September 22, 2014  

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Southern Miss Panhellenic Council Brings Home Award

The College Panhellenic Council at The University of Southern Mississippi brought home the Panhellenic Relations Award during the annual Southeastern Panhellenic Conference held April 2 in Atlanta, Ga.

The award recognizes the relationship the Council possesses with each of the seven outstanding sorority chapters on the Southern Miss campus. Eight students at Southern Miss comprise the Panhellenic Council. The seven chapters involved include: Delta Delta Delta; Chi Omega; Kappa Delta; Delta Gamma; Phi Mu; Alpha Delta Pi and Pi Beta Phi.

“Our relationship with the chapters is special because we communicate as one,” said Southern Miss junior Chelsea Borries, who serves as vice president of public relations for the Council. “What’s wonderful is that yes, we do operate individually, but we all know that we are one unit at Southern Miss. We are willing to help and assist each other in any possible way we can.”

For more information about the Panhellenic Council or Greek Life at Southern Miss call 601.266.4824 or visit http://www.southernmissgreeks.com/home

Passion for Fashion Event Set for April 26-30

The Department of Marketing and Fashion Merchandising at The University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor a “Passion for Fashion” consignment sale April 26-30 at the Union Building on the Hattiesburg campus.

Anyone is welcome to consign clothing or household items and consigners earn 60 percent of their asking price in return. Donations are also accepted. Money earned from the sale goes toward funding study tours and other activities with the Fashion Merchandising program.

Shoppers who browse through the “Passion for Fashion” event will find a multitude of clothing and jewelry in all sizes displayed in excellent condition. Items for sale include suits, skirts, blouses, coats, jackets, blazers, business attire, casual attire, handbags, wallets, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, watches, hats, scarves and gloves.

For more information and a complete list of acceptable consignment items visit www.passionforfashion.org