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June 2012

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Ken Barbor, director of the Hydrographic Science Research Center in The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science, has been appointed by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco to serve on the Hydrographic Service Review Panel.


J. Brenton Stewart, who recently earned his doctorate in library and information studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is joining The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Library and Information Science faculty.


Marija Bekafigo, a political science professor at The University of Southern Mississippi, addressed more than 230 young women June 6 at the 2012 American Legion Auxiliary Girls State


Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop on Saturday, June 23 for residents with and without disabilities in Hinds and surrounding counties.


Dr. Cyndi Huff Gaudet, director of the Jack and Patti Phillips Workplace Learning and Performance Institute at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast and professor of human capital development, was honored at the recent Louisiana State University Spring Gala where she received the LSU 2012 Alumnus Award of Excellence from the School of Human Resource Education and Workforce Development.


Dr. Aubrey K. Lucas has announced that Jeff Hammond will serve as The University of Southern Mississippi’s next athletics director, pending approval of the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.



Students throughout the University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Health are constantly seeking internship and training opportunities in their field of choice. For students in the School of Human Performance and Recreation, these opportunities often materialize close-to-home. 


Zack Gatwood stepped across the stage at Spring Commencement last month having made a major impact on Southern Miss athletics, and did so while preparing for a career in sport management.


More than 230 rising high school seniors from across the state will be on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus June 3-9 for American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, a program designed to help young women learn more about American government and politics.