February 24, 2018  

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02.21.2018

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop Saturday, Mar. 10, for any residents in Forrest and surrounding counties interested in buying a home.

02.20.2018

The movie inspired by his book brought an American president to tears.

02.20.2018

A new documentary on the life of a civil rights pioneer who sought to desegregate higher education in Mississippi is the result of a collaborative research effort by a group of faculty members at The University of Southern Mississippi (USM).

02.20.2018

Graduation, first jobs, first college classes, a pageant winner, a national conference presenter, guest on national YouTube series, a local YouTube program host, state and national awards – these are just a few of the significant life accomplishments made by the Starting Today Empowering Peers through Uniting and Participating (STEP UP) to Leadership Council members during the last 10 years.

02.16.2018

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning celebrated Black History Month by holding its annual Diversity Awards ceremony at the meeting held yesterday in Jackson. Campus and community leaders were recognized for their efforts in advancing diversity and encouraging understanding and respect.

02.15.2018

The University of Southern Mississippi’s annual Arbor Day celebration was held Friday, Feb. 9 on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

 

The program featured the planting of a Live oak tree on the north side of the Administration Building Plaza and remarks from University representatives delivered outside near the Friendship Oak.

02.15.2018

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi, have announced the winners of the 32nd annual Ezra Jack Keats Book Award. Each year a writer and an illustrator are recognized early in their careers for their outstanding work.

02.15.2018

Dr. Rebecca Woodrick Malley, coordinator of The University of Southern Mississippi’s Title IX Office, served as a guest panelist for a session focusing on the issue of sexual misconduct on college campuses at the Women in Higher Education Mississippi Network (WHEMN) Conference, held Feb. 8-9 at Hinds Community College.

02.14.2018

Dr. SherRhonda Gibbs, associate professor of management at The University of Southern Mississippi, was named Volunteer of the Year during the 2018 United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) conference held earlier this month at California State University-Northridge.