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Media Advisory for Week of March 28-April 2

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THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Office of University Communications
MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release                                                                                                       

3/28/11

                                                                                                                                         

Media Contact:

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

This week @ Southern Miss: March 28-April 2

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, MARCH 29

Southern Chorale to perform

WHEN:7:30 p.m.

WHERE:Main Street Baptist Church in Hattiesburg.

EVENT:The 58-member University of Southern Mississippi ensemble will perform new works by internationally-known composer James Mulholland. For information call 601-266-4092.

Entrepreneur of the Year to be honored

WHEN:Noon.

WHERE:Trent Lott Center.

EVENT:Richard T. Farmer, founder and chairman emeritus of Cintas Corporation, will be honored as the College of Business Boardman Entrepreneur of the Year. For information call 601-266-4659.

Health career information sessions Set

WHEN:Noon and 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:WIN Job Center in Hattiesburg.

EVENT:Career Services at the University of Southern Mississippi will conduct information sessions for prospective employees seeking jobs in the healthcare industry. For information call 601-266-4153.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

Founder’s Day ceremony planned

WHEN:3 p.m.

WHERE:Lucas Administration Building lawn.

EVENT:This annual event to celebrate the university’s legislative founding, will include faculty, staff and student awards. For information call 601-266-4491.

Founder’s Day on the Coast planned

WHEN:9:30 a.m.

WHERE:Fleming Education Center reception area, Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

EVENT:This annual event to celebrate the university’s legislative founding, will include the presentation of various service awards. For information call 228.865.4573.

College Quiz Bowl scheduled

WHEN:10 a.m.-3 p.m.

WHERE:Fleming Education Center auditorium on Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

EVENT:More than 10 teams will compete throughout the day in 30-minute matches as they vie for the Golden Eagle trophy. For information call 228.865.4573.

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

Health Care forum scheduled

WHEN:5:30-7 p.m.

WHERE:Thad Cochran Center ballroom.

EVENT:The final installment of the College of Health’s spring forum series is titled, “Does Health Care Have an Electronic Future?” For information call 601.266.5390.

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

Big Event features service work

WHEN:9 a.m.-3 p.m.

WHERE:Various locations throughout Hattiesburg area.

EVENT:Sponsored by the Student Government Association, this annual event will include various community service work done by university volunteers. For information call 601.266.4403.