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Office of Leadership and Student Involvement

Who We Are

The Office of Leadership and Student Involvement oversees just under 200 student organizations, their registration and events, and leadership development and programming for campus each year. The office also includes Student Involvement Ambassadors, the Southern Miss Activities Council (SMAC) , and the Student Government Association (SGA)
 
Mission Statement

The Office of Leadership and Student Involvement at The University of Southern Mississippi provides valuable co-curricular experiences that exist to foster student growth and development while creating pathways for students to engage in the Southern Miss community.

Click here to see why involvement matters to your success as a student! 

The Office of Leadership and Student Involvement is a member of the Division of Student Affairs. For more information about Student Affairs at Southern Miss, click here

 Leadership and Student Involvement Staff 

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 Emily%20HolmesDirector

Master of Education in Counseling and Personnel Services
The University of Southern Mississippi, 2008

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication-Radio, TV, and Film
The University of Southern Mississippi, 2007

Joined the office in July 2011.

  

April%20BroomeAssistant Director & Division Budgetary Officer

Master of Science in Geography
The University of Southern Mississippi, 2015

Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology
The University of Southern Mississippi, 2004

Joined the office in September 2018.

 

 
Christy%20Bowman, Senior Manager of Student Involvement

Master in Business Administration
William Carey University, 2016

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
Mississippi State University, 2012 

Joined the office in September 2017. 


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Carl%20A.%20Thomas%2C%20Jr., Assistant Director and SGA Advisor

Master of Education in Student Affairs Administration
The University of Southern Mississippi, July 2021

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
The University of South Alabama, 2018

Joined the office in July 2021.

 

Graduate Assistants 2021-2022

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Mary Beth Charnock- Leadership and Student Involvement

 

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Halle Johnson- Leadership and Student Involvement

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Shaterri Thompson, Southern Miss Activities Council

 

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Virginia Pressly, Student Government Association

 

What We Do

View 2020-2021 Leadership and Student Involvement Highlights

View 2019-2020 Leadership and Student Involvement Highlights

View 2018-2019 Leadership and Student Involvement Highlights

View 2017-2018 Leadership and Student Involvement Highlights 

View 2016-2017 Leadership and Student Involvement Highlights