First-year University of Southern Mississippi student Ashley Hite characterized her emotions as both “excited, but a little nervous” while waiting for class to begin Wednesday morning on the opening day of the fall 2016 semester.
Hite, a Soso, Miss., native, is a transfer student from Jones County Junior College in Ellisville who plans to major in Elementary Education. She joined hundreds of students crisscrossing the Hattiesburg campus for the first official day of classes. Classes also began Wednesday on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
In a presidential election year unlike any other, it’s almost impossible to go a day without hearing something about the two major party candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. For the people who are tired of hearing about them and politics in general, Dr. Joseph Weinberg, associate professor of political science at The University of Southern Mississippi has bad news for you: politics is not going away anytime soon.
The sixth annual WUSM Tailgate Concert Series will return this fall for University of Southern Mississippi home football games with a great lineup of local and regional favorites of WUSM-Southern Miss Radio and its listeners.
The University of Southern Mississippi is known throughout the Southeast for its outstanding arts programs and is one of 36 institutions in the country to be accredited in all areas of the arts. Bringing further acclaim to the University is the announcement that Southern Miss is now an official training site for Lessac Kinesensics.
The University of Southern Mississippi will celebrate its annual Welcome Week event Aug. 29 to Sept. 2, to welcome new incoming freshmen and transfer students to the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.
Target of Hattiesburg has partnered with The University of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant to extend its relief supplies collection drive for victims of flooding in southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi.
Dr. Suzanne McKee-Waddell’s long history of working with exceptional students makes her the clear-cut choice to serve as interim director of the Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi.