THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
Office of University Communications
Southern Miss Gulf Coast Employees, Students Kick Off WOW! With One-Mile Walk
TO:News editors, directors
WHAT:University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast employees and students will lace up their walking shoes to kick off the Working on Wellness (WOW!) program by following a mapped one-mile path around the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
WHERE:Fleming Education Center on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus in Long Beach
WHEN:Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 11:45 a.m.
SPECIFICS:WOW! is a program focused on developing healthier lifestyles at Southern Miss Gulf Coast by providing support, information and resources to employees and students. To kick off the program at the university, employees and students will take part in a one-mile walk around the Gulf Park campus. Participants will begin at the Fleming Education Center, walking south down Beach Park Place, past the Friendship Oak and back to the Fleming Education Center.
CONTACT:Southern Miss Gulf Coast University Communications at 228.865.4573.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at www.usm.edu/gulfcoast .