-- People looking to advance their careers in either criminal justice
or political science will have a day reserved just for them on the
Gulf Coast campus of The University of Southern Mississippi.
Criminal Justice and Political Science Day is set for 1 to 5 p.m.,
July 20, at the Advanced Education Center Rotunda in Long Beach.
During the event, faculty and staff from the university's criminal
justice and political science departments will offer advisement,
registration and tours of the program facilities.
Payne, acting chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, will
make an important announcement about the expansion of the criminal
justice program at a 1:30 p.m. press conference that day.
to attend Criminal Justice and Political Science Day include George
Phillips, director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Harrison
County Sheriff George Payne, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd and
Hancock County Sheriff Steve Garber. The Harrison County Sheriff's
Department K-9 Unit will conduct demonstrations of their search
techniques for bomb and narcotic detection from 1-3 p.m., and refreshments
for visitors will be provided throughout the afternoon.
justice and political science departments at Southern Miss Gulf
Coast offer flexible and interdisciplinary curricula leading to
bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.
For more information,
contact Southern Miss Gulf Coast at (228) 867-8776.