LONG BEACH – The
University of Southern Mississippi has expanded its staff at the
Gulf Park campus with five new employees.
Jeffrey Brewer is an enrollment specialist with the
primary focus of recruiting students from the business and industry
of Harrison and Hancock counties.
Brewer graduated from Southern Miss in 2004 with
a master’s degree in economic development, and he has a bachelor’s
in international business. While at Southern Miss, he completed
an apprenticeship as community development manager for the Itawamba
County Development Council, and he has also worked as a research
assistant in the Center for Community and Economic Development.
Shellie Zeigler-Hill has joined the staff as an information
services librarian. As head of the reference department, she is
responsible for providing reference services to students and faculty
and conducting instructional classes on databases, library orientation,
collection and catalog.
Zeigler-Hill has a master’s in library and
information science from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor’s
degree in psychology from Purdue University.
Eric Jude Hatcher has joined the Office of Admissions
at the Gulf Park campus after working for 10 years on the Hattiesburg
campus, where he coordinated undergraduate advisement within the
College of Science and Technology.
A native of Louisiana, Hatcher has been a member
of the Southern Miss family since August 1989 when he began his
undergraduate education. He earned degrees from Southern Miss in
English and philosophy.
Nadia K. Bush is a public relations associate responsible
for writing and editing articles for publications; producing advertisements,
fliers and promotional material; creating public relations strategies
to assist with enrollment growth; and implementing strategies through
media releases and public relations events
Bush graduated in 2003 from the University of South
Alabama with a master’s degree in public and corporate communications
and has a bachelor’s degree in public relations. While at
South Alabama, Bush worked for Enhanced Care Solutions and was responsible
for internal and external communications of the organization.
A 20-year veteran of the library profession, Elizabeth
M. Doolittle is a public services librarian. She received a master
of library science degree from Louisiana State University and was
previously employed at Hollins University in Roanoke, Va.
Doolittle brings a variety of experience to the library,
including positions at a medical library, army engineering library,
public library and government contract library.