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An online educational resource devoted to promoting cutting-edge technology use in the classroom has identified a longtime member of The University of Southern Mississippi faculty as among the best in her field.

Approximately 100 nursing students at The University of Southern Mississippi will participate in an online disaster preparedness workshop sponsored by the American Red Cross.

The Institute for Disability Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi will host a free disability awareness Webinar for media professionals at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 4.

Tom Herrington, founding member of the Historic Ocean Springs Saltwater Flyfishing Club (HOSSFLY), recently led a “fly-tying” auction to raise money in support of Gulf Coast Research Laboratory’s (GCRL) tarpon research project.

The University of Southern Mississippi came of age during a turbulent time in American history – the Civil Rights Movement. On Oct. 21-23, 2010, an academic conference titled “A Centennial Celebration of the Civil Rights Movement” will examine the long history of this period at the university and in the City of Hattiesburg.

An art exhibit like 100 Alumni happens only once in a hundred years.

The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art and the Department of Art and Design will reunite its century old family of Southern Miss artists in a special exhibit titled 100 Alumni debuting Thursday, Oct. 21.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Construction honored three individuals and the state chapter of a national association for outstanding service in the field of construction at its Hall of Fame induction ceremony Oct. 8.

The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association inducted seven outstanding graduates into its Hall of Fame as one of the highlights of its Centennial Homecoming Celebration.

Tourism management students at The University of Southern Mississippi are gaining first-hand information from industry professionals who, not so very long ago, were themselves Southern Miss students.

When former University of Southern Mississippi presidents Aubrey Lucas and Shelby Thames were students at the school in the 1950s, its homecoming parade was a much-anticipated event in historic downtown Hattiesburg.

Emboldened by the slogan “Health Starts Here,” officials with Student Health Services at The University of Southern Mississippi have planned an entire day devoted to campus wellness.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast has named the recipients of the 2010 Butch Oustalet Gulf Coast Distinguished Faculty Awards in the areas of service, teaching and research.

In the past year, the Department of Casino, Hospitality and Tourism Management at Southern Miss has provided instruction for not only hundreds of students, but dozens of U.S. soldiers as well.

University of Southern Mississippi officials, state and local dignitaries and students helped cut the ribbon today on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at Century Park, the university’s newest residential community.

Named in celebration of Southern Miss’ centennial, Century Park is an 864-bed, living-learning community for freshman students, including honors college and scholarship recipients. It also houses upper-class females.

One hundred years’ worth of black and gold pride is on display this week for The University of Southern Mississippi’s Centennial Homecoming Celebration.

Dr. Andrew Wiest, professor of history at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been named the Charles W. Moorman Distinguished Alumni Professor in the Humanities by the College of Arts and Letters.

The Alumni Band will perform for the first time in more than 10 years during Homecoming weekend Oct. 8-9 on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.

Bob Hopkins, chief of police at The University of Southern Mississippi, will readily accept all the help he can get when it comes to protecting the sprawling Hattiesburg, Miss., campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s electronic message board at the corner of Hwy. 49 and Hardy St. has been upgraded as part of an initiative to accommodate fiber switching necessary to connect The Garden and main Southern Miss telecommunication infrastructure. The updated board is set to begin operation on Wednesday, Oct. 6.

When she inquired about a teaching position with The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Education and Psychology more than 20 years ago, Mary Beth Evans wasn’t lacking in experience.

By then, she already had half a century of service in the field of education, from working as a teacher in a rural country day school to high school principal to professor at universities in the Midwest. But even after she and her husband retired to Hattiesburg, she still longed to continue working in her chosen field.