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Thirteen University of Southern Mississippistudents put their research know-how to the test and took home top awards and prizes from the 2nd Annual College of Arts and Letters Undergraduate Research Conference held Saturday, April 16 on the Hattiesburg campus.
 

University of Southern Mississippi senior Frantz Salomon has been selected as the 2010-11 Student Employee of the Year.

 

Salomon, a music major originally from Chicago, Ill., works in the Student Activities Hub on the Hattiesburg campus.

Josh Thomas of Hattiesburg, Miss., was recently cast in the musical production, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Thomas, a junior theatre major, is the son of Anzette Thomas of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Tyrone and Pamela Thomas of Hattiesburg, Miss.

Smoky Joe’s Café is a seven-time Tony Award-winning music revue based on old favorites from jazz and R&B musicians Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The performance features 11 cast members consisting of theatre and music students.

Nikisha Williams of Mobile, Ala., was recently cast as B.J. Crosby in the musical production, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Williams, a senior vocal performance major, is the daughter of Tyrone and Vennette Williams of Mobile, Ala.

Smoky Joe’s Café is a seven-time Tony Award-winning music revue based on old favorites from jazz and R&B musicians Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The performance features 11 cast members consisting of theatre and music students. 

Sawyer McLeod of Petal, Miss., was recently cast as Fred in the musical production, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The University of Southern Mississippi.

McLeod, a theatre major, is the son of Jackie McLeod of Petal, Miss., and Daniel and Jennifer McLeod.

Smoky Joe’s Café is a seven-time Tony Award-winning music revue based on old favorites from jazz and R&B musicians Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The performance features 11 cast members consisting of theatre and music students.

Trequon Tate of Starkville, Miss., was recently cast as Ken in the musical production, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Tate, a junior theatre major, is the son of Karlos Tate of Starkville, Miss., and Tanya Outlaw of Starkville, Miss.

Smoky Joe’s Café is a seven-time Tony Award-winning music revue based on old favorites from jazz and R&B musicians Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The performance features 11 cast members consisting of theatre and music students.

Sara Plunkett of Tupelo, Miss., was recently cast as Pattie in the musical production, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Plunkett, a senior theatre major, is the daughter of James and Brenda Plunkett of Tupelo, Miss. She is the wife of Hal Plunkett.

Smoky Joe’s Café is a seven-time Tony Award-winning music revue based on old favorites from jazz and R&B musicians Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The performance features 11 cast members consisting of theatre and music students.

While many students are planning spring break visits to the beach, University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast student Ambere Riggs received an invitation to Washington, D.C. to learn more about what she can do to help others through CARE, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty.

Penny Adams of Lafayette, La., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Adams, a human capital development major and doctoral student, is the daughter of Victoria Bergeron and the late Rodney Bergeron. She is the wife of Kevin Adams and has three children: Kelyn, Malek and Bryson.

University of Southern Mississippi Centennial homecoming queen and public relations student Denotra Logan is preparing for her next conquest – the Emmy award-winning Semester in Washington Journalism program at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

William Thompson of Madison, Miss., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Thompson, a coastal sciences major and masters student, is the son of Kevin and Tracey Thompson. He is a representative of the Graduate Student Senate and a member of the Marine and Estuarine Graduate Student Association.

Shane Hand of McCalla, Ala., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Hand, a graduate student, is the son of Benny and Linda Hand. He has served on the Graduate Student Senate.

Hand’s work, “Transmitting Whiteness: Librarians, Children, and Literacy in the southern United States”, was selected by the Graduate Senate and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies as the top paper in his department. Winners receive recognition and a monetary award.

Amber Clark of Hattiesburg, Miss., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Clark, a comparative politics major, is the daughter of Robert and Jodi Clark. She serves as president of Southern Miss College Democrats and vice president of Voices for Planned Parenthood.

Sister Saideh Bey of Laurel, Miss., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Bey, a graduate student and social work major, is the daughter of the late Sammy Taylor and Velma Taylor Bey and the mother of Yunal Talib Said Bey.

Melissa Adams of Brookhaven, Miss., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Adams, a biological sciences major, is the daughter of James Stein of Waco, TX, and Cindy and Boyd Hudson of Brookhaven, Miss. She is married to Kenneth Adams and has one child, Katie Adams.

Vendetta Tardy of New Orleans, La., made a choreographic debut at the Repertory Dance Company’s Spring Dance Concert at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Tardy, a junior dance major, is the daughter of Walter Tardy of New Orleans, La., and Vendetta Lockley of New Orleans, La.

In “Multiples of Many,” Tardy dived into multiple personalities. Inspired by conversations with family and friends, and bolstered by research on Dissociative Identity Disorder, this quartet featured gothic music with high-risk throws and partnering.

Manuela Staneva of Sofia, Bulgaria, was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Staneva, who received her masters in public health, is the daughter of Stefan and Manuela Staneva of Sofia, Bulgaria.

Nicole Musselwhite of Ocean Springs, Miss., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Musselwhite, an anthropology major, is the daughter of Charles and Rebecca Musselwhite.

Marvin Tyler Sasser of Garfield, Ga., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Amit Kumar of Delhi, India, was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Kumar, a biochemistry major, is the son of Shri. Ram Narain Singh and Shrimati Raj Kumari. 

Joshua Frazier of Pulaski, Miss., made a choreographic debut at the Repertory Dance Company’s Spring Dance Concert at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Frazier, a dance performance and choreography major, is the son of Michael and Stacey Frazier of Pulaski, Miss., and Hilda and Daryl Champion of Ocean Springs, Miss. Frazier is a Luckyday Scholar.

Haipeng Cai of Wuhan, China, was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Cai, a computer science major, is the son of Zhixin Cai and Mingan Chen of Wuhan China.

Cai’s work, “Effects of Seeding Methods on Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging”, was selected by the Graduate Senate and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies for the Yarbrough Award and as the top paper in his department. Winners receive recognition and a monetary award.

Domagoj Anic of Schwalbach, Hessen, Germany, was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Anic, a business administration master’s student, is the son of Zvonimir Anic and Ljilijana Radak Anic. He is a member of the men’s tennis team and the Business Student Advisory Council.

A combination of faculty and student dance works will be featured in the Repertory Dance Company’s Spring Dance Concert April 7-10 at The University of Southern Mississippi Mannoni Performing Arts Center.