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Local artists and crafts vendors are invited to be part of the Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival Saturday, April 23 at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

Vendors who register by Tuesday, Feb. 1 are eligible for a $25 rate for the 10’ x 10’ space. After Feb. 1 the rate is $40.

For almost a quarter of a century, The University of Southern Mississippi Sea Camp has epitomized “fun learning” while introducing campers to the value of coastal habitats.

Dr. Alexander Russakovsky, associate professor of cello at The University of Southern Mississippi, will perform two cornerstone works for unaccompanied cello Sunday, Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Fleming Education Center auditorium on the university’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The performance, which is free and open to the public, will feature J. S. Bach’s Suite No. 2 in D Minor and the monumental Sonata Op. 8 by Hungarian composer, Zoltan Kodaly.

The Southern Mississippi Area Health Education Center, along with The University of Southern Mississippi and the Mississippi State Department of Health, will host the 2011 Health Awareness Day. The health and screening fair will take place Thursday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Fleming Education Center on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will host spring 2011 orientation for new undergraduate students at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, in the Fleming Education Center at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. Registration and advisement will be held from 2 – 6 p.m. January 12 in the Fleming Education Center.

 

Spring semester classes begin Tuesday, January 18. The last day to register for full-term spring semester classes is Friday, January 21.

 

For more information, call 228.214.3444; online, visit www.usm.edu/gulfcoast.

The University of Southern Mississippi Police Department advises members of the campus community to be aware of the potential for inclement winter weather conditions forecast for Sunday, Jan. 9, and to monitor weather news updates on local radio and television newscasts, as well as through the Internet.

                               

Students in the creative marketing course at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast took their creative freedom and ran with it for a project partnership involving Gulfport BoardSports, a locally owned water sport company.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Autism Project, a $1.3 million program developed through a partnership between the university and the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), opened its doors on Friday, Dec. 10 allowing the public to view what educational opportunities are available to those affected by autism.

Five  University of Southern Mississippi business students got a personal glimpse of the ripple effect created by the multi-billion-dollar gaming industry during a two-day trip to Tunica, Miss., in late November.

Those attending the special visit included Casino, Hospitality & Tourism Management (CHTM) seniors Whitney Hammons of Long Beach, Miss.; Kristen Livingston of Ocean Springs, Miss.; Andrew Lohnes of Picayune, Miss.; Joe Burrage of Picayune, Miss.; and DeWanda Green of Waynesboro, Miss.

University of Southern Mississippi President Martha Saunders today announced the restructuring of the institution’s Office of Communications, including the hiring of Jim Coll as Chief Communications Officer.

Researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi have been awarded an $80,000 grant to study the psychosocial impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster on Mississippi Gulf Coast residents.

The University of Southern Mississippi will close its 2010 Centennial Celebration with performances by the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale. Having performed earlier in the year to welcome the centennial, the chorale will now commemorate the special occasion with “Holiday Celebration – A Centennial Celebration.”

In the aftermath of the BP oil disaster, many are still wondering about the effects of the spill on the Gulf Coast.  

The University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi Humanities Council will hold a conference titled “Water World: The Effects of the BP Disaster,” Friday, Nov. 19 at the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center in Ocean Springs. The conference is free and open to the public.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast was well-represented among the 4,000 math educators at the 2010 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference in New Orleans.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus was abuzz Wednesday, not only with the sound of landscaping machinery but with the enthusiasm of nearly 40 Motorola executives helping beautify the coastal campus.

Tom Herrington, founding member of the Historic Ocean Springs Saltwater Flyfishing Club (HOSSFLY), recently led a “fly-tying” auction to raise money in support of Gulf Coast Research Laboratory’s (GCRL) tarpon research project.