The University of Southern Mississippi celebrated the completion of its newly constructed Gulf Park campus gateway entrance for the state’s only beachfront campus during a special ceremony held today (Friday, April 29) in Long Beach.
Many from the University and neighboring communities gathered to hear Southern Miss President Rodney D. Bennett, Vice President for the Gulf Park Campus Steve Miller, Long Beach Mayor Billy Skellie and Gulf Park Student Government Association President McKenzie Irish speak on how the gateway entrance serves as another advancement to the Gulf Park campus.
University of Southern Mississippi undergraduate students Nathaniel Prine and Ryan Campbell have been recognized for their research efforts as Honorable Mentions for the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Dr. Lisa Nored, professor and director of the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Criminal Justice, was recently honored by the Mississippi College School of Law with its Lawyer of the Year award at the school’s annual alumni dinner.
The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Nursing faculty and students are making a positive difference in the Hattiesburg community by volunteering at The Fellowship Health Clinic. In their most recent efforts, Dr. Elizabeth Tinnon and USM College of Nursing students were able to assist the clinic in the triage of patients and by working in the lab.
Jeffrey George, a two-term University of Southern Mississippi Student Government Association President, and Hannah Roberts, the Miss America runner-up in 2015, will give the university's spring commencement addresses May 13 and 14, respectively.