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

Four students from the Coast 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:

Long Beach

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

Duckworth, a communication studies major, is the daughter of Billy and Betsye Duckworth. She is currently Miss University of Southern Mississippi.  She is a member of The Legacy, the Student Government Association, Kappa Delta Sorority and the Communication Studies Association. 

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

Junearick, a psychology major, is the daughter of Carolyn Junearick. She is a member of Psi Chi Honor Society and Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society.  Among her campus activities she is also chaplain of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and vice president for the Relay for Life Committee. 

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:

Brandon

Amy Gemelli of Bay St. Louis, Miss., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Gemelli, an architectural engineering major, is the daughter of Mike and Lori Gemelli. She is a member of Chi Omega Sorority, National Association of Homebuilders, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, University Activities Council and Diamond Darlings.  She also serves as an Honors College Ambassador. 

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

The Hattiesburg Police Department has identified the victim of a Sunday night homicide as University of Southern Mississippi student Brittany Morgan of Waynesboro, Miss. Student Counseling Services (SCS) at Southern Miss is offering support for those impacted by Morgan’s death

Affordable health care and acceptable reform alternatives will be the focus of a public health forum set for 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24 at the Thad Cochran Center on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi.

University of Southern Mississippi student Amolie LeAnn Egloff of Diamondhead, Miss., a junior majoring in history and with a minor in political science, has accepted a summer internship with U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker(R-Miss.) in Washington, D.C.

The University of Southern Mississippi has a new Android app available which allows the Southern Miss community to stay connected to campus at anytime and from anyplace.

In helping make The University of Southern Mississippi a welcoming environment for persons with disabilities, the Southern Miss Office of Disability Accommodations (ODA) reminds students, faculty, staff and visitors to avoid blocking the use of campus features that create access for persons with disability.

Chuck Kroen assists 10-year-old Will Bustin, of Hattiesburg, with a reading assignment at the DuBard School for Language Disorders on The University of Southern Mississippi campus. Kroen, 89, volunteers once a week to provide reading assistance to the DuBard students. The Petal resident and World War II veteran has been volunteering at the school for the past five years. (Submitted photo)

An old saying goes that history is told by the victors.

 

With that in mind, The University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for the Study of War and Society will focus on the topic of defeat for the 6th Annual Richard McCarthy Lecture Series.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s next Science Café @ Cook Library for the spring series will be Monday, Feb. 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. The topic will be obesity and the latest in weight research, with a presentation by Dr. Kathy Yadrick, professor and chair of the university’s Department of Nutrition and Food Systems.

Dr. Mac Alford is known for his cheery disposition and omnipresent smile. Lately, he’s had a good reason for both.

 

An assistant professor of biological sciences and curator of the university’s herbarium, Alford learned last week he was the recipient of a prestigious and highly competitive Fulbright Foreign Scholarship.

 

The award allows Alford, whose areas of expertise include tropical plants and plant diversity, to teach and conduct research at the University of Novi Sad in Serbia. His nine-month appointment begins in October.

As the revolution in Egypt continues to unfold, a diverse group of faculty and students from The University of Southern Mississippi will host a public forum addressing the situation Mon., February 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Building room 108.

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).

A story about three friends struggling to deal with the controversial issues of homosexuality and AIDS will open The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Theatre and Dance’s Studio Series Tuesday, Feb. 22 in the Gilbert F. Hartwig Theatre.

Hattiesburg area residents are encouraged to join WUSM – the Southern Miss campus radio station – this Saturday, February 19, for an all day fundraising event at Buffalo Wild Wings in Hattiesburg.

Two University of Southern Mississippi students from Vicksburg have been selected as members of Southern Style for 2011.

The students are as follows:

Nathan Harrell of Petal, Miss., has been selected as one of 23 members of Southern Style for 2011 at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Harrell, a junior Spanish and communications double major, is the son of Chuck and Ramona Harrell.  He is a member of the Student Government Association. 

Six University of Southern Mississippi students from the Mobile area have been selected as members of Southern Style for 2011.

The students are as follows:

Spanish Fort

  • Nikki Snellman, a sophomore elementary/special education major, is the daughter of Dale Snellman of Dauphin Island, Ala., and Michelle and Gavin Dixon of Spanish Fort, Ala. She serves as social chair for Chi Omega sorority and is a recruiter for the Southern Miss football office.

Semmes

Three University of Southern Mississippi students from the Madison County area have been selected as members of Southern Style for 2011.

The students are as follows:

Madison