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Six students from the New Orleans 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:

Mandeville

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

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

Pruett, a history and Spanish double major, is the son of Stephen Pruett and Delwyn Pruett.  He is a member of the Student Government Association, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Golden Key Club, The Legacy, Sigma Chi Fraternity and the Baptist Student Union.    

Three students from Mccomb 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:

·         Arlicia McGhee, a English major, is the daughter of Mary McGhee. She is a member of Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, Order of Omega, Greek Seekers and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. where she serves as treasurer.

Samantha Schott of Mandeville, La., has been named to 2010-11 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Schott, a news-editorial journalism major, is the daughter of Christopher and Judy Schott. She is a member of Kappa Tau Alpha Mass Communication and Journalism Honor Society, the Catholic Student Association, Eagle Connection, Delta Gamma Sorority, and Golden Key Honor Society.

 

Two students from Laurel 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:

·         Robert Hamrick, a communication studies major, is the son of Mike and Debbi Hamrick. He is a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, Eagle Connection and Golden Eagle Welcome Week crew. Among his campus activities he is also a Leadership Ambassador and Honors College Ambassador.

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

Blankenship, a biology licensure, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Blankenship. She is a member of the Baptist Student Union Leadership Team, Legacy Board, Leadership Executive Team, Eagle Connection and Delta Gamma Sorority. Among her campus activities she is also president of The Legacy and head mascot.   

Six 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:

Madison

Eight students from the Hattiesburg 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:

Hattiesburg

·         Amy Artmann, a communication studies major, is the daughter of Tommy and Paula Artmann. She is a member of Southern Style, the Leadership Executive Team, Speech Communication Association and the Student Government Association. 

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.