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06.15.2018

“I love that our clinicians are always looking for ways to better themselves, expand their knowledge in their field, and find new ways to treat the little ones in their care,” said Sarah Case-Price, director of The Children’s Center for Communication and Development at The University of Southern Mississippi. And in this particular instance, Case-Price is referring to Dr. Courtney Turner, a Center audiologist.

06.15.2018

 

The University of Southern Mississippi and the City of Hattiesburg will host a joint press conference to announce details of a new Hub City Transit route that will provide convenient and safe transportation on the University’s Hattiesburg campus, as well as connect to the city’s existing network of transit routes.

06.15.2018

 

Today’s email includes a news release about an exciting program offered by the University’s Institute for Disability Studies that includes rock wall climbing, an elevated ropes course, and kayaking, among other activities.

06.14.2018

Challenge by choice. It is an empowering, yet frightening concept. On one hand, individuals decide whether to take a risk to overcome specific obstacles. On the other hand, they have the daunting task of facing their fears with the possibility of disappointment by not achieving their goal.

06.14.2018

 

Today's email includes news releases about a special award being presented to security expert Andrea Cunningham as part of the upcoming NCS4 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition, and the announcement of a memorial for longtime USM Professor Trellis Green, who passed away recently. 

06.13.2018

Andrea Cunningham, the former Corporate & West Coast Security Operations Director for The Walt Disney Company and current Vice President of Security for NBC Universal, will be presented with the safety and security Champion of Change Award during the 2018 National Sports Safety and Security Conference & Exhibition on July 12-14 in Louisville, KY.

06.13.2018

Dr. Trellis Green, a retired University of Southern Mississippi (USM) associate professor of economics, died June 4 in Colorado. He was 67.

A memorial service for Green will be held Saturday, June 23 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hattiesburg.

06.12.2018

 

Today’s email includes news releases about nursing Assistant Professor Rebecca Newton being chosen for the inaugural Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp and a technology program sponsored by the Institute for Disability Studies that will provide training webinars and internships for young adults with disabilities.

06.12.2018

Youth and young adults completing high school, including young people with disabilities, have many decisions to make:  continuing their education, finding employment, deciding to live more independently.

 

The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) new project, Transition of Teens to Adult Life (ToTAL) Tech Training, should help to ease the employment decision for some young people with disabilities.