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School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development

Centers

The School of ISPD is home to specialized centers that bring faculty, students and community partners together. From providing applied research for the transportation and supply chain industry and best practices in workplace and performance to promoting scholarly and educational opportunities related to African Americans, Black Diaspora, and American Indians—the Centers are offering services, developing partnerships, and enhancing the cultural diversity of our University through unique offerings.

 

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Center for Logistics, Trade,& Transportation

Campus: Gulf Park

Through an integrated effort of industry, government and USM, the Center provides applied research for the growing transportation and supply chain industry. Both the private and public sector can benefit from working with the CLTT.

 

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Workplace Learning and Performance Institute

Campus: Gulf Park

The Workplace Learning and Performance Institute (WLPI) at USM serves as a research and outreach center for best practices in workplace and performance.

 

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Center for American Indian
Research & Studies

Campus: Hattiesburg

The center facilitates partnerships between the faculty of Southern Miss and regional tribal governments in order to better serve the needs of the American Indian people in our area.

 

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Center for Black Studies

Campus: Hattiesburg

Southern Miss was desegregated in 1965 when Raylawni Branch and Gwendolyn Elaine Armstrong became the first African-American students enrolled at the University. Fifty years of progress is evident in the wide-ranging programming, research, teaching, and service activities organized and supported by the Center for Black Studies.

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School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development

110 Elizabeth Harkins Hall (EHH)
118 College Dr. #5112
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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Email
laura.maloneFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4317

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730 East Beach Blvd
North Academic Building
Room 228
Long Beach, MS 39560

Campus Gulf Park

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ispd_gpFREEMississippi

Phone
228.214.3517