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Southern Miss News – Monday, June 18, 2018

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Welcome to the daily email for media members that includes news and notes from The University of Southern Mississippi. Today’s email includes news releases about the continuing success of a faculty development program and an audiologist with the Children’s Center for Communication and Development graduating from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)’s annual Leadership Development Program. In addition, the city of Hattiesburg and the University are holding a joint news conference today to announce a new transit route on the Hattiesburg campus.


Media inquiries can be directed to Van Arnold at 601.266.5568 or van.arnold@usm.edu or David Tisdale at 601.266.4499 or d.g.tisdale@usm.edu

Today’s Top Story

ACUE Institute Program Popular Resource with Southern Miss Faculty

What started as a pilot program designed to enhance and expand classroom teaching strategies has continued to gain in popularity among University of Southern Mississippi faculty members committed to student achievement.

The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) Faculty Development Institute at Southern Miss offers participants an intensive series of semester-long programs that include ACUE’s Course in Effective Teaching Practices and features research-based techniques for promoting active learning, increasing student persistence, delivering effective lectures, designing robust courses, and assessing student work.


Additional News Release

USM’s Children’s Center’s Turner Graduates from ASHA Leadership Program


Media Expert Availability

Last week, President Donald Trump announced that he would impose $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports. Now China has retaliated with promises to impose tariffs on U.S. goods of the “same scale and the same strength.” Dr. Joseph Weinberg, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, International Development and International Affairs, is available today to discuss the ramifications of this escalating trade war. To schedule an interview, email mediaexperts@usm.edu. For a full list of USM media experts visit: http://news.usm.edu/resource/usm-faculty-experts-media-requests

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The University of Southern Mississippi and the City of Hattiesburg will host a joint press conference at 10:30 a.m. today 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. The announcement will be made at the southwest corner of the Lucas Administration Building. Following remarks, all media are invited to board a Hub City Transit bus and ride the on-campus route. For more information, contact Van Arnold or David Tisdale.