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The nationally renowned University of Southern Mississippi Wind Ensemble will showcase in concert the student winners of the Southern Miss Bands Concerto Competition on March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.

The American Advertising Federation (AAF), Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter, honored 13 University of Southern Mississippigraphic design students at its annual dinner last month at the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi.

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Williams’ birth, The University of Southern MississippiDepartment of Theatre and Dance will produce what many consider a masterpiece by one of America’s greatest playwrights.

 

“A Streetcar Named Desire” hits the stage of the Martha R. Tatum Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24 on the Hattiesburg campus.

As part of an ongoing effort to prepare graduates for the business world, Career Services at The University of Southern Mississippi used its annual Spring Etiquette Dinner as a platform for polishing students’ employability.

Until further notice, the University Police Department is unable to receive fire alarm activations in its dispatch center for a majority of fire alarms on the Hattiesburg campus. The building fire alarms are in working order and will activate in the event of a detection, but will not notify UPD.

If any activation is detected in a building, immediately notify UPD at 601.266.4986 or dial 911 from any campus phone. Please be advised that if you dial 911 from your cell phone, it will not go directly to UPD dispatch.

For the first time in school history, two University of Southern Mississippi business students are among the five finalists for the annual Orrin Swayze Scholarship presented by the Mississippi Young Bankers (MYB) section of the Mississippi Bankers Association.

 

University of Southern Mississippi speech language pathology major Marie Holowach is the only student attending a Mississippi university named as a Harry S. Truman Scholarship finalist and will interview with the regional selection committee in Nashville, Tenn., on March 7, 2011.

Erick Brown, a junior sociology major from Columbus, Miss. was elected president of The University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association (SGA) during elections on the Hattiesburg campus Feb. 22.

Among 18 teams from Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, a team of three University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast students were named winners of the 2011 Deloitte Consulting’s Hattiesburg Invitational Programming Competition held Feb. 19 at the Deloitte Hattiesburg Delivery Center.

Forty-five University of Southern Mississippi students enrolled in the spring semester Introduction to Tourism course had an opportunity to see the inner workings of an industry leader during a Feb. 25 visit to the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa in Point Clear, Ala.

Jessica Dominguez, a junior elementary education major from New Orleans, was chosen election commissioner for The University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association (SGA) during elections on the Hattiesburg campus Feb. 22.

Rebecca Masters, a junior nutrition and dietetics major from Ellisville, Miss. was elected attorney general for The University of Southern Mississippi’s Student Government Association (SGA) during elections held on the Hattiesburg campus Feb. 22.

Masters is a member of Southern Style 2010; a student in the Honors College; a Luckyday Citizenship Scholar and vice president of the Luckyday Leadership Team and a Luckyday Mentor.

Davontae Washington, a junior business management major from Hattiesburg, was elected treasurer for The University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association during elections on the Hattiesburg campus Feb. 22.

Jeffery McClendon, a sophomore English and political science double major from Greenville, Miss. was elected vice president of The University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association (SGA) during elections on the Hattiesburg campus Feb.22.

Three Paralegal Studies students from The University of Southern Mississippiwere recently honored by the Mississippi Paralegal Association (MPA) for sweeping all three places in the 2010 Student Essay Contest.

Members of the executive cabinet of The University of Southern Mississippi StudentGovernment Association (SGA) were chosen during elections held Tuesday on the Hattiesburg campus.

Newly elected officers include the following:

Erick Brown wants to help propel The University of Southern Mississippiforward. Tuesday, his fellow students gave him the chance to do just that, electing the junior from Columbus, Miss. president of its Student Government Association (SGA).

Rachael Nicholson of Foley, Ala., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Nicholson, a business administration major and Spanish minor, is the daughter of James and Jean Nicholson. She is a member of Southern Style, Pi Beta Phi Sorority, Eagle Ambassadors and Delta Sigma Pi. 

Ruth Poe of Vicksburg, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Poe, a history and psychology major, is the daughter of Will and Denice Poe. She is a member of the Honors College, Golden Key International Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, The Legacy, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, the Ballroom Dance Club and the USM Choir.  She has participated in the British Studies and Vietnam Studies programs. 

Two students from the Jackson area have been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The students are as follows:

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Two students from Picayune have been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The students are as follows:

Mary Monks of Pachuta, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Monks, a forensic science major, is the daughter of Andrew Monks and Linda Monks. She is a member of Eagle Connection, the Forensic Science Society and the Student Government Association. She also served on Southern Style and was a Golden Eagle Welcome Week group leader.     

Megan Toles of Oxford, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Toles, an accounting major, is the daughter of Neal Toles and Samantha Toles. Among her campus activities she is vice president of Goal Tenders, vice president of Beta Alpha Psi and a member of The Legacy Board.    

Nicole Nettles of Ocean Springs, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Nettles, an accounting major, is the daughter of Stephen and Dianne Nettles. She is a Southern Miss cheerleader and a member of Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society and Lambda Sigma Honor Society.  Among her campus activities she also serves as president of Order of Omega.