Overview of Association of Office Professionals (AOP)
The USM Association of Office Professionals (AOP) is dedicated to providing opportunities for communication and relationship building among staff members of the University. As part of those efforts, AOP also conducts civic engagements projects and outreach to support our larger community.
Membership is open to all USM support staff. Associate membership is open to supervisors of USM support staff. The USM AOP is affiliated with the Mississippi Association of Education Office Professionals (MAEOP), and the National Association of Educational Office Professionals (NAEOP).
UPCOMING AOP IN SERVICE WORKSHOPS
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* Dates and time subject to change. Changes will be reflected here and on AOP Listserv.
Meetings will be held via Teams. If you have questions about our meeting schedule, email Geneal.WashamFREEMississippi, USM AOP Secretary. Meetings are subject to being rescheduled. If you need a copy of previous notes, please check the Meeting Notes page. If you do not see the notes posted, please email a request to aop-infoFREEMississippi.
Check out our Communications page for Meeting Minutes, Newsletters, AOP in the News and AOP Member Highlights.
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ONE KIND ACT AT A TIME
Donating to Help the Needy
Donations to Fieldhouse for the Homeless and the Domestic Abuse Family Shelter are still needed please contact Jennifer.Lewis@usm.edu with any questions.
FIGHTING AGAINST FOOD INSECURITY
Cans for Collegiate Campaign
Starts October 1st- Ends November 22nd
Food insecurity is a reality. We need to help our students succeed. Donations are needed on both the Hattiesburg and Gulf Coast Campuses to support our student's academic success.
FOOD PANTRIES IN NEED OF DONATIONS
Help combat food insecurity by donating to one of our campus pantries.
(The Gulf Coast Pantry shares donations with the GCRL-Gunter Library Eaglet Food Pantry)
FOR MORE INFO ABOUT FOOD INSECURITY
Navigate to our Food Insecurity page
QUESTIONS/INTERESTED IN ASSISTING-
email jennifer.lewisFREEMississippi Community Service Chair
Don't forget to submit your nomination for Educational Administrator of the Year and Educational Office Professional of the Year by Friday, April 30th, 2023 (see the Guidelines document for additional information).
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Membership runs from July 1st through June 30th.