Grace Michelle Fleming

Academic Advisor

Michelle joined the Southern Miss Gulf Coast family as the Financial Aid Clerk in September 1995. Currently she serves as an Academic Adviser for undergraduate students in all Gulf Coast Business majors. A position she has held since June 2011. Michelle has also held the positions of Administrative Assistant and Academic Adviser in the Colleges of Nursing and Health. 

Actively involved in campus and student organizations, Michelle served on Staff Council from 2004 to 2007. She held several offices in the Gulf Coast Association of Office Professionals (AOP). In 2010 Michelle helped a group of students establish the Catholic Student Association in 2010 as the Staff Adviser. 

As the instructor of record for BA 250 in the 2013-2014 academic year, Michelle fulfilled a goal of teaching at the college level. She has also worked with a non-profit organization facilitating training for a group of entrepreneurs. Michelle volunteers in several organizations throughout the year. She takes pride in having participated in the decoration of the graves ceremony held at the Biloxi National Cemetery on Memorial Day Weekend for the past 15 years.

Professional Affiliations


Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Staff Award for 2012 - Administrative/Professional Staff