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June 2018

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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.

06.12.2018

Rebecca Newton, assistant professor in the College of Nursing at The University of Southern Mississippi, has been chosen to participate in the inaugural AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, set for July 9-12 in Austin, Texas. Newton is one of 30 nursing faculty from across the nation – and the only educator from Mississippi -- selected for the bootcamp.

06.11.2018

 

Today’s email includes the availability of history professor and U.S. foreign policy expert Heather Stur to analyze the historic U.S.-North Korea summit.

06.11.2018

 

Today’s email includes news releases about the popularity and benefits of USM’s Study Abroad programs, and a distinguished leadership award being presented to the director of the New York City Marathon as part of the upcoming NCS4 national conference.

06.11.2018

 

Today’s email includes news releases about the signing of an education partnership agreement between USM and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, and delegates to Girls State elected as officers of the fictitious state of “Magnolia.”

06.11.2018

 

Today’s email includes news releases about a faculty member at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach receiving an Alumnus of the Year Award from the University of West Florida, and a No. 2 national ranking by Best Colleges for the online bachelor’s degree in Library Science.

06.11.2018

 

Today’s email includes news releases about the graduation of eight interns from the Project SEARCH program sponsored by the Institute for Disability Studies, and a preview of the popular FestivalSouth® event.

06.11.2018

Dr. Leslie LaVergne has been named project director of the statewide Mississippi Family to Family Health Information and Education Center (MS F2F) at The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies (IDS) effective June 1.