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Released August 8, 2003

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August 8, 2003

SEMINAR IN ARSON INVESTIGATION TO BE OFFERED

HATTIESBURG -- The University of Southern Mississippi will offer a Seminar in the Law of Arson Investigation August 11-15 on the Hattiesburg campus in Room 249 of Harkins Hall. The intersession class is available for noncredit, undergraduate credit or graduate credit, and will be taught by Dr. Thomas Payne. For more information on the seminar, please call (601) 266-4186. The Seminar in the Law of Arson Investigation is being offered by Southern Miss Continuing Education and Distributed Learning, in conjunction with the Southern Regional Public Safety Institute.

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM TO BE OFERED IN MERIDIAN

MERIDIAN -- The University of Southern Mississippi, in cooperation with Mississippi State University (MSU) and Meridian Community College, will be offered a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice designed for students and professionals who are interested in the criminal justice system and its functions, beginning fall 2003. The program is ideal for crime scene investigators, sheriffs, constables, policemen, undergraduate criminal justice students and highway patrolmen, and will offered at MSU's Meridian campus. It is being coordinated by Southern Miss Continuing Education and Distributed Learning (CEDL). For more information, please contact Southern Miss CEDL at (601) 266-4189.

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HOME BUYER EDUCATION PROGRAM SET FOR AUG. 23

JACKSON --Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO), an award-winning program of the Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) located at The University of Southern Mississippi, will sponsor a one-day home buyer education workshop on Saturday, August 23, for residents with disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Medgar Evers Library at 4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard in Jackson. HOYO focuses on creating a support system that identifies potential home buyers, analyzes their housing needs and financial capacity and prepares them for home ownership. Applicants of the HOYO program must attend home-buyer education to be considered for financial assistance in purchasing a home. Call Amy Cooper at the Jackson office of Institute for Disability Studies at 432-6876 for more information or to preregister for the free home-buyer education.

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FALL FINAL REGISTRATION DATES
APPROACH AT SOUTHERN MISS GULF COAST

LONG BEACH, Miss. -- Some key dates are fast approaching for students of The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast. Final registration for new undergraduate students is from 2-6 p.m., Aug. 13, at the Gulf Park campus. Final registration for returning and new graduate students is from 2-6 p.m., Aug. 14, at the Gulf Park campus. Fall classes begin Aug. 18. Southern Miss Gulf Coast begins its second year of offering freshman-and sophomore-level classes. For more information, contact the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Office of Admissions and Records at (228) 865-4503.

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