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August 1, 2014

Our ability and willingness to come together and talk through issues will build a solid foundation for the University and the coastal community to become a much more economically progressive area.

As President of The University of Southern Mississippi, I am deeply troubled that USM’s commitment to meeting the needs of the Mississippi Gulf Coast has been called into question. I am aware of the historical tension surrounding access to higher education in the coastal community, and I respect each community member who has worked tirelessly to ensure that the coast is not marginalized or overlooked but is instead recognized as a critical region that deserves access to quality educational opportunities.

September 25, 2012

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September 20, 2012

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September 7, 2012

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September 12, 2011

Southern Miss student, faculty and staff participate in the Fall 2011 Convocation at Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.

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October 20, 2014

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach will open two new facilities along Beach Park Place later this month. The new Fitness Center and the Health Center will open the week of Oct. 20, providing students, faculty and staff access to on-campus exercise space and a variety of health services.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach will open two new facilities along Beach Park Place later this month. The new Fitness Center and the Health Center will open the week of Oct. 20, providing students, faculty and staff access to on-campus exercise space and a variety of health services.

October 17, 2014

Alliance for Equality at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach will host Theresa Youngblood of the South Mississippi Aids Task Force (SMATF) for a presentation on HIV/AIDS awareness on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Alliance for Equality at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach will host Theresa Youngblood of the South Mississippi Aids Task Force (SMATF) for a presentation on HIV/AIDS awareness on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

The presentation will take place at the Fleming Education Center room 101 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Youngblood’s presentation is part of the Alliance for Equality’s monthly meeting. This event is free and open to the public.

October 17, 2014

Michelle Jeanfreau, Ph.D., and assistant professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach, presented a lecture on Digital Citizenship to students at Long Beach Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 16.

Michelle Jeanfreau, Ph.D., and assistant professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach, presented a lecture on Digital Citizenship to students at Long Beach Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 16.

The lecture emphasized the need to practice Digital Citizenship as a way to combat bullying. Jeanfreau stressed the importance of practicing online civility. This lecture also highlighted the positive and negative effects of social media.

October 17, 2014

In celebration of the National Council of English’s National Day on Writing Oct. 20 the Department of English, in conjunction with the Live Oak Writing Project at The University of Southern Mississippi will host “Gulf Coast Compose,” a series of write-ins on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus. 
 

In celebration of the National Council of English’s National Day on Writing Oct. 20 the Department of English, in conjunction with the Live Oak Writing Project at The University of Southern Mississippi will host “Gulf Coast Compose,” a series of write-ins on the Southern Miss Gulf Park campus. 

Also part of the event are writing activities in public school classrooms from Pascagoula to Bay St. Louis. The theme “Write My Community” highlights the Gulf Coast’s location, spirit and people. 

October 16, 2014

The Department of History at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach will present a lecture and book discussion by Dr. Kyle Longley on Monday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m.

 

The Department of History at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach will present a lecture and book discussion by Dr. Kyle Longley on Monday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m.

Longley, author and professor of history at Arizona State University, will give a talk about his latest book “The Morenci Marines: A Tale of Small Town America and the Vietnam War.” A discussion will follow.   

October 8, 2014

For the first time, the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi will offer online courses in its acclaimed MBA program, beginning in January, 2015.

For the first time, the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi will offer online courses in its acclaimed MBA program, beginning in January, 2015.

October 3, 2014

Tucked away on a corner of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach, the Institute for Disability Studies Gulf Park Campus is the new name for a facility that is renowned for its service to those in need.

Tucked away on a corner of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach, the Institute for Disability Studies Gulf Park Campus is the new name for a facility that is renowned for its service to those in need.

Previously known as simply The Institute for Disability Studies, the new name reflects the center’s home base and primary focus. IDS Gulf Park offers a collection of community service programs that have been serving children and adults with disabilities and their families locally on the Gulf Coast and statewide for years.

October 2, 2014

The International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) recently presented The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) with its Conservation Award. The award is given annually to “individuals, groups or organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to the conservation of our fisheries’ resources”. 

The International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) recently presented The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) with its Conservation Award. The award is given annually to “individuals, groups or organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to the conservation of our fisheries’ resources”. 

October 2, 2014

The Department of Human Capital Development at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus hosted a live stream of The National Dialogue on Career Pathways on Sept. 23, in collaboration with the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services.

The Department of Human Capital Development at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus hosted a live stream of The National Dialogue on Career Pathways on Sept. 23, in collaboration with the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services.

October 1, 2014

A U.S. Small Business Administration award of $523,742 will help the Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) at Stennis Space Center fortify its mission to put Mississippi on the map as a “center of activity” for the nation’s marine science and technology industry.

A U.S. Small Business Administration award of $523,742 will help the Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) at Stennis Space Center fortify its mission to put Mississippi on the map as a “center of activity” for the nation’s marine science and technology industry.

October 1, 2014

The Department of English on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus will present a Fall 2014 film series titled “The Open Road and the American Frontier” with the first screening and discussion on Oct. 23. The series explores various responses to the closing of the American frontier.

The Department of English on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus will present a Fall 2014 film series titled “The Open Road and the American Frontier” with the first screening and discussion on Oct. 23. The series explores various responses to the closing of the American frontier.

The films in the series are:

October 1, 2014

Charmaine Schmermund, assistant director of public relations at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus, received two awards at the 2014 Southern Public Relations Federation’s (SPRF) annual conference last month in New Orleans.

 

Charmaine Schmermund, assistant director of public relations at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus, received two awards at the 2014 Southern Public Relations Federation’s (SPRF) annual conference last month in New Orleans.

The federation represents public relations professionals from Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and the Florida panhandle and recognizes outstanding work in the field annually with its Lantern Awards.

September 26, 2014

The Office of University Communications at The University of Southern Mississippi took home a prestigious Lantern Award for the University’s Closer Look advertising campaign during the Southern Public Relations Federation’s annual conference earlier this month in New Orleans.

 

The Office of University Communications at The University of Southern Mississippi took home a prestigious Lantern Award for the University’s Closer Look advertising campaign during the Southern Public Relations Federation’s annual conference earlier this month in New Orleans.

The federation – comprised of public relations professionals from Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and the panhandle of Florida -- recognizes outstanding work in the field of public relations through its annual Lantern Awards program.

September 26, 2014

Gulf Coast artist Milton Williams will be exhibiting more than 40 of his impressionistic landscapes at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Library through Nov. 15.

Gulf Coast artist Milton Williams will be exhibiting more than 40 of his impressionistic landscapes at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Library through Nov. 15.

“Marshes to Island, an Adventure in Textures” includes several creations from his earlier series such as “Beneath Our Islands” to his most recent “Arcadia Bayou Scenes.” Paintings will show the various techniques he uses to get the texture effects that make his work unique.