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Terie Velardi: Usm may not be the best partner for the Coast

The recent changes to the Gulf Coast campus of University of Southern Mississippi are sad and crippling.


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Womble named Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast Youth of the Year

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast Youth of the Year award was presented to Joshua Womble, a member of the Qatar Center at Pass Christian.


Related Topix: Pass Christian, MS, D'Iberville, MS, University of Mississippi, Hancock County, MS

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Mississippi Press

History ignored in debate over black vote in GOP Senate primary

Reaction to the fact that black voters were either invited or influenced to take part in a Mississippi Republican second primary vote has run the gamut from histrionics to humor, but the fact is that the history of electoral entanglement between blacks and the Mississippi GOP is in great measure coming full circle.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, US News, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hattiesburg American

Engagement: Skylar Rodgers & Robert Jennings

Wendy Tennyson Jennings and John C. Jennings, all of Hattiesburg. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henry Rich, III of Bassfield and the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Ray Rodgers of Gulfport.


Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Bassfield, MS, Biology, Science

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Education notebook for South Mississippi

Nowak is a 2013 graduate of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Gulfport, MS, Perkinston, MS, Education Etc.

Diane C. Peranich: Time to switch university partners on Coast

Our quality of life and our ability to diversify the Coast's economy are at risk.


Related Topix: Hattiesburg, MS, Mississippi State University, Harrison County, MS, Libraries

Personnel File

Robin Overstreet, professor emeritus in the department of coastal sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, will receive the Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship award at the American Society of Parasitologists conference in New Orleans.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS, University of Oregon, University of Miami, Small Business, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Kelly chairman of state education board

Since 2007, Kelly has served as Gulfport's chief administrative officer. He was appointed to the board by Gov. Haley Barbour in 2011.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Haley Barbour, Mississippi, US Governors, Mississippi State University, Alcorn State University

Mississippi Business Journal

USM entities unite in dyslexia therapy

Several factors came together as the impetus for the inaugural class of the dyslexia therapy master's program at the University of Southern Mississippi, the first of its kind at a public institution in the state.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Southern Miss to close Pine Haven apartments

Scott Blackwell, director of Residence Life at Southern Miss, tells The Hattiesburg American due to a decrease in demand for graduate student/family housing, a decision was made about a year ago to stop accepting new tenants for the nine-building complex.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Meadowlands stadium honored for security

The home of the New York Jets and Giants was presented with the 2014 Facility of Merit for Safety and Security Award by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security at The University of Southern Mississippi.


Burlington Times News

New assistant principals set to take posts

Wroblewski graduated from Elon College in 1999, got a master's degree in education from UNC-Greensboro in 2008, and a certificate in school administration from UNCG in 2012.


Related Topix: Elon College, NC, Alamance, NC

Coatings World

Waterborne Symposium Issues Call for Papers

The School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at The University of Southern Mississippi has issued a call for papers for presentation at the 42nd Annual International Waterborne Symposium, February 9-13, 2015 in New Orleans.



Willie Morris continuing ed class this fall to include Yazoo City tour 7/18/2014

I am so excited! Northwest is offering the first ever author study and hometown tour featuring Willie Morris this fall as a Continuing Education class for local educators.


Related Topix: Yazoo City, MS, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Delta State University, Oxford, MS

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Southern Miss 'Beach Bash' on Friday to recognize scholarship recipients, rally Alumni

Friends, family, alumni, students and fans of the University of Southern Mississippi are invited to the 16th Annual Southern Miss Beach Bash on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach.


Related Topix: Long Beach, MS, D'Iberville, MS

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Matt Hemmer and Lisa Wayt exchanged wedding vows in Zanesville

Lisa Wayt and Matt Hemmer were united in marriage on June 7, 2014, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zanesville.


Related Topix: Zanesville, OH, Wedding, Muskingum County, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sea Coast Echo

HCLS's Courtney Thomas earns public librarian scholarship

Courtney Thomas, Hancock County Library System's Executive Director, was recently named the sole recipient of the Public Librarian Scholarship by the Mississippi Library Commission.


Related Topix: Libraries, Bay St. Louis, MS

Sea Coast Echo

Gulf Park library exhibiting works by Hancock resident Mike Ramsey

A unique exhibit, titled 'Coastal Fascination,' by photographer Mike Ramsey is currently on display at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus library in Long Beach.


Related Topix: Long Beach, MS, Bay St. Louis, MS

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Consumer spending locally and nationally on the upswing

JOHN FITZHUGH/SUN HERALDRenesha McNeal of Gautier puts sales signs in the window of Wet Seal at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi in 2010.


Related Topix: Biloxi, MS

Daily Times Leader

City to host homebuyer workshop

The city will be hosting a free homebuyer education workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 2 in the upstairs conference room at City Hall.


Related Topix: Mississippi, January