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Media Advisory for Week of Feb. 14-20

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THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Office of University Communications
MEDIA ADVISORY

 

For Immediate Release                                                                                                       

2/14/11

                                                                                                                                               

Media Contact:

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

This week @ Southern Miss: Feb. 14-20

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, FEB. 15

Russia’s Chamber Orchestra to Perform

WHEN:7:30 p.m.

WHERE:Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.

EVENT:One of Russia’s leading chamber orchestras, Kremlin, will perform in conjunction with the Southern Miss School of Music’s Connoisseurs Series. For information call 601-266-5418.

Black History Month event scheduled

WHEN:6 p.m.

WHERE:Thad Cochran Center, Ballroom I.

EVENT:A State of the Black Union address will be presented as part of the university’s Black History Month activities. For information call 601-266-4491.

TUESDAY-THURSDAY FEB. 15-17

Career Services Event Set

WHEN:11 a.m.-3 p.m.

WHERE:Various locations on campus.

EVENT:Career Services is sponsoring a special program titled RESUMANIA designed to help students prepare resumes. For information call 601-266-4153.

THURSDAY, FEB. 17

Reception Set for Artist Lori K. Gordon

WHEN:Noon.

WHERE:Katrina Research Center, third floor of library on Gulf Park campus.

EVENT:This luncheon will kick off an exhibit by artist Lori K. Gordon titled, “Six Degrees: West to East.” The exhibit will be on display through April 20. For information call 228.214.3423.

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, FEB. 17-18

Mississippi Academy of Sciences Meeting Set

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

WHERE:Thad Cochran Center.

EVENT:This annual meeting will include a keynote address by BP Executive Laura Folse, who will discuss the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. For information call 601.266.6196.

FRIDAY FEB. 18

Night at the Museum Event Set

WHEN:6:30 p.m.

WHERE:Southern Miss Biological Sciences Learning Center.

EVENT:This monthly event is designed to promote biological literacy for 4th-8th grade students. The event features an overnight stay at the center. For information call 601-266-6374.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY FEB. 18-19

Annual Southern Miss Coca-Cola Classic Rodeo Set

WHEN:7 p.m.

WHERE:Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center.

EVENT:The 26th annual rodeo features cowboys and cowgirls showing off their elite skills. World renowned rodeo clown Lecile Harris will also perform. For information call 601-266-4491.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, FEB. 18-20

Southern Miss Opens Baseball Season

WHEN:4 pm. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

WHERE:Pete Taylor Park.

EVENT:The Southern Miss Golden Eagles open the 2011 baseball season at home with a three-game series against Eastern Illinois. For information call 601.266.4503.