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October 6, 2011

An expert panel of law enforcement and education officials brought together for a symposium sponsored by The University of Southern Mississippi agreed that bullying in schools could be quelled quicker through proactive measures.

An expert panel of law enforcement and education officials brought together for a symposium sponsored by The University of Southern Mississippi agreed that bullying in schools could be quelled quicker through proactive measures.

“You don’t want to find yourself in a position where you wait to respond to a complaint and then a tragedy occurs,” said Donna Rigel, principal at Oak Grove Upper Elementary School. “The last thing you want is to be caught asking yourself, ‘what could I have done to prevent this from happening?’”

September 22, 2011

South Mississippi youth and young adults with disabilities have an opportunity to provide community services through a unique program offered by the Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) at The University of Southern Mississippi.

South Mississippi youth and young adults with disabilities have an opportunity to provide community services through a unique program offered by the Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Project TRIAD (Training, Resources and Information for the Advancement of Disability Service) is an inclusive service initiative borne from a $75,000 AmeriCorps grant. Through this program youth with disabilities will receive guidance and information on health care, transition and job training.