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Media Advisory for Week of April 25-30

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THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Office of University Communications
MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release                                                                                                       

4/26/11

                                                                                                                                               

Media Contact:

Van Arnold601.266.5568, van.arnold@usm.edu

This week @ Southern Miss: April 25-30

The following events are being held at various locations in Hattiesburg and present both interview and photo opportunities for the media. You may also want to include some of these in your community or entertainment calendars. For news media who may have questions about interviews or photo opportunities, contact the Office of University Communications at 601-266-4491.

TUESDAY, APRIL 26

Invent Your Future Contest underway

WHEN:Until 2 p.m.

WHERE:The Accelerator Business Incubator .

EVENT:This competition features seven team finalists from across the country competing for cash prizes. The winners will be announced at 1 p.m. For information call 601-266-5116.

TUESDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 26-30

Passion for Fashion sale ongoing

WHEN:9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

WHERE:University Union Building.

EVENT: Clothing items of all sizes and varieties will be available for purchase as part of this huge consignment sale sponsored by the Department of Marketing and Fashion Merchandising. For information call 601.266.4627.

THURSDAY, APRIL 28

Wind Ensemble presents final concert

WHEN:7:30 p.m.

WHERE:Mannoni Performing Arts Center.

EVENT:The Southern Miss Wind Ensemble will present a free concert to wrap up its spring season. The ensemble is widely known in music circles for its exceptionally gifted student performers and diverse and challenging repertoire. For information call 601.266.4990.

FRIDAY, APRIL 29

Mississippi Health Summit planned

WHEN:8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

WHERE:Trent Lott Center.

EVENT:Sponsored by the College of Health at Southern Miss, this summit brings together health professionals from across the region to discuss the importance of collaboration in moving the state forward. For information call 601.266.5253.

ONGOING

Project Japan fundraisers in motion

WHEN:Throughout April.

WHERE:Various sites.

EVENT:Several Southern Miss campus organizations have united to raise money for the victims of the earthquake/tsunami in Japan. For information call 601.266.4403.