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Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, July 21 for residents with and without disabilities in Jasper and surrounding counties.


Faculty and graduate students in The University of Southern Mississippi School of Social Work will aid in the Gulf Coast’s recovery from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill by addressing the mental health needs of those still impacted by the April 2010 disaster.


An allocation of more than $100 million in funds from the BP Health Settlement was designated for expanding residents’ access to health care and enhancing the skills of health care providers in the affected area. More than $8.2 million of that is going to Southern Miss for its role in the Mental and Behavioral Health Capacity Building Project (MBHCBP).


Dr. Tom Lansford, academic dean and political science professor at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast, served as co-author of the new book, “The Obama Presidency: A Preliminary Assessment,” published by State University of New York Press.


This celebration for University of Southern Mississippi President Martha Saunders was held on Monday, June 25 in her final week as the University's president.


Dr. Martha Saunders returned to The University of Southern Mississippi in 2007 pledging to “build trust, build a team and build a campus.” After five years of leading her alma mater as its ninth president, she returns to its faculty having done that and much more.


Saunders announced her resignation from the presidency in April and will leave her post on Friday, at which time she will join the faculty at Southern Miss Gulf Coast.


Freddie White-Johnson believes that The University of Southern Mississippi’s mission to illuminate and educate young minds is further enriched by its role as a life-saver.


And White-Johnson, program director of the Mississippi Network for Cancer Control and Prevention (MNCCP), will not rest until every underserved Mississippian becomes aware of the measures available in the fight against cancer.


A ceremony was held Tuesday, June 26 on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus to recognize the university’s Tree Campus USA designation by the Arbor Foundation, one of only two in the state.


The Sertoma Club of Hattiesburg recently presented a check for $2,500 to the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi that will be used to help fund student scholarships.


A University of Southern Mississippi alumna who has served her alma mater in a variety of capacities is taking on a new role in its Division of Student Affairs.