October 21, 2014  

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Two University of Southern Mississippi theatre students are heading to Washington, D.C. in April as national finalists for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).

Student Government Association (SGA) President Kasey Mitchell will soon be able to add the title “world traveler” to her list of accomplishments during her tenure at The University of Southern Mississippi.

 

Mitchell, a senior from Picayune, Miss., is one of only 45 SGA presidents from across the United States selected to travel to Russia in March as part of the Open World Leadership Center’s Kremlin Fellows program.

The phrase “condom fashion show” should easily suffice in grabbing people’s attention.

 

Student Health Services at The University of Southern Mississippi hopes the unconventional “contest” will do much more than that by helping raise awareness about the dangers of unprotected sex.

Students for Human Rights, (SHR) a student-led organization at The University of Southern Mississippi, is joining forces with the American Red Cross to sponsor the Red Cross Humanitarian Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 10 at the Trent Lott Center.

The Southern Chorale, renowned as the premiere chorale ensemble at The University of Southern Mississippi, will perform a free concert at the St. Louis Cathedral at New Orleans’ Jackson Square on Friday, Feb. 11.

More than 100 high school students from across the state participated in the second annual Polymer Science High School Day Jan. 28 at The University of Southern Mississippi, hosted by its School of Polymers and High Performance Materials.

Southern Miss Career Services is kicking off the spring semester by introducing “Backpack to Briefcase,” a series of new workshops aiming to assist students in the transition from college student to workplace professional.

More than 100 students representing various organizations at The University of Southern Mississippi turned out Monday for a community service project in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

A National Science Foundation (NSF) grant managed through The University of Southern Mississippi provides invaluable learning experiences for area high school students that include field trips to the Lake Thoreau nature preserve managed through the university’s Department of Biological Sciences.

In January of last year, the world watched as the small country of Haiti was rocked by a catastrophic earthquake that left thousands dead, millions homeless and communities in ruin. 

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Southern Chorale and its men’s a cappella ensemble, Spirit of Southern, will perform throughout Jamaica during a special concert tour Jan. 6-13.

A total of 1,199 students were candidates for graduation at The University of Southern Mississippi Friday, including a young man by the name of Austin Davis.

The University of Southern Mississippi has proven to be an exception to the rule concerning graduation rates for black and white football players, according to a new study released Monday.

Could downtown Hattiesburg become a veritable Margaritaville?

A group of creative marketing students at The University of Southern Mississippi certainly think so and pitched that very idea to Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association Executive Director Betsy Rowell recently. Rowell served as the “client” while 11 teams of Southern Miss students delivered presentations designed to rejuvenate and invigorate downtown Hattiesburg.

College of Business students at The University of Southern Mississippi collected more than 2,100 items in a canned food drive to benefit the Edwards Street Fellowship Center in Hattiesburg.

It’s been a frenzied pace since Saturday for the Pride of Mississippi Marching Band and The University of Southern Mississippi Dixie Darlings in their efforts to get to New York City for this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Members of The University of Southern Mississippi’s custodial staff are heeding the call of the United Way to Live United.

The Southern Miss employees recently joined to designate their donation, totaling nearly $200, to the university’s United Way Campaign in support of the Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention.

Members of The University of Southern Mississippi’s custodial staff are heeding the call of the United Way to Live United.

The Southern Miss employees recently joined to designate their donation, totaling nearly $200, to the university’s United Way Campaign in support of the Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention.

Want to know how to say ‘Happy Birthday USM – 100 Years!” in a different language? Then join The University of Southern Mississippi as it celebrates International Education Week Thursday, Nov. 18 on the Hattiesburg campus.

An advisement center launched this semester by The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Psychology is a convenient resource for undergraduate students seeking assistance with course scheduling and issues related to graduation requirements.

Members of the Air Force ROTC at The University of Southern Mississippi are holding a 24-hour vigil to honor local veterans at Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Hattiesburg.

The University of Southern Mississippi is doing its part to encourage people to give up smoking as part of the Great American Smokeout campaign set for Nov. 18.

 

Jill Duckworth sang ‘Love is Where You Find It” for the talent competition at The Miss University of Southern Mississippi Pageant Saturday.

The pageant judges obviously loved Duckworth, awarding the senior communications studies major from Clinton the pageant title which comes with a $1,500 scholarship and opportunity to compete in the Miss Mississippi Pageant June 29-July 2, 2011 in Vicksburg.