July 29, 2014  

Current weather

Clear sky, 78.8 °F

Articles in "community"

Main Content

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.

The University of Southern Mississippi has named James Wilcox director of its Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education (CEEE).

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) and the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery have joined together to provide tables of Mississippi’s 2011 high and low tides.

World renowned flutist and musicologist Ulrike Anton will perform and lecture Tuesday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus. The event is part of the spring University Forum series, and admission is free.

On Friday, April 15, the Southern Miss Alumni Association, in conjunction with the University’s Athletic Department, will present “Parrothead Night at ‘The Pete.’”

The Technology Learning Center (TLC) at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast invites beginners to advanced level athletes to a free tennis clinic for adults and children with disabilities. The clinic will be held from 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, March 19 at the university’s tennis courts on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will host the lecture, “Putting 1970s 'Blaxploitation' Films in Historical Perspective,”and screen the 1972 film, Super Fly, on Friday, March 18 at 6 p.m. in the Fleming Education Center auditorium on the university’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The University of Southern Mississippi hosted more than 100 students in grades 9-12 from high schools in central and south Mississippi for the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) held Feb. 23 on the Hattiesburg campus.

Dawn Burgess spends most of her time working with hearing-impaired toddlers at The Children’s Center for Communication and Development at The University of Southern Mississippi. But the educational process does not end when those youngsters leave the classroom

 

Burgess, who joined the center to fill a newly created position last August, places just as much emphasis on parental involvement as she does in teaching sessions with the children.

Sue Pace, founder and former director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at The University of Southern Mississippi, was honored Friday when a portrait of her painted by OLLI member Dolly Kirk, a Southern Miss alumna, was unveiled at the Institute.

Community members brought their ideas about how American can regain its financial footing to an economic forum Friday at the Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach will be offering online classes beginning March 14 that will be used to fulfill requirements for professional certificates in personal fitness, wellness and nutrition.

Two homeownership programs administered in Jackson, Miss., by the Institute for Disability Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi have the potential to make a difference for people with disabilities and low-income families interested in the American dream of owning a home within the city limits of Jackson.

The University of Southern Mississippi’sSouthern Opera and Musical Theatre Company will perform a spring opera, The Little Prince, Friday, March 18, 2011 at the Mannoni Performing Arts Center.

Donna Aldridge, a 1988 University of Southern Mississippi alumna, will have her memories of visiting Hattiesburg’s historic downtown post office as a child with her late father aired today on “The Story” at 7 p.m. on the networks of Mississippi Public Broadcasting (www.mpbonline.org).

The University of Southern MississippiGulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) will host an evening with award-winning nature photographer Tom Ulrich at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in GCRL’s Caylor Auditorium.

The University of Southern Mississippi now finds itself in the company of Harvard, Princeton, Yale and Columbia as most popular schools in the United States as presented by U.S. News and World Report.

An historian whose compelling book on how the cotton industry shaped America’s economy and culture will be the guest presenter at the next University of Southern MississippiUniversity Forum Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. in Stout Hall B.  Admission is free.

There’s a lot more to be learned than what is found in textbooks, as students from The University of Southern Mississippi discovered when taking part in Export University, which was held Feb. 23-24 on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, Miss.

Summer means hot temperatures, snow cones and the annual high school Drivers Education classes offered by the School of Human Performance and Recreationat The University of Southern Mississippi.

Drivers Education classes are offered from June 4 - 24, 2011 with sessions available in either the morning or afternoon. In order to take part, students must be at least 14 years old and entering the 9th grade in the fall to attend classes.

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.

Budding inventors can test their creations as part of the Seventh Annual “Invent Your Future” competition set for April 26 at The Accelerator, The University of Southern Mississippi’s new business incubator.

With walking shoes tied and water in hand, University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast employees and students took to the streets of the Gulf Park campus for a one-mile walk to kick off WOW! (Working on Wellness), a program focused on developing healthier lifestyles at the university.

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, so the saying goes.

 

A “greener” home may also be on the other side of that fence, thanks to three University of Southern Mississippi alumni who are changing the way people think about “green” homes by producing an aesthetically pleasing product that includes smart energy use infrastructure in its construction.