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A passion for learning and helping others led Brett Harris to what he considers a bountiful opportunity as the new director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at The University of Southern Mississippi.


Recent graduates of The University of Southern Mississippi’s master’s degree program in counseling psychology achieved a 100 percent passing rate on the National Counselor Examination (NCE). This accomplishment was duplicated by the program’s students in previous years, while also exceeding the national passing rate average.


Miss Mississippi Hannah Roberts did not capture the coveted crown of Miss America 2016 Sunday night, but the University of Southern Mississippi graduate certainly won over the crowd on hand in Atlantic City and millions of others around the globe who watched the telecast with her poise, personality and extraordinary musical talent.


The University of Southern Mississippi will present a Faculty Artist Series performance of the Logio Duo on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. in Marsh Auditorium on the Hattiesburg campus.


The inaugural Pre-Law Week at The University of Southern Mississippi, set for Sept. 14-17, will support the creation and development of new pre-law track programs in the University’s College of Arts and Letters.

The week’s events will be hosted by the Department of Political Science, International Development and International Affairs, and the Department of Philosophy and Religion.


In an effort to broaden opportunities for budding marine biologists, the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory’s Marine Education Center has expanded its popular After School Marine Biologist program to include 7th and 8th grade students.



The University of Southern Mississippi’s Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will host a 9-11 commemoration program at 12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 in the Thad Cochran Center, Ballroom III.


Students are investing in their future by attending Mississippi Public Universities in record numbers. The system enrollment of 81,132 reflects the largest fall enrollment experienced by the university system.