April, 2012 - Dr. Susan Hubble-Burchell

Dr. Susan Hubble-Burchell

Ed.D.  - The University of Utah, 1990.  Recreation & Leisure (Commercial)                                 

M.S. - The University of Southern Mississippi, 1981.  Recreation Administration

B.S.Ed. - Illinois State University, 1979.  Physical Education (K-12)

Dr. Susan Burchell has served in multiple capacities at The University of Southern Mississippi, including Associate Dean of the College of Health, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies in the School of Human Performance and Recreation, among others.  She has held a plethora of service and leadership positions with the University, including those with Faculty Senate, the Center on Aging, and the President's Cabinet, and with other organizations such as the National Recreation and Park Association and the Mississippi Recreation and Park Association.

Dr. Burchell has also served the University, the College, and the School in numerous ways with moderation of committees and and events, coordination and planning of events and programs, and with exceptional academic achievement and publication.


Sprit Award, College of Health, April 2010.


Presidential Citation for Service, Leisure and Aging Section, National Recreation and Park Association, 2008.

Outstanding Service Award, University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Athletics, 2006 

Aubrey K. & Ella G. Lucas University Excellence in Service Award,University of Southern Mississippi, May 2005.

Outstanding Service Award,College of Health, April 2005.

Magnolia Award, Girl Scouts of the Gulf Pines Council, April 2004.

Educational Administrator of the Year, USM Association of Office Personnel, 2001.

Nominee, Outstanding Alumnus Award, University of Utah, 2000.

Outstanding Faculty,School of Human Performance and Recreation, 1999-2000, 1995-1996

Who’s Who Among America’s Teacher’s, 1996 (nominated by former student, J. Pomerleau).

Appreciation Award, National Recreation and Park Association Southern Region, Program Committee Chair, 1994.

Outdoor Section Award,Mississippi Recreation and Park Association, 1986.

Appreciation Award, Pacific Air Forces Youth Activities Award, 1984.