July 28, 2014  

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Southern Miss Office of Disability Accommodations Presents Awards

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Pictured from left to right: Ashley-Nicole Ross-Flowers; Chelsea Page, and Dr. Jeffrey Kaufmann. (Submitted photo)

The Office of Disability Accommodations at The University of Southern Mississippi presented awards of recognition to an outstanding instructor, staffer and student for exemplary service during the 2013-14 academic year.

The Outstanding Instructor Award was presented to Dr. Jeffrey Kaufmann, a professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology. He has served on the Southern Miss faculty since 2000. The award is given to an instructor for commitment in creating a welcoming and accessible campus for persons with disabilities.

The Outstanding Staff Award was presented to Ashley-Nicole Ross-Flower, a recreational and assistive technology therapist with the Technology Learning Center on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus. She has been with the TLC since 2008. The award is given to a staff member for commitment in creating a welcoming and accessible campus for persons with disabilities.

The Student Academic Excellence & Community Involvement Award was presented to Chelsea Page, a senior majoring in Child and Family Studies. The award is given to a junior, senior or graduate student with a GPA of 3.0 or better who is active in community service.

To learn more about the Office of Disability Accommodations, call 601.266.5024 or visit: http://www.usm.edu/oda