January 19, 2018  

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Economic trends and forecasts will be the focal points during the Economic Outlook 2018 Forum hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi at two different venues this year – the Hattiesburg campus on Jan. 25, and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) on Feb. 1.

Jenny Tate, Assistant Director for University Communications and Campus Communication Officer for the Gulf Park Campus of The University of Southern Mississippi, has been selected to take part in the 2018 Class of Leadership Mississippi.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s new online RN to BSN program has a limited number of scholarships available for the Spring 2018 semester. The scholarships are for Registered Nurses (RN) admitted to the RN to BSN program and starting the program during the spring 2018 semester.

Call it craziness, or call it stubbornness. But you should also call it “impressive” when referring to the accomplishments of husband-and-wife graduate students Rick and Angie Walker, who will receive their doctoral degrees during The University of Southern Mississippi’s Fall 2017 Commencement on Friday, Dec. 8.

 

The couple, both employed by the U.S. Navy, somehow managed to juggle demanding, full-time jobs, and two teenagers at home with a rigorous doctoral program in Human Capital Development (HCD) through the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Gulf Park campus will host a college visit day exclusively for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) students on Thursday, Nov. 16 from 3-6:30 p.m.

 

Faculty and student musicians from The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Music will present Mozart’s Gran Partita on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. in the Fleming Education Center Auditorium on the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and Northshore Technical Community College (NTCC) have entered into a Pathway to Applied Technology Bachelor of Science Agreement. This agreement establishes a transferable pathway for NTCC students to become eligible for direct admission into USM.

Job hunting has become easier and less stressful for students at The University of Southern Mississippi because of a new resource provided by Career Services.

Launched this summer, Handshake is an online recruitment tool for current students and alumni that helps connect qualified candidates with employers looking to fill open positions and internship opportunities. Through this new software system, employers can create accounts to post jobs for students to view.

The University of Southern Mississippi will celebrate the rich and vibrant culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans during Hispanic Heritage Week, slated for Oct. 23 – 28 on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The Alpha Pi Eta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus was recently recognized as an outstanding chapter among 880 chapters worldwide.

 

The University of Southern Mississippi will celebrate the fall season with a Golden Eagle Pumpkin Patch, Oct. 16 – 31, on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

University of Southern Mississippi officials have issued an all-clear for coastal operations at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs and Stennis Space Center in Hancock County following Hurricane Nate. Regularly scheduled classes and operations will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

For the second consecutive year, The University of Southern Mississippi has captured one of the top three awards at the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF) Lantern Awards program.

 

In observance of Sustainability Month in October, The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus will celebrate Campus Sustainability Month, beginning today, Oct. 2. 

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced grants for The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) totaling $1 million toward researching the use of seaweed to produce energy.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Civic Chorale returns this fall with another host of crowd-pleasing performances in its 23rd season, employing the theme “An American Classic.”

Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) will sponsor a free, one-day homebuyer education workshop Saturday, Sept. 30, for any residents in Harrison and surrounding counties interested in buying a home.

In honor of the 16th anniversary of 9/11, members of TRIAD AmeriCorps at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus conducted a community service project for the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance.

The University of Southern Mississippi will host a scholarly talk, featuring Dr. Sam Hyde of Southeastern Louisiana University, Tuesday, Sept. 19, on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

The University of Southern Mississippi will host Health and Fitness Week Sept. 25-29 on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

Organized by the Fitness Center on the Gulf Park campus, Health and Fitness Week offers students, faculty and staff a weeklong schedule of programming designed to renew one’s mind, body and spirit. Throughout the week, participants are provided with a variety of opportunities that will motivate them to make healthier choices and live a healthier lifestyle.

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Library will present a watercolor exhibit by the late Finnish artist Osmo Visuri. The exhibit will be on display, Sept. 6 – Nov. 30, on the third floor of the Gulf Coast Library on the University’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. An opening reception will also be held on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 4:30 – 6 p.m.

 

The Gulf Coast Library at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus will host a book talk, featuring Dr. Deanne Stephens, associate dean in the College of Arts and Letters, Thursday, August 31.

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 September.

In a newly announced multi-year sponsored research agreement with Perciformes Group, the University of Southern Mississippi will develop methods to culture and breed Tripletail (scientific name Lobotes surinamensis) for commercial production in land-based aquaculture facilities.