International Business News

International Business students at Southern Miss often participate in collaborative efforts with various organizations.  

In recent years, USM International Business students have performed projects in conjunction with:

  • Sanderson Farms
  • The Port of New Orleans
  • The French American Chamber of Commerce, Gulf Coast Chapter
  • The Port of Pascagoula
  • Howard Industries
  • Thermo Kool
  • The Irwin Brown Company
  • Haken Foods
  • Staring Trailer 

To learn more, click any of the news links below.

International Business News Articles from Southern Miss 

Export University Held at Southern Miss Gulf Coast

This two-day seminar held at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, MS helped Mississippi companies begin an export initiative, so as to gain increasing skills and innovativeness in their international sales.

International Business Students Partner with Local, State Clients on Project 

International Business students developed export strategies for a local business:  Staring Auto Salvage.

International Business Students Partner with Area Clients on Project

International Business students worked with designated “clients” to create new strategies for improving/expanding their export business.

Business Students Hear U.K. Ambassador's Speech, Tour Port of New Orleans 

International Business seniors attended a business luncheon that featured United Kingdom Ambassador to the United States Sir Nigel Sheinwald and toured the massive Port of New Orleans.

International Business Students Gather Data for Gulf Coast Shrimp Survey 

A year after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, students surveyed more than 400 consumers, gaining their perspectives not only on loyalty to Gulf Coast shrimp but also their acceptance of imported shrimp.

International Business Students Partner with Corporate Executives

The challenge 26 international business students faced during the spring semester involved a capstone senior class project. In this project, the students were divided into teams and tasked to develop business solutions for local companies.


International Business Media News

Survey:  To Eat Gulf Coast Shrimp or Not 

Dr. John T. Lambert discusses a study regarding imported vs. Gulf shrimp.

Oil spill aftermath:  Are consumers still loyal to Gulf shrimp?

"A team of University of Southern Mississippi business experts is once again researching whether customers are buying and eating Gulf Coast shrimp versus imported shrimp, in the wake of the Gulf oil disaster."


USM International Business Students Study Sanderson Farms

International Business students developed business solutions for local companies, including Sanderson Farms.