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January 2015

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01.30.2015

Dr. Jill Taylor, director of the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center, will be the featured presenter for The University of Southern Mississippi’s University Forum Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Trent Lott Center, room 103 A-D. Dr. Taylor’s presentation topic will be “Guarding our present and future: The public health laboratory network in America.” Admission is free.

01.30.2015

Students in The University of Southern Mississippi School of Social Work will host a pre-Valentine’s Day Ballroom Dance Saturday, Jan. 31 from 2-4 p.m. for residents of Alden Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care in Hattiesburg. Alden Pointe is located at 2 Courtland Drive.

Music and dance lessons will be provided by the Hattiesburg chapter of USA Dance. For more information, call the Southern Miss School of Social Work at 601.266.4163.

01.30.2015

Local and leading talent will combine in the Southern Miss Activities Council (SMAC) third annual Eagle Jam and Taste of the ‘Burg at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31 on Pride Field.

01.29.2015

Local artists and crafts vendors are invited to be part of the 6th Annual Southern Miss Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday, April 4, at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

01.29.2015

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Research Initiative on Social Justice and Equity (RISE), Office of Multicultural Programs and Services, and Student Association of Social Workers will sponsor Social Justice Movie Night Tuesday, Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Gonzales Auditorium (room 108) of the Liberal Arts Building on the Hattiesburg campus. The featured movie is “Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek.” Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.

01.29.2015

Homelessness is a devastating experience for women and children. The Project Recovery Rapid Re-housing program administered by The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) is available to assist homeless families of women and children in Forrest, Adams, Pike, Lauderdale and Marion counties.

01.28.2015

The University of Southern Mississippi will welcome guest lecturer Carey Fee, a doctoral candidate at Florida State University, who will present “Trail Mix: How Pilgrims and Politics Shaped Sacred Monuments of Medieval Europe.” The lecture will be held Thursday, Jan. 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Gallery of Art and Design in the George Hurst Building on the Hattiesburg campus. The event is free and open to the public.

01.28.2015

University Police have arrested two individuals in connection with a call made to the UPD Wednesday morning regarding possible weapons displayed on The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg campus. One of those taken into custody is a Southern Miss student, Elijah Culpepper, 21, of Hattiesburg who was booked into Forrest County Regional Jail this afternoon.

01.28.2015

An award-winning journalist who made civil rights history in higher education will be the guest speaker for the spring 2015 Armstrong-Branch Lecture at The University of Southern Mississippi.

 

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, one of two students to desegregate then all-white University of Georgia in 1961, will present “From Closed Doors to Open Roads: A Journalist’s Journey” Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in Bennett Auditorium.