The University of Southern Mississippi has been recognized as one of the state’s top institutions of higher learning by BestColleges.com – a renowned online resource guide for prospective students and their families.
BestColleges.com ranked USM as the top public university in the state for online education and the second best four-year public university in the state overall.
The Children’s Center for Communication and Development at The University of Southern Mississippi and the Mapp Family Foundation will present The Children’s Center Institute, a professional development experience to take place May 9-11 at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg.
Mississippi State Sen. Willie Simmons will join other panelists Thursday, March 30 from 6-7:15 p.m. at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg for the forum “Justice in the Mississippi State Penitentiary: Past Reflections, Present Challenges and Future Directions.” This free event will be in room 101 of the USM International Building, and the public is invited.
As part of its ongoing Visiting Writers Series, the Department of English at The University of Southern Mississippi welcomes award-winning writer Ben Lerner to the Hattiesburg campus on Friday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Gonzales Auditorium for a reading and book signing.
Due to the overwhelming response to The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music’s call for auditions for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera, another block of times to try out has been opened on the same day, Sunday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.
A new slate of Student Government Association (SGA) executive officers were recently chosen in elections held at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg. They will assume their posts in April.
A one-woman portrayal of Fannye A. Cook performed by wildlife biologist, Dr. Cathy Shropshire, is a must-see for anyone who loves Mississippi’s history and natural heritage and will be held March 27 at 6:30 p.m. in Scianna Hall at The University of Southern Mississippi. Jayne Buttross introduces Cook here with the story of her important and lasting legacy .