2007-2008 ID Events

 2008 Design Show  2008 ASID Spring Inspiration Design Show

Congratulations to Winner of the 2008 Designer Doghouse Lacey Howell 

T-shirts are still available in adult and child sizes. For more information, please visit the Southern Miss ASID Student Chapter Web Page, or contact Faculty Advisor Michelle Rose at (601) 266-5605 or michelle.rose@usm.edu.

Progression Portfolios Due by Wednesday, July 9, 2008 

As part of the criteria for progression to the upper-division 300/400-level studio courses students are required to submit a portfolio of pre-interior design studio course work for review by faculty. Progression portfolios were due between Monday, July 7th and Wednesday, July 9th during regular business hours. For more information, please contact Claire Hamilton at (601) 266-6437 or claire.hamilton@usm.edu.

Joan Traylor's Retirement Party! 

The Southern Miss Interior Design Program celebrated the retirement of Joan Traylor and her twenty-three years of dedication and scholarship. Festivities were held on Saturday, April 26th, 2008, and included current and past faculty, as well as current and past students from all over. We will miss her terribly!

ASID Spring Inspiration Design Show 

Students, faculty, staff, and interior design professionals were invited to attend the Southern Miss ASID Student Chapter sponsored Spring Inspiration Design Show, held at the Union on Wednesday, April 16th from 3:00-5:00pm. For more information, contact Michelle Rose at (601) 266-5605 or michelle.rose@usm.edu.

K/BIS 2008 

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, K/BIS, was held at McCormick Place in Chicago from April 11th-13th.

Interior Design Student Cathie Cargill Featured in Photography Exhibit 

The Interior Design Program's own Cathie Cargill presented her work in the "Visions of Four" Student Photography Exhibition held at City Hall, Tuesday, March 6 - Monday, March 31, 2008.

Interiors '08 

ASID's National Conference, Interiors '08, was held in New Orleans this year from March 13th-16th.  

ASID Career Day 

USM students top the attendance list for attending the ASID Career Day held on February 16th at the LSU Design Building in Baton Rouge, LA this year.  Students learned "How to Find Your Dream Job" from a top national interior design recruiter.  A vendor show and field trips took place in the afternoon, along with some fabulous door prizes. Students that arrived on Friday were invited to Frost-Barber Showroom for the ASID Mixer. Students also participated and were awarded prizes in several of the competition categories.

Student Day at the Capital 

Several students from the University of Southern Mississippi's Interior Design Program showed their support for interior design legislation by participating in the Mississippi Coalition for Interior Design Legislation (MCIDL) "Capitol Day" held on Wednesday, January 23rd from 8:00-12:00. Students and faculty enjoyed a personal tour of the Capital, and had the honor of meeting and talking with several of our state's Representatives.

ASID Student Chapter Christmas Party is a Huge Success! 

The ASID Student Chapter Christmas Party was Wednesday, December 5th from 6:00-8:00pm at the Canebrake Clubhouse on the Lake! Admission to the party required being an ASID member and a toy donation for Christian Services of Hattiesburg, MS. In addition to collecting a huge amount of toys for children in need, members brought a Christmas ornament for the "Dirty Santa" game! Although it did get a little "dirty", everyone had a wonderful time and left with a great ornament! Event flyer.

Andrew Butler wins Runner Up in "Womanless Beauty Pageant" 

The Southern Miss Pink Committee hosted a Womanless Beauty Pageant on October 16th at the Thad Cochran Center to raise money for breast cancer awareness/research. Andrew Butler (AKA "Andelina Rosetta Heartbreaker"), with the support of the Southern Miss ASID Student Chapter and the Interior Design Program, placed "Runner Up" in the pageant. Wow! What a beauty!

ASID Student Chapter Meeting 

The November meeting for ASID was held Thursday, November 15th from 12:15-12:45 pm at the Interior Design Studio.

ASID Gulf Coast District Meeting Hosted By Southern Bath & Kitchen 

Students were invited to attend an ASID Professional Meeting & Product Show held at Southern Bath & Kitchen on Thursday, November 15th at 6:00pm. This was a great opportunity to meet professional ASID members, learn about products, and eat free food! See flyer.

ASID Student Chapter Fall Party 

The Southern Miss Student Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) hosted their fall party to welcome all new members, as well as have a lot of fun! Visit the student organizations page for for information about the party and how to join!

ASID South Central Chapter Annual Conference 

"Thank you" to all of the Southern Miss students that attended the Annual Conference and Awards Gala held in Natchez , Mississippi on September 7th - 9th, 2007. The Southern Miss Interior Design Program had a great turn out for the event. Events Brochure.