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A University of Southern Mississippi tradition returns to downtown Hattiesburg when its homecoming parade runs through the historic heart of the city Saturday, Oct. 9 in conjunction with its Centennial Celebration and Fall Art Walk.

Southern Miss and city officials announced Tuesday morning in a press conference at Hattiesburg City Hall that the parade will begin at 10 a.m. that day along Main and Front Streets in downtown, and include the Pride of Mississippi Marching Band, the Dixie Darlings, floats and Southern Miss cheerleaders and athletes.

“Quality matters at Southern Miss, however, we cannot do everything and still expect to maintain the type of educational experience we aspire to offer,” said President Martha Saunders as she announced paring the 2012 budget which begins July 1, 2011.

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) through the Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach is offering an online Sports Security Management Certificate. The program will be offered beginning Sept. 13 through Nov. 22.

Even with a myriad of duties and issues demanding her attention as president of The University of Southern Mississippi, Dr. Martha Saunders remains engaged in the day to day life of its students.

Are you interested in learning more about popular scientific topics from experts in a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere? Then pull up a chair at The University of Southern Mississippi’s new Science Café @ Cook Library.

As the 5-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast continues its efforts to repair and rebuild the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, along with the university’s teaching and research sites throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

A wide grin crept across his face as University of Southern Mississippi senior Brandon Vice watched blood ooze from a vein in his left arm.

“My blood is sweet, that’s why they will be glad to have plenty of it,” said Vice, who participated in a blood drive co-sponsored by the university and United Blood Services on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at the R.C. Cook Union Building on campus.

Margaret Buttross-Brinegar, director of The Children’s Center for Communication and Development at The University of Southern Mississippi wants her staff to be as prepared as possible for any emergency situations that might arise during the 2010-2011 academic year.

A partnership between The University of Southern Mississippi Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education (CEEE) and Lamar County schools has paid off with some national acclaim.

Mike Bonnette has been named the new Associate Director for Development of The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation as its development staff transitions from college-based fundraising to initiative-based fundraising.

A story of camaraderie, loss, rebirth, transformation, attraction and sacrifice will be presented Aug. 27-28 at the Centennial Dance Concert.

“Have You Passed Through This Night?” is unlike other University of Southern Mississippi dance concerts. The individual dances of this evening-length performance are combined to create a complete, interwoven viewing experience.