- William A. "Bill" Powe III has accepted the position
of Gateway/Lake Sehoy manager for The University of Southern Mississippi's
Division of Recreational Sports.
native, Powe has most recently worked with the Sherwood Arkansas
Parks and Recreation Department as a coordinator, where he hired,
trained and supervised staff for the department. He has a history
of management in small business and franchise settings, and also
brings a retail and hospitality background to the position.
certain that Bill Powe will be a tremendous asset to the Southern
Miss family," said Mike Giles, associate director of Recreational
Sports. "A major responsibility will involve management of
the Longleaf Trace Rails to Trails Gateway at Southern Miss."
Trace is a 41-mile fitness and recreational trail that runs from
Hattiesburg to Prentiss. The Gateway at Southern Miss will serve
as a base for information and services relative to facilities, activities
and events occurring on and along the trail.
to managing the Gateway, Powe will be directly working with Southern
Miss faculty, staff and students on programming specific to the
very excited about this position," said Powe. "To have
the opportunity to promote this unique trail is an exciting professional
Powe will work
in tandem with the Pearl to Leaf River Rails to Trails Recreation
District to ensure that the trail is utilized and promoted to the