September 23, 2014  

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Dr. Maureen Martin, director of the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi recently released a new textbook that expands upon the multisensory teaching methods that the school has used to educate students with severe communication disorders for 50 years.

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) speaks to the more than 300 delegates to the 2012 American Legion Boys State Wednesday night at Bennett Auditorium on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus.

The Mississippi Polymer Institute (MPI) at The University of Southern Mississippi has increased significantly its impact for businesses across the entire state over the past two and a half years. 

 

In keeping with this increased performance, MPI completed a rebranding process, which includes the recent launch of its new website (http://www.usm.edu/mpi/).

A 1931 graduate’s donation to her alma mater is being used to honor the research and teaching efforts of junior faculty members at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The Department of Medical Technology at The University of Southern Mississippi offers a rewarding career in a field that is experiencing strong employment growth.

The Office of University Communications at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast was presented six awards in the senior division at the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) 2012 awards luncheon May 22 in Gulfport.

University of Southern Mississippi senior Myverick Garcia will compete alongside 50 other hopefuls for the title of Miss USA on Sunday, June 3 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant addressed the more than 300 delegates to American Legion Boys State Tuesday at Bennett Auditorium on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus. Boys State is a weeklong program designed to help rising high school seniors learn about the mechanics of the American political system through participation in mock campaigns, elections, crafting legislation and hearing from elected officials about their experience working as public servants.

Daniel Roy of Slidell, La. recently received a second lieutenant commission into the U.S. Army after completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at The University of Southern Mississippi.

University of Southern Mississippi professor Marge Crowe knows how to get the attention of her students. But they aren’t the only ones.

 

Crowe, a faculty member of the Department of Curriculum Instruction and Special Education, is credited with inspiring a would-be burglar to reconsider breaking into the home of a student in one of her online classes.

Jerry Motley of Prattville, Ala. recently received a second lieutenant commission into the U.S. Army after completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Rodric Scott of Gulfport, Miss. recently received a second lieutenant commission into the U.S. Army after completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Clyde McArn of Seminary, Miss. recently received a second lieutenant commission into the U.S. Army after completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) has honored two University of Southern Mississippi students, providing one with funding for graduate study and another with recognition of her outstanding academic achievements.

 

Lorenza Ruffin Jr. of State Line, Miss. received a second lieutenant commission into the U.S. Army after completing the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program during the 2011-2012 academic year at The University of Southern Mississippi.

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Nutrition and Food Systems recently had several undergraduate and graduate students receive awards for their academic and research accomplishments.

The University of Southern Mississippi, Institute for Disability Studies Home of Your Own (HOYO) program is co-sponsoring the “Opening Doors to Homeownership 2012 Housing Fair” on June 5, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Hattiesburg Historic Train Depot at308 Newman Street.

Development of a multi-use pathway on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus is  underway. It is located between  the Liberal Arts Building, International Center and Joseph Greene Hall.

From left to right, Larry Gregory, executive director of the Mississippi Casino Operators Association (MCOA), presents University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast students Craig Mackay of Gulfport and Jennifer Hightower of Diamondhead with plaques recognizing them as the 2012-2013 MCOA scholarship recipients. Gregory and the students are recognized alongside Dr. Evelyn Green, far right, instructor in the Southern Miss Department of Casino, Hospitality and Tourism Management.

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library will host a reception Thursday, May 31 from 3 – 6 p.m. for the Pass Christian Art Association (PCAA) group art exhibit currently on display at the library.

Sport fishing research and education conducted at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) received a boost recently from MS Gulf Coast Fishing Tournaments Inc. 

Four awareness sessions on employment for youth and young adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities will be held for Golden Triangle residents in Starkville on June 4-5.

The annual American Legion Boys State will be held Sunday, May 27 through Saturday, June 2 on the Hattiesburg campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. This is the third year in a row the program is being held at the university.

Long hours in the laboratory have paid off significantly for University of Southern Mississippi student Souvik Banerjee, who has been selected to present a paper as part of the prestigious American Chemical Society, Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Research Symposium on July 26-29 in Boulder, Colo.