September 2, 2014  

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Moss Point Student Recognized at Southern Miss Graduate Symposium

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Melissa DeAngelo of Moss Point, Miss., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

DeAngelo, a doctoral student and educational leadership major, is the daughter of Will and Dolores Keenum of Moss Point. She is married to Nicholas DeAngelo and has two children, Elias and Jacob.

DeAngelo’s work, “Is there a Correlation between Differentiating Instruction and English Language Learner Achievement”, was selected by the Graduate Senate and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies as the top paper in her department. Winners receive recognition and a monetary award.

The symposium took place on March 18, 2011 and provided graduate students an opportunity to present their research to faculty, staff, students and members of the broader university community. This symposium is designed to enhance the scholarly environment for graduate students and to highlight the quality, innovative, and diverse scholarship of Southern Miss graduate students.