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The Center for the Study of War and Society at The University of Southern Mississippi, in partnership with the Hattiesburg Public Library will host its fall War & Society Roundtable: Books Dialogue and Debate Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Public Library. 

The University of Southern Mississippi and Blackboard are hosting a symposium that will be an e-learning conference on Sept. 27-28 in the Thad Cochran Center on the Hattiesburg Campus. 

When Dr. Jay Dean takes to the podium to open the 93rd season of The University of Southern Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, it will be a much different group than the one he stepped in front of 25 years ago.

When pianist Monica Echols surveyed the damage caused by Hurricane Isaac to her Hammond, La., home, the loss was extensive. However, the loss of her piano and life-long music collection was even more devastating.

The University of Southern Mississippi Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) and the Mississippi State University - Research Curriculum Unit (RCU) are partnering to develop an “Intermodal Transportation Curriculum for Secondary Education” as a pilot study.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business has reached an historic milestone with inclusion among the country’s Top-200 undergraduate business programs as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

 

The magazine’s 2012 rankings put Southern Miss in elite company. According to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), there are approximately 13,000 business programs worldwide. Of that total only 655 (less than five percent) have qualified for AACSB accreditation. This marks the first time Southern Miss has climbed inside the Top-200 list.

University of Southern Mississippi alumnus and Hattiesburg native Carlton Wade, a hip-hop journalist who has written for XXL and The Source, will be the featured presenter at the next Honors Forum, set for Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in Stout Hall on the Hattiesburg campus. Admission is free.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop Saturday, Oct. 6, for residents with and without disabilities in Monroe and surrounding counties.

TO: News editors, directors

WHAT:  The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory’s Marine Education Center is proud to announce the fall schedule of workshops for the public. These Explore a Seashore workshops are like educational vacations for people who want a better understanding of their coastal habitat. 

WHERE: Gulf Coast Research Laboratory

                 703 East Beach Drive

During The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast’s annual Fall Convocation, the 2012 Butch Oustalet Gulf Coast Outstanding Faculty Awards were presented to recipients in the areas of research, teaching and service.

Members of the State Institutions of Higher Learning search committee charged with finding a new president for The University of Southern Mississippi heard comments Wednesday from its various stakeholders during listening sessions held in Hattiesburg and on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

Recent changes in income eligibility requirements for the Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) now allow for more families to purchase homes in the city of Jackson.

University of Southern Mississippi Board Search Committee Chair Robin Robinson and members announced Tuesday, Sept. 18 the Campus Search Advisory Committee to aid in the search for the next president of the University of Southern Mississippi.

The Southern Miss Education Law Association (SMELA) will host the first in a series of Education Law Policy Luncheons on Monday, Sep. 24 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Trent Lott National Center of Excellence for Economic Development and Entrepreneurship on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus. 

Jay Hammes, founder and president of Safe Sport Zone, speaks to participants in the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) pilot workshop on high school athletics safety and security, held Tuesday on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus.

For the fifth straight year, The University of Southern Mississippi experienced a record increase in the number of freshmen choosing the institution to help them achieve their educational and career goals.

The Katrina Research Center at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast is hosting the first stop for the book tour of “Not Meant to Live Like This: Weathering the Storm of Our Lives in New Orleans.” This free event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. in the Katrina Research Center, located on the third floor of the library on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

Students who take their seats in classrooms at The University of Southern Mississippi on Thursday, Sept. 20 will be part of a milestone moment in the institution’s storied history.

 

On that day Southern Miss will mark 100 years since classes first began at what was then known as Mississippi Normal College. Though the college’s legislative founding was established in 1910, regular classes did not commence on the Hattiesburg campus until Sept. 20, 1912.

More students than ever before have entered Mississippi Public Universities, where they will begin building careers in everything from aerospace engineering to urban and regional planning. Across Mississippi's eight public universities, preliminary fall 2012 enrollment figures show an increase of 457 students from fall 2011 numbers. System-wide enrollment has increased annually since 1994.

Nearly 500 singers from across the South will come to the University of Southern Mississippi on Sept. 24-25 to get SICC. That's not s - i - c - k, but instead SICC, the Southern Invitational Choral Conference that attracts talented singers from around the globe in an almost cult-like fashion.

The Southern Miss Gulf Coast Civic Chorale will present the fifth anniversary concert, “Festival of Choirs - A Choir of 500,” on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Mississippi Coast Convention Center Hall D in Biloxi.

The Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) at The University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Miss) recently held an orientation session for new students admitted to the on-line and executive Master of Science in Logistics, Training and Transportation (MS LTT). 

Like all scientific processes, biochemical research in the lab of University of Southern Mississippi Professor Dr. Vijay Rangachari begins with a theory. And there is no shortage of theories when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease research.

Eagle Dining has formed a partnership with Southern Miss Activities Council (SMAC) that will offer the Southern Miss Community free cooking classes for the fall semester.

 

The cooking classes are presented in a fun and informative format, and feature delicious meals taught by Eagle Dining culinary experts. Two classes are scheduled during the fall semester, 9 p.m. to 11p.m. at the Fresh Food Company and include: Mother Sauces on Sept. 26 and Caribbean on Oct. 24.