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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Mississippi Gov. Bryant to give commencement address at Ole Miss
Gov. Phil Bryant will give the commencement address at the University of Mississippi on May 10, the university announced Friday.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
USM names new Science & Technology dean
The University of Southern Mississippi has named David T. Hayhurst the new dean of the College of Science and Technology Hayhurst previously served as dean of the College of Engineering at both San Diego State University and the University of South Alabama .
USM student wins prestigious Truman Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus student Stephanie McCracken has been named a 2014 Truman Scholar.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Beth Coleman signs with USM
Senior Beth Coleman has accepted a scholarship to play soccer for the University of Southern Mississippi in the fall.
Southern Miss to give away books at 'World Book Night'
The Department of English at the University of Southern Mississippi will participate in World Book Night on April 23 from 2- 6 p.m. at the U.S. Post Office on South 40th Avenue in Hattiesburg.
Three USM students to bike America for a cause
Three University of Southern Mississippi students will bike across the United States this summer to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities.
USM festival honors children's book authors
For Christopher Paul Curtis, writing books for children is no chore. "I'm one of the luckiest people in the world, doing something I love," said Curtis, the winner of the Southern Miss Medallion, presented to him at the recent Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
USM Gulf Park reaches record master's enrollment
The number of students getting a master's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach has reached an all-time high, and more than 30 percent of those students are working toward a computer science degree.
Former ECCC President Eddie M. Smith dies
He was 71. Smith's tenure was marked with an increase in enrollment, new program offerings, campus facilities and workforce education and training.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Magnolia State Bank welcomes Johnson
Magnolia State Bank recently announced Anne Carol Johnson as the new business development officer at the Hattiesburg office.
USM Theater presents 'The Tempest'
The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Theatre presents "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Tatum Theatre.
USM Live Oak Writing Project deadline April 25
The Live Oak Writing Project at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus invites teachers to participate in their annual Invitational Summer Institute to be held June 9 - July 3 at the university's Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
UAFS professor prepares students for life
For Melissa Whiting , teaching is about challenging students, encouraging them to take risks and preparing them for their post-academic lives.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Daily Mountain Eagle
Acting president named at BSCC
Less than a month after announcing the retirement of Dr. Anne McNutt as Bevill State Community College's president, Alabama Post-Secondary Chancellor Mark Heinrich announced Friday that Thomas Huebner Jr. would take over as acting president on Monday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
University of Southern Mississippi Gulf...
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD USM Student Government Association president LaQuita Gresham begins the student question session with Southern Miss President Rodney Bennett at the Gulf Park campust on Friday, April 11, 2014.
University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park students seek amenities, equality to Hattiesburg campus
Students at the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus have been trying to get in touch with the administration on the Hattiesburg campus about some issues they've been having, and when they found out President Rodney Bennett was having a meeting with faculty on the Gulf Park campus Friday, they saw an opportunity to have their voices ... (more)
The Mississippi Press
Friends of the Library host Randy Pierce at book signing
The Lucedale-George County Public Library will host MS Supreme Court Justice and author Randy Pierce for a book signing and discussion on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 10 a.m. Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Randy Pierce has drawn from a rich pantry of ingredients Mississippi political lore, partisan animosities, childlike innocence, ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Interview: Milken Educator Award winner Jennifer Olewnik
Every year the exceptional work of one state educator is recognized by the Milken Family Foundation.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
International Food Fair set for Thursday at USM
University of Southern Mississippi international students will showcase their homelands during the annual International Food Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Baptist Student Center, 214 North 31st Ave. The International Food Fair allows those who attend to have an opportunity to sample cuisine from various countries prepared by the ... (more)