December 20, 2014  

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Teachers, parents, grandparents, youth and other fans of children’s literature can get a sneak peek at the latest in children’s literature Nov. 7-8 when The University of Southern Mississippi’s de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection hosts its annual Holiday Book Preview.

Talented vocalists and conductors will return to The University of Southern Mississippi for the first Choral Alumni Concert at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 in Hattiesburg, Miss.

A 250-plus mass choir will sing a variety of music chosen and rehearsed by six different conductors at Main Street Baptist Church.

Angela Brav, COO of InterContinental Hotels Group, North America, will share her experiences as a business executive during two appearances in Hattiesburg on Thursday, Nov. 4.

Internationally recognized composer Judith Lang Zaimont will perform her newly commissioned “Concerto for Piano and Wind Orchestra” with The University of Southern Mississippi Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Thurs., Nov. 4 in Bennett Auditorium.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 16 for residents with and without disabilities in George and surrounding counties.

Plans are well underway for the 2nd Annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition set for Aug. 2-4 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans.

Sponsored by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi, the 2011 event comes on the heels of a highly-successful inaugural conference held this past August at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans.

The University of Southern Mississippi Office of Career Services hosted its second “Careers in Law” panel discussion on Wednesday, Oct. 20 in the Thad Cochran Center.

More than 300 participants from across the globe are expected to attend the 8th Annual Sport Marketing Association Conference hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi Oct. 26-30 in New Orleans.

Some of the top scientists in our region will converge on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus Oct. 29-30 for the annual meeting of the South Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (SCB-ASM).

The Institute for Disability Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi will host a free disability awareness Webinar for media professionals at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 4.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Sept. 25 for residents with and without disabilities in Forrest, Lamar and surrounding counties.