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Southern Miss News – Thursday, May 24, 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 23 recent graduates of the College of Business who earned new business suits; national accreditation for our graduate program in counseling psychology, and new board members being appointed to the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation Board. In addition, history Professor Susannah Ural is available for interviews to discuss the significance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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

Today’s Top Story

USM College of Business Graduates Earn New Business Suits

The University of Southern Mississippi’s College of Business has made “dressing for success” a little easier for recent graduates with the presentation of new business suits.

A total of 23 students received business suits upon completion of their degree requirements for the May 2018 commencement ceremonies.

http://news.usm.edu/article/usm-college-business-graduates-earn-new-business-suits

Additional News Releases

USM Graduate Program in Counseling Psychology Earns National Accreditation
http://news.usm.edu/article/usm-graduate-program-counseling-psychology-earns-accreditation-mpcac

Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation Board Appoints New Members
https://news.usm.edu/article/fannie-lou-hamer-cancer-foundation-board-appoints-new-members

Media Expert Availability

History Professor Susannah Ural, co-director of the Dale Center for the Study of War & Society, is a renowned expert in U.S. conflicts. Dr. Ural is available today to discuss the significance and historical relevance of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday. Observed on the last Monday in May each year, Memorial Day is a federal holiday for remembering those who fought in the country’s armed forces. 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

Upcoming Photo and/or Video Opportunities
Annual summer camps are getting underway on the Hattiesburg campus, beginning with a Cheer Camp set for May 24-27. For more information, contact Conference Services at 601.266.5292.