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College of Business and Economic Development

Scianna Hall

The Testing Center

Testing Center

The College of Business and Economic Development Testing Center is located on the second floor of Scianna Hall and can accommodate over 80 business students. The center provides ample space for online business course testing for students, and the increased number of seats helps to streamline the busiest times of the semester, such as finals week. Additionally, the lab is used to administer Microsoft certification exams such as Excel for students, faculty, and staff.  

Lock Commons

Lock Commons

The Lock Commons is an area for students to congregate, collaborate, socialize, or study. The space is also used as a reception location for events hosted by our college and is the home of Lofty, our eagle statue that just so happens to have a lucky feather. Don't forget to stop by and touch it for good luck before a final! 

Study Rooms

Study Rooms

The College of Business and Economic Development houses seven study rooms, each with its own unique color scheme and decor. This provides students an inviting learning environment in which to meet with classmates on group projects, study for exams, or enjoy quiet time between classes. 

Creative Learning Lab

Creative Learning Lab

The Creative Learning Lab is a dedicated space for innovation, brainstorming, collaboration, and other creative activities. The classroom includes non-traditional seating and other equipment for students to work on group projects and other course requirements. Many instructors in the business school use the Creative Learning Lab for classes that incorporate innovation and creative endeavors. 

Ivey Conference Room

Ivey Conference Room

The Nelma and Marlin Ivey Conference Room is equipped with VGA, HDMI, and AirMedia technology, which enables individuals to join the meeting from a distance. This space is available by reservation only. 

The First Financial Center

Finance Lab

Sponsored by Hattiesburg based bank, The First, the financial services center was created to prepare students for careers in the financial services industry by providing current industry standard software that facilitates an active learning environment. 

Students are able to use the lab resources to screen and analyze firms for investment potential and generate reports from these evaluations. Other center activities include facilitating interaction between students and prospective employers and hosting pertinent research presentations by Southern Miss and other guest faculty members. The center houses a student trading room, providing real-time access to current financial information, economic forecasts and industry research.

McDonnell Auditorium

McDonnell Auditorium

Named after Tom and Jana McDonnell, this 252-seat auditorium features two levels of seating space and currently serves as a lecture hall, classroom, and event venue. The auditorium features state-of-the-art audio and video capabilities along with a high-definition projection screen. 

 

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College of Business and Economic Development
3101 Scianna Hall
118 College Dr. #5021
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Hattiesburg Campus

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Email
businessFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4659

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College of Business and Economic Development
North Academic Building
730 East Beach Blvd. 
Long Beach, MS 39560

Gulf Park Campus

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Email
businessFREEMississippi

Phone
228.214.3447