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05.31.2018

What began as a simple means to showcase creativity in the Pine Belt region nine years ago has blossomed into the popular, multi-dimensional event known as FestivalSouth®. Set for June 9-23, FestivalSouth® is Mississippi’s only multi-week, multi-genre arts festival, offering both free and ticketed events to local residents and cultural tourists.

05.31.2018

 

Today’s email includes news releases announcing Dr. David R. Davies’ selection as a Scripps Howard Visiting Professor in Social Media; a new program from the Institute of Disability Studies that assists young adults with job training and internships, and a recap of graduation festivities at The Children’s Center for Communication and Development.

05.31.2018

The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) in Mississippi will mark its 70th year of presenting Girls State, a popular leadership program for young women entering their senior year in high school, when its holds the event June 3-8 on The University of Southern Mississippi's (USM) Hattiesburg campus.

 

The weeklong program provides delegates active learning experiences focused on the mechanics of federal, state and local government through simulated political campaigns, legislative and judicial processes in the fictitious state of “Magnolia.”

 

05.31.2018

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in Hattiesburg will join forces with the Gulf Coast center to conduct a series of Business 101 workshops in June, 2018.

05.30.2018

The Scripps Howard Foundation has selected Dr. David R. Davies, director of The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) School of Mass Communication and Journalism, as one of only six members of its newest class of prestigious Visiting Professors in Social Media. Educators chosen for the program are members of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).

05.30.2018

The transition from youth to adulthood following the completion of high school can be challenging and confusing for any young adult. Further, this transition may be particularly challenging for young adults with disabilities, particularly those with intellectual or developmental disabilities whose life plans are still unclear.

05.30.2018

Graduation. The caps and gowns, the pomp and circumstance, moms and dads beaming with pride, cameras flashing and videos rolling – some things never vary, and perhaps never will, when it comes to watching a loved one take the stage and receive recognition of a job well done.

05.29.2018

 

Today’s email includes a Top-5 national ranking for the University’s child development program and a national honor for Christy Arrazattee, director of the Center for Community Engagement. In addition, history Professor Heather Stur is available to discuss the tentative U.S.-North Korea summit.

05.29.2018

Christy Arrazattee, director of The University of Southern Mississippi's (USM) Center for Community Engagement, was honored at the 2018 Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning with its Outstanding Practitioner of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement award.