu/~gifted.
FOCUS OF SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES
-- Dr. Adel Ali, Chairman of the Department of Computer
Science and Statistics, will present "Supercomputing
and High Performance Visualization" as the sixth and
last seminar of the 2002-03 Lecture Series in the Sciences,
Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in Reuben Auditorium (Walker
Science Building Room 137) with reception to follow. This
is the eleventh year that the Hattiesburg Clinic and Southern Miss Science
and Technology have sponsored this event. Presentations are
free and are intended for a general audience of alumni, students,
faculty, staff, and members of the community.
TO HOLD ARTS AND SCIENCES
GRADUATE PROGRAM RECRUITMENT FAIR
BEACH - The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast
Division of Arts and Sciences will hold a graduate program
recruitment fair this month at the Gulf Park campus in Long
be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m., April 24, at the Southern MissGC Library
Conference Room 204. This information fair is for individuals
who are considering a graduate program in the Southern MissGC Division
of Arts and Sciences. The goal of the event is to answer questions
and to give potential students a road map to pursue a graduate
staff and current students will be there to discuss tuition,
financial aid, graduate assistantships, current admission
standards and the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Information
about specific program requirements and research opportunities
will also be available. Refreshments will be served. For more
information, contact the Southern MissGC Division of Arts and Sciences
at (228) 865-4511.
OPERA PERFORMED IN DOWNTOWN SERIES
-- One of the most beloved and oft performed operas of
all time, Georges Bizet's "Carmen," will be presented
by the Downtown with the Arts series and Southern Opera and
Music Theatre at The University of Southern Mississippi at
7:30 p.m. on April 17 at the Hattiesburg Cultural Center.
It is the classic love story of a young gypsy woman who falls
for the Spanish military officer, Don Jose.
the role of Carmen is Southern Miss senior Heather Clancy-Allen
of Jackson. Elder Sanchez of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, will
sing the role of Don Jose. Other cast members include Alice
Wright, Andrew Mark Webb, Bryan Farlow, Jamie Hatcher, Demarcus
Weathersby, Tony O'Dell and Matt Carter.
are $10 and available through the Southern Miss Ticket Office
at (601) 266-5418 or 800-844-8425. Order online at www.tickets.usm.edu.
Tickets will be available at the door, but seating is limited.
For more information, call Dr. Maryann Kyle, director of the
Southern Opera and Music Theatre program at Southern Miss,
at (601) 266-6059.
OF TUBA EVENTS AT SOUTHERN MISS
-- The Tuba and Euphonium Studio at The University of Southern
Mississippi has slated a weekend of recitals April 25-27 to
showcase student performers and faculty director Richard Perry.
the weekend, the Downtown with the Arts series presents Perry
in a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. on April 25 at the Hattiesburg
Cultural Center. An assistant professor of music, Perry will
perform works composed, arranged and inspired by former teachers
and students. The program includes works by Leslie Bassett,
Robert Jager, Charles Page, Patrick Schulz and John Stevens.
Pianist Laurie Middaugh and members of the Southern Miss Tuba and Euphonium
Ensemble will assist Perry.
26, back-to-back student recitals in Marsh Auditorium include
a 2:30 p.m. performance by 134 Combo, featuring students Bill
Conrad, Perry Lawley, Jeff Chadd and Brian Hasty and a 4 p.m.
recital featuring junior Thomas Peacock and senior Charles
the weekend, the Southern Miss Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble will present
their spring concert April 27 at 6 p.m. in the Mannoni Performing
Arts Center auditorium. The program includes music of Beethoven,
Elgar, Verdi and more.
to all events is free and open to the public. For more information,
call the studio at (601) 266-6441.