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For the first time, the College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi will offer online courses in its acclaimed MBA program, beginning in January, 2015.


The 70th annual Miss University of Southern Mississippi Pageant will feature 14 students competing for the event title at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 in Bennett Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus. General admission is $7 and $5 for students.

The event, hosted and produced by the Southern Miss Student Government Association, is a preliminary to the Miss Mississippi Pageant. Participants also compete for valuable scholarship funds.


The Mississippi Opera will present the Southern Opera and Musical Theatre Company’s production of The Merry Widow, Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Madison Square Center for the Arts in Madison, Miss. located at 2103 Main St.


The University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) will hold the 2nd annual National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit on Jan. 27-29, 2015 at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge, La.


The final presentation in the 10th annual Richard McCarthy Lecture Series at The University of Southern Mississippi will spotlight Dickey Chapelle, the first female war correspondent killed in combat.


A memorial service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at St. Johns Family Funeral Home in St. Augustine, Fla. for Dr. David Goff, former director of The University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communication and Journalism, who died Sept. 30 at St. Augustine Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 66.


Jasmine Thomas, a senior at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been awarded a study abroad grant from the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society that will provide an opportunity to teach elementary school students in London next year.


Thomas, a native of Picayune, Miss., is one of 50 students nationwide to receive the award from Phi Kappa Phi – the country’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.


University Libraries will participate in Open Access Week Oct. 20 – 24 in an effort to provide the The University of Southern Mississippi academic and research community the opportunity to learn about the potential benefits of open access.


Melissa Ziegler, instructor of kinesiotherapy in the School of Human Performance and Recreation at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been appointed as a state captain for Mississippi in the South central Region by the Medical Fitness Association (MFA). In this role, Ziegler will be a point of contact for all medically-based fitness centers in the state to keep them informed about the activities and events impacting member facilities.