Becky Swindle, left, and Megan Pritchard, members of the School of Social Work Student Association of Social Workers, set up a student-focused food pantry at The University of Southern Mississippi. The pantry is set to open Oct. 12.
Balancing studies, work, tuition and bills is stressful for any university student. When funds to pay for food are limited, another layer of stress is added.
The School of Social Work Student Association of Social Workers (SASW) at The University of Southern Mississippi is determined to eliminate this stress. On Wednesday, Oct. 12, the group will open the doors to The Eagle’s Nest, a student-run food pantry for Southern Miss students and staff.
Three concerts headline The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music’s concert calendar in the upcoming week. The Symphonic Winds kick things off Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium, followed by guest flutist Raffaele Trevisani on Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Marsh Auditorium. Finally, the Wind Ensemble performs with Trevisani on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium. All concerts are free and open to the public.
The Dale Center for the Study of War and Society at The University of Southern Mississippi recently received an anonymous $100,000 gift to establish The Dale Center Fellowship for Graduate Students. This five-year program will support up to five 12-month graduate assistantships.
The College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi has invited two successful CEOs to offer their insights about leadership as part of the Inspired Leaders series which kicks off at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 in Scianna Hall’s McDonnell Auditorium.
In a partnership between The University of Southern Mississippi and the Mississippi Veterans Affairs Board (MSVAB), a new service position has now come available on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach to be of assistance to military veterans along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
At The University of Southern Mississippi, our faculty not only teach and conduct research, they also create. One need look no further for that last example than Deanna Douglas, a professor in the Department of Art and Design. The work of Douglas, an instructor of graphic design and foundation courses, is currently showcased in two national juried shows in Illinois.
In 1910, when the City of Hattiesburg was growing as a lumber and railroad town, Mississippi Normal College was founded on the western outskirts of town as a teacher-training college. Though the institution’s name changed from Mississippi Normal College to State Teacher’s College and later to Mississippi Southern College and finally in 1962 to The University of Southern Mississippi, its long-standing tradition of educating and training tomorrow’s teachers continues today.
One needs to look no further for that example than the Department of English, which was recently awarded National Recognition without Conditions by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).