July 28, 2014  

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Southern Miss Gulf Coast Supports Local Organizations through Big Event Projects

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University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast students Erika Hidalgo of Biloxi, left, and Shaveneil McGrath of D’Iberville stock food pantry shelves Friday while at the Gulf Coast Community Ministries in Gulfport during The Big Event.

University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast students Erika Hidalgo of Biloxi, left, and Shaveneil McGrath of D’Iberville stock food pantry shelves Friday, April 5 while at the Gulf Coast Community Ministries in Gulfport. As participants of the Big Event, a university-wide day of service for local communities, Hidalgo and McGrath were among 50 Southern Miss Gulf Coast students and staff who gave their time and attention to a variety of projects, which also included the Bay-Waveland Habitat for Humanity and the DREAM Child Development Center of Hattiesburg. (Southern Miss University Communications photo by Charmaine Schmermund)