University of Southern Mississippi President Rodney D. Bennett (back row, center) is shown here with other University representatives, including staff from the Moffitt Health Center. (Photo by Kelly Dunn)
Moffitt Health Center, a full service primary care clinic at The University of Southern Mississippi, has achieved reaccreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
Accreditation distinguishes this primary care facility from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Status as an accredited organization means Moffitt Health Center has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care set by AAAHC.
Dr. Kimberly Ward, assistant professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been elected chair of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Medicaid Committee.
The 2017 edition of the Armstrong-Branch Distinguished Lecture Series at The University of Southern Mississippi will feature famed actress and activist Jasmine Guy Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium on the University’s Hattiesburg campus. Admission is free.
The 20th anniversary of the Hurricane Bowl at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) will offer students a rare hands-on glimpse at what their future may hold in marine science.
On Jan. 2, 1963, 28 white Methodist ministers published the “Born of Conviction” statement criticizing Mississippi’s massive resistance to the civil rights movement. This Friday, the author of a book that documents that bold act and its influence on United Methodists in Mississippi more than 50 years later will present as part of The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Philosophy and Religion’s “Philosophical Fridays” series.
Dorie Ladner, center, talks about her work in the American civil rights movement following a screening of the documentary “Well-Behaved Women Don’t Make HerStory: The Dorie Ladner Story” Tuesday, Feb. 15 at The University of Southern Mississippi. The producers of the documentary, Yasmin Gabriel, left and Kendall Givens-Little, right, joined Ladner in answering questions about her social justice activism and their production work on the documentary. Gabriel is special assistant to the president at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. and Givens-Little serves as executive director of communications and external relations at Tougaloo. The screening and subsequent question-and-answer session was a part of Black History Month programming at Southern Miss and moderated by USM Assistant Professor of History Dr. Kevin Greene. (University Communications photo by David Tisdale)
The University of Southern Mississippi continues to observe Black History Month Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. when the Center for the Study of the Gulf South and the Southern Miss Department of History present "Shipwrecks, British Courts and Slave Emancipation in the Caribbean." The event will be held in the Liberal Arts Building, room 101 and will feature guest speaker and history professor Dr. Rosanne Adderley of Tulane University.