The registration deadline has been extended for young women to learn firsthand about opportunities and potential careers available to them at the Career Explorations for Girls Conference on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus this Saturday, Sept. 25.
Keynote speaker for the event is Dr. Ann Blackwell, interim dean of the Southern Miss College of Education and Psychology. Her scheduled presentation is titled “Prepare Today for a Successful Tomorrow.” The conference is from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Joseph Green Hall. It is sponsored in partnership with Forrest General Hospital Spirit of Women and coordinated by the university’s Frances Karnes Center for Gifted Studies.
Participants should sign in from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. in Joseph Greene Hall. For more information on the conference and how to register, online visit http://www.usm.edu/gifted; or call the Frances Karnes Center for Gifted Studies at 601.266.5236.