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Among 18 teams from Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, a team of three University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast students were named winners of the 2011 Deloitte Consulting’s Hattiesburg Invitational Programming Competition held Feb. 19 at the Deloitte Hattiesburg Delivery Center.

Forty-five University of Southern Mississippi students enrolled in the spring semester Introduction to Tourism course had an opportunity to see the inner workings of an industry leader during a Feb. 25 visit to the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa in Point Clear, Ala.

Jessica Dominguez, a junior elementary education major from New Orleans, was chosen election commissioner for The University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association (SGA) during elections on the Hattiesburg campus Feb. 22.

Rebecca Masters, a junior nutrition and dietetics major from Ellisville, Miss. was elected attorney general for The University of Southern Mississippi’s Student Government Association (SGA) during elections held on the Hattiesburg campus Feb. 22.

Masters is a member of Southern Style 2010; a student in the Honors College; a Luckyday Citizenship Scholar and vice president of the Luckyday Leadership Team and a Luckyday Mentor.

Davontae Washington, a junior business management major from Hattiesburg, was elected treasurer for The University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association during elections on the Hattiesburg campus Feb. 22.

Jeffery McClendon, a sophomore English and political science double major from Greenville, Miss. was elected vice president of The University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association (SGA) during elections on the Hattiesburg campus Feb.22.

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.

This summer would you like to visit another country that you’ve only seen on television or in pictures, witness its natural beauty firsthand, experience its culture and learn its history and language, all while earning academic credit?

The University of Southern Mississippioffers its students the opportunity to do just that. The Southern Miss Office of International Programs will host a summer study abroad interest meeting Wednesday, March 2 at 3:30 p.m. in the International Center, room 101.

What began as a simple research project five years ago between colleagues at The University of Southern Mississippi, has mushroomed into a major training and testing facility with global implications.

 

As the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) continues to evolve, recognition within the security industry grows as well. Recently, NCS4 Director Dr. Lou Marciani was recognized by Security magazine as one of the most influential people in security as part of an annual feature in the monthly publication.

Southern Miss Leadership Studies Program set for June 12-17

The Frances Karnes Center for Gifted Studies’ Leadership Studies Program will be held June 12-17 on the University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus. The one-week residential program is designed for students in grades 6 -11 who want to develop and enhance their leadership abilities.

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.

Members of the executive cabinet of The University of Southern Mississippi StudentGovernment Association (SGA) were chosen during elections held Tuesday on the Hattiesburg campus.

Newly elected officers include the following:

Erick Brown wants to help propel The University of Southern Mississippiforward. Tuesday, his fellow students gave him the chance to do just that, electing the junior from Columbus, Miss. president of its Student Government Association (SGA).

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.

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

Nicholson, a business administration major and Spanish minor, is the daughter of James and Jean Nicholson. She is a member of Southern Style, Pi Beta Phi Sorority, Eagle Ambassadors and Delta Sigma Pi.