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In accordance with the Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation’s (CLTT) strategic plan, Thomas Schoemann has been selected as the center’s Operations Manager. Schoemann will assume his new position at The University of Southern Mississippi on May 20.

The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi will offer the nationally-accredited DuBard Association Method® Basic Course on June 17-21 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the DuBard School on the Hattiesburg campus.

Geography students from The University of Southern Mississippi recently joined with the Asset Development Division of the Mississippi Development Authority to study downtown McComb’s opportunities for economic development.

The Mississippi Polymer Institute at The University of Southern Mississippi has teamed up with Mississippi State University’s Space Cowboys rocket team to produce 3D printed parts for its rocket build.

Since 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has celebrated Better Hearing and Speech Month each May to raise public awareness of speech, language and hearing disorders that affect 14 million Americans. The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi wants to help spread the word.

Inspired by the passion for The University of Southern Mississippi demonstrated by hundreds across the country as part of the University’s “Day of Giving” May 8, an anonymous donor has contributed $1 million to help restore the institution’s Hattiesburg campus.

The University of Southern Mississippi will host a series of professional teaching workshops this summer.

Security management at open access sporting events will be the focus of this year’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) Conference and Exhibition National Forum July 16-18 in Orlando, Fla. In conjunction with Stadium Managers Association, the forum will be held Tuesday, July 16 from 12-2 p.m. with a news conference to follow.

Gov. Phil Bryant urged spring 2013 graduates of The University of Southern Mississippi to “have a sense of urgency” in seizing life’s opportunities, and not lie down in the face of adversity.

Beth Biagini always imagined that she would watch her youngest daughter graduate from college. But the mother of four never dreamed that she would be wearing a cap and gown on the same day herself.

 

On Friday, May 10 Beth Biagini and her daughter, Cally Biagini, strolled across the stage at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Reed Green Coliseum to receive their diplomas during the Spring 2013 Commencement ceremony.

In just 24 hours, The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation successfully raised $130,234.46 to support the restoration of the front lawn of the University’s Hattiesburg campus that was heavily damaged by the tornado on February 10.

Dr. Amy Chasteen Miller, associate professor and chair of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, will take on the role of associate dean for academic affairs in The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Arts and Letters beginning in July.

A history graduate student at The University of Southern Mississippi will soon be joining an elite team of researchers as they attempt to learn more about the fate of American soldiers from World War II missing in action in the South Pacific since the war ended in 1945.

This summer your child can learn to cook, be a scientist, explore the rain forest or go camping. The Early Connections Learning Center is holding six special summer camps for children ages 3 through 7, are Mondays through Thursdays each week of June and two weeks in July. Camps are $115 each, with a 10% discount for siblings.

Summer camps scheduled are:

            June 3-6 – The World of Author Eric Carle

A group of Southern Miss business students toured the Cintas facility in Mobile on Friday, May 3 to speak with plant managers and other officials. Pictured here are Southern Miss students, left to right: Kevin Shelby, Samantha Linzy, Cameron Bradley, Kayla Danielle Herrington, Candanise Walters and Charles King.

The 2012-2013 Southern Connection Leadership Team was recognized for their year of service at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Awards Day ceremony in April.

Throughout the year, the team of 12 student leaders served as the host group for the orientation and registration event, Gold Rush, and as leadership ambassadors for a variety of university events, including commencement and Welcome Week.

The Sales Education Foundation (SEF) has released its annual list of Top University Sales Programs, which includes The University of Southern Mississippi as one of the best locations for hiring sales professionals.

Three months after an F-4 tornado tore through the front part of campus The University of Southern Mississippi has taken a huge step in restoring the damaged landscape.

 

On Tuesday, May 7 five mature oak trees were planted to kickoff the first phase of a Campus Beautification Plan. The live oaks, measuring 40-feet high by 40-feet wide, were supplied by Florida-based grower, The Magnolia Company. These trees are root-pruned and grown specifically for transplantation. Each one is between 25-30 years old.

Longtime higher education administrator Dr. Douglas Vinzant has been named the new Vice President for Finance and Administration at The University of Southern Mississippi. Pending IHL Board approval, Vinzant will begin his duties on June 17.

Mother’s Day weekend will be extra special for Earma Ford as she watches her son, Timothy Adams, walk across the stage at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast commencement ceremony Saturday, May 11 to pick up his bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice.

University of Southern Mississippi senior Eileen Dominguez, a tourism management major from Honduras, spent the majority of her spring semester as an intern with American Greetings Corp.

Chad R. Miller, University of Southern Mississippi assistant professor of Economic Development, was voted chair-elect of the American Society for Public Administration's (ASPA) Transportation Policy & Administration section. Miller was elected at the recent national ASPA conference in New Orleans.

Caitlin Leumas of Mandeville, La., a senior in the School of Human Performance and Recreation at The University of Southern Mississippi, received the C.L. Dews, Jr. Distinguished Student Scholar Athlete Award based on her athletic, academic and leadership abilities.

The Accelerator, The University of Southern Mississippi’s technology commercialization center, has announced the additions of GE Aviation, Radiance Technologies, and Vatican Capital to its list of tenants.