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September 6, 2012

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Biological Sciences will host outreach activities this fall, including unique adventures at its popular science museum.

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Biological Sciences will host outreach activities this fall, including unique adventures at its popular science museum. 

Kicking off the series is “Night at the Museum: Heart of the Matter” Friday-Saturday Sept. 21-22. The event is an “overnight retreat” for students in grades 4-8.  

August 23, 2012

The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi is currently enrolling for an after-school program to serve young struggling readers.

 

The Language Enhancement and Achievement Program (LEAP) is designed for students ages 5 through 10 with challenges in reading, spelling and written language, who may or may not have a diagnosis of dyslexia.

The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi is currently enrolling for an after-school program to serve young struggling readers.

The Language Enhancement and Achievement Program (LEAP) is designed for students ages 5 through 10 with challenges in reading, spelling and written language, who may or may not have a diagnosis of dyslexia.

August 17, 2012

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, August 25 for residents with and without disabilities in George and surrounding counties.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, August 25 for residents with and without disabilities in George and surrounding counties.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the George County Habitat for Humanity at 52 Virginia Street in Lucedale, Miss.

August 13, 2012

The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi will host a comprehensive Multisensory Math seminar on Sept. 13-14 on the Hattiesburg campus.

The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi will host a comprehensive Multisensory Math seminar on Sept. 13-14 on the Hattiesburg campus.

April 30, 2012

The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) will hold a workshop on fair housing at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, at the Mississippi State Extension Building at 982 Second South Street in Woodville, Miss.

The workshop will focus on fair housing, housing discrimination, the housing rights of individuals, how to file a housing complaint and other fair housing information. Refreshments will be provided.

April 12, 2012

The University of Southern Mississippi will offer an introductory course emphasizing elected officials’ role in community and economic development on Tuesday, April 24 on the Hattiesburg campus. The course is the first of its kind to be offered in this region of the state.

The University of Southern Mississippi will offer an introductory course emphasizing elected officials’ role in community and economic development on Tuesday, April 24 on the Hattiesburg campus. The course is the first of its kind to be offered in this region of the state.

March 15, 2012

A decade of transforming lives and communities for the better will be celebrated March 21-23 when The University of Southern Mississippi hosts the Gulf South Summit on Service Learning and Civic Engagement Through Higher Education at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center.

A decade of transforming lives and communities for the better will be celebrated March 21-23 when The University of Southern Mississippi hosts the Gulf South Summit on Service Learning and Civic Engagement Through Higher Education at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center. The summit was first held at the Southern Miss Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach 10 years ago.  

March 14, 2012

The University of Southern Mississippi’s DuBard School for Language Disorders will hold the Missing Links in Academics seminar April 12-13 at the DuBard School for Language Disorders on the Hattiesburg campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s DuBard School for Language Disorders will hold the Missing Links in Academics seminar April 12-13 at the DuBard School for Language Disorders on the Hattiesburg campus.

February 23, 2012

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security, located at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, welcomes four media sponsors for its third annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition, set for July 31-Aug. 2 in New Orleans.

The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security, located at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, welcomes four media sponsors for its third annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition, set for July 31-Aug. 2 in New Orleans.

January 11, 2012

Experts in banking, finance and academia will converge on The University of Southern Mississippi campus for the 2nd Annual IMPACT Southern Miss: Turning Knowledge into Innovation forum, set for Jan. 26 at the Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship.

Experts in banking, finance and academia will converge on The University of Southern Mississippi campus for the 2nd Annual IMPACT Southern Miss: Turning Knowledge into Innovation forum, set for Jan. 26 at the Trent Lott National Center for Excellence in Economic Development & Entrepreneurship.

The public forum, scheduled for 9 a.m.-1 p.m., will feature in-depth discussions about issues and research related to the economic outlook for 2012.

December 19, 2011

The 16th Annual DuBard Symposium: Dyslexia and Related Disorders is scheduled for Feb. 2-3, 2012 at the Thad Cochran Center on The University of Southern Mississippi campus in Hattiesburg, Miss.

The 16th Annual DuBard Symposium: Dyslexia and Related Disorders is scheduled for Feb. 2-3, 2012 at the Thad Cochran Center on The University of Southern Mississippi campus in Hattiesburg, Miss.

The symposium is sponsored by the DuBard School for Language Disorders in partnership with the Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach at Southern Miss.

November 28, 2011

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Dec. 10 for residents with and without disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Dec. 10 for residents with and without disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Medgar Evers Library at 4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard in Jackson, Miss.

November 7, 2011

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Nov. 12 for residents with and without disabilities in Adams and surrounding counties.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Nov. 12 for residents with and without disabilities in Adams and surrounding counties.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the assembly hall of the New Hope Baptist Church at 418 Morgantown Road in Natchez, Miss.

October 31, 2011

The Department of Nutrition and Food Systems at The University of Southern Mississippi will host the 2nd Annual Current Topics Seminar on Friday, Nov. 4 in Room 216 of the Thad Cochran Center.

The Department of Nutrition and Food Systems at The University of Southern Mississippi will host the 2nd Annual Current Topics Seminar on Friday, Nov. 4 in Room 216 of the Thad Cochran Center.

The seminar, scheduled from 12:30-3:30 p.m., will follow the theme: “From Farm to Fork: Where Does Our Food Come From?” The seminar is free and open to the general public.

Seminar objectives include the following:

October 18, 2011

The University of Southern Mississippi DuBard School for Language Disorders, through the Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach, will be hosting a Missing Links in Academics Workshop Nov. 3-4 from 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. at the Dubard School on the Hattiesburg campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi DuBard School for Language Disorders, through the Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach, will be hosting a Missing Links in Academics Workshop Nov. 3-4 from 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. at the Dubard School on the Hattiesburg campus.

September 20, 2011

Making schools and their surrounding communities safer will be the focal point of an important conference titled, “Building Resistance and Resiliency to Violence, Defiant Groups and Bullying Symposium” set for Oct. 4-5 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Making schools and their surrounding communities safer will be the focal point of an important conference titled, “Building Resistance and Resiliency to Violence, Defiant Groups and Bullying Symposium” set for Oct. 4-5 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss.

September 20, 2011

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Oct. 8 for residents with and without disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Oct. 8 for residents with and without disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Medgar Evers Library at 4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard in Jackson, Miss.

September 14, 2011

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, October 8 for residents with and without disabilities in Leflore and surrounding counties.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, October 8 for residents with and without disabilities in Leflore and surrounding counties.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office at 27169 Highway 28, Suite B in Hazlehurst.

August 30, 2011

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Sept. 17 for residents with and without disabilities in Pike and surrounding counties.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, Sept. 17 for residents with and without disabilities in Pike and surrounding counties.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office at 303-B Mall Drive in McComb.

August 3, 2011

NASCAR President Mike Helton offered a salient question to a packed crowd on the opening day of the 2011 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans.

 

“How do you place a value on being safe?” asked Helton, who delivered one of the keynote addresses to those gathered at the Roosevelt Hotel for the three-day conference. “For us in the sports industry, we have to be able to sleep at night knowing we did everything possible to keep our fans safe.”

NASCAR President Mike Helton offered a salient question to a packed crowd on the opening day of the 2011 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans.

“How do you place a value on being safe?” asked Helton, who delivered one of the keynote addresses to those gathered at the Roosevelt Hotel for the three-day conference. “For us in the sports industry, we have to be able to sleep at night knowing we did everything possible to keep our fans safe.”

August 1, 2011

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, August 13 for residents with and without disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties.

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, August 13 for residents with and without disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Medgar Evers Library at 4215 Medgar Evers Boulevard in Jackson, Miss.

July 29, 2011

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Frances Karnes Center for Gifted Studies and Forrest General Hospital’s Spirit of Women will co-host the annual Career Explorations for Girls Conference Oct. 8 on the Hattiesburg campus. The registration deadline is Sept. 30.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Frances Karnes Center for Gifted Studies and Forrest General Hospital’s Spirit of Women will co-host the annual Career Explorations for Girls Conference Oct. 8 on the Hattiesburg campus. The registration deadline is Sept. 30.

The conference is for girls in grades 7-12 and each must be accompanied by her mother or another adult female. Participants do not need to be enrolled in gifted education to attend. There is no charge for the conference and lunch is included.

July 27, 2011

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach will offer a series of training opportunities during the month of August.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach will offer a series of training opportunities during the month of August.

July 22, 2011

A total of 13 sports facilities will be recognized for their achievements in security as part of the 2011 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition set for Aug. 2-4 in New Orleans.

A total of 13 sports facilities will be recognized for their achievements in security as part of the 2011 National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition set for Aug. 2-4 in New Orleans.

The presentation of awards to these facilities will take place on the final day of the second annual conference, which is sponsored by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi.